31/07/2012

Free People To Launch In Uk...

The feminine and artsy American clothing brand, Free People is set to cross the pond and launch in UK stores, later this year. Owned by clothing retailer giant, Urban Outfitters and with supermodel extraordinaire, Karlie Kloss as their newest campaign cover girl, it really is exciting news for us Brits! 

The brand originated in the heart of Pennsylvania, and now has three wholesale showrooms in New York, Chicago and and L.A, and sells in over 1000 specialty stores around the world. 


Images from the July lookbook courtesy of Exposure PR

Free People compromises a free spirited, girlish but sophisticated, wholesome vibe handwriting, catered towards it's customer profile; 'a 26-year-old girl, smart, creative, confident and comfortable in all aspects of her being, free and adventurous, sweet to tough to tomboy to romantic. A girl who likes to keep busy and push life to its limits, with traveling and hanging out and everything in between.'
Editorial images from the January lookbook

To envisage an idea of Free People's style, think Urban Outfitters but with a softer, more delicate approach, floaty floral dresses, subtly distressed denim, boho feather headresses, intricate embellishments and chintzy vintage prints with a token sequin cocktail dress thrown in for good measure. Alternatively...go check out their website here and let the clothes do the talking...

Some screen shots of the artistically styled collections available online, including 'American Beauty', 'Back to the Garden' and 'Chinoiserie'.

What are you coveting from the latest collections?

28/07/2012

Rose Garden

 Wearing: Blazer, satin shorts & shoes: all Topshop, floral camisole: Vintage

19/07/2012

Hoss Intropia Covent Garden

I love Hoss Intropia; their collections just always seem to possess the perfect mixture of class, sophistication and femininity, with a slight quirky and frivolous twist! I usually visit the store at Sloane Square, but a little while back, I decided to go wild and venture into the Covent Garden branch to see what they had to offer...and this is what I found...
Gorgeous colour palette - particularly like the dashes of teal
Love these hues and patterns...light, fun and fresh!
On my wishlist...
Gorgeous store interior and decor as always
Love these Liberty esque printed scarves
Such a stunning hairpiece!

17/07/2012

Krispy Kreme 75th Birthday

This is a little bit of a silly post, but what with it being the favourite doughnut company, Krispy Kreme's 75th Birthday just a couple of days ago, I felt it was necessary to share how le boyfriend and I decided to celebrate it...that's right, with a dozen hand picked selection of the delicious doughnuts! I would like to say we shared them among the whole family...but unfortunately...that would be a lie...
Aren't the beautiful!?

Look...It's Me on LOOK Magazine!

I thought I would share with you all my joy at seeing Look Magazine had tweeted one of my latest outfit uploads to the 'Look What I'm Wearing' page! Check out a few of the rest of my looks here.



Wearing: Polka dot trousers: Kelly Brook @ New Look, Shirt, Necklace, Bag & Wedges: Topshop, 'Love' belt: Urban Outfitters, Leather jacket: Vintage

16/07/2012

RIHANNA to collaborate with River Island

It has been revealed earlier today, that the pop phenomenon Rihanna, is to design and launch a clothing line collaborating with retail giant, River Island. The collection is set to reach stores by next Spring. The superstar said in a statement, "I find London really inspiring and River Island loves to have fun with clothes. I'm looking forward to working with them and creating something really special." (Instyle) This is the biggest and most exciting news I've heard regarding high-street fashion in a long time! I can't wait to see what Ri Ri has in store for us all...

The Great Gatsby

I literally cannot wait for this to hit the big screen in December!! I don't even think I can bear to wait that long for it...the trailer looks incredibly beautiful. The modern rendition of F. Scott Fitzgerald's literary classic,  originally published in 1925, encompasses elements of grit, drama, sex, romance, beauty, danger, tragedy and plenty of Twenties glamour. With a Hollywood royalty combined cast, including the genius that is Leonardo DiCaprio, Carey Mulligan, Tobey McGuire and model Gemma Ward...it looks set to be an absolute cracker for the proposed Boxing Day release...(pun intended!) 

Check out the trailer above... love the fact that the opening soundtrack is Kanye & Jay Z's No Church in the Wild - very juxtaposing to the old school Twenties elegance!

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