Movie Fashion Icon: Henry Cavill

Movie Fashion Icon: Henry Cavill

So, it’s been a while, but here is a new fashion icon who has influenced my style for the summer season.

As you know, the updated ‘Man of Steel’ is releasing in June this year and the role of Superman has been taken by fellow Brit, Henry Cavill. Those of you may have heard he was dubbed ‘Most Unluckiest Man in Hollywood’ because he missed out roles such as Edward Cullen in ‘Twilight’. Though his luck has just got good!

Henry recently shot new images for the June issue of British GQ Magazine! (The Gentleman’s Bible) and I thought I could show you those images and explore Henry’s personal style of casual.

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(Above) – Superman Cavill takes his role seriously whilst filming ‘Man of Steel’

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(Above) – Henry is wearing an outfit from Tom Ford. This suit is very well tailored and the check texture is very subtle yet creates a statement.

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(Above) – this outfit is something very casual, yet made more sophisticated by adding a navy trench. This outfit could be worn out in the park, at a meal in the evening or a party.

Henry is seen usually wearing comfortable clothing. He is seen often wearing white shirts and blue jeans.
If you’re looking for comfort, he’s a fashion icon to look up to. Especially when the weather is hot! Don’t be afraid to make a statement with simple white shirts. (Below)

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So what do you think about this generation’s Superman? I love his classic style and this style can suit all ages. Sometimes it’s nice to wear just a simple white shirt and jeans but still making a statement! Let me know what you think?

These images are not mine but; GQ Magazine.

Outfit of the Day: Fashion Conscious Gentleman

Outfit of the Day: Fashion Conscious Gentleman

Woah, it’s truly been a long time since I last blogged. But this new style of mine has really impacted on others (positively), as I type this I’m currently dressed in this outfit, for a night out with family.

Here it is…!!!!

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This look is really cool! Especially because it was affordable, worth it and classic! A majority of this outfit was from H&M’s conscious collection. I normally think H&M is too basic for my personal taste, but their special collections always find a way into my weak fashion obsessed heart! The items from the collection included, the blazer (£30) which is a beautiful bright olive green colour. Everything in this collection is organic and real material. The green blazer is a must-have for spring time, it kept me warm and comfy!

Another item from the collection is the blue textures scarf (£9), which compliments the olive tone. You may not be able to see the shirt in the image above, but I’m wearing a shirt also from H&M’s collection (£10). This is also very flattering and comfortable! So worth the money! The skinny jeans and grey stone shoes are from Topman and Aldo! My accessories include an exclusive personalised bracelet from H&M’s Dragon Tattoo Collection, which I personalised with studs and a real gold Versace ring with the logo. You need a little bling to jazz up an outfit!

This image (below) allows you to see closer and in more detail of the shirt and how well they contrast with the blazer!

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This image (above) shows a close up of then shirt cuff at the arm and my accessories in detail. I love bracelets and rings, creating my own personal style. These accessories made my outfit more smart casual. Perfect for an evening out or a day trip in town!

Would love some feedback and comments on what you think about this style?!

Also follow me on Instagram: @suitandtied or my personal account: @umariqbal_ !!!!! Thanks!

Outfit Of The Day: Snow Spring Style

Outfit Of The Day: Snow Spring Style

Hey, I have just started my personal section of my blog, and this section is all about my personal style, how I put items together, and some inspirational images!

As you can see, today was a very cold day in the UK and I decided to create classic black-and-white style with my sophisticated outfit! It really reminded me of a winter wonderland today!

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In these two shots of myself on my first photoshoot in freezing conditions, I wore:
– a Comfortable black and white cotton blazer from ZARA MAN. (£70)
– a long-lasting, wind-blowing H&M Scarf (£12)
– Skinny fit Black jeans from TOPMAN(£38)
– T-shirt from ‘Taxonomy’ by TOPMAN (£28)
– Sunglasses from JOY (£5)
– Hybrid brogue/hightops from ZARA MAN (£100)

Hairstyle was inspired by Justin Timberlake. Look at his new video ‘Mirrors and Suit&Tie’

Also check out my Suit&Tied Instagram page! @suitandtied – feedback is always welcome!

