Thursday, 1 September 2016

River Island x Curve Fashion Festival #RIPLUS

Ah, Finally, we hit the month of September and that means we are just getting into Autumn/Fall Fashion, my absolute favourite time of year for playing dress up. It's also typically the season of so many occasions so I have put together this post to offer you some style inspo.
I have teamed up once again with River Island bringing you 3 different style ideas with a Casual and a Stylish Chic option per look. Sometimes, you have those occasions where you have to do a day to night change and these 3 styles are everything from rocky edge to chic, sporty to classy and chilled to dressed up!

The Curve Fashion Festival is literally around the corner on Saturday 9th September in Liverpool, I would be at this fabulous event with River Island on their stand offering style advice. To win, please comment on this instagram post which is clearly indicated with the River Island Logo .' Enter Me' you can win two tickets to this event, the deadline is .....
This is a UK only Giveaway for those who are able to get to Liverpool of course.
1) Follow me on Instagram: @chanelambrose
2) Follow River Island: @riverisland
3) Like the post
4) Comment 'Enter Me'
And we would select a winner Monday 4th September 9pm GMT. Please read for T&Cs below.
If you happen to already be attending The Curve Fashion Festival, make sure you head on over to the River Island booth and come and say hello! I would be doing an Instagram and Snapchat takeover for River Island, so follow them!

Outfit 1: Monochrome Edge to Chic
My favourite type of style is to be in either all black or black and white, a tailored blazer, chic clutch bag or chain shoulder bag some awesome sunnies and comfortable footwear. Who would have thought I could also get away with these gorgeous pair of leather trousers from River Island, a staple item you need in your wardrobe this coming season. This Monochromatic Edgy look is quite a classic one with the military styled boots with gold buckle. Chic it up a little with a change of accessories perhaps for a date or an evening out with the girls? I am wearing a stunning pair of comfortable gladiator heels and a velvet clutch holdall bag.

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Bag: Moschino
Shoes: Last season Missguided 
Clutch: Last season Boohoo

Outfit 2: Olive Trend
I love anything olive/khaki green in colour, River Island currently have a range of amazing items which are this colour. Another staple colour for the coming season, I paired this baseball cap with the top and amazing comfortable pair of lace up olive open toe booties. To make the look slightly fitted for everyday, I wore a pair of these light wash #RIPLUS denim jeans. A look like this would be perfect for lunch in the town with friends or how about throwing on a pair of the neatest white trainers and a rucksack for your run around the city trend! I absolutely love to play around with a classy going out type of look and changing to a run around the city comfortable look!

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Sachel Bag: Ted Baker
Trainers: Adidas
Rucksack: Primark

Outfit 3
Again playing with a pop of colour, this time mustard yellow! I personally have a habit of picking up this colour every time we hit this time of year. The off the shoulder trend is also a very much loved piece over the past few months and I am definitely adding more different styles to my collection. I love the way this top is quite loose fitted and roomy. If you are looking for a pair of absolute comfortable trousers that are also great quality, these River Island trousers would sort you just right out! I love how it tapers at the ankle, and this colour navy is actually quite simple and can be worn dressed up with these chunky platforms or a perfect pair of loafers both from River Island.

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Bag: Vintage
Jewel Choker: Vintage
Heels: River Island (last season)

Photography by Sonya Metzler:

Terms and Conditions for Giveaway:
Chanel Ambrose – Curve Fashion Festival Instagram Competition Full T&Cs
This prize draw is open to UK residents only. Entrants must be 16 or over at time of entry.

The draw is not open to members or employees or their immediate family of River Island, The Curve Fashion Festival, Chanel Ambrose, their subsidiaries, associated companies, agents or anyone connected with the draw.
No purchase necessary.
There will be one winner. The winner will receive two VIP tickets to The Curve Fashion Festival on Saturday 10th September 2016.
There is no cash or other alternative to the prize stated and the prize is not transferable and no part or parts of the prize may be substituted for other benefits, items or additions.
The prize draw will open at 8.00pm BST on 1st September 2016. 

To enter the prize draw you must: 
Follow @chanelambrose on Instagram
Follow @riverisland on Instagram
Comment “Enter me” on Chanel’s competition Instagram post for a chance to win 

Closing date for entries is 9.00pm BST Sunday 4th September 2016. The prize draw will take place by 9.00am BST on Monday 5th September and the winner will be notified by email or telephone at this time.

The winner will be the first valid entry drawn at random from all valid entries received by the closing date.
The winner must claim their prize within 24 hours of being notified. How to claim details will be provided with winner’s notification.
Only one entry per person will be counted as a valid entry. River Island accepts no responsibility for entries not successfully completed due to a technical fault.

Entrants acknowledge that this draw is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by Instagram.
In the event a winner fails to claim a prize within the time limit or is otherwise disqualified from the draw, that prize will be withdrawn and the entry will be void.
Events may occur that render the prize draw itself or the awarding of the prizes impossible due to reasons beyond the control of River Island and entrants agree that no liability shall attach to River Island as a result thereof.
By submitting an entry entrants acknowledge and accept these terms and conditions.

Winner may be required to take part in post-event publicity. Entrants acknowledge that River Island may use entries in post-event publicity.

River Island’s decision is final and no correspondence or other communication will be entered into regarding the draw other than as specifically contemplated in these rules.
 The name and country of the winners will be available until March 2017 and can be obtained by sending a request and return SAE to the Marketing Dept at the address below.

The PROMOTER: River Island Clothing Co. Ltd, Chelsea House, Westgate, London, W5 1DR. The Promoter is a registered data user under the Data Protection Act 1998. No provisions of these terms & conditions shall affect any statutory rights of entrants. “River Island” is the registered trademark of River Island Clothing Co. Ltd.



  1. Your outfits are so gorgeous! I love all of them. I also need a tailored black blazer. It looks so beautiful on you!

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