French fashion house Chloe was represented at the 2013 Cannes Film festival as A- list stars such as Carey Mulligan, Zoe Saldana and Nicole Kidman were spotted rocking pieces from the Fall, Pre fall and Spring Sumer 2013 collections
To celebrate the release of the Baz Luhrmann film, based on the F. Scott Fitzgerald novel The Great Gatsby leading British Haute Couture house whose clothes were favoured by the late Princess of Wales Catherine Walker & Co has a range of dresses to reflect the glamour of the 1920s era and this summer’s blockbuster movie of the year featuring Leonardo DiCaprio and Carey Mulligan
Home shopping channel QVC UK has launched a limited range of products to celebrate 20 years in the broadcasting industry. The collection features 20 products in all shopping categories from fashion, beauty and home from iconic brands such as Lulu Guinness Butler & Wilson and Kelly Hoppen who have designed bespoke products in the QVC signature colour purple. As well the QVC anniversary range, Autumn Winter 2013 at QVC is going to be a success with a long line up of renowned brands such as Giles Deacon, Frank Usher, Dennis Basso, Peter Kaiser, Diamonique, Bibi Bijoux and my favourite candle brand Sandy Bay London all set to grace the channel
“We are thrilled that some of our key partner have developed these products especially to mark this occasion. We offer something for everyone and i urge you to tune in if it has been a while since you last took a look. You will be surprised” Dermot Boyd CEO of QVC UK
French actress Elisa Sednaoui has been selected for the second season to front the chic, modern and feminine Spring Summer 2013 ad campaign of Paris-based fashion house Gerard Darel a Favorite of Hollywood A listers Angelina Jolie, Jennifer Lopez, Eva Longoria, Katherine Heigl and Jessica Alba
Global footwear brand UGG Australia has collaborated with UK retailer Office to lead a nationwide search for undiscovered talent and shine a spotlight on the wealth of creativity and innovation hiding amongst Britain’s youth by offering the chance for consumers to design a pair of UGG Australia boots for the first time in the brand’s history. The campaign hosted on www.office.co.uk, will see participants led into a virtual design hub where they can free their creativity by way of uploading their own UGG Australia boot design. The site allows them to navigate between the gallery of entries for inspiration, search for their own friends’ entries and vote for their favourite design.Judging which has Sue Saunders, Course Director of the Cordwainers Footwear Design at London College of Fashion, fashion stylist Aradia Crockett and Stylist magazine’s Executive Fashion Editor Kitty McGee on the panel will take place after the competition closes on 17th June. First place will receive £1000, second place £500 and third place £250, in addition to taking part in creative workshops with the judges.
The KARL LAGERFELD watch collection returns for Fall with a new assortment that builds on the exceptional success of the introductory collection that caused so much excitement in the Spring. The collection retains the designer’s aesthetic of irreverent design and enduring appeal featuring a new Perspektive platform, inspired by one of Karl’s personal watches that boasts a uniquely faceted pyramid design with a tapered bracelet and integrated mirror dial, creating a refined yet rebellious flair. Constructed of stainless steel with a stunning high shine tonal finish, this exquisite watch makes a striking statement on its own or stacked with multiple accessories.
The Diesel Denim Limited Edition timepiece collection celebrates both the rich denim history and bold, edgy watch design of Diesel. The watch is available in two color options of Cool grey denim and black leather combined with gunmetal-tone case and dial details for a sleek-yet-everyday look for styles DZ4285 and DZ5355 as well as the DZ4284 and DZ5354 in rich blue denim and brown leather with brown-tone case and dial details both color combinations are offered in a masculine sized 51 millimeter case as well as a partnering 42 millimeter case for a feminine, but only slightly, touch.
Michael Kors has unveiled his Fall 2013 Watch collection featuring signature watches such as the Glam Everest and best-selling Runway with a fresh touch of pavé-trimmed wristbands and crystal-encrusted top, The Lexington watch that features a five-link bracelet and Roman numeral time stops and The Noir Edition that includes several men’s watches, finished in black stainless steel, black matte silicone and accents of silver-tone stainless steel
When is comes to weddings the groom’s outfit has always taken bottom position on the list because generally men don’t want to seem to be taking the attention off the bride. You hear more about Vera Wang and Louboutin during wedding preparations however men’s footwear brand Base London have carefully developed a range of styles that are designed to easily and perfectly complete the groom’s outfit, providing him with not only a highly styled look but also providing the comfort necessary for a long day on his feet. The Nuptials range from Base London provides a designer look with a choice of shoes and boots perfect for the big day. Hi-shine leather uppers provide an ultra formal finish and available in a variety of tones to match the colour of the groom’s suit.
Base London’s Groom, an ultra smart lace up shoe with an eye-catching and decorative punched leather toecap. A subtle point design, Groom exudes elegance whilst also supplying the comfort needed for what is a long day in anybody’s life.
The Nuptials range also provides a choice of wedding perfect boots that will be available to buy a little later in the summer. Stag, an incredibly smart Chelsea boot and Tails a great looking lace up boot deliver a much cleaner cut design, with a smooth line that delivers a much more subtle yet equally elegant look.
Usher, an incredibly sleek brogue style supplies an even more decorative design with an elegant toe medallion design to complement the wingtip toecap.
Cashmere brand Pure Collection, have launched their limited edition Cashmere Blend Printed Scarf to support the Christina Noble Children’s Foundation. For every purchase of the scarf Pure Collection will donate £10 to the Christina Noble Foundation, who work with over 1500 underprivileged children in Mongolia and Vietnam bringing back their childhood. The foundation seeks to protect children at risk of economic and sexual exploitation, while ensuring these and other children in need have access to basic care and educational opportunities.