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Steal Her Look, a fresh online fashion brand specialising in clothing for 16-35 year olds has announced its involvement in this years Clothes Show at the NEC Birmingham.  The Clothes Show in association with Alcatel, is a one stop destination for all things fashion and beauty and features over 350 pop-up fashion and beauty boutiques, inside expert trend reports, exclusive style advice and non-stop runway shows. Steal Her Look will be showcasing their AW 2016 collection in line...

When planning an outfit for a girly night out or an evening gig, the jacket is usually the last thing to be considered. As well as covering up any well-styled ensemble, the burden of carrying it round once inside or queuing for the cloakroom is enough to deter many people from wrapping up, even during the winter party season. New product, the Jack-it-bag has been launched, offering the solution to this problem that is only set to grow as we wave goodbye to this year’s summer...

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Ann Summers are inviting you to Get Your Freak On this Halloween with their spooktacularly sexy fancy dress and accessories range! Focusing on the classic costