Carnival vibes

Converse Notting Hill Carnival trainers

I might have to put aside my allegiance to plain off white All Star high tops, in deference to these Carnival tribute Chucks from Converse. Aren’t they jaunty? Converse has released these exclusive limited editions today on (Β£70) along with two customised styles by British music artists Lady Leshurr and Clara Amfo.

I have a love-hate relationship with Carnival. (more…)

Net-a-Porter new season now

Chloe Moretz modelling new season trends in Porter magazine

This is that funny time of year when it’s blazing hot but the mags are full of new season ad campaigns. And coats. Porter mag is tempting me with come-hither boots and poet’s blouses and Net-a-Porter is bursting its proverbial seams with cashmere overload.

So it’s a good time to think ahead. Alongside the utility-luxe basics that I tend to go for, there’s a lot more romance and whimsy around. Chloe’s blouse has the loveliest trailing scarf (more…)

Can the Burberry Beauty Pinterest campaign drive mascara sales?

Burberry Beauty Pinterest campaign Cat Lashes mascara

The new Burberry Beauty Pinterest campaign is werking for its money. It’s got everything, from social commerce, to personalisation to cross-platform marketing.

Launched last week, the aim is to drive traffic to Sephora, to sell the new Burberry Beauty Cat Lashes mascara. Why Pinterest? (more…)

Buy it now: the Prada ecommerce edit

Prada ecommerce aw16

Welcome to the 21st century! Prada ecommerce has arrived with a shiny new site, while also relented to selling on a couple of other choice e-com outlets (namely Net-a-Porter and Mytheresa). What to buy? Well since you asked, let me narrow down the choice…

Accessories Decorative bag straps, those luxury girl scout keyrings, micro-mini notebooks (is it too early to think about stocking fillers?) (more…)