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Spring Trends: The hottest fashion trends for Spring

Spring Trends: The hottest fashion trends for Spring

With Spring just round the corner, you may be itching to start pulling out your warmer weather wardrobe. If you’re wondering what will be taking the highstreets by storm this Spring, then take a look at our round up of some of the hot trends that you’ll be sure to find in stores this month. Whether you are ahead of the trends or can’t really get on-board, we always suggest to take this as a source of inspiration but embrace your personal style and wear whatever makes you feel happy and positive!   1. Crochet Long considered a defining characteristic of the 70s or the doilies that graced your grandmother’s sideboard, crochet has seen a massive revival and has returned in a fresh, new way. There is no doubt that the intricate crochet patterns seen on the runways is both skillful and highly creative. Worn in modern cuts, the crochet look screams sun and warmth. Lets hope the weather gets the memo!   2. Bermuda Shorts Bermuda shorts are back and this time in a chic, business casual way. These shorts were all over the runways and are set to explode on to our streets especially when the warm weather amps up. ...
by Les 100 Ciels Team on March 05, 2020
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A history of Tennis Fashion

A history of Tennis Fashion

Since 1877, Wimbledon Tennis has been one of the most recognised tennis championships, hosting hundreds of royals, celebrities, and visitors from around the world and playing a central role in the foundation of many famous tennis careers. As far back as the nineteenth century, the accepted tennis outfit for players were plain white, long-sleeved shirts and trousers for men and full-length corseted white dresses and hats for women. It was not until the 1920s and 1930s that the players, (particularly the female players), began to experiment with their clothing. Shorter skirts, shorts and sleeveless tops were all introduced, some more daring than others, to provide ease of movement and an expression of individual personality and style. While tennis style evolved to be practical and comfortable this was never at the expense of fashion. High-profile athletes like Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova found their own ways to have fun with their outfits, (think tennis dresses made of lace and even denim) and often attract as much attention for what they wear as their backhands. Tennis outfits have often inspired the masses too, like the white V-neck sweater used by Bill Tilden, still today remaining a classic staple in men’s fashion. Advances ...
by Les 100 Ciels Team on June 19, 2018
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Best Summer Reads

Best Summer Reads

Summer is officially here and during the holiday season and there’s nothing quite like diving into a new book while relaxing on a beach to escape even further. It’s time to unwind with one of these page-turners. Whether you’re lounging bedside or tanning by the pool, here are eight books you’ll want to get lost in.     VILLA AMERICA Liza Klaussmann, 2015 Klaussmann has fictionalized the lives of Gerald and Sara Murphy, illustrious American expats central to the 1920s arts and literature movements in Paris and Cap d’Antibes, where they built their fabled home Villa America.       THE MINISTRY OF UTMOST HAPPINESS Arundhati Roy, 2017 From the author of The God of Small Things, this highly anticipated novel dazzles with its kaleidoscopic narrative approach and unforgettable characters.     BONJOUR TRISTESSE Françoise Sagan, 1954 Sagan’s 17 year-old narrator Cecile has a chic life, living in Paris with her charming father and holidaying on the French Riviera. Weave your way through glamorous descriptions and psychological tension in this perfect holiday read.     FATES AND FURIES Lauren Groff, 2015 An elegant and intricate story of a flawed marriage over twenty-four years, this book will show you that there are 2 sides ...
by Les 100 Ciels Team on June 23, 2017
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the finer details

Introducing the cashmere jumper to wear right now. Silva is our elegant new arrival. With craftsmanship at the heart of our cashmere, the delicate detailing of this piece will add a unique touch to your everyday wardrobe. The fine pointelle stitch along the neckline and sleeves gives a feminine feel. Pair with jeans for a feminine, off-duty look all year round. Shop here!  
by Les 100 Ciels Team on February 28, 2017
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win a £500 luxury cashmere travel set

We’ve teamed up with Stylist Magazine and Emerald Street to offer one reader the chance to win £500 worth of our luxurious cashmere, the ultimate travel companion. Enter here!
by Les 100 Ciels Team on January 17, 2017
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Treasures from the sale | our top picks

From the softest layering piece to the ultimate knitted trouser, these are the pieces you can’t (and really shouldn’t) miss out on…   1. The Coat Ada A bonded terri-cotton coat which allows for the soft comfort of cotton near the skin, while the coated exterior creates structure and durability. A simple and clean silhouette with a single button fastening at front. £199 NOW £139 Shop here! 2. The Dress Shann A mid length dress, cut in a flattering shape and composed from a soft and supple material. We love how versatile this style is, as it can easily be dressed up or down for any occasion. Wear on its own or over leggings on cool days. £129 NOW £90 Shop here! 3. The Shirt Flores This is the style for you if you’re looking for an easy day-to-evening piece. An elegant 100% silk shirt dress in black with a concealed front placket and a loose fit. £149 NOW £104 Shop here! 4. The Trousers Pascoe Cropped trousers with knitted waistband and front pockets. The trousers fit loosely through the hips and thigh and taper at the calf. Ideal trousers to wear to work. £109 NOW £76 Shop here! 5. The Jumper Issey A ...
by Les 100 Ciels Team on October 28, 2016
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