February 13th sees one of the most eagerly anticipated events in the style calendar. The annual Elle Style awards attract a gaggle of gorgeously dressed stars, all showing off their most fashion forward looks on the Elle Red Carpet.
Last years ceremony was a vintage one in terms of style. Thandie Newton, Helena Christianson and Sophie Ellis Bexter all showed serious style credentials, but my personal favourite was the icon that is Emma Watson . Does this girl ever have an off day?
Next are the sponsors of this years Elle Style awards and they have set bloggers a challenge. Could you recreate your favourite Elle style look using pieces from the Next Spring/Summer collection?
Emma’s gorgeous dress was from Hakaan. With her cropped hair and wide-eyed, dewy make-up she reminded me of 1960s icon Twiggy. The dress was styled with minimal jewellery for a paired down look that was both sophisticated, but totally age appropriate.
Get the look
This beautiful dress has the same shape and style as Emma’s Hakaan number, but updates the look with a veneer of lace.
Nude shoes help to elongate the legs and an added platform makes them more comfortable than a stiletto heel.
Jewellery is kept to a minimum. A gold cuff style bracelet is all that is needed for this look.