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1 Carnaby x Sweaty Betty


 
Sweaty Betty's new three-floor store not only showcases the latest workout wear, but also plays host to a basement studio with classes from the likes of Frame and Equilibrium.

Fashion Gem - L'alingi


"L'alingi" is the ancient middle-eastern name given to the vibrant zesty fruit part of the orange family: tangerine. A diversely symbolic fruit, L'alingi intrinsically represents the sweet mixture of culture and heteroclite embodied in unconventional arm candy.

Milliner Designer - Harvey Santos


Harvy Santos is a London-based milliner who creates hats and couture headpieces that fuse traditional techniques with new materials, and timeless elegance with 21st century fun. Featuring exquisite details and fine lines, his fearless fashion pieces are all unique creations entirely hand made from luxurious materials in his London studio.  

Fashion Designer - A SAI


A Sai is a London-based designer. He is a graduate of Central Saint Martins, and credits his work to London's effortless synthesis of fashion characters. Drawing not only from the array of quirky aesthetics that run rife on the streets, his work explores the nuances of his cultural heritage as a second-generation Londoner. 

CHARLOTTE TILBURY'S HOLLYWOOD BEAUTY SECRETS


London, lights, camera, action...you're invited to the world premiere of Charlotte Tilbury's Hollywood Beauty Secrets at Selfridges Oxford Street, London, on Monday 18 September from 6-8pm. 

Five New and Exclusive Coats AW17

MAX MARA Austero camel hair coat

Max Mara’s outerwear expertise ensures you’re always on form. Fabric is key to the label famed for its coats, so the finest, softest camel hair is used to create the Austere coat. Giving more structure than looser styles, its fit is defined by darts at the front, two flap pockets, strict notch lapels and a high collar. It may sound austere, but inch-perfect tailoring makes sure you always look put-together.

The Max Mara Austero Camel Hair Coat

DIORSKIN FOREVER EXTREME CONTROL


For 12 hours, Diorskin Forever Extreme Control ensures absolute complexion control. This new compact foundation combines all extremes: an extra-matte finish, luminosity, long-wear, comfort, and a skincare effect to make skin look more beautiful day after day. 

Gin Mare London Med Rootops Event

Following a hugely successful series of events last year, Med Rooftops returned this summer in several major European cities, including Madrid, Barcelona, Munich, Lisbon and Rome.


Gin Mare served with British Oysters at the London 'Med Rooftops' Event.

Ten Quotes about Love

We love the things we love for what they are.

"The beauty of a woman must be seen from in her eyes, because that is the doorway to her heart, the place where love resides." Audrey Hepburn

"Love is friendship that has caught fire. It is quiet understanding, mutual confidence, sharing and forgiving. It is loyalty through good and bad times. It settles for less than perfection and makes allowances for human weaknesses." Ann Landers

"I love those who can smile in trouble, who can gather strength from distress, and grow brave by reflection. 'Tis the business of little minds to shrink, but they whose heart is firm, and whose conscience approves their conduct, will pursue their principles unto death." Leonardo da Vinci

Five New and Exclusive Shoulder Bags

FENDI Kani I Special metallic leather shoulder bag

Founded in 1925, Fendi is coveted for its creative designs and luxury Italian craftsmanship. A stand-out variation of the 2017 favourite, this Kan I shoulder bag is fashioned from metallic leather and accented with tone-on-tone pyramid studs, dainty flowers and signature 'Bag Bug' eyes. 


The FENDI Kani I Special metallic leather shoulder bag


NAC Restaurant - Mayfair

The delicious pancakes with banana slices, as served by Mayfair's NAC. 

Initially opened in 2011 and nestled in the heart of Mayfair, NAC is the definition of a hidden gem, but it’s a gem that the city’s most stylish are well aware of. Frequented by foodies and fashion bloggers alike, this picturesque setting has been making its mark on Instagram’s saturated feed of late.

Five Amazing Looks from the forthcoming White Stuff AW17 Womenswear Collection - Preview


In an exclusive Press Day in London, White Stuff unveiled its Autumn Winter 17 (AW17) Womenswear Collection. Ranging from skinny jeans and jumpers, to clutch bags and earrings, this extra cool collection is a must have for the coming season. 

We have selected five amazing looks from this collection and present them below: 


Look 1: Cosmic Jumper £59.95, Willow Skinny Jean £49.95, Northstar Clutch Bag £55.00, Hammered Torque Bangle £15.00.

