Lego’s customisable adult watches chime with the times

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By accident or clever engineering, Lego’s latest offering is right in tune with fashion right now. Its line of adult watches marry poppy primary colours with playful graphics, plus the current obsession with all things customisable and hackable.

Head to the Lego Watch website and you can choose from a number of different styles with customisable straps and bezels. The links of the watches click in and out of place and can be changed to different colours, while silicone straps can also be added. Continue reading

Buy it now: Maripol X Joyrich X Machine A

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I’m a bit late with this but I’m assured it’s not all sold out. L.A. brand Joyrich has collaborated with creative polymath, Maripol on an exclusive line of kit that’s on sale at Machine A in London.

Maripol is well known for her era-defining Polaroids of Madonna, Keith Haring & co (I must get around to buying her brilliant book) as well as styling Madonna in the early days. (Yeah, Madonna had a stylist all along. I feel cheated.)  Continue reading

Buy it now: Sophia Webster’s 3-inch Ida heels

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I love that this exclusive Sophie-Webster-for-Net-a-Porter collection is called Ida. Ida Petersson is Net-a-Porter’s senior shoes buyer who I first met a few years ago when she was at Harvey Nichols. She’s like a bundle of energy in person, so it’s no surprise that she’s a fan of Webster, whose own aesthetic is equally high on the fizzy fun factor. Continue reading

Raf Simons’ SS14 ad campaign has landed (and the first new season drop)

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The Raf Simons SS14 campaign images are in! And although those boots are doing nothing for me, I absolutely love the half-half effect of the headshot and landscape graphics. The campaign was shot in Antwerp by Willy Vanderperre and styled by Olivier Rizzo…

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Today’s the day – the Mr Porter sale is here!

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The Mr Porter international sale went live today – at last! The US sale started a few days ago but I’ve had a look and there are still some crumbs left for the rest of us.

As usual, I’ve hunted out the pieces that I think work for both guys and girls, so here’s my edit of what we can steal. Personally, I’m all about the Raf Simons knit and the LVC pocket tee. A classic cotton pocket tee is stupidly hard to come by these days so I stockpile these when I see them…

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TOP ROW L-R: Levi’s Vintage Clothing DENIM JACKET, £105 (£210); Aspesi RAINCOAT, £112.50 (£225); Raf Simons SWEATER, £171-50 (£245)

BOTTOM ROW: Kolor STRIPED SWEATER, £232.50 (£465); Levi’s Vintage Clothing POCKET TEE, £32.50 (£65); A.P.C SWEATSHIRT, £55 (£110)

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What’s your sale shopping strategy?

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I’m not a fan of sale shopping for the sake of it. I prefer to shop with a purpose so my sale strategy tends to be around useful pieces or one-of-a-kind things you’ll never see again.

Of the sale buys I’ve spotted already, the distinctive Miu Miu coat is only worth buying if you absolutely adore those spots (as I do) because it’s such a season-specific piece. But it’s a great standby for weddings etc and will look as good worn casually unfastened as primly zipped.

The Carven jacket is a good price for the quality and versatility (the faux fur collar comes off so you’ll still be wearing this come spring. Plus click on the picture and you can get another 10% off when you use the code XMAS10). And although the Dolce & Gabbana jewelled heels are still quite pricy, they’re worth it to me as it’s rare to find walkable evening heels that are such a dramatic talking point.

What’s your sale shopping strategy?

TOP ROW L-R: Dolce & Gabbana JEWELLED HEELS, £913 (£1,305); Joseph SWEATER, £186 (£265); Valentino CUFF, £97.95 (£165)
MIDDLE ROW: Carven JACKET, £478 (£683); Eddie Borgo BRACELET, £225 (£375); Michaela Buerger SWEATER, £192, (£320)
BOTTOM ROW: Miu Miu polka dot COAT, £936 (£1,560); Chloe BIKER JACKET, £1,603 (£2,290); Bottega Veneta EARRINGS, £245 (£350)

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Buy it now: Panic shopping at M&S Your Beauty

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I’m sure you have last minute gift guides coming out of your ears but I couldn’t not share these from Marks & Spencer.

While opinion may still be divided on its fashion offer (but I’ve seen Spring and I’m impressed), I think we can all agree that they’ve got the beauty buy just right. Continue reading

How I Live Now

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How-I-Live-Now-Disneyrollergirl-Emma-Miranda-Moore 1 Patterned men’s blazer, Folk SS14///Blouse, Peter Jensen SS14///Vintage jeans, Beyond Retro///Ring, Fiona Paxton SS14, Eddie Borgo earrings

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How-I-Live-Now-Disneyrollergirl-Emma-Miranda-Moore 3 Coat, Kate Spade SS14 (buy it here)/// blouse, Antipodium SS14///culottes, Wood Wood SS14

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How-I-Live-Now-Disneyrollergirl-Emma-Miranda-Moore 5 Coat, Carven Resort 14///Skirt, Antipodium SS14///Pink men’s sweater, YMC///Vintage pie crust blouse, Beyond Retro///Shoes, Jimmy Choo///Socks, Falke///Earrings, Eddie Borgo SS14

How-I-Live-Now-Disneyrollergirl-Emma-Miranda-Moore 6 Coat, Carven Resort 14///Skirt, Antipodium SS14///Pink men’s sweater, YMC///Vintage pie crust blouse, Beyond Retro

How-I-Live-Now-Disneyrollergirl-Emma-Miranda-Moore 7 Men’s jacket, E. Tautz SS14///Vintage top, Beyond Retro///Jeans, Just Cavalli SS14

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How I Live Now-Emma-Miranda-Moore-Navaz-Batliwalla-Disneyrollergirl-13 Vintage top, Beyond Retro///Jeans, Just Cavalli SS14///Ring, Fiona Paxton SS14

How-I-Live-Now-Disneyrollergirl-Emma-Miranda-Moore 10 Vintage top, Beyond Retro///Jeans, Just Cavalli SS14

How-I-Live-Now-Disneyrollergirl-Emma-Miranda-Moore 11 Blouse, Antipodium

How-I-Live-Now-Disneyrollergirl-Emma-Miranda-Moore 12 Coat, Kate Spade/// Culottes, Wood Wood SS14/// Ring, Fiona Paxton SS14

How-I-Live-Now-Disneyrollergirl-Emma-Miranda-Moore 13 Mesh dress, DKNY SS14

CREDITS
Photography: Emma Miranda Moore
Styling: Navaz Batliwalla/Disneyrollergirl
Model: Nastya Siten at Models 1

Nike Fuelband for the luxury millenial

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Vanessa Friedman wrote about wearables in the FT yesterday, suggesting that tech companies need to get fashion people on board if they want their wearables to look halfway decent. I’d say Nike is ahead of the curve in this sense, it’s just released its Nike FuelBand SE in a very luxe-looking black version accented with rose gold.

While it’s previous Fuelbands were neon-hued and perfect for the American Apparel-clad youth market, this understated version is more suited to sophisticated millennials and their elders. That’s a lot of boxes ticked…

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How to beat the cold snap, one luxe layer at a time

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In London we haven’t had a truly cold snap yet this year but I’m bracing myself. If the threats are true that we’re in for the harshest winter since 1949, then I plan to be thoroughly insulated. Continue reading

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