The Haute Ticket

Musings of the fashion and beauty kind, with a little travel thrown in.

Posts by Charlotte Jane

The Coat Vote

Choosing the right winter coat is a personal thing. You can buy into the reigning trend (this season it’s anything goes– yes, it is) or you can stick to something timeless that will take you seamlessly from season to season, year after year. Much as retailers (us included!) want you buying all year, every year, a winter coat is best selected with some care and consideration. It’s meant to be

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New Year, New Outfit

Wanna know what you’ll be wearing all next season? Fashion stops for no-one and even though we may actually need to be wrestled from our puffer coat (no joke), spring collections are already arriving thick and fast and *gasp*, florals are making an appearance. But wait, it’s not just about florals, there are some stripes in there too but not as we normally know them. As we approach the new

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All That Glitters: The Party Edit

Is it even December without a scattering of shiny sequins and an awkward office party? After last year’s mini-meltdown, we planned our party season outfits ahead to avoid any hissy-fits. That way we can spend more time sippin’ champs. Win win. Prefer velvet over sequins? Yeah, this season is a close call. Once upon a time, we were firm believers that all that glitters is gold and absolutely worth wearing but now,

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Snug Life: Stay Warm, Look Cool

Three winters ago, I succumbed to the puffer jacket. I had dug my heels in long enough, but you know when you’re ankle deep in snow, you really have no other alternative. Except for maybe hypothermia. The puffer screamed “giving up” to me. It was ‘mumsie’, a bit of a fashion no-no really. Oh, how wrong I was. It’s like being wrapped in a great big duvet. Statement coats are

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Peaky Blinders, Ada Thorne

Monthly Muse: Peaky Blinders

It’s been a while since we’ve featured a monthly muse. So much for that being a regular feature! Sorry! Blame the retail life. Anyway, since the return of Peaky Blinders  (praise be!), we’ve fallen in love again with Cillian Murphy (those blue eyes!), Polly’s bohemian style, and naturally, we have Nick Cave on repeat. The style so far this season is impeccable and Ada Thorne, in particular, wears some exceptional

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The Art of The Black Cashmere Jumper

We’re finally reading ‘Spark Joy’ by Marie Kondo (the only thing we could get on board with during that awful Gilmore Girls revival). Albeit, we’re fashionably late to the party. But you see, we’ve read Parisian Chic, we’ve read The Curated Closet. French Lessons from Madame Chic? Yeah, we’ve had them. In fact, we’re so busy reading all about perfecting the ultimate capsule wardrobe, that we don’t ever actually get round

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Making the Case: The Bootcut Jean

All hail the return of the bootcut jean. They’ve made a comeback even Mariah Carey would be proud of. And they’re way more flattering than the skinny jean. Trust us. Totally retro and a sure fire way of slimming those thighs without having to ditch the donut. Hallelujah! This time the look is stronger than ever.💪A little bit hippy, a little bit boho, with a touch of Western influence (think

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Velvet Crush

Give me all the velvet, right now. It’s because I’m a nineties child. That’s why I’m so obsessed. Thank goodness it’s now completely acceptable to wear it head to toe without looking like Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen (remember him?). We like to think, should we fully embrace velvet, that we’re more onto Gwyneth Paltrow circa 1996 in that lush red Tom Ford trouser suit. Anyway, a velvet blazer is the ultimate finishing touch to

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The Little Tweed Dress

It’s no secret that we absolutely love all things Chanel-esque. So you can imagine our excitement when this little Benetton number landed in amongst this week’s newest arrivals. Cue screaming and lots of arm flapping. Not only is this workwear appropriate, but it’s super sweet with ankle boots and a more dressed-down approach. But for full-on Chanel – because that is never not a good look – we suggest adding

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Oh, For Pleat’s Sake

The pleated midi skirt has been much debated, chez Harrison. Is it really flattering? Or is it, well, granny-ish? Well now, to be fair, sometimes we do love a bit of granny look. But rest assured, the pleated midi skirt – your wardrobe must-have as you shall see – does not, repeat, does not fall into ‘granny-ish’ territory. For a start, let’s look at exhibit a.   See? So chic.

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