The Haute Ticket

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

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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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The Gift Guide

Looking for the perfect present idea? Us too. Christmas is less than a month away and we have done nothing. Nada. The thing is, we have no problem gifting unto ourselves (ha!), but it can be a little tricky choosing a thoughtful gift for loved ones – no cheap sentiment here! No matter how well you know them, sometimes you just run out of ideas. And time is a ticking!

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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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‘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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12 Things To Do This December

For those of you living under a rock, it’s the 1st of December meaning the countdown to Christmas is well and truly on. Crept up fast, right? Worry not, here’s how you can make the most of Decembrrr. 1. First things first! Be prepared! Get that Secret Santa present bought early, because no one wants to be stuck in the hustle and bustle of stressed out, last minute shoppers. Trust

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