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Guest report: Techno Sports-luxe – a triangulated trend where streetstyle and high fashion dovetail with a sports vibe

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A NEW COLUMN: ‘ASK ALISON’ BY DRG CONTRIBUTOR, ALISON BISHOP

Sports-luxe is back into the fashionista psyche, judging by the recent round of SS14 catwalks, but this time around it’s infused with a tech-enhanced performance.

In London, Stella McCartney showcased her new performance-fabrics focused range for Adidas ‘to inspire women to get their sweat on’. From spinning to aerial yoga, the collection integrated sustainable textiles and lightweight breathable outerwear into a more dynamic offer. Continue reading

Zara embraces tastemakers with social commerce campaign

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The latest retailer to tap tastemakers’ own style to showcase its wares is Zara. On its site under ‘Pictures‘ is a Tumblr-style cascade of lovely lifestyle images featuring Yasmin Sewell, Cate Underwood, Caroline De Maigret and Sofia Sanchez Barrenechea. Plus street style shots from Roy Of The Street and Citizen Couture. Continue reading

Buy Burberry’s SS14 nail shades now (but get a wiggle on)

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Burberry has followed in Chanel’s footsteps when it comes to off-the-catwalk beauty. In fact, it has gone even further, releasing it SS14 nail colours well ahead of the curve. If you’re quick, you can order a set of its six spring polishes (£90) to be delivered within three weeks. (Deadline for placing orders is 30th September.) Continue reading

Buy Burberry’s SS14 runway coats now

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Burberry showed a lot of coats on it’s Spring-Summer 2014 runway. Of course, they were light spring coats, not heavy wool ones. And they were knitted, rather than waterproofs.

As is Burberry’s way, you can order these now online, meaning they will work for autumn as well as spring.

Here are three of my favourites – you have until September 30th to get your order in:

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Camera phones – the unsung heroes of London Fashion Week

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So what did the smartphone companies do for London Fashion Week? Apple introduced its new iPhone 5s by working with Burberry Prorsum on social media coverage using its iSight camera.

Like this photo from the Burberry beauty booth for example:

 

Yep, that’s me being tweeted from backstage at Burberry – no biggie.

Meanwhile, Samsung sponsored the BFC press lounge and worked with Nicholas Kirkwood on an exclusive case for the Galaxy Note 3. Continue reading

London Fashion Week SS14: Day 4 highlights

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Christopher Kane is a hotter ticket than ever and some suggested there was evidence he’s been Kering-ed. Well, there were certainly a lot of entry-level sweatshirts on show, AKA the new product category that’s proved a winning formula for Kenzo and Givenchy. Along with the hologram dresses (above, what were they made of?) and revisited Princess Margaret pleat pieces, I was wowed by these epic applique pop art dresses. Just brilliant.

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On BRIT Rhythm and Burberry’s beauty strategy

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If you’re interested in the business of fashion (and indeed The Business Of Fashion), then Imran Amed’s interview with Burberry CEO Angela Ahrendts is one of the best things you can read this month.

Burberry recently bought back its beauty license from Interparfums, which means it will now produce and market all its make-up and perfume in-house. Its new BRIT Rhythm mens fragrance just launched and Ahrendts talks about the strategic moves behind the product and promotion. Such as dressing Sienna Miller and Cara Delevingne in rock chick-y Burberry studs for the Met ball to seed the aesthetic in our minds ahead of time. Continue reading

Burberry, Adidas: How do you wear yours?

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There’s no denying that everyday style has impacted luxury, high street and street wear brands alike in a big way. And especially in the way that a “we’re inclusive” brand message can be disseminated across all visual social platforms.

Burberry arguably kicked the whole thing off with its beautifully executed Art Of the Trench site (with over 22 million page views from fans in over 200 countries to date) and in varying ways, Jimmy Choo, Salvatore Ferragamo, Hermes, Armani and Amanda Wakeley have taken the personal style ball and run with it. But still, no-one does it better than Burberry. This week, its Art Of The Trench concept arrives at Printemps in Paris, complete with an in-store photo installation celebrating chic Parisians as well as a pop-up of exclusive Burberry product. Continue reading

iPad mini cases – an update

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Mobile gadgets are booming and so is the trade in fancy cases to carry them. Obviously the buzz is building around the iWatch and its ilk, but as they still haven’t quite hit the market yet, it’s still all about the tablet. Continue reading

Ramadan fever and The Handbag Narratives at Harrods

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Just in time for Ramadan, Harrods has installed its summer accessory campaign, The Handbag Narratives, featuring a host of unique collabs with some of its biggest selling handbag brands.

Specially created bags from the likes of Burberry (a clever squashy number called the Crush), Fendi, Mulberry and Victoria Beckham have been commissioned in miniscule numbers (there are only four of Beckham’s duck-egg blue python Tote Minis), perfect for those with deep pockets and a love for super-luxury and exclusivity…

Victoria Beckham Tote Mini, £2,750
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