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Buy it now: blue and tan

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This month’s Vogue has a shopping page called Desert Storm inspired by Instagram-filter shades of tan, sand and parchment. For me it conjurs up Michael Kors ad campaigns (it’s Mario Testino’s tenth year behind the lens), Mykonos landscapes and the denim-and-suede-clothed staycations of my 1980s childhood. Thus blue and tan is my all-time favourite high summer colour combination. Shop the edit below…

Daniele-RomerilThierry-Lasry-sunglassesKenzo-mesh-clutchKayu-straw-clutchAMI-jumperPhilippe-Audibert
3-1-Phillip-LimAncient-greek-sandalChloe-MARCIE-bag

ABOVE LEFT TO RIGHT:
TOP: Danielle Romeril top, £610; Thierry Lasry sunglasses, €325; Kenzo mesh clutch, £70
MIDDLE: Kayu clutch, €160; Ami men’s sweater, £280; Philippe Audibert cuff, £120
BOTTOM: 3.1 Phillip Lim shorts, approx £209; Ancient Greek sandals, appox £134; Chloé bag, £435

Buy it now: Nostalgic sandals

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Hello sunshine! Finally, the sweaters are boots are off and my toes can bask in the warmth of summer. Can there be a better feeling? To celebrate, I’ve cracked open the Church’s Henrika sandals that have been sat in a box for 2 months. That’s the problem with buying summer things in London, you’re never quite sure you’ll get to wear them. I’m all about nostalgic flat sandals this year and the Church’s are a brilliant buy. They need zero breaking in, just throw on the J Brands boyfriend jeans, buckle up and go… Continue reading

London-Boutiques.com relaunches

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Today sees the relaunch of London-Boutiques.com, the London-centric marketplace that does a similar job to Farfetch but on a London-wide scale. You can shop by product, store or designer, plus the editorial has been boosted with insider contributions from London tastemakers and the store owners themselves who recommend their favourite local haunts and finds.

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I have kicked off the blog with a piece about biker jackets. Not just your classic black leather biker but all the newer, lightweight permutations too. The West London biker of choice is a creamy wool or khaki cotton biker shrugged over neutral cashmere and denim or a vintage faded-floral dress. You can read the whole piece here

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In line with more and more etail sites, London-Boutiques offers free returns, picked up from your address by DHL. If there’s one thing that puts me off online shopping it’s the faff of returning unsuitable items, so this is a point worth flagging up. Here are some of my favourite biker-style buys from London-Boutiques …

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Skull-cashmereIro-Biker

Clockwise from top left:
Helmut Lang jacket/MIH shirt/IRO jacket/360Sweater cashmere jumper

Buy it now: Top banana!

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Topshop-banana-jacket

Ah at last, the mad but highly irresistible banana print separates from Topshop are now online. I shot the skirt (£38) a while ago on Andrea from Union Models and we all cooed over its cheeky wit. It comes in a thick denimy cotton which means it’s equally suited to black opaque tights and boots as jelly sandals and ankle socks. Continue reading

Bright ‘n’ tight

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JUMPER, GARY HUME FOR MOTHER OF PEARL///SHORTS, AGI & SAM///T-SHIRT, NIKE Continue reading

A ToyWatch for the festival season

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Here’s something different from ToyWatch and I like it a lot. It’s a watch-friendship bracelet hybrid and all I can think is, why hasn’t this been done before?

The watch face is clean and classic, a nice contrast to the busy South American-inspired patterns of the woven friendship bracelet. These are pitched ‘for the festival season’ but I can’t imagine them going anywhere near a muddy field, can you? Much more suited for lazy days in the park with a Pimms, or a clubby long weekend in Ibiza.

Anyway, they sell for £125 and are stocked at Selfridges, Harrods, Harvey Nichols and ToyWatchContinue reading

Buy it now: luxe comfort shoes

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It’s not just the catwalk getting in on the comfort shoe act (hello Celine Fur-Kenstock), die-hard comfort shoe brands have been drastically upping their game in design. While I’ve never understood the appeal of Ugg boots, I can’t fault the designs of some of Ugg Australia’s recent offers (like its men’s sheepskin-lined trainers) and aspirational advertising imagery. Continue reading

Buy it now: Spring picks

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I’m cautious with spring shopping as I don’t like to get too optimistic about the weather. So with the Fendi sleeveless blouse there’s a Thomas Tait leather jacket and to accompany the Theory shorts, an Ostwald Helgason sweatshirt. The Dries Van Noten lace-ups are an all-year-round option, as is the Chloe ring. (P.S, you might like to know that there’s free shipping on full-price merch over £100 at Farfetch until Thursday…)


ABOVE LEFT TO RIGHT:
TOP: Olympia le Tan bag; Dries van Noten shoes; Fendi blouse
MIDDLE: Ostwald Helgason sweatshirt; Chloe ring; Theory shorts
BOTTOM: Thomas Tait jacket; Marc Jacobs Dot eau de parfum; Topshop platforms

Margaret Howell SS13 campaign by Koto Bolofo

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I’ll never get bored of seeing how things are made, especially with campaigns like this. Once more, Margaret Howell has worked with Koto Bolofo (surely one of the most poetic of photographers, if I may gush so), commissioning him to shoot at a specialist linen weaver in County Wexford, Ireland, underscoring the brand’s dedication to traditional fabrics and quality production… Continue reading

Laurence Airline lands at Agnes & Lola

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Oooh look: some of the spring shirts from menswear brand, Laurence Airline have just landed at Agnes & Lola! Perfectly timed to coincide with this weekend’s promised heatwave (er, where it is btw?), I spotted them at the MAN trade show in Paris last June and loved the distinctive prints and colours… Continue reading

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