The Haute Ticket

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

Category Fashion

A Different Take on Stripes

Spring = Stripes. It’s just how the story goes. But this season, we’re busting out something a little more rock n’ roll and not as Beetlejuice-esque as you might think; striped trousers. Ah yes, unflattering we hear you say. Not so. Not with a wide, straight cut. Finish with a model-off-duty “half-tuck” or make like Vanessa Hudgens and wear a cropped, loose tee, and you have the look nailed. Think

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The 5 Spring Trends You Need To Know, Now

Spring does not necessarily mean florals. Miranda Priestly will be relieved. And you know what, so are we. We love a good floral print and goodness knows we need a little colour in our lives right now (you watch the news, right?) so we get it. Florals are fun. But yeah, they ain’t groundbreaking. So, meet the five spring trends that we are all over, so much so we may

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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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Oscars 2017: The Best Dressed

Alas, awards season has finally come to an end and what an ending it was (envelope guy, you had one job, one job!), but before we roll away the red carpet for another year, let’s have a look at last night’s leading ladies as they took to the red carpet at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood for the 89th Academy Awards, otherwise known as the Oscars. It wouldn’t be a best-dressed

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Mirror, mirror, on the wall, who is the fairest of them all?

“Im-pecc-able – glitter, silver, something very shiny.” – Karl Lagerfeld A magpie’s dream, the Chanel Couture Show, a collection inspired by Alberto Giacometti’s 1920’s “femme cullière”, took place at the Grand Palais against a backdrop of fragmented mirrors. As the models shimmered across the mirrored runway in elegantly tailored Jackie Kennedy-esque one colour suits (complete with matching hats), the colour palette was reminiscent of Ladurée macarons. Each model wore a slim, single pearl

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Kate Moss by Corinne Day, Nineties
Kate Moss, Nineties Waif
Kate Moss and Johnny Depp
Nineties Supermodels, Kate Moss and Naomi Campbell
Kate Moss, Paris
Happy Birthday, Kate Moss

Happy Birthday, Kate Moss!

There’s only one Kate in our lives and sorry, it’s not Kate Middleton. The ultimate icon of British style, Kate Moss needs no introduction. From a fresh-faced schoolgirl to fully-fledged fashion icon, Kate has come a long way. So to celebrate Mossy’s 43rd birthday today, we’re simply posting some our very favorite looks (mostly from the ’90’s because, well, they’re iconic). Happy birthday, Kate! For better or worse, ‘heroin chic’

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Golden Globe Awards 2017: The Best Red Carpet Style

In the words of Maeve, “fashion police, assemble!” Ah yes, it’s that time of the year again, just when we’re down in the dumps, deep in post-holiday January blues and with resolutions failing fast, we can finally pass judgement on those privileged enough to walk the red carpet. No shame here folks, we will ‘ooh’, ‘aah’ and ‘nah’ all we want. While the Golden Globe Awards are considered by many

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‘Tis the season of soirées, sequins, and Strictly

It’s party prep time and if you want to sparkle like that glitter ball trophy (we really, really love Strictly), then it’s time for some sequins. Be careful not to go overboard, quick step away from too many accessories and soften the look with some cashmere knits or, even better, a touch of faux fur. This French Connection number is ideal for lazy lounging over the holidays. If sparkly isn’t your

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Caped Crusader

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly might just spring to mind when you throw on a poncho (if Margaret has anything to do with it!) but push past the Man with No Name aka Clint and picture Alexa, or Cara, or SJP. I mean, isn’t that enough fashion credentials right there? By the way, is it a cape or a poncho? You see, a cape is sort of like

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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 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 well

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