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London Fashion Week SS14: Day 3 highlights



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Sophisticated, clean-cut pieces in an electric colour palette and tessellated prints at Preen – accompanied by David Sylvian and Ryuichi Sakamoto’s Forbidden Colours. And look at that neon light installation…

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Ever wondered how Smythson business cards are made…?



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I took a trip to the Smythson workshops to find out how their famous business cards are made

Shock confession: in six years of freelancing I haven’t had a business card. The shame! I’ve somehow survived on the dual methods of LinkedIn requests and pitiful scraps of Moleskine paper but that only gets you so far. Much better, I decided, to step things up and investigate the process of designing and printing bespoke business cards. Not just any business cards you understand, but the ultimate in luxury and elegance – Smythson’s copperplate printed cards. (more…)



Best buy: iPad mini cases



I can’t believe how few iPad mini cases there are out there! I’m in the market for one so have been Googling like crazy. Here are the best I could find:

Smythson croc-print leather case, £215. This dark brown leather case is a luxe unisex buy. It comes with a screen cleaning cloth too – nice touch…

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