New Season Launch: What To Wear

Ah, January, we meet again. The post-Christmas slump is over (insert sad face), which means that instead of cosying up under a blanket all day, we have to plan for the year ahead, pay the bills and continue adult-ing. And to make things worse, it’s the worst month of the year. But, good ol’ Jan […]

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5 Work Party Dresses To Make You RSVP Yes

The pressure of dressing for the upcoming Christmas party keeping you up at night? We know the feeling and have come up with a cure: plan ahead. It also helps to not overthink your choices and always as your friends what they’re wearing…duh. And if that’s still not curing your dance floor fever, we’ve rounded […]

5 Ways To Stand Out In Sequins

If there’s one thing we’ve learnt about the transition to autumn, it’s that knitwear gets too much hype. And although our wardrobes feel a lot fuller and cosier with the return of the warm essentials, the things we’ve really missed are all the sequins. You know? Those exciting sparkly pieces that bring a smile to […]

What To Wear To An Autumn Wedding

Due to the falling leaves, earthy tones and comfortably cool weather, autumn has become increasingly popular for weddings. And since it’s cold one minute, then warm the next – thrown in with the expectation to look your best – dressing for the occasion can often seem a mean feat. But there are plenty of ways […]

How To Dress For Pub Gardens

We’re well into summer and despite the odd shower, most social events have gone al fresco. And even though we’re grateful for this change, it leaves us with the dilemma of what to wear – especially with the British weather being…well, the British weather. Dressing for both the day and night can be a challenge […]

Top Picks: Content Editor Edition

With all the prints in the air this summer, the common side effect is pay fever (fear of buying something you’ll never wear again). To avoid this at all costs, Mela HQ is on-hand to summarize the start of the new season. From a first glance, it appears that oversized florals, pastels and midis are […]

Throw-On-And-Go Dresses

Let’s get one thing straight, it’s hot. And when the temperatures start to rise, lighter styles are in favour over anything with long sleeves. We’re not even entertaining the idea of squeezing into our jeans for a while, which leaves us with a minor problem, what do we wear instead? Enter Mela HQ… Trusty staples […]

5 Top Picks From June

So, we’re nearly seven months into the year *internal screaming* and it’s almost time to say adios to June for another year. And while we’re excited to wave goodbye to the temperamental weather, we’re not ready to part with some of our favourite pieces. Ready to see what’s hot? To save you the time of […]

Get The Summer Blues

Summer started on Friday, which means you’re reconnecting with your warmer wardrobe, right? And while you’re still digging some of the stuff you stocked up, we’re guessing  your closet could do with updating. Plus, it’s the perfect excuse to experiment with some fresh pieces. And as it so happens, you’re in luck – we’ve done […]

How To Wear White This Season

While it may not be summer just yet – although it definitely feels like it is – the sunny weather and long evenings have got us finally breaking out from our thin knits and winter jackets. Yes,  glorious weather and summer styles have returned! But, what’s hot this season? We’re so glad you asked… Since […]

Our Favourite Summer Looks

Looking for the perfect summer outfits that last the season? Join the club. It’s been a whole year since we last dug out our summer pieces and – let’s face it – a lot has changed on the runway. For one, yellow is back (but not as you remember) – think rich honeys over neon […]

Pastels You Should Be Talking About

Pastels are a spring/summer essential – no questions asked. The best thing about them is there’s so many colours to choose from, so you’ll never get stuck selecting a shade. From dusky pinks to pale greens and washed out yellows, there’s a whole spectrum you now have license to explore, and we haven’t even mentioned […]

What To Wear To Prom 2019

Prom season is nearly here, but if you’re a savvy-stylist like us, you’ll be wanting to bag your dress at least a month before. Plus, with exams looming and the prospect of a long summer ahead, it’s probably best to start searching for your dress before the distractions begin. But, before you shop, there are […]

The Ultimate Holiday Evening Dresses

Already organized your summer holiday? Maybe you’re jetting off to a tropical beach somewhere off the coast of Spain, or booking a jampacked city break with the girl gang. Wherever you’re going, there’s an unspoken obligation to get a whole new wardrobe. Oh no, more shopping (said no one ever) … But, let’s face it, […]

Basic Wardrobe Essentials

Rifling through your wardrobe looking for something to wear is tedious and to be avoided at all costs. Preaching to the choir, right? Luckily, there’s one way to overcome this: by filling your closet with basic pieces… Closet classics are an absolute must-have for every season. There’s nothing worse than having too much print and […]

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Outfits For Every Occasion

The holidays can be a difficult time for your wardrobe, we know. With all that free time to fill up and outfit choices to make, it can be a struggle to find a different look for each day. It’s also the time of year when all the party invitations start flooding in and the summer […]

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Festival Fashion 101

Festival season is back! That’s right, you heard it here first, the wonderful season of sequins, glitter and all things sparkly has returned. With Coachella starting on the 12th of April, it’s time to dig out your floral headband, find the missing welly boot and learn how to braid your hair – trust us, it […]

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Instagram’s Most Wanted Brunch Spots

The most important meal of the week, brunches are a right of passage for every girl gang. Whether you’re a big foodie or just after the Insta snap, there’s nothing like the prospect of a girly brunch to get you through the week. Plus, it’s a combination of all the things we love. Name another […]

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What To Wear On Race Day

When it comes to showing off your glad rags, forget about London Fashion Week, it’s all about race day! Whether you’re playing it safe on your first time, or going all out for an outfit that’ll get you a spot in the VIP lounge, you’ll still need to dress up to the nines. But, don’t […]

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3 First Date Dresses And Ideas

We all know the feeling of pre-first date jitters. How do you style your hair and make-up? Do you need to squeeze in a manicure? And, most importantly, what do you wear? Well, here at Mela HQ, we’re putting your mind at ease and making all your insecurities disappear. Not only have we narrowed down […]