Ten Motivational Quotes

If you dream it, you can do it.

'Infuse your life with action. Don't wait for it to happen. Make it happen. Make your own future. Make your own hope. Make your own love. And whatever your beliefs, honor your creator, not by passively waiting for grace to come down from upon high, but by doing what you can to make grace happen... yourself, right now, right down here on Earth.' Bradley Whitford

'Believe in yourself! Have faith in your abilities! Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.' Norman Vincent Peale

Graduate Fashion Week 2017

Award winning designers receiving their Prizes during the Graduate Fashion Week Gala. 

Graduate Fashion Week (GFW) which marked its 26th anniversary this year, came to a Grant Finale in London this week, as the winners were chosen for awards that are aimed at propelling the careers of the UK's brightest fashion talent into the mainstream consciousness.

As always, the 'Christopher Bailey Gold Award' (named after its first winner in 1992) was the major one to win, and this year it was awarded to Halina North from the 'Edinburgh College of Art' for her trailblazing womenswear collection.

Masterpiece London 2017

Unique and Super exclusive pieces for the ultimate collectors at Masterpiece London.


'Masterpiece London' was launched in 2010 with a unique focus on cross-collecting. Over the past seven years it has established itself as the leading international event for viewing and buying the finest works of art, from antiquity to the present day.

Masterpiece London is a multi-disciplinary show of objects and artworks consisting of paintings, ceramics, rare maps, sculpture, photography, jewellery, important furniture and contemporary design, all works are vetted by a committee of experts to ensure the highest standards and authenticity.

CandyRocks Fashion Show by L.E.D. Fashion Platform


After another successful L.E.D Awards, L.E.D Fashion Platform is back and shaking things up with a Red Carpet Fashion Show and Networking Event like no other!

Taking place at St James Church, Clerkenwell close, in East London, on Saturday 17 June 2017 from 6-10pm, the CandyRocks Fashion Show promises to be an unforgettable fashion experience, where guests will enjoy two exclusive Catwalk Shows by a number of emerging London designers. 

Taste Of London 2017


'Taste of London' is the definitive showcase of the capital’s best restaurants, top chefs and leading food and drink brands.

'Taste of London' occurs twice each year. The flagship event, in the stunning London's Regent’s Park will be returning this year from 14th-18th June 2017. With over 50,000 food-loving visitors in attendance, this is the highlight of the summer foodie calendar. London’s latest, greatest and most exciting restaurants will serve taster size signature dishes, world-class chefs will appear in live cooking demonstrations and, as always, there will be many opportunities to get hands-on with interactive masterclasses, and shop from an array of more than 200 food and drink purveyors.

Hello Kitty x Lazy Oaf Collection


Lazy Oaf has teamed up with Hello Kitty to bring the cutest looks for SS17. From skirts to pinafores, the two brands have joined forces to release a 16-piece exclusive collection, all featuring Hello Kitty’s adorable face.

Lazy Oaf founder, Gemma Shiel, is a huge fan of Hello Kitty, so the collaboration was a no brainer for the brand, which is hugely inspired by the Japanese popular culture.

The Alpro Ice Cream Oasis



Paradise is coming to London in June 2017, courtesy of the Alpro Ice Cream Oasis. Hidden away from the crowds on Embankment, the oasis will have a coconut grove, vanilla enclave, hazelnut wood and pools of sprinkle.

The Alpro Ice Cream Oasis is basically an ice cream heaven. You can tuck into tropical bounty bowls served in raw coconuts, hazelnut-crusted plant-pop waffle cones and a whole load of other Alpro ice cream treats, as well plant-based cocktails whipped up by their resident mixologist, before sitting down to a VIP screening of Dreamgirls from The Luna Cinema, who are celebrating the film’s tenth anniversary.

Five New Amazing Floral Dresses


DIANE VON FURSTENBERG
Floral patchwork-printed wool and silk-blend dress


Jonathan Saunders’ mastery of optic florals reaches further overseas from his London-based label to the metropolis of New York City at the all-American house, Diane von Furstenberg. Now well-versed in the founder’s signature codes, this sophomore season renders a familiar silhouette, like the mini cut of this wool and silk-blend dress, and renders it graphic from all angles with a patchwork display of psychedelic blooms.

Fashion Exclusive - The Pin Up Pop Up Shop


Opening on Thursday 8 June and for four days only until Sunday 11 June, the 'Pin Up Pop Up Shop' (#PinUpPopUpShop) is coming back to London for the second successive year, featuring Brands Silly Old Sea Dog, Love Ur Look London, For Luna Swimwear and Zoe Vine Ltd.


