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There are landscape sweaters and there are landscape sweaters. I like the ones that have some sort of handmade, homespun element to them, such as J W Anderson’s bucolic offerings for SS15 and Barrie’s cashmere’s (now in the sale). Mary Katrantzou’s Japanese landscape sweatshirt is a winner too. The mass produced ones? Maybe not so much.
Last season Topshop took the chance to turn London Fashion Week into a shopping opportunity. This season, Ebay is jumping in with an online pop-up shop to support Henry Holland. As part of the British Fashion Council’s Fashion Forward initiative, Ebay is supporting Mary Katrantzou, Louise Gray and House of Holland with sponsorship, as well as live-streaming their SS13 shows on its Style Collective blog (where – ahem – you can also read some of my fashion musings). As a logical tie-in, it’s also selling an edited selection of House of Holland AW12 on Ebay.co.uk from today until 18th September, with each purchase sent out with a pair of Henry Holland’s phenomenally popular tights.
Gotta say it, this is a great example of 360° thinking; a neat way to bring the buzz of LFW directly to fashion-hungry shoppers while driving sales to Ebay and House of Holland. OK, you can’t buy the SS13 collection straight off the runway (to my knowledge) but maybe we’ll get that by next season.
Will you be buying?
News just in: summer has arrived – cue Stella beach stripes, Mary Katrantzou florals and Carven zigzags. But let’s not forget the inevitable nightly chills, hence a Kenzo sweater and Chloe boots. Plus Essie fuschia nails and Prism sunglasses to finish…
ABOVE LEFT TO RIGHT:
TOP: Stella McCartney shorts, £475; Prism sunglasses, £265; Essie nail polish, £7.99
MIDDLE: Natan shoes, £249; Mary Katrantzou jacket, £1,404; Lanvin bracelet, £359
BOTTOM: Kenzo sweater, £365; Chloe boots, £815; Carven shirt, £355
A Mary Katrantzou lantern-print bag, Chanel’s peachy nail colour called ‘June’, and Haider Ackermann’s two-way shoe…
ABOVE LEFT TO RIGHT:
Valextra iPad case £340; Chanel nail polish, £17.50; Miu Miu star-print jeans, £330
Carven shirt, £335; Mary Katrantzou for Longchamp bag, £94; Stella McCartney top, £445
Tom Binns necklace, £880; Acne unisex sunglasses, £240; Haider Ackermann shoes, £534
Topshop is celebrating ten years of its BFC NEWGEN sponsorship scheme to support emerging British fashion by releasing 20 Tshirts exclusively designed by our most exciting young talent. The T-shirts retail for £30 and will go on sale in stores nationwide and online at Topshop.com, as well as at a pop-up shop in Selfridges and at Somerset House (all profits go to Centrepoint). Continue reading
‘Gamification’ has been talked up as the next big thing in digital fashion for a while, ever since Jimmy Choo employed Twitter, Facebook and Foursquare in its Catch-a-Choo treasure hunt, in fact. More recently, Netaporter’s ‘shop window’ app by Aurasma created a frenzy at Fashion’s Night Out as hoards of fashionistas (including one Anna Wintour) waved their smart phones in front of virtual Miu Miu shoes and Proenza PS1s in a bid to win the goodies on display in a one-night-only store front. Continue reading