Updated: Effortless Quiffs

Updated: Effortless Quiffs

I just recently got a haircut which I felt was perfect for this seasons upcoming spring hairstyle. This style is very much recommended to all males as it suits all ages. Previously I displayed a few images of what hairstyles are popular. Now, I’ll show you images of my hairstyle which is most surely my best hairstyle in a while!

(Below) is the Spring 2013 Effortless Quiff.

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I really love this hairstyle and it is similarly reminiscent of Justin Timberlake’s recent ‘Suit&Tie’ hairstyle.

But I actually was inspired by this image, which I have previously shown. (Below)

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This picture also inspired me to get highlights. I don’t like the idea of going for drastic changes, so I opted for a soft light brown scattered on the top of the head, whilst also encouraged to create a stand-out look by including light blonde highlights, which are very subtle, to avoid looking like Rogue in X-Men.

I think spring (hopefully) will be a positive bright season and you’ll be able to soak up some sun and show off some effortless Quiffs. Attempt to keep the top long, whilst trimming the sides short. Please make sure in order to achieve this hairstyle, do not create a short back of the hair, as it could come across as very bold and could be regrettable. Opt for a relaxed look. Blow drying after a shower, with slight product used to create a luxury texture will work wonders!

Thanks, let me know about your hair queries!

Oz: The Great & Powerful Style

As Wizard of Oz prequel, ‘Oz: The Great & Powerful’ releases this week, I have noticed Oz inspired fashion online and a trend which is sure to be popular in the next coming months!

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James Franco stars as the eponymous Oz, but I have spotted the suits and clothing inspired by Oz.

Let us enter the Emerald City…

Famous fashion blogger Adam Gallagher is my fashion icon! He has created the perfect outfit pairing an emerald blazer and trousers with wooden brogues and a tweed/brown waistcoat!

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The Yellow laces give an homage to the yellow brick road and keep the outfit interesting and thought about carefully through the details.

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You can find a majority of these styles on the current high street such as Topman and River Island. Check your local stores for a whimsical wardrobe change!

Rising Star Style: Alden Ehrenreich

I recently watched ‘Beautiful Creatures’ and I was amazed by the brilliant acting of newcomer Alden Ehrenreich. He recently wore an amazing suit at the LA premiere of ‘Beautiful Creatures’.

The suit is impeccably tailored to perfection and the colour of burgundy and a dark claret look amazing. The suit is by designer Albert Hammond Jr.

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I love this suit. The colour is very on trend and the combination of the brown and burgundy tie and brogue combo create a laid back and suave look.
What do you think about this suit? Alden is for sure a new fashion icon and rising star.

Current Trend: Beards

Well if you’ve been watching awards season for the past few months, you’d realise that there was one trend that seemed to occur all the time, which was beards!

Oscar Winner and man of the The moment, Ben Affleck has been rocking a beard, which he kept for months on end. Since the success of Argo, he has kept the beard, which may be a positive or negative. However, it has sparked much conversation about the trend of beards in Hollywood.

Look below at the current stubble styles of the moment.

Ben Affleck – Very well suited beard, which suits his face shape and the thickness is not too thick.

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George Clooney – Bens partner in crime and producer of Argo, sports a grey beard which is apparently for a new film role. This beard ages him, but George suits the older, grey look. Which makes him look great.

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Chris Pine – This is a great example of making stubble look good on the Star Trek star. It’s not too scruffy you here has that effortless yet Prim look.

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Jason Clarke – the Zero Dark Thirty star opts for a scruffier luck yet this suits the relaxed style yet it is a unique style as it is not as sophisticated.

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Hugh Jackman – Les Miserables Oscar nominee sports a jet black polished beard, This is a different style as the facial hair is thinner on the sides andy thick around the box beard.

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So Guys, do you like The current trend of beards? I think a thicker beard creates maturity, while light stubble creates an effortless yet cool and rugged look. Try which one you like the most!

