Monthly Archives: May 2012

Dress Like A Queen

At Boudoir Boutique we are getting into the spirit of the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee celebrations and loving all things Queen related!

Levine’s seminal portrait of the Queen. 

We have put together some patriotic red, white and blue outfits which we think would be perfect for you to wear over the Jubilee weekend.

Molly Bracken red vest top, Jovonna pleated navy skirt, vintage inspired collar and Zandra Rhodes ‘Izzah’ bag.Wildfox crown jewels tee and Urban code gold metallic skirt.

Evil Twin dress, Boudoir Boutique vintage poncho and Zandra Rhodes ‘Farizah’ bag.


Plastic Fantastic Melissa Shoes

Now that the sun is out we are retiring our worn out boots and looking for something a little more summer ready.

Let us introduce you to Melissa our summer footwear brand of choice.

Brazillian shoemaker Melissa has collaborated with many high end designers wanting to get a piece of their eco-friendly, fashion forward, highly flexible PVC designs from Vivienne Westwood to Jason Wu.

We have picked a selection of Melissa shoes & took to Instagram to share our Melissa love.

Melissa ‘Peace’ wedges £79.99. Also available in black.Melissa ‘Lua’ feather sandals £39.99Melissa ‘Flowers’ sandals £39.99Melissa ‘Campana’ sandals £39.99. Also available in Silver.

Melissa butterfly sandals £29.99. Available in white, pink and black.



Kristen Cavallari wears Chinese Laundry

Former ‘Laguna Beach’ and ‘The Hills’ starlet Kristen Cavallari has been spotted wearing our Chinese Laundry ‘Triple Major’ platform heels out and about in Los Angeles.

Chinese Laundry ‘Triple Major’ peep toe heels £75

Kristen is a brand ambassador for the Californian footwear brand, as she adores Chinese Laundry.

Kristen revealed her current style staples for budding fashionistas to People magazine. The star says “good platform heels” are at the height of fashion.

“I’ve been really into strappy heels [too]” she shared.

“Living in California makes you able to wear open-toe shoes year-round, which I love… but it’s also fun to wear cute boots, too!”

We currently have a great selection of Chinese Laundry heels available at Boudoir Boutique and Boudette.

Chinese Laundry ‘Firststop’ suede block heels in orange and black £95Chinese Laundry ‘Make My Day’ wedges £89.99

Chinese Laundry ‘Fearless’ heels £79.99



Barbour Brights!

Barbour’s rich heritage and quintessentially British outlook has firmly established the label as a leader in outdoor apparel.

Encompassing a real British attitude Barbour is synonymous with quality, durability and timeless style and has become a major fashion authority.

Iconic women’s collections of waxed jackets, quilted jackets and accessories cater for every outdoor pursuit and season, appealing to both country lovers and the fashion savvy while remaining true to its roots and heritage.
This season we are loving brightly coloured Barbour’s as we all know British weather is never reliable you can rely on a colourful Barbour to brighten your day.


Boudoir Boutique Vintage

p style=”text-align: center;”>Our label Boudoir Boutique Vintage is constantly expanding. In store we have a luxe of leather, vintage silks, hand crochet hats and dazzling numbers all part of Boudoir Boutique vintage.

Our latest favourite piece is this vintage silk and hand embroided kimono bed jacket. It features velvet crush floral print and cascading Indian beads.

Boudoir Boutique vintage kimono jacket. Boudoir Boutique vintage necklace. Amy Louise Keating floral head piece. Zandra Rhodes heels.


Photography details:

Model – Sophie Forster

Photographer – Mina Bihi

Stylist – Belinda Shaw & Louise Helen Ward

Art director – Louise Helen Ward


When The Sun Sets: Evil Twin

p style=”text-align: center;”>Evil Twin is a luxury Australian brand with a darker side.

Founded by designer Jodie McKenzie, Evil Twin pieces take their influence from the Goth and Punk music scenes of the ’70s and are designed with one thing in mind – girls who like to experiment. Fun and trashy with a whole load of attitude is the only way to describe Evil Twin girls.

Evil Twin S/S12 collection has a colour palette inspired by the desert sunset.

We shot our favourite piece the mini/maxi ‘Behind The Sun’ dress at Liverpool bar Santa Chupitos.


Photography details:

Model – Sophie Forster

Photographer – Mina Bihi

Stylist – Belinda Shaw & Louise Helen Ward

Art director – Louise Helen Ward


Fairytale gowns: You shall go to the ball

p style=”text-align: center;”>Fashion is forever changing but it always goes back to those classics which will never date.

Right now we are obsessed with the classic fairytale trend with rule breaking. Whatever, these fairytale clothes are they are not aimed at the shy.

Kristen Stewart and Charlize Theron do Fairytale with a gothic edge at the premiere for Snow White and the Huntsman.

We have a selection of gowns available at Boudoir Boutique perfect for the Fairytale look.

Be charmed by fashion’s fascination with fairytales.



Boudoir Boutique Has The Customer At The Heart

Here at Boudoir Boutique we are very pleased to announce that we have won a Customer At The Heart award. 

Insight With Passion sent their mystery shopper to our store and this is what they had to say:

“Our mystery shopper was left enchanted by the Boudoir Boutique team in Liverpool who gave her a warm welcome and made her shopping experience a magical one. Products are beautifully merchandised into stories throughout the store and the staff are on-hand to offer their expert advice and provide a fantastic personalised service”

A big thank you to all our customer we are ever so happy to provide you with a Boudoir Boutique experience. 

An even bigger thank you to our Boudette’s for being fabulous retail style advisors.


Met Gala 2012 red carpet trends

The Met Gala has become the fashion Oscars. It is also the opening night of the annual fashion exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Met Gala is red-carpet fashion at its most outrageous.

When Anna Wintour, the ice queen of understated chic, wears a gown with a huge gold lobster embroidered on the skirt, you can be sure an LBD isn’t going to cut it.

Here is our picks of the best Met Gala trends along with dresses you can shop at Boudoir Boutique.

Gold Lame

Jessica Alba shimmered down the red carpet in a gold lame dress, always a show stopper.

Sultry Lace

Heidi Klum kept it sophist acted wearing a on trend navy lace dress.

Gothic Black
Mary Kate Olsen always fashion forward opted for gothic black at the Met Gala along with understated accessories.
Layered Tassels
Rachel Zoe stayed true to her vintage inspired style in a 20’s inspired tassel dress. 

Colour Blocking

Solange Knowles stood brightly amongst the stars in a colour block dress.

Mini prom

Emma Stone opted for a short embellished mini prom style dress on the red carpet.

Luxury Sequins

Victoria’s Secret Angel Karolina Kurkova was our number one fashion star of the night in a gold sequin gown.



Do Parisian Chic with Breton

A Breton stripe top should be a staple in every girl’s closet.

At Boudette we have some new striped tee’s from French designer Molly Bracken.


Image credit 

There are multiple reasons why everyone should own one: it’s casual, easy to wear, well priced, and very versatile!

Bottom line: in the deft hands of fashion frontrunners such as Alexa Chung and Olivia Palermo, the classic sailor-stripe is most definitely a Look We Love!