Fashion has come into its own this century, cherry-picking trends from previous decades and reinventing them. Both men’s wear influences and ultra-feminine styling dominate the stores – colour blocking, bold prints and textures continue to be on trend.
Suddenly, beauty can be bought by way of Botox, fillers and lasers to achieve plumped-up lips, chiselled cheekbones and flawless skin. Do you want long hair? No problem, get extensions. Brows stopped growing? Replace them with feather tattooing. Make-up gets more innovative with the likes of cushion foundations.
The former US first lady says, “First and foremost, I wear what I love. That’s what women have to focus on.”
1 Scarf $89.90 from Witchery 2 Pleated skirt $89.99 from H&M 3 Sana shoes $280 from Mi Piaci.
This Alexander McQueen suit has been a favourite of Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge s ince 2014.
3 Simple colour blocking on the runway.
4 1 Remington Keratin & Argan Oil Straightener, $149.99 2 YSL Touche Eclat Cushion, $99 3 Moroccanoil Original Treatment, $67 4 Nude by Nature Contour Palette, $44.95