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SS16 Designer’s Inspiration

  New season, new knitwear! Want to be in the know about next season’s key shapes and colours? Look no further than our interview with the brains behind the new Spring Summer ’16 styles, our Head Designer Stephanie. She tells us what inspired her designs this season by showing us a glimpse of her moodboard, and explains what qualities we will all be wearing this summer. Bring on the warmer months!   “This season, we’ve taken inspiration from the minimal 90’s decade, with particular emphasis on structure and simplistic silhouettes. We’ve used references from the archives of couture design and combined this with interesting yarn techniques for a modern feel.”     “We’ve looked at primitive, tribal influences to inform our print designs. The main focus for colour has come from the work of artist Callum Innes. He uses a method of layering pigments of colour, which results in a vivid array of tones. We’ve translated these varying hues into a fusion of pale pink, grey marls and indigo ombré details.” “In this Spring Summer season, we’ve focused on using natural fabrics like washed silks, linen and cotton. Our signature summer quality, cotton poplin, gives you a freshness when worn making it perfect for warmer days! We’ve also experimented with hand-dyed ...
by Les 100 Ciels Team on January 22, 2016
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How to dress for the party season

Embrace the opportunity to sparkle this festive period with our gorgeous evening wear! Whether you’re looking for a high-octane outfit for a New Year’s Eve cocktail party, or a post-Christmas dinner party-with-friends look, we’ve got your occasion covered this season. The party season is renowned for sequined wonders and glitzy showstoppers. With our eveningwear edit, we can show you how to add a hint of glamour to your wardrobe, without going over the top! Now is the time to find key pieces that will see you through the party season and into the new year. What we love best about our eveningwear is that it is completely timeless, you can wear them on New Years Eve, but they would also look great for special occasions throughout the rest of the new year. Comfort and confidence are key this season, so we’ve designed easy-to-wear capsule pieces that fit well but also add that all-important sparkle!   The Dress Our Likki dress with is a fantastic evening piece. With a soft cowl neck feature at the back neckline, this is understated elegance at its best.     Shop Likki now!   The Top The Holly vest top is a sparkling addition to your wardrobe. Dress it ...
by Les 100 Ciels Team on December 25, 2015
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White hot

As the heat rises, white is an automatic go-to shade for keeping cool and feeling fresh. Check out our all-white style edit below and on our Pinterest for an effortlessly elegant summer look! Shop our full selection here!   For a chic city look, pair your Delight shirt dress with a large brimmed hat and masculine shoes. Delight cotton shirt | £99 Take inspiration from Paris fashion week street style with a sheer, light shirt dress and sleek accessories. Wonder cotton shirt | was £89 NOW £53 Pleats add an elegant, feminine touch to any outfit. French cotton shirt | £79 Our linen collection is the perfect quality for summer. In a loose and flowing fit, the shape will leave you cool and comfortable and effortlessly chic. Shore linen dress | £99 Katie linen top | £69    Natti is perfect for an off-duty weekend look. The structured pleats on the front elevate it from a classic white shirt. Natti long shirt dress | £119
by Les 100 Ciels Team on July 14, 2015
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How to wear: One dress, 10 ways

Summer versatility. Our new multi-ways are essential to your wardrobe this summer, letting you adapt to suit your style and be ready for any occasion. Here is a guide for wearing Treasure, tag us in your photos if you find more ways! @Les100ciels_ #les100cielsstyles Watch the video below! Treasure Shop now! Tresor Shop now! 1. Turn dress to back. Left shoulder strap and right shoulder strap on shoulders. Arm straps are tucked away and hidden. 2. Turn dress to back. Left arm strap on left shoulder. Left shoulder strap on right shoulder. Right shoulder strap on left shoulder. Right arm strap is tucked away. 3. Turn dress to back.  Left shoulder strap is on right shoulder. Left arm strap is on left shoulder. Right arm strap is crossed over neck on to left shoulder. Right arm strap is on right shoulder.   4. Right shoulder strap is on right shoulder. Right arm strap is on right shoulder. Left shoulder strap on left shoulder, and left arm strap hanging down.   5. Right shoulder strap on left shoulder. Left shoulder strap on right shoulder. Arm straps are visible on arms. 6. Right shoulder strap on left shoulder. Left shoulder strap on right shoulder. Arm ...
by Les 100 Ciels Team on May 29, 2015
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THE ESSENTIAL DRESS

Introducing our super versatile, light weight knitted dress, Torte. An essential foundation for taking on the unpredictable Spring weather, you can wear it on it’s own or layered up with one of our new printed cardigans. The much-lusted midi length and the elegant silhouette makes Torte perfect for both dressing up with heels and a clutch, or for a wander around the weekend markets paired with trainers and a jumper. We’ve teamed ours with our new printed cardis, Duffy and Hei for a statement, transitional look. Get your essential dress here!    
by Les 100 Ciels Team on March 19, 2015
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