British Designers Collective 2011

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“Bicester Village is like the Disneyland for grown up Cinderellas”, beamed Thandie Newton yesterday morning, perched on a podium in Bicester Village’s latest store. I couldn’t have put it better myself. Newton was there to champion the great and good of young British fashion in part two of a brilliant project cooked up between the BFC and Bicester Village’s owners, Value Retail. The British Designers Collective pop-up store was first launched this time last year and it was so successful, they’re doing it again. Continue reading

AW11 press day highlights part 1

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The Moleskine notebooks have been bought, the Muji pens are standing to attention and the camera charger is permanently plugged in. It’s press day season! Here’s what I’m liking so far…

Margaret Howell’s black knitted hairbands, Catholic schoolgirl dresses and belted trench coats
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Fiorucci Made Me Hardcore and other Northern Soul news

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Artist Mark Leckey’s ‘Fiorucci Made Me Hardcore’ film, a mash-up of 70s, 80s and 90s disco and clubbing footage was created in 1999 and caused quite a stir. Its technique of splicing Northern Soul dancers with 80s casuals and 90s ravers, speeded up and on repeat is a compelling observation piece on the culture of clubbing and dancing. Continue reading

Blow up

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I love how you go on Google Images to find a picture of Gareth Pugh and discover a blog post dedicated to balloon animals in the process… Continue reading

Fashiony things organised neatly

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New launch: Style-Passport.com

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Niche etail sites are all the rage at the moment. Instead of endless pages of product to navigate, edited sites can be a more useful proposition for customers who are focused on a particular category. Continue reading

Jim Jarmusch X Uniqlo SS11

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Uniqlo is launching a line of Jim Jarmusch T-shirts for its UT line. What a fine excuse to put up some of my favourite Jarmusch images… Continue reading

Quote of the day

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“I could interact with the customers, visit the stores sometimes and ask them about the shoes, have a cup of tea with them.”
Jimmy Choo, Vogue India

Loving the Loewe, Mr V

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What lovelier way to spend the first properly spring-like day of the year, than donning my new Stella McCartney sunglasses and mincing down to Mount Street for a gander at the just-opened Loewe store? Hosted by Stuart Vevers himself, of course. Over a strong coffee we got the low down on how he oversees store design Continue reading

More Brooke Shields…and vintage Calvin klein

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