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No surprises to learn that horsey royal Zara Phillips has decided to team up with outdoor label Musto by becoming the face of their brand. Princess Anne’s daughter said ‘I wear Musto clothes all the time and have done for years, so to agree a formal partnership is fantastic.’ She is seen smouldering in the shots which were taken in Devon.  ‘They make the best performance clothing for riding and sailing, and for out and about in general. It can be the wettest, coldest day out riding and I know I’ll be kept totally warm and dry,’ she added. But […]

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The Anita

If you’re still set on spending your vacation time in a glamourous resort this year, take a trip down Selfridges way and revel in the glittering splendour of the latest ultimate buy – the Anita bling-kini by hot swimwear company Pistol Panties. The limited edition cutaway one-piece is covered in over 5000 bright and dazzling Swarovskis, and is expected to be a massive seller – so much so that Selfridges have a waiting list going for customers to order in advance. The store are celebrating a massive 33% rise in swimwear sales up on last year, and are proud to […]

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Prada opens in Madrid

This April Prada has opened yet another store. This time it is in prime location, Calle Serrano, Madrid, also known as a haven for the luxury shopper. Replacing the original store, opened in 1986 and situated just round the corner, the new store holds only women’s clothing, while the old store will be refurbished and reinvented to sell the men’s collection. Designed by architect Roberto Bachiocchi, the interior remains faithful to the ubiquitous Prada theme. Linen material and ‘Prada green’ colouring are heavily prominent throughout the 5000 sq foot shop. Set over two floors, the ground floor houses the accessories, […]

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David Marshall

Award winning David Marshall has been designing jewellery for luxury brands 25 years. Now we see him step away and set up his own studio and label. Trained in the traditional methods, Marshall has created signature pieces which include bold use of rare gemstones and intricate designs which reference the arabesque arches and trinkets found in ancient Arabian souks. Crafted in Platinum and 18 carat gold, each piece of jewellery is detailed with exquisite diamonds or distinctive colourful gems. Marshall, who is well known for his colourful designs, gears his pieces towards those customers who have contemporary taste but still […]

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Thomas Pink

Thomas Pink is kicking off its spring/summer collection with its Supernature collection, inspired by the Art Nouveau and Arts and Crafts movements, specifically the work of Aubrey Beardsley and Ernst Haekel. The emphasis is on shape and fabric, with soft and layered tops in delicate silks and chiffon prints. Building on the quirky artist theme it is also launching its Dreams and Decadence collection, which captures a mix of couture and surrealism, melding Art Deco influences with iconographic black and white photographs from Surrealist artist Man Ray and his muse Lee Miller to create an enduring monochrome colour palette. Elegant […]

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Matthew Williamson for H&M

Here’s a tip: take a sneaky peek at Matthew Williamson’s first collection for H&M out next month and be the first to snap up his finest creations for spring/summer at a bargain price. The quirky designer joins a rostrum of other top designers, namely, Karl Lagerfeld, Stella McCartney, Roberto Cavalli and Viktor & Rolf, all of whom have successfully collaborated with the high street brand. ‘It’s been fascinating to search back through my archives [in the past 11 years] to isolate the most iconic pieces, then rework them for H&M,’ Matthew says. ‘The spirit of the collection is both covetable […]

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To Spring

Stylist to the stars, Bobbi Brown, has launched another cosmetic gem. The Platinum collection has been released just in time for spring, ‘A touch of platinum makeup instantly highlights and gives the face a fresh modern edge,’ Bobbi says of the five-strong limited edition shades. The colour bars include the delicate Soft Pink and the deliciously sumptuous Golden Coral, and all shades can be blended together to light up the face. Use colours subtly to highlight cheeks or anywhere you want to add shimmer. The compact features a metallic silver finish (always useful for doubling-up when you forget your mirror) […]

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Girls, Girls, Girls

To coincide with the launch of their latest spring/summer collection, Roxy Heart has teamed up with JaguarShoes to present two exciting, but very different, photography exhibitions to celebrate the fairer sex. “Girls, Girls, Girls” is an exhibition of works by the amazingly talented female photographers, Valerie Phillips and Gemma Booth, and can be seen at The Old Shoreditch Fire Station. Valerie’s documentary style of photography captures the beauty and spontaneity of her subjects and for this exhibition she is presenting unseen pictures from her longest running case study, Lacy, a girl from Kentucky. The title “You’re so sexy baby”, “Shut […]

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Kyoku

Kyoku, a new grooming range for men is about to go on sale at Selfridges and to celebrate Kyoku are offering their shoppers complimentary facials. From 2nd-22nd April, the bespoke Kyoku for Men mini facials will be available at Selfridges every Saturday and Sunday during store hours. The lucky men will not only be able to trial the Kyoku products but also experience a 20 minute facial massage while seated in leather recliners, listening to relaxing music through state-of-the-art wireless headphones provided of Bose. The Kyoku products pride themselves in designing their products specifically with a man’s skin in mind. […]

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Fashion Fringe at Covent Garden 2009

Fashion Fringe at Covent Garden 2009 launches today marked by an exclusive party at Tini, South Kensington, hosted by Vanity Fair, Donatella Versace and Colin McDowell. The hottest thing to hit British fashion in the last 20 years, this is the sixth year of Fashion Fringe and the third year it will be hosted at Covent Garden. The challenge is to encourage emerging cutting edge design talent in the UK’s fashion industry and the winner will receive in excess of £100,000 worth of support and funding. Fashion Fringe at Covent Garden has launched the careers of nine successful rising fashion […]

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Elle Style Awards

Known as the Oscars of the fashion world, when guests stepped into two white-washed rooms filled with sparkle and glitz at the Elle Awards at Big Sky Studios in North London on Monday night, they were not to be disappointed. A recently elusive Sienna Miller turned up to receive her Elle Style Icon Award (stumbling on her vertiginous spikes). Asked whether she found it hard to keep up the innovative bohemian creations she is known for she answered: ‘I don’t feel pressure to wear great outfits I just worry that I’ll do something stupid like fall down the stairs.’ Reassuring […]

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Lavender Label

Vera Wang is adding to her already extensive empire with a new footwear line in conjunction with Brown Shoe Company. Wang already holds claim to a product mix including weddings, china and crystal, and a suite at the Halekulani Hotel in Waikiki. Despite the differences across her range of products, Wang maintains a single consistent vision, ensuring everything she does is an “expression of her own personal design vocabulary”. The footwear collection follows in the classic style we have come to expect of Vera Wang, who describes her debut as “very much a stylist-girl-meets-street attitude”, with “a bit of femininity and toughness”. 15 styles will go on […]

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