Shop and Party Time

On Thursday, DJ Lydia and her collection of retro tunes will be taking over the shop between 6-9pm, along with drinks, nibbles, goodie bags, dancing and an exclusive 10% discount across all purchases made on the night. 

Fashion Designer - GUY FIELD


Christopher Guy Field trained for 7 years on Jermyn Street allowing his passion for tailoring to flourish. Founding Guy Field in 2014 he initially specialised in Bespoke Shirting, his philosophy was simply to craft shirts using the finest materials. Since then he launched his first ready to wear collection in 2016.

Five new amazing flats from Kurt Geiger

Kurt Geiger London has stepped up the mule trend with confident elegance: Nala is an almost-flat structure in deep red, embellished with folds of pink satin at the toe strap and a detailed embellishment for further appeal.

New Restaurant and Bar - The Roof Deck


Selfridges is celebrating summer in style with its exciting new concept restaurant, The Roof Deck Restaurant and Bar at Selfridges Oxford Street, London.
This Californian-style dining space is the perfect spot to relish the London summer and dine al fresco below a (hopefully) sunny sky. Get stuck in and try something tasty from the menu, from flavorsome grills to the best guacamole in town. So head up to the rooftop at Selfridges London and sip a delicious seasonal cocktail (or two, or three) before delving into the delicious menu.

Fashion Designer - MOTO GUO


Moto Guo is an eponymous label, founded by Moto Guo, backed by his business partner, Jay and accompanied by his alter ego, Kinder in 2015. Initially a menswear label, Moto Guo is the brainchild of Guo's endless yet detailed mindmap that pieces both his and Kinder's bits and bobs. Guo's particularity and sensitivity towards core functionality clashes Kinder's sentimental notions and visions in the oddest way.

Jewellery Gem - Astrid & Miyu

Astrid & Miyu is a young London based contemporary British jewellery brand, which embraces class and edge. Its pieces are unique yet versatile, edgy yet classic, glamorous yet subtle. Their philosophy is that accessories should not overshadow the natural beauty of the woman wearing them. Astrid & Miyu make beautifully ​crafted jewellery​ that reflects the juxtaposition of class and edge which​ is at the core of London style.

Big Data Predicted Fashion Trends Spoils E-Commerce Giant Globalegrow's Customers


SHENZHEN, China -- Globalegrow, the leading cross-border e-commerce enterprise, unveiled a capsule collection of stripes this month, which achieved a sales growth of more than 35%. They believed that the popularity of stripe elements must continue to grow in the spring/summer season 2017.
The collection of strips is featured with a complete line of items, including tops, dresses and bodysuits. After the New York Fashion Week opened on early February, the data analysts from Globalegrow noticed a sharp increase by 40% of the search volume of the keyword 'stripes' compared with January. While professional stylists also reported that the striped items would be a thing in the coming season.

Iconic Designer Manfred Thierry Mugler Teams Up With Architect Editor Jean-Paul Cassia To Expand His Creative Influence!


Jean-Paul Cassia has announced his partnership with one of 21st Century’s most influential design creators: Manfred Thierry Mugler.
Founded in 1958, and now led by award-winning architect editor and developer Jean-Paul Cassia, +Cassia welcomes to its stellar team "the prophet of futurism" as he has been referred to, and an instinctive designer who believes that the "intellect is the servant of the spirit". 
Jean-Paul Cassia and Manfred Thierry Mugler have decided to create a real estate design signature partnership with the intent of crafting projects and destinations that combine the power of Manfred’s creative genius with Jean-Paul’s ability to conceive and orchestrate projects that become “stage sets for the great adventures of life”.

International Fashion Showcase 2017 winners announced



The British Council, British Fashion Council (BFC) and Mercedes-Benz announced the winners of the International Fashion Showcase, in a prize-giving ceremony at Somerset House, London. Sarah Mower MBE, BFC Ambassador for Emerging Talent and Chief Critic Vogue Runway, and Bettina Haussmann, Senior Manager Sponsoring and Product Placement Mercedes-Benz Passenger Cars, presented The International Fashion Showcase Designer Award to Younchan Chung of the-sirius for his impressive design showcased in the Korean installation.

