Ted Baker & Moore opens in London’s Shoreditch

Emphasising the lifestyle appeal of the Ted Baker brand, the UK based label have opened a brand new store in London’s Shoreditch. With less of a focus on the apparel (for which the brand is arguably best known) this new store highlights the ‘Moore’ that there is to the brand by spotlighting the footwear collection and extensive accessories offer that ...
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Brooches are confirmed as the new must-have jewellery item

The brooch has been making a quiet resurgence in recent seasons and the A/W15 catwalks confirmed it's importance with the likes of Prada, Balenciaga, Louis Vuitton and Marni each showing a number of looks accessorised with brooches or pins. We love this item for it's versatility as demonstrated by Style Queen The Man Repeller (below). WGSN subscribers can click here for more direction ...
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Jennifer Lawrence, Kristen Stewart and Lykke Li spice up Spring 15 handbag campaigns, outshine mainline ads

In what has been a rather average campaign season for the three brands in terms of creativity, with Chanel’s Paris at night setting and then Gucci and Dior’s even more simple studio imagery, each of the brands have thankfully stepped up their game for the Spring accessory campaigns. Star wattage has spiced up the brands’ advertising, continuing S/S 15’s celebrity-heavy ...
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Carnival Queens and a sense of humour at Sophia Webster

London: Who says shoes can’t be out of this world? Each season Sophia Webster is a must-see invite as she creates an alternate universe to showcase the personality behind her accessories. Sophia creates shoe butterflies and is master of modern day branding. This season combined mind-bending prints with intricately engineered shoe patterns and a love of Gwen Stefani in the ...
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Eshvi team up with 711 to create a line of luxury beanies

Ever since we clapped eyes on the Robot collection from Eshvi we have been obsessed, so we were super excited to discover that the London based jewellery label has teamed up with accessories brand 711 to create a range of luxury chunky knit beanies, embellished with resin cubes borrowed from the Robot collection and topped with a removable pompom. Available to buy from ...
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Kipling launches metallic range just in time for the festive season.

Lifestyle brand Kipling  - long renowned for functional, affordable design - have launched a glittering metallics range just in time for the festive season. The trademark 'City Pack B' gets a luxurious makeover in pale silver, with this new collection also marking the launch of the small but perfectly formed 'Abela' across-body bag.    
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Kit Neale collaborates with Tatty Devine on limited edition collection

Happy Halloween from these little critters by Kit Neale X Tatty Devine available to buy online now!
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FKA twigs creates concept film for Google Glass

Just when we thought we couldn't be any more obsessed by Twigs she uploads the first - in what is anticiapted to be a series - of self-directed short films to her dedicated 'throughglass' You Tube account. Set to re-scored versions of 'Video-Girl' and 'Glass & Patron' the film sees Twigs gain the upper hand in a  heated dance off ...
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Pretty surface embellishments emerge as a must-have update for occasion items

Glittering crystals drive this trend and are generously applied in a host of designs, spanning the abstract at Tod's through to measured repeat designs at Fendi. Aigner confirms florals as an essential motif for the season.
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Milan confirms The Seventies as a key point of reference for women’s accessories this season

Celebrated looks from the late 60s - early 70s continue to emerge as a defining source of inspiration for spring/summer 15 accessories. The bucket bag, wide brimmed hat and pussy-bow are amongst the key items. Crocodile leathers, feature top-stitching and floral prints drive materials and details.
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Matching accessories and apparel takes the co-ordinates trend to the next level

First spotted at Preen where we saw matching Breton striped outerwear and backpacks, the Max Mara collection confirms co-ordinated apparel and accessories as a directional styling story for spring/summer 2015.
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Sash belts are confirmed as a must-have item at Burberry Prorsum

With so much focus centred around the waist this season, belts were always going to be an important accessory. Somewhat unexpectedly however, we are seeing sash belts quickly gatehring pace as the must-have item within this product area.
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Stripes continue to trend for women’s spring/summer 2015 accessories

The humble stripe is updated with multi-guages this season, a trend that works across the accessories and jewellery product categories.
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Craig Kauffman inspires molded plastics for MBMJ accessories

Katie Hillier and Luella Bartley cited a group of artists at the Ferus gallery in L.A as a major point of reference for their second catwalk collection at MBMJ. Renowned for his work with vacum-formed plastics and acrylics, the specific influence Craig Kauffman had on the spring/summer 15 bags at MBMJ was clear to see; from the molded constructions and lozenge ...
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Is Apple’s smart watch the key to the wearables market?

The debate around Apple’s smart watch at WGSN seems to be whether, feature packed as it is, it will be enough to open up a market in the way that the iPhone and iPad did for smartphones and tablet sales. Because a market is what wearables just ain’t at the moment – when they become one, that’s when everything changes, when ...
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