Get ahead of the A/W 2012 trends now!

It’s day one of London Fashion Week and we’re very excited at jones + jones HQ! Not only about getting inspiration for our A/W 2012 wardrobes but we’re also very honoured to be featuring in the Lethal Models for UNICEF catwalk show at the official ‘Red Carpet and Cocktails’ Opening Party for LFW hosted by Sex and London City and Fashion Forward PR tonight! We’ll be taking plenty of photos so keep watching this space for all the glitz and glamour of tonights show!

But enough about us as we’ve been checking out the catwalks from New York Fashion Week and LFW so far and have some suggestions for getting ahead of the fashion pack now and channeling A/W trends already!…

First up are collars, they’re huge this season and they’ve already been featured heavily on the catwalks for next season too…

 

Preen A/W 2012

 

 

Victoria by Victoria Beckham A/W 2012

 

Anna Sui A/W 2012

L'Wren Scott A/W 2012

 

We at jones + jones love an-so-sweet Peter Pan collar! Check out the Poppy Dress in black and in Peach for S/S styles that will look gorgeous in A/W too, especially with a jumper layered over the top and the collar peeping over…

 

The jones + jones Poppy Dress in peach

The jones + jones Poppy Dress in black

 

Next are sheer fabrics, which continue to be popular season after season…

 

Preen A/W 2012

Vera Wang A/W 2012

Michael Kors A/W 2012

Marchesa A/W 2012

 

For on-trend sheers have a look at the stunning Sienna Dress in black or if you want to get inspired by the trend but don’t fancy showing too much skin then check out the best selling Border Laura Dress in black

 

The jones + jones Sienna Dress in black

The jones + jones Border Laura Dress in black

 

Outshine your fashion peers and sparkle your way into next season in gold…

 

Marchesa A/W 2012

Marchesa A/W 2012

Michael Kors A/W 2012

Ralph Lauren A/W 2012

 

Be ahead of this shimmering trend now with the Metallic Pleated Sarah Dress in gold

 

The jones + jones Metallic Pleated Sarah Dress in gold

 

And last but definitely not least silhouettes, think full skirts and chic high necklines…

 

Marc by Marc Jacobs A/W 2012

Marc by Marc Jacobs A/W 2012

Marc by Marc Jacobs A/W 2012

Marchesa A/W 2012

Calvin Klein A/W 2012

Victoria by Victoria Beckham A/W 2012

 

From the Audrey Dress in black to the Katherine Dress in black and white check to the Vicky Dress with it’s sheer sweetheart neckline, these dresses will take you through the seasons on-trend and oh-so-elegantly…

 

The jones + jones Audrey Dress in black

The jones + jones Katherine Dress

The jones + jones Vicky Dress in black

 

Show off your fashion credentials and get ahead of the trends now!

With love, jones + jones x

 

Catwalk images courtesy of Vogue

Styling tips for the jones + jones Candice Skirt in bronze from more! magazine!

Flicking through the pages of our favourite weekly magazines, we spotted the jones + jones Candice Skirt in bronze in this weeks more! magazine!

The one page feature provides inspiration for four gorgeous ways to style this statement skirt!…

The jones + jones Candice Skirt in more! magazine

 

Unfortunately we have now sold out of the jones + jones Candice Skirt in bronze on our website, but the good news is the stunning jones + jones Metallic Pleated Sarah Dress in bronze is still available on our website here and in our concessions in select Topshop stores while stocks last!…

The jones + jones Metallic Pleated Sarah Dress in bronze

You can still try out many of the looks more! magazine suggested with the Sarah Dress from the baseball jacket to the blazer to the slouchy sweatshirt or try your own styling ideas…we’d love to see them!

With love, jones + jones x

Images courtesy of more! magazine

jones + jones girls know how to party!

At jones + jones we pride ourselves on our good sense of humour and along with over 330,000 other viewers and counting, we have giggled at Harvey Nichols’s ‘Ever faced the Walk of Shame?’ video, because let’s be honest, we’ve all been there!…

Watch closely and you’ll spot that the stunning jones + jones Metallic Sarah Dress in gold was used in the making of the video!…

The jones + jones Metallic Pleated Sarah Dress in gold

And all we can say is that atleast a jones + jones girl always knows how to have a good time and still looks drop dead gorgeous in the morning!

With love, jones + jones x

 

Images and video courtesy of Harvey Nichols

The jones + jones guide to…the perfect Friday night outfit!

