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why you need a minimalist wardrobe in 2018

why you need a minimalist wardrobe in 2018

It’s no secret that we love a minimalist wardrobe at James Smith. Our leather slides have been designed to be understated but chic, with emphasis on the luxurious leather, materials and colours used. Fast fashion is rapidly declining this season as fashionistas opt for staple pieces that will last the distance. The older the better as each piece improves with age. But how do you choose the perfect minimalist wardrobe? It’s all about embracing less is more. How to create the perfect minimalist wardrobe Decluttering your wardrobe makes it easier to organise and focus on the key fashion pieces you...

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5 steps to defining your personal style

5 steps to defining your personal style

It’s that time of year where you must edit your summer wardrobe to reflect the Autumn weather. Autumn is a time for transeasonal dressing, it’s not yet cold enough to vanquish the summer wardrobe but not warm enough to keep the crop tops as front runners. With so many trends up in the air at the moment it can be easy to lose your sense of style amongst the hot mess. Here are our 4 steps to defining your personal style this Autumn 2018. 1. Pin it. Get on Pinterest and if you don’t yet have an account create one....

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how to wear ankle boots in 2018

how to wear ankle boots in 2018

While most of the trends from 2017 have slid on into 2018 (90’s threads mainly), there’s a new boot on the block. In 2017, we saw the rise of the boot, quite literally speaking with the over the knee trend thanks to Stuart Weitzman. In 2018 boots are back to ankle height. Here’s how to wear the ankle boot trend in 2018. Stick to heeled ankle boots. It doesn’t have to be anything drastic but to elongate the leg a square heel is a must. Let’s leave a flat sole to the military boot trend this winter. Opt for a...

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street style shoot in paris

street style shoot in paris

On our recent trip to Paris for Coterie we set aside some time for a street style shoot with our new Café Society Collection. Paris has endless cobblestone streets lined with chic cafes so of course we had to capture it in a shoot. Parisian Cafes inspired the latest Café Society Collection. The cafes of Paris define the way the city looks and feels. They say to understand Paris you must sit in a café and sip an espresso or wine and watch the world go by. And of course, wearing one of the new Café Society styles. The Café...

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introducing our new street style mules!

introducing our new street style mules!

Our new James Smith Street Style Mule has arrived. Unlike any James Smith slides you have seen before, the Street Style Mule are our new range of heels. These mules are made for comfort and walking around on the Parisian cobble stone streets all day long.  The line features a mix of colours from our previous collections. Fuse a pop of colour with luxurious leather and a minimalist design and you have a mule for everyone. You can dress these mules up or wear them with your favourite ripped shorts and tee for a street style off duty look. The bonus of these...

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