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The Hiut Denim Co Hacks Rivet and Hide Window

Made in Britain denim brand Huit Denim Co push the boundaries of consumer interaction with their new window "hack" installation at London denim boutique Rivet & Hide. If you haven’t come across Hiut Denim Co, they are a small start up looking to bring jobs back to Britain by making raw jeans in a beautiful corner of Wales. Founders David and Claire ...
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LONDON: Jimmy Choo Flagship

Luxury footwear brand Jimmy Choo has re-opened its newly renovated and expanded London flagship store on New Bond Street.
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Trend Alert – Light as a feather -

Soft to the touch and light as air, feathers create an ethereal vibe with delicate placements on hems or as allover decorative embellishment.
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The Club: Tom Dixon at London Design Festival 2014

British designer Tom Dixon has blended the refined elegance of the traditional members' club with his "misspent youth" in discotheques, styling his destination store at West London's Portobello Dock with warm metals, textured black surfaces, inviting armchairs and geometric chandeliers. The stars of the show are copper and brass: used for monumental lighting pieces and decorative accessories, the metals cast a warm glow ...
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Trend Alert – Optic Black & White -

Optic black and white made a visually stimulating impact for S/S 15. In prints, colour-blocking and material mixes, these classic colours are set to be the must-have combination for season.
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Backstage Beauty: Glitter, sparkle and ‘cosmic clusters’ at Ashish -

Models at Ashish looked as though they had been dipped in glitter from head to toe. The make-up focused on bright, shimmering eyes. Make-up artist Sharon Dowsett, using Maybelline New York, covered the eyelids with Coral Drama from the Diamond Glow Eyeshadow Palette, then decorated eyes with glitter and iridescent star cut-outs. Dowsett took the Big Eyes Pencil along the lower ...
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LONDON: The BLEACH Bar

BLEACH founders Alex Brownsell and Sam Teasdale’s East London Empire continues with the addition of The BLEACH Bar, just a few doors down from their cult Dalston-based hair salon. 
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All That Glitters: Nails at House of Holland S/S15 Show -

With nude nails popping up at most shows on the London catwalks, we were pleased to see some colour and glitter at House of Holland. Queen of nail art Sophy Robson created a glittery red and pink nail, inspired by the sandals in the collection. “The nail look was inspired by one of the holographic sandals in Henry’s collection and ...
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Trend Alert – Petrol Greens -

S/S 15 colour sees the blue palette extend to deep ocean greens in elegant petrol and emerald hues.
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Trend Alert – The Long Tunic Dress -

Ankle-grazing and floor-sweeping layers emerge and important silhouette for S/S 15. Ultra-lightweight materials provide fluidity and movement.
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Pared-down and understated nude nails dominated on the New York and London Catwalks -

Nude nails are a key trend on the S/S15 catwalks, seen in glossy and matte finishes. Marina Sandoval for Bourjois created a “shiny nude nail” at Orla Kiely. Sandoval applied two thick coats of So Laque Ultra Shine Nail Enamel in Rose Lounge and one coat of clear 1 Seconde Nail Enamel on the fingertips for a super glossy finish. For Hemyca, ...
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Backstage Beauty: Ethereal Elegance at Michael van der Ham -

The delicate and ornate fabric textures within the Michael van der Ham spring/summer 2015 collection were paired with a make-up look inspired by fresh skin tones. Make-up artist Sam Bryant, using MAC, created a subtle beige look with Studio Sculpt Foundation applied over a base of Fix Plus for a flawless complexion without luminosity. Pro Sculpting Powder softly defined the ...
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Spring is in the air at Burberry -

London: A live performance by James Bay set the scene for Christopher Bailey’s Burberry Spring 2015 collection. Aptly titled the Birds and the Bees, this beautiful presentation drew on the joys of Spring. Light as butterfly wings, gossamer fabrics, and iridescent surfaces graced ethereal silhouettes, although Christopher Bailey was said to have 'drawn to the idea of rebirth' and 'to ...
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Backstage at Christopher Kane: Hair, Make-Up and Nails -

The beauty team went backstage at Christopher Kane as it prepares for the spring/summer 2015 show. Lead Make-up Artist Lucia Pieroni, using Nars, created a “fresh faced, iridescent and luminous” look which focused on the skin and eyes. She started with Pure Radiant Tinted Moisturizer and Optimal Brightening concentrate mixed with Luminous Moisture Cream. The Violet Atom Multiple stick was used ...
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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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