FASHION FRIDAY H&M’s sexy new Moschino collaboration and polka dot dresses, what we’re loving this week

THE sun is shining and we’ve got that Friday feeling, which can only mean one thing…it’s time for your fashion fix!

This week, Fabulous Shopping Editor and celeb stylist Nana Achaempong (Instagram: @styledbynana) is giving you all the goss on this week’s most lust-worthy fashion…

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This week George at Asda invited me to gorgeous Coworth Park hotel and spa to check out the George S/S ’18 homeware collection.

The question was, what to wear to such a fancy spot on what was going to be the hottest day of the year so far… I decided on this Topshop dress, which I have since discovered is a complete sell-out!

Polka dots are a huge S/S ’18 trend and were spotted on the catwalks of Valentino, MM6 Maison Margiela and Self Portrait to name just a few.

 This Topshop dress is a complete sell-out!

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This Topshop dress is a complete sell-out!

The dress in question has been spotted – excuse the pun – on many influencers and celebrities, which led to it flying off the shelves nationwide.

And the super-affordable £49 price tag helps too!

But don’t fear, there are plenty of other fantastic polka dot dresses on the high street you can still get your hands on that will be ideal for pretty much any occasion – weddings, the races, brunch with the girls or, in my case, a fancy spa hotel!

ZARA

Never one to miss a trick, Zara have embraced the polka dot trend

  • Tan polka dot dress, £25.99 from Zara

H&M

H&M’s polka dot dress is perfect for a warm summer evening

  • White polka dot dress, £49.99 from H&M

TOPSHOP
If you’re going out, opt for this cute mini-dress instead
  • Black polka dot dress, £29 from Topshop

 Beyonce's Coachella performance completely stole the show

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Beyonce’s Coachella performance completely stole the show

Celeb Crush: BEYONCE. QUEEN B. BEY.

Now while I’m sure your Instagram feed was overloaded with Coachella pics last weekend, it would be a crime not to mention the insane performance that Beyoncé delivered in the desert.

What wasn’t there to love about her 100+ strong dancers and marching band, hubby Jay-Z, sister Solange and my faves Kelly and Michelle, who came on stage for a mini Destiny’s Child reunion?

 We're obsessing over this Destiny's Child reunion

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We’re obsessing over this Destiny’s Child reunion

Everyone’s outfits were designed by Balmain and looked epic!

Nearly a week later, I’m still obsessing over everything about Bey’s performance.

My so-called fashion life…

On a bit of a whim/New Year New Me moment, in January I signed up for the Hackney half marathon on May 20.

I’ve been documenting my training on Insta Stories and talking about it pretty much non-stop to anyone kind enough to listen.

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I’ll be wearing my Nike React’s for this year’s Hackney Half

With the race date fast approaching, I was beyond excited when ASOS asked me to attend a 3K fun run to celebrate the new Nike flyknit racer trainers.

Held at the most Instagram-worthy cafe in east London, Palm Vaults, guests were not only treated to a brand-new pair of Nike trainers for the run, but we also had matcha tea on tap, plus avo on toast and vegan banana bread for breakfast – yum!

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Palm Vaults served up a killer spread!

After a really inspiring talk from the ASOS and Nike panel, we headed off for our 3k run. The trainers are super-comfy and look great (millenial pink, anyone?), plus it was so much fun running in a group that I’ve decided to join a running club.

Having stylish workout gear is a great motivator for actually getting in some exercise – that or you can just look chic doing the weekly shop.

So here are some of my favourite brands to work out in.

 Flattering leggings will keep you motivated to work out

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Flattering leggings will keep you motivated to work out
  • Leggings, £60 from Bjorn Borg

 Work out in style with this ASOS sports bra

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Work out in style with this ASOS sports bra
  • Sports bra, £22 from ASOS 4505

Hot off the press…

If you haven’t heard the new H&M collaboration news, you must have been off Instagram for a week.

But I’m here to fill you in! At the annual Moschino Coachella Party, the high street store announced their new designer collab would be with none other than, you guessed it, Moschino!

Gigi Hadid modelled the H&M x Moschino collection to perfection

Jeremy Scott presented model pal Gigi Hadid, dressed in a small preview of what we can expect.

It doesn’t launch until November 8 (sob!) but mark it in your diaries now!

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