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Fuzzy feet from Avec Modération



Avec Moderation sandals

Oh Gucci, what have you started? Latest to the frouffy, camp, furry footwear party is Avec Modération, a Florence-based brand whose furry and shearling slippers and slides (around £200-£235) have just landed in store. (more…)



Farewell, Sonia Rykiel



What sad news about designer Sonia Rykiel, who passed away yesterday at the age of 86 after a long illness with Parkinson’s disease. It’s well known that she was no longer at the creative helm of her brand, but it was such a strong brand that it retained her striking identity throughout the numerous successive creative directors. (more…)



Christmas in July: Jo Malone Christmas 2016



Jo Malone Christmas 2016 collection jumbo cracker with bespoke contents

Christmas in July has got to be the most mind-boggling concept if you don’t work in this industry. Traditionally it’s the time when brands and stores show their Christmas wares to long lead press, giving them ample notice to plan their pages (shoots are done up to five months in advance). (more…)