The Evolution of Style: Lana Del Rey

The Evolution of Style: Lana Del Rey

Lana Del Rey is the hottest singer of the moment. She has gained prominent success over the last couple of years when it comes to her 1940s classic voice, sultry tones and sensual style. She’s is a modern Femme Fatale and has been dubbed as ‘Gangsta Nancy Sinatra’. Here we are her coolest style choices.

Lana Del Rey was given the title of ‘H&M fashion model’, where she displayed many stylish shots of herself in H&M’s finest at the end of 2012. (below) she wears H&M and her signature back-combed hairstyle and gorgeous brunette locks make her look effortlessly gorgeous!

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Her star image has blown up In positive ways, which landed her a spread in Fashion magazine ‘Vogue’.
Here (below) she can be seen in a midnight blue Mulberry Blazer.

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Lana knew she truly made it when she stepped out in a classic black Alberta Ferreti gown at Cannes Film Festival Last year. She looks like a true celebrity with her curvaceous figure and beautiful tresses. (Below)

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Lana also dresses very casually, which has inspired many females of the generation. With her trademark white blouses and blue jeans, she represents innocence, but displays a sultry side.
(Below)

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Lana’s style is always changing, yet she loves to usually dress classy and casually. She never fails to look like a lady or a gangsta!

What’s your favourite look of Miss Del Rey? Let me know!
Here’s another image of Lana for her album ‘Born To Die’, which is brilliant and highly recommended!

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Burberry Ambassadors: Eddie Redmayne & Cara Delevigne

Burberry Ambassadors: Eddie Redmayne & Cara Delevigne – Style Icons!

Eddie Redmayne is currently popular on my blog due to high demands of his style, so here I will show you his campaign shots for Burberry. These shots also include rising supermodel, Cara Delevigne, who has been very popular within the industry recently. Have a look at the stylish Burberry looks.

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This coat, Eddie wears (above) is stunning and very cool! Carla’s outfit is very reminiscent of Sherlock Holmes and an interesting take on it. Beautiful olive and tan brown tones suit the autumn image

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This image (above), is a very cool image as the two display great style and an even greater chemistry. The tweed suit of Eddie is still on trend and the blushes colour coat of Cara is very unique.

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The coat (above) Eddie is wearing is a comfortable and statement coat in the colour of a tan/olive contrast. Whilst Cara is wearing a multidirectional striped coat which allows it to be
flattering to her slim frame and figure.

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This image (above) shows Gorgeous shades of the colour of brown. The Brown is also in the tortoiseshell effect which can be seen on Eddie. Whilst Cara’s glasses are much more experimental and high-fashion. This could be worn on a true fashionista or a daring character!

I hope you loved the Burberry style of these two fashion icons. Want more posts on Eddie & Cara? Let me know your favourite style.

Young Hollywood: More ladies

Young Hollywood: More ladies

7) Chloë Grace Moretz – 16 years old

This rising star is already successful since starting in (500) Days of Summer, Let Me In and Kick-Ass. She is a mere 16 years old and has made a name for herself in the movie industry. A very versatile actress, and a fashionista at a young age. (Below), Chloë looking grown up at Milan Fashion Week.

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Signature Trademark: versatile acting and cursing like a sailor in kick-ass

8) Nina Dobrev – 24 years old

The sexy star of the Vampire Diaries is one of the biggest upcoming young stars. She has recently starred in The Perks of being a Wallflower and her successful TV show is allowing the industry to notice her. (Below), Nina is wearing a flirty turquoise dress by Oscar De La Renta at the 2013 Golden Globe after party.

Signature Trademark: fashionable red carpet looks and real life romance with co-star Ian Somerhalder.

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9) Rooney Mara – 27 years old

Last year this brilliant actress starred in the eponymous ‘The Girl with The Dragon Tattoo’, beating Hollywood heavyweights for the role such as Natalie Portman and Scarlett Johansson. Rooney was nominated for the Best Actress Oscar for her amazing portrayal. Now she is currently in the thriller ‘Side Effects’, with Channing Tatum and Jude Law. Her shy persona and high fashion dramatic flair has stood out, making her a high fashion icon! (Below), Rooney wears a dramatic gown by Alexander McQueen at a side effects premiere.

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Signature Trademark: Shy persona and high fashion flair.