Its t-shirt time here at Motel! With the launch of our super hawt vintage t-shirt range we are reminded of the versatility of this effortlessly chic basic. Perfectly season-less the ubiquitous crew neck tee can be dressed up or down; oversized to skinny fit; midriff-baring micro crop to a thigh skimming loose t-shirt dress.
Our totally Tee-licious (geddit) range features awesome 90′s inspired prints and tongue in cheek slogans for that cool girl vibe. Take on the 90′s trend head on and team yours with our retro sunnies and distressed vintage denim. Here at Motel HQ we’re never afraid of a little DIY fashion, mix it up by knotting your tee for a fresh new look or add some studs for an edgy feel.
From oversized acid bright tie-dye to the fun geek chic space invader print we’ve got it covered. Plus they are all in super soft cotton for that authentic pre-loved vintage feel. Don’t hang about check out our one stop t-shirt shop now for some outfit inspiring looks and get summer 2013 ready!
Our love for Leonardo DiCaprio has been reignited with the release of The Great Gatsby, and our boy crush radar has gone through the roof! Here at Motel HQ we’ve been taking a journey through time back to where our love for dreamboat DiCaprio started… From the days of Titantic, Romeo and Juliet and The Beach, he sure stole our hearts from the beginning!
We’re crazy about seeing our clothes being worn in different ways! Luanna proves how versatile our skirt is by pairing it with a feminine blouse and chunky knit to soften the look. Grab her style by pairing this skirt with the Cello Sleeveless Dip Hem Shirt and the Lumberjack Cardigan. Beautiful and monochrome, what’s not to love?!
Here at Motel we’ve long been obsessed with the instantly recognizable Jeffrey Campbell shoe. Flawlessly adding extra edge to a Motel dress or paired with Jordan Jean for super long legs; the unconventional JC, the shoe that brings to oomph to your wardrobe!
Since the JC Lita rocked on to the scene there has been a none stop JC craze capturing the essence of edgy vintage style with effortless flare. Unless you’ve been living in a cave the last year or so you will have seen them everywhere! Whether it’s a girl from the latest on-trend blog or that person in the street whose style just makes you swoon. Nothing says cool girl chic more than a slightly out of focus street style shot or instagram snap and you can guarantee as soon as your glance sweeps from head to toe the footwear of choice will be a pair of eye-catching JC’s. Lets take a moment to adore all that is JC…
But don’t worry if you’re only just finding out about our beloved Jeffrey Campbell, this cult item is not disappearing any time soon and we could not be happier about it. With a pair of JC’s in your wardrobe you’ll never be caught without the perfect shoe. So why not head check out our JC competition and snag yourself a pair!!!
The weekend is here and we couldn’t be more excited! Here at Motel HQ we are all massive Daft Punk fans (let us face it who isn’t?). So in anticipation of the new album Random Access Memories; which is released on Monday, allow us to go all FBF (flash back Friday for the uninitiated) on you and indulge in some classic Daft Punk.
This week at Motel we’ve fallen hard for the colour-pop-tastic artwork of London and Berlin based artists Victoria Topping and David Addison. Both artists have returned to Bristol for an amazing joint exhibition of their solo work take a look below or see for yourself, the show is on until Tuesday 12th Febraury 2013 at Centrespace gallery in Bristol.
With the four big fashion weeks just around the corner, here at Motel we are getting excited for the all of the drama, the celebs, the catwalks, and the models! A model’s life backstage is one we’ve all dreamt of living, with personal designer fittings, trays of champagne and world-renowned hairdressers and make-up artists turning you into something beautiful. Plus, it’s something you get to enjoy with your equally beautiful friends! But make sure you’ve charged your phone – there’s also plenty of waiting around for the show to start!
Motel Rocks is a born and bred British brand, so who can blame us for shamelessly getting hyped for London 2012?! Stella McCartney gym kits, an amazing opening ceremony and VERY fit men…what’s there not to love? Don your Zoe Union Jack dress and get excited! Look out for amazing sports luxe picks throughout the games.
What would a Batman film be without a hot female lead dressed in leather? As the Dark Knight Rises hits cinemas, take a look back on some vintage Superheroes of Fashion in the form of Catwoman, Julie Madison and Poison Ivy … and Anne Hathaway as we’ve never seen her before!
The Motel Spring 2012 Collection is slowly arriving to Motel Rocks, teasing us with a few gorgeous pieces. Our current favourite is the Mary Playsuit in antique lace with an extremely flattering top layer over cute shorts, and a cut-out opening at the back. Lace and cut outs are a huge SS12 trend; simply team with a jewelled headband and nude ballet flats for a fresh spring look.
6th September hails the start of Fashion Week season and of course, it all begins in New York. We’re looking forward to the big names, the strictly cab-to-curb heels and fashion that would only look in place on the Upper-East side. Emulate New York style with the 2012 staple – printed trousers (our Jodie’s in Cottage Print are perfect). Pair with smart tailoring, sports luxe accessories and the slickest blowdry of your life! And for your statement piece, bright, Model’s Own nails are all that’s needed.
London Fashion Week is back for five fabulous days to showcase what every designer has been working up to…S/S 2013! We at Motel HQ can’t wait to get back to Somerset House after the amazing day we had at LFW in February. This season we’re thinking of working the Bryony Dip Hem Strappy Dress – an easy style statement that can tackle the unpredictable September weather. Representing our cousins across the pond, some flouro Jeffrey Campbell Litas are essential for raising the fashion stakes, upstaged only by some Lennon-esque sunnies and a classic Cambridge Satchel! See you there, and don’t forget your camera!