• They Make A Great Pair: The Best Monochrome Autumn/Winter Wardrobe Collaborations!

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    Four monochrome autumn/winter wardrobe collaborations that will be sure to make a scene this season! We’ll be serving you with looks for a date night, a chilled daytime, a day at the office and a wedding reception! Be prepared for every occasion with SwankySwans.
    Chic Date Night:
    You’ve just been asked out on a date night but you’re stuck for something to wear! Fear not Swans, we’re here to help…

    The Black Mylene Stiletto HeelsBack Kendal Patent Clutch Bag combination is giving us serious Paris Fashion Week vibes! The pair compliment each other perfectly and look the bees knees – but for an affordable price. Grab the shoes for only £19.99 and the bag for only £11.99, what more could you want? We think that these accessories would look amazing with a pair of black skinny jeans and a tailored blazer!


     Chilled Day Out:

    What better way to spend your day off than taking a nice walk around the local park or mooching the shops! Well Swans, whichever you decide to do, we have an outfit that is suitable for both…

    The White Kaylee Casual Trainers and Black Jenson Backpack are practical and casual! The trainers are here to provide you with maximum comfort so your day off is as enjoyable as it should be, oh and they’re only £13.99! We do know how to spoil you Swans!

     The affordable prices don’t stop there - the backpack can be yours for as little as £22.99, fully equipped with multiple pockets for extra storage, perfect for when you’re on the go! We think that these accessories would look great with a pair of dark blue skinny jeans and an autumnal red puffer coat!


    A Day at the Office:

    Want to be the hottest in the office this week Swans? If so, this killer combination is stylish, yet practical! We absolutely love it, and know you will too!

    Taking corporate chic to a whole new level with the Black Gogo Faux Suede Ankle Boots and Light Grey Marcella Cosmo Handbag! Did someone say, pay rise? That’s what you’ll be getting when you strut into work with these super stylish shoes for only £16.99 and your new £27.50 bag on Monday Morning, Swans! We think these accessories would look great with a pair of black tailored cigarette trousers and a patterned blouse of your choice, maybe leopard print if you’re feeling daring!


    Wedding Guest Vibes:

    We know how important it is to feel beautiful when attending the wedding of your nearest and dearest, and that’s why we’ve created this perfect combo to allow you to feel and look amazing for the big day!


    The Silver Diaz Stilleto Heels and Silver Macie Diamante Ring Clutch Bag are what dreams are made of, so classy and simply stunning! Dance the night away in these high heels for only £19.99 and be prepared for compliments all day when you flash your new clutch bag for as little as £21.99! We think these accessories would go perfectly with a navy blue dress of your choice!



    We hope these four monochrome autumn/winter collaborations have saved your wardrobe dilemmas, and provided you with further inspiration for the future. Be sure to browse our website for more killer combinations.

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  • Halloween on a Budget! Get the Look:

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    We know that last minute Halloween ideas can be hard to come up with, but fear not fellow Swans - were here to help! With the spooky event not far away, we’ve come up with three quick and easy Halloween ideas so you don’t have to. Also added bonus, each and every item can be purchased on our website for extra convenience.


    Look 1: Curious Cat

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    An absolute staple on Halloween, and the easiest one to achieve! Here’s what you’ll need:


     STEP 1: The W7 Smokin' Shades Eye Colour Palette is the main feature of this Halloween look, apply as follows:


     Shade 1: Place all over the lid for an even base.
    Shade 2: Seamlessly blend into the crease of your eye.
    Shade 3: Blend lower into the crease of your eye ensuring that both shades 2 and 3 are seamlessly blended together.
    Shade 4: Place sparingly onto the outer corner of your eye and blend into the crease of your eyelid until you gain the smokin’ effect.
    Shade 5: The final step is to place this shade onto the inner corner of your eye for a pop of sparkle.

     STEP 2: Use The Royal Lashed Out Black Felt Tip Eyeliner Pen to create a fierce cat eye wing effect! 


    STEP 3: LASHES, the cherry on the cake! Apply the Amazing Shine False Eyelashes in Style 138 to achieve the dramatic look you desire.


     STEP 4: Now it’s time for the face, after applying your base of choice, the next step is to contour your cheekbones to really tie in the look, use the W7 Shape Your Face Contour Kit!



    STEP 5: Now for the fun part, take the W7 Blackest Black Eyeliner King Kohl and draw a cat nose and whiskers to complete the Curious Cat Halloween look, all you’ll need now is some cat ears of choice and you’re good to go!






     Look 2: Mystical Mermaid 

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    This dazzling Mystical Mermaid look will be sure to steal the show at any Halloween party! Here’s what you’ll need:
    STEP 1: You can’t be a mermaid without that golden glow, so you’ll first need to apply the ST.MORIZ Gradual Tanning Lotion (275ml) in plenty of time to let the tan develop to your desired shade.


    STEP 2: The next step is to create a popping eye shadow look! Use The W7 Goldibox Eyeshadow Palette and apply as follows:

    Shade 1: Place all over the lid for an even base.
    Shade 2: Seamlessly blend into the crease of your eye.
    Shade 3: Place sparingly onto the outer corner of your eye and blend into the crease of your eyelid to add depth.
    Shade 4: The final step of the eye shadow is to place this shade onto the center of your eyelid to add a halo effect! You can follow this step by adding the Iridescent Metal Flash Eyeliner over the top of Shade 4 for that extra shine, followed by a dramatic winged line effect with the same Iridescent Metal Flash Eyeliner!


    STEP 3: Eye shadow is not complete without Lashes! Apply the Girls With Attitude Burlesque Beauty False Eyelashes to really tie the eye look together.


    STEP 4: Now for the fun part! After applying the base of your choice, don’t be afraid to go all out with this step! Create a number 3 on your face starting from your forehead, to your cheekbones and finish on your jawline with the Technic Makeup Prism 3D Highlighter, Unicorn Rainbow Shimmer Baked Illuminating Powder to create a glowing mermaid contour!

    You can also add this to the corner of your eyes to tie it all together.




     Look 3: Creepy Cracked Doll
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    This Creepy Cracked Doll look is simple yet effective, and a firm Halloween favourite of ours!


    STEP 1: The first step is to create a simple smoky eye to darken the eyelids and add depth using the W7 Let's Go Quad Eye Shadow Shimmery Colour Palette - Lets Go Smoky. 

    Shade 1: Place in the crease of your eye and blend.
    Shade 2: Place in the crease just bellow Shade 1 and blend into the outer corner of your eye until seamless.
    Shade 3: Place across the entire inner corner of the lid to add a pop of shine.
    STEP 2: Next you’ll need to widen your eyes to give that real doll effect, place the White Saffron Metallic Eye Pencil into your waterline and bring down just below your lower lash line.

    STEP 3: It is essential to apply dramatic lashes when recreating the Creepy Cracked Doll. The Amazing Shine False Eyelashes in the Style 601 will complement the look perfectly


    STEP 4: After applying the base of your choice, the next step is to apply the W7 Cheeky Trio Bronzer, Blusher & Highlighter Kit to add definition to your face and doll like rosy red cheeks.


    STEP 5: The next step is to achieve the doll like lips, an absolute essential to tie the look together! Apply the shade ‘Sinful’ from the W7 4 Mega Matte Liquid Lipstick Lip Collection onto the centre of your lips only to create a heart shaped illusion.



    STEP 6: The final step is of course, the cracks! You can go as wild as you like with this step, each crack can be drawn with the Technic Eyeliner Pencil Smudger & Sharpner.


    And it’s that simple, three quick and easy looks to ensure that you’re ready to take on the night this Halloween!

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