London Fashion Week honours Richard Nicoll with Nicoll Blue



In a special tribute to Richard Nicoll, London Fashion Week February 2017 salutes his talent with a colour dedicated to him, Nicoll Blue, chosen by a group of his close friends and developed by the Pantone Color Institute. The Arundel St and main entrance to The Store Studios, 180 Strand; the central hub of LFW, have been painted in Nicoll Blue to honour the designer after his sudden passing in October, 2016.

Born in London and brought up in Australia, Richard Nicoll graduated from Central Saint Martins MA in 2002. He emerged as a member of the new wave of London talent, whose original take on modern sportswear fused with relaxed tailoring won him NEWGEN sponsorship in 2006 and three Association Nationale pour le Développement des Arts de la Mode (ANDAM) awards. His experience beyond his eponymous label included freelance design for Marc Jacobs at Louis Vuitton, the creative direction of Cerruti 1881, Fred Perry and later of youth label Jack Wills. In June 2012 he launched his debut menswear line at London Collections Men (now London Fashion Week Men’s).

House of Holland x Habitat


British fashion designer Henry Holland is collaborating this Spring/Summer season (SS17) with Habitat to launch his new interiors collection. The limited edition designs features a series of artwork from the SS16 House of Holland season translated across both textiles and upholstery.

Fantasy On Film
House of Holland's SS16 collection was inspired by the 1970s casinos and hotels in Hunter S. Thompson's book, and the 1998 cult, psychedelic film “Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas”, and the collection for Habitat is very much based on this. House of Holland’s new collection of furniture and accessories for Habitat is a festival of colour, pattern and fun. 

Another Austria: Material Essence 17

Another Austria: Material Essence 17 – 21 February 2017 - Somerset House 



Another Austria will join the British Council’s and British Fashion Council’s International Fashion Showcase for the fifth time in 2017, presenting the designers Raphael Caric, Lauren Cooke, Hvala Ilija, and Sabrina Stadlober.  

In keeping with this year’s theme Local/Global, Another Austria will explore the richness of Austrian craftsmanship, and the way it interacts with universal modernity. Seeking an interplay between history and contemporary practices, the Austrian display aims to show the continuation of Austrian fashion and handicraft.  

Valentine's Day at Selfridges, Oxford street, London

Valentine's Day at Selfridges, Oxford street, London


This Valentine's, you can treat your date, your mate and especially yourself with psychic love readings, complimentary accessories monogramming and more at Selfridges Oxford Street, London.

MATE NIGHTS & LOVE READINGS
Mate Nights and Date Nights at Harry Gordon’s Wine Bar
6–14 February, 6pm until close

Harry Gordon’s Wine Bar on LG
Single or serious about someone? It doesn’t matter! Spread the love at Harry Gordon’s Wine Bar whilst enjoying delicious Valentine's cocktails and listening to the funkiest party tunes. 

Psychic love readings
9–14 February

The Fit Studio within The Body Studio on 3
Find out your love fortune for 2017 with Selfridge's complimentary mini readings with renowned psychics The Psychic Sisters.

London Fashion Event - "14 Valentine's Ideas in Carnaby"

London Fashion Event - "14 Valentine's Ideas in Carnaby"


Love is in the air. Whether you’re planning on wining and dining with your bae or simply treating yourself, Carcaby street have compiled 14 ways to share the love this Valentine’s.

1    Put a ring on it
Don’t wait for someone else to pop the question. From now until 14 February, ST. studio are giving out free Essential Rings with every Burgundy Suit purchased. Go on, treat yourself.

2    #ShareTheLove for a cause
Join Carnaby's charity partner Trekstock in supporting young adults with cancer as they #ShareTheLove on 14 February. It’s super easy and quick to join in - simply grab a sharpie, draw a heart on the palm of your hand and share on social tagging #Trekstock with text TREK003 to 70070 to donate £3 to @Trekstock #ShareTheLove, and nominate 3 of your friends to do the same.

Five Selected Pieces From Ãrpś London's New Collection

At an exclusive event in London's Hyde Kensington, Ãrpś London showcased its new collection for Spring Summer 17. I am including below some of my favorite pieces, which are extremely limited and will be highly sought after.

Soft Cups
For the Extra Cool Ladies.
You can choose from Orange, Red, Light Grey, Pink, White and Double Off Black.

Six Fashion Quotes by Pierre Cardin


"I have a name, I have to take advantage of it." 

"The only one who is alive today and still being talked about is Pierre Cardin." 

"They said pret-a-porter will kill your name, and it saved me." 

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