The Financial Times on blogger influence and the commercial clout of online tastemakers

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Much food for thought in yesterday’s FT article on the power of online tastemakers to shift product. Do also read the second piece on digital marketing agency Joyn* and French company Linkfluence which digs deeper into data analysis ( fyi ‘data’ is going to be one of the big watchwords for 2012).

[*Full disclosure: Disneyrollergirl is listed in the Joyn report and featured on their site]

Yoox promotes Chinese designers on The Corner.com

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According to some research I’ve been doing for a report, young Chinese luxury consumers don’t really wear home grown designers, they prefer the better known status labels like Gucci, Louis Vuitton and Chanel. Continue reading

Sofia Coppola directs Marni for H&M ad campaign

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More ad campaign newsWWD announced yesterday that Sofia Coppola has directed the advertising film and print campaign for the Marni for H&M collection which launches on March 8th. The film will run in cinemas as well as on TV and online. Great choice Consuelo! Can I propose a Sofia Coppola for H&M collection next?

On advertising as editorial and Burberry’s SS12 campaign

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This time last year I was in the thick of researching an article for H&M magazine on the increasingly mainstream appeal of fashion advertising. I spent hours refreshing The Fashion Spot forums hungry for news of the emerging SS12 ad campaigns to ensure my summer 2011 feature was up to date. Continue reading

From the vaults: Kate Moss by Joey Toller for Rowan Yarns

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Is there no end to the ‘rarely seen before’ photos of early Kate Moss? As Vs magazine publishes some 1994 pictures of Kate Moss by Dana Lixenberg, I’m adding a few more to the mix. They are by Joey Toller from the Rowan Yarns magazine in the early 90s. Continue reading

Beauty booty: gift ideas

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Beauty gifts are my go-to solution when I’m stuck for ideas. They’re usually affordable, hopefully useful and I only go for things that I think are beautifully presented. So obviously anything Chanel is number one choice, even if it’s something mundane like these eyelash curlers… Continue reading

Hermes pop-up scarf boutique at Harrods

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If this year wasn’t all about extravagant scarf prints, next year certainly will be. If you’re going to buy a posh silk scarf, you might as well make it an Hermes one and to entice you even more, Hermes has set up a special pop-up scarf boutique at Harrods (in the Room of luxury 2 on the ground floor) where every Wednesday and Friday afternoon between now and 2nd January 2012, you can learn how to tie a scarf like a pro. Continue reading

Mulberry’s making-of video and more profit rises

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Like other luxury leather-goods brands Hermes and Loewe, Mulberry has created a video to celebrate the makers of its highly collectable bags. The video is narrated by CEO Godfrey Davis and shows workers at the factory in Somerset making handbags and talking about the apprentice programme and new factory extension. Continue reading

The Vogue online archive has arrived!

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The Vogue online archive I mentioned in August has finally become a reality. Here’s the link to prove it. Alas, it ain’t free (individuals pay $1,575 to subscribe for a  year), but it’s still a great idea to give these long lost editorials and articles another lease of life.

Hermes wish list SS12

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One can dream, right?

Passe-Guide bag, a reissue of a 1975 bag with a gold-plated clasp that references the ring used on Roman chariots to keep the reins in place. Fancy!

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