INSPIRED BY THE BRITISH EMPIRE: Fashion inspiration

Ben Hill by Alexi Lubomirski

 

If you love historical fashion styles, then you might like this look at fashion inspired by the British Empire: think safari suits, animal prints, white and sandy shades, lightweight cottons, and glamorous sheath-style evening dresses…

 

 

 

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Will Chalker by Jimmy Backius.jpegEdita Vilkeviciute by Nathaniel Goldberg for Vogue Nippon8.jpgBritish Empire fashion - myLusciousLife.com - Witchery Magazine.jpgEdita Vilkeviciute by Nathaniel Goldberg for Vogue Nippon.jpgBritish Empire fashion - Sean OPry by  Camilla Akrans for  SS2008 issue of Numero Homme.jpegBritish Empire fashion-Jessica Stam Lily Donaldson Hilary Rhoda Guinevere van Seenus.jpgChanel Iman Jourdan Dunn and Melodie Monrose by Emma Summerton for Vogue Italia.jpgCharlotte Cordes by Koray Birand for Vogue Hellas3.jpgDree Hemingway by Tom Craig for Vogue13.jpgDree Hemingway by Tom Craig for Vogue5.jpgInspired by colonial fashion - myLusciousLife.com - Philipp Bierbaum and Josh Gray.jpgEugenia-Volodina-by-Karen-Collins8.jpegEvelina-Mambetova-Karlijn-Veling-by-Rus-Anson.jpegGucci Campaign Desert Hot fall 2010.jpgInspired by colonial fashion - myLusciousLife.com - a golden life.jpgInspired by colonial fashion - myLusciousLife.com - Jordan Coulter by Bowen Arico.jpgInspired by colonial fashion - 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myLusciousLife.com - Ralph Lauren spring 2009 safari.jpgInspired by desert fashion - myLusciousLife.com - will-chalker-jimmy-backius.jpegInspired by desert fashion - The Michelle Buswell Marie Claire Italia Shoot.jpegJessica Stam Lily Donaldson Hilary Rhoda and Guinevere van Seenus.jpgKaren Elson for St John Spring Summer 2011 by Greg Kadel.jpgSophie Holmes by Pasquale Abbattista - Elle Germany 2011.jpgLuca Gadjus and Karolin Wolter in Indochine by Alexi Lubomirski for Vogue Germany.jpgNatalia Vodianova by Mario Testino for Vogue3.jpgVogue Germany February 2010 RNMetropolis.jpgPaul Rowland Casablanca Rachel Clark 2.jpgPhilipp Bierbaum and Josh Gray.jpgRalph Lauren - Safari - Spring 2009.jpgSpring-Summer-2004-Ad-louis-vuitton.jpgRalph Lauren - Spring 2009.jpgLa Perla The Roaring Collection Winter 2011-2012.jpgRoger Weber Captures Glamorously Beautiful Women.jpegsisley ad campaign camilla akrans.jpgSophie Holmes by Pasquale Abbattista - Inspired by colonial fashion - myLusciousLife.com.jpgViktoriya Sasonkina by Txema Yeste for Tush Magazine5.jpg

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

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Cheers, Natasha
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