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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3.1 Phillip Lim signals a return to slouchy, unstructured bag silhouettes for spring/summer 2015

Loop-through straps and bracelet handles exaggerate soft silhouettes; updating the classic hobo for spring/summer 2015.
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Isa Arfen confirms super-size hair accessories are the next big thing -

Featured in our Emerging Trend report published earlier this year, XL hair accessories continue to emerge as a must-have for spring/summer 2015.
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Alexander Wang looks to iconic sneakers to inspire spring/summer 2015 accessories

Technical piecing, padded sections, bright colour pops and the pièce de résistance; Nike Air Max inspired air bubbles, left no doubt that sneakers were the inspiration behind the bags at Alexander Wang this season.
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Indigo shows signs of emerging as a key colour for women’s accessories at NYFW

The indigo blues that have emerged so strongly for women's apparel this season show signs of being just as important for accessories assortments, as demonstated at Jason Wu where inky snakeskin featured heavily.  
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MICA: the wearable tech you actually want to wear from Opening Ceremony and Intel

Anticipation builds as the unveiling of MICA (My Intelligent Communication Accessory) at the upcoming Opening Ceremony spring/summer 2015, draws ever closer. Born out of the groundbreaking collaboration beteween fashion powerhouse Opening Ceremony and leading chip manufacturer Intel, the accessory combines semi-precious gems and water snakeskin with advanced technology that includes communications capabilities and wireless charging support, enabling the wearer to stay connected via SMS ...
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The trend for single earrings is set to continue into spring/summer 2015

Last season's must-have jewellery trend as championed by Vuitton and Celine isn't over yet as the girls at the Houghton show are spotted accesorising their 'borrowed from the boyfriend' looks with super-size single earrings.  
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The Mansur Gavriel Backpack

Fans of cult New York brand Mansur Gavriel will be excited to hear that they have added a backpack to their sleek range of Italian-made bags. Crafted from Italian vegetable tanned leather or coated calf, the backpack comes in two sizes; grande and mini, both of which feature an interior zipped compartment and adjustable straps. Predictably the backpack sold out almost immediately ...
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