It’s Friday,  you’ve worked hard all week and you deserve a chance to let your hair down (or try it in a neat chignon à la Sienna Miller in yesterday’s blog) so we’ve searched through our favourite websites to piece together our picks for a throw-on but oh-so-hot, edgy and on-trend outfit, which will ensure you attract all of the right sort of attention tonight…

Let’s start with your choice of dress…

If you’re looking for sparkle, statement and glamour these are your go-to dresses…

 

The jones + jones Sequin Julia Dress in gold

The jones + jones Metallic Sarah Dress in gold

The jones + jones Princess Dress in black

 

If understated chic is more your style, then we think you’ll love these…

 

The jones + jones Petal Dress in black

The jones + jones Flapper Dress in black

The jones + jones Border Laura Dress in Black

 

Add 60 dernier black tights and black ankle boots…the Kurt Geiger website have a great selection…

 

Nigel 2 in black by Carvela at Kurt Geiger

Start in black by Carvela at Kurt Geiger

Ellison in black by KG at Kurt Geiger

 

Throw over a must-have wardrobe staple, the leather biker jacket, because catching a cold shouldn’t part of anyone’s weekend plans…we love this one from Topshop, which combines the luxury of quilted leather with edgy belt and zip detailing…

 

Quilted Leather Jacket in black from Topshop

 

And for the finishing touches…

A clutch or small handbag for your all those things you can’t get through a night out without, depending on your style and which dress you go with we adore both of these…

 

The Apache bag from Sandro

Paulette Bag from Whistles

 

And just because stars are the cutest trend of the season…

 

Falling Star Bracelet from Whistles

 

Let us know the jones + jones outfit choice you’re planning for your next night out and if we like your style we might include it on our blog!

You can find all of the above gorgeous jones + jones dresses on our website here and in our concessions in select Topshop stores!

Have a great weekend!

With love, jones + jones x

Images (and need-to-have-in-my-wardrobe garments and accessories) courtesy of kurtgeiger.com, topshop.com, sandro-paris.com and whistles.co.uk!

 

 

X Factor Styling Tips!

How excited were the jones + jones team to spot not just one but four jones + jones garments on Saturday’s Halloween X Factor! With doll-like make-up and dance moves, Little Mix wore an inspired mix of jones + jones garments for their amazing performance of Katy Perry’s E.T.! Check out their amazing performance here!

Leigh-Anne Pinnock wore our stunning new style the jones + jones Metallic Fabienne Dress in gold! This perfect party dress combines a deep ‘v’ neckline, with a wide waistband, full skirt and delicate black floral lace flowing over on-trend metallics…

Left-Right: Jade Thirlwall and Leigh-Anne Pinnock from Little Mix

The jones + jones Fabienne Dress in gold

Leigh-Anne wore her Fabienne dress with a black lace bandeau and patterned tights while Perrie Edwards wore her jones + jones Candy Skirt in black with a lace-trimmed front fastening bodice…

Left-Right: Leigh-Anne Pinnock and Perrie Edwards from Little Mix

Left-Right: Leigh-Anne Pinnock and Perrie Edwards from Little Mix

 

And The X Factor team styled Jade Thirlwall in not just one but two jones + jones garments! After removing the sleeves from the jones + jones Sadie Dress in black, the stylists layered the jones + jones Annmarie Skirt in black over the top of the dress resulting in a stunning sheer deep ‘V’ neckline and a very full and flirty skirt! We love this styling tip and will definitely be recreating it!…

Left-Right: Jessie Nelson and Jade Thirlwall from Little Mix

The jones + jones Sadie Dress in black

Jade wore her two jones + jones garments with a grey top enhanced with a statement black bow, white knee high socks and black lace-up boots…

We loved how The X Factor team styled Little Mix in jones + jones and we wondering how you would have styled Little Mix in jones + jones for Halloween?

We’d also love to see photos of you in jones + jones and see how you’ve style your favourite jones + jones garments! Email any photos of you styled in your favourite jones + jones outfit to feedback@jonesandjonesfashion.com and we’ll include your photo in our Facebook customer photo album!

With love, jones + jones x

Images courtesy of  The X Factor

WIN TWO TICKETS TO SEE KATY PERRY PERFORM AT THE O2 ARENA IN LONDON!

In the words of Katy Perry, we think all of our amazing customers are fireworks (cue the chorus of ‘Firework’, which has been stuck in the jones + jones office team’s heads over the last week!) and to show our appreciation, we are offering one lucky winner two tickets to see the gorgeous Katy Perry perform on her ‘California Dreams’ tour at the O2 Arena in London on Friday, October the 14th!

To enter, all you need to do is click here and enter your details + how you would style Katy Perry in jones + jones + the name of your favourite Katy Perry song and then press submit!

All T&Cs are available on the competition page here.

Good luck everyone!

With love, jones + jones xxx