The Haute Ticket

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

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How To Wear: The Floral Print Maxi Dress

Mark-Francis, look away now. Floral prints in spring is pretty much a given. And although sometimes we agree with Miranda Priestly on this one, we just can’t resist a pretty floral print dress. They’re just so pretty! And versatile! Garden parties, casual lunch, something more formal. Really, when you think about it, they are a very practical fashion buy… Oh, we can talk ourselves into any fashion purchase. This season,

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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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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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How To: Model Off-Duty

When they’re not strutting down the runway, models are just like us. Um, no, not at all actually, but they do prefer to trade couture for laid-back looks when off-duty. So, next time you are having one of those mornings, you know the sort, you’re late, you’ve absolutely nothing to wear, the wardrobe is so crammed you just can’t see, you can’t see anything, think “off-duty-model”. It’s not rubbing salt

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Earn Your Stripes

Stripes. Again. You know it’s spring when you fancy sporting a stripe. I mean, it’s no secret that we love the Breton and thankfully, the fashion gods seem to approve the stripe season after season. Amen to that. Scroll down for a street style master class in stripes, and then, shop our edit.  Style Notes: A classic trench and a Breton top is a match made in heaven. No better example or

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How To: Wear The Duster Coat

It’s time to lighten up and get out of the trenches. Wardrobe, say hello to your new spring jacket: The Duster Coat. Believe it or not, there’s a little Wild West history associated with the duster coat; the recommended “uniform” for Texas Rangers no less, the duster was ideal for riding off into the sunset. Sergio Leone was a fan and the duster coat features pretty much in of all of

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The Spring 2016 Trend Report

Spring is in the air, although you wouldn’t know it (is that hailstones?!), but fashion waits for no-one, not even appropriate weather, because let’s face it, then we would be waiting forever, so we’re powering through and listing the spring trends you need to know about. The Cold Shoulder We’re championing off-the-shoulder cuts. Give those boys the cold shoulder in the top du jour: the Bardot. Named after the one and

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And The Insta-Grammy Goes To…

New year, new you! Well, it’s now the 13th January so that’s probably not the case anymore as your new year’s resolution fades to the back of your mind… But you know what might give you that extra boost to change up the diet, wardrobe and boost that morale? Instagram. Well, it might not boost the morale but it sure is a good way to stay in the know and here’s how

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