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Sam Rollinson Covers Harper’s Bazaar UK March 2017

Sam Rollinson covers Harper’s Bazaar UK March 2017 issue, and she looks loely. This issue was inspired by by the most beautiful of the new-season collections, the magazine’s 150th anniversary year, as well as the glories of Bazaar‘s extraordinary heritage.

I always love Harper’s Bazaar Magazine covers because they are always full of colour and very distinct. They usually stand out for the right reasons on the newsstands, and this cover is not different. I love the background of the cover. The photographer – Agata Pospieszynska, and stylist – Charlie Harrington, braved the elements to shoot Sam Rollinson on a Scottish clifftop at Dunnottar Castle, and Erik Madigan Heck, Leith Clark and Madison Stubbington faced the wind and waves of Botany Bay on the south coast of England, capturing the spirit of the place. I can see why they went through so much trouble to get the shots with this amazing background. It looks so beautiful.

 

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Sam Rollinson wears Alexander McQueen gown on the newsstand cover, styled by Charlie Harrington and photographed by Agata Pospieszynska

 

I have never heard of Sam Rollinson until this Harper’s Bazaar cover, so I went digging. I found out that she is a 21-year-old British model, who has appeared in Burberry, DKNY, Balenciaga, NEXT and many other campaigns.

On how she found herself modelling:

“I’d just turned into a teenager and she decided I was allowed to enjoy shopping with her now.” A month later, they travelled down to London to visit the Select model agency. It was “a bit of a weird experience. I had absolutely no idea [about modelling].”

 

 

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Sam Rollinson wears Dior dress and boots on the subscribers’ edition cover, styled by Charlie Harrington and photographed by Agata Pospieszynska

 

I like both covers but I prefer the subscribers cover above because Sam has a big smile on, and this cover looks a lot more fun than the regular cover.

What are your thoughts? Which cover do you prefer?

 

 

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Country chic: 3 simple ways to add equestrian style to your Autumn/Winter wardrobe

Almost every Autumn/Winter season, a nod to countryside fashions can be found gracing the pages of top-end style magazines. Vogue has declared nods to equestrian chic in the top 10 A/W styles this year, including military epaulettes on the Burberry catwalk, and heritage fabrics taking centre stage on key pieces, including gorgeous Prince of Wales check at Isabel Marant.

 

Chelford Farm Supplies have sourced a fabulous country and equestrian clothing collection which combines elements of these A/W16 trends with durability, warmth and practicality.

 

Boots

The boot is a classic for a reason: eternal practicality. If you’re looking for a Wellington, then try the classic Hunter boot, combining lovely on-trend colours and styles with innate hardiness. If you’re aiming for a stylish look to take you around town, invest in some Fairfax & Favor boots to pair with smart denim and a tailored jacket. Be sure to invest in some suede protector, because you’ll want these boots to keep walking for decades.

 

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Heritage fabrics

This stunning Holland Cooper military jacket is reminiscent of the Burberry, Prada and Miu Miu coats on the catwalk this season. Individually hand cut and handmade in Great Britain, this beautifully tailored statement piece is made with the highest quality Scottish tweed. The suede cuffs and signature gold buttons give this jacket a unique, high-end finish, and the feminine cut creates an enviable silhouette. What do you think?

 

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Shirts

The trophy blouse was huge on the A/W 16 catwalk, with designers as diverse as Oscar de la Renta, Marc Jacobs and Roksanda. For a more wearable day-to-night look with a heritage feel, try this gorgeous Joules pop-over shirt with a hand-drawn fox and pheasant print. Layer under a v-neck sweater for a subtle look; pair with cropped denim and heels during the daytime for a contemporary spin on ladylike dressing; add a sleek blazer for a dinner-and-drinks look in the evening.

 

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I can picture myself rocking the all the pieces here together, and adding a black  v-neck sweater. What do you think of these pieces? Will you be rocking similar pieces this A/W?

 

*Collaborative post.

 

 

Felicity Jones Covers Harper’s Bazaar UK November 2016

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Felicity Jones wears a Fendi dress and Cartier earrings on the newsstand cover, photographed by David Slijper and styled by Leith Clark

 

Felicity Jones is on the cover of Harper’s Bazaar November 2016 issue and I like it. I am a huge fan of Harper’s Bazaar magazine covers. I think they are very artistic and creative, and the covers always stand out from the rest. And this cover right here is no exception. I love the background and Felicity Jones’ Fendi outfit; she looks stunning.

I am not a fan of Felicity, I know little or nothing about her to be honest. So apart from the lovely cover, I have no interest in buying this issue. But I would read it if I come across it. If you are thinking of grabbing this issue, here are some quotes from her interview ith Harper’s Bazaar –

On social media:

She doesn’t use social media – “I would feel like I was working all the time”; politely deflects questions about her private life; and can still travel around London alone without getting pestered.”I don’t court that kind of attention,” she says. 

On strong female roles:

“You read things like: ‘He grabs her by the arm and pulls her along’,” she says wryly. “But there’s an appetite for both men and women to be interesting, complicated characters. We don’t want to see stereotypes any more on screen. I become really passionate when I’m playing a part, and I do fight for that role and for the intricacy of that person. Film is very powerful so I do feel that there is a certain amount of responsibility to portray reality. I have had really strong female role models in my life.” 

 

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The special-edition subscribers’ cover features Jones wearing pieces from Burberry’s new collection, which takes inspiration from Virginia Woolf’s novel ‘Orlando’, photographed by David Slijper.

I love this Burberry outfit.

Both covers look great but I prefer the first cover? Which do you prefer?