Category Archives: accessories

Spring is in the air

March has arrived and we are longing for lighter days and fresh spring air.
The reason we love spring so much is it allows us to completely revamp our heavy wardrobe of chunky knits and earthy tones and brightens our days with softer fabrics and warm spring colours.

Spring is the time to break out of the cocoon we have been hibernating in for the last 6 months and shake off our old selves and start over.

We have some gorgeous new arrives and some amazing pieces returning again this season.

Beautiful crisp white & nude crochet pieces – prefect for garden parties and summer weddings.

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The return of the two piece – Start those summer holiday essentials (because the outfits are just as important as the holiday, right?)

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lets not also forget the perfect accessory

The weather will start to get a little warm which means sleeves will get shorter, this calls for arm candy!

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We hope you are looking forward to lighter days and warmer nights as much as we are!

I think its safe to say we are avidly awaiting BBQ season with a cool glass of Pimms, Ed Sheeran serenading us and of course our greatest accessory – the girls!

Shop our entire new spring collection at oliveandlile.com 

Have a great week – The O&L team xo

 

 

 

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How To Get The Insta Perfect Flatlay xo

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Taking a flatlay is way harder than it looks! At Olive & Lile HQ, we are obsessed with them. We think its a super cute and creative way to show you our products! So our stylist has put together her top tips for getting the perfect flat lay for Instagram.


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Lighting is what will make or break your flatlay, so the brighter the better. We think daylight is the best, but if the room your shooting in has bad lighting we recommend investing in a ring light to keep the picture nice and bright, to show off all the amazing details in your flatlay!

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Flatlays are all about telling a story, and every prop counts – so choose wisely. Ask yourself what are you trying to portray, whats your theme? We love featuring fresh blooms and interior products in ours. Some of our favourite shops to pick up the perfect flatlay props; Amazon Ebay Etsy & random little homeware boutiques.

inspo.jpgWhen planning your flatlay, there are some amazing websites to get ideas and inspiration. Our favourites are Pinterest & We Heart It.

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Angles are so important in a flat lay, don’t be surprised if you take 200 shots of the same flatlay each time at a different angle, and slightly tweaking the positioning of the the items! It takes a few goes to get the insta perfect shot.

Once you’ve got the perfect shot, edit the lighting and sharpening, put on your fav filter and then your flatlay is Insta ready! For more of our flatlay’s, follow our Instagram & Pinterest


Have you got any flatlay tips? Share them with us..

love the Olive & Lile xo

 

All things silk and blush! xo

silk blog.jpgThe perfect transitional trend for this late summer is silk! Spotted on the most stylish celebs, such as Kendal, GiGi and Rosie HW, it is the must have look this season.

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The key colour when rocking the silk trend, is blush pink. Our personal favourite colour here at Olive & Lile HQ–  we are blush obsessed!

 

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The great thing about the silk trend, is you can rock it from day to night. These style queens show us exactly how to do it…

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We have some lovely silk pieces at oliveandlile.com our favourites are the No Love Lost Playsuit & the Triss Bomber Jacket. This gorgeous silk dress on the right will be coming soon! Check your emails for the announcement!


Enjoy silking it up this season, love the Olive & Lile styling team

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Canne Film Festival xo

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As all the stars descend on the French Riviera for the 69th Cannes Film Festival, we are keeping up with all the glorious red-carpet appearances and whats going on at the most notable dates on the international film calendar.

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Cannes, a resort town on the French Riviera, it is considered a glamorous destination thanks to its world-famous film festival. Its Boulevard de la Croisette, curving along the coast, is lined with sandy beaches, upmarket boutiques and palatial hotels. OMG doesn’t this just sound amazing!

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There has been so many amazing red carpet appearances so far, and many more to come as the festival continues! Here is some snaps of our favourites, we think Bella Hadid stole the show along with Blake Lively.

Let us know your favourite looks from this years Cannes Film Festival…

love the Olive & Lile styling team. xo

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How to rock SS16 trends in this winter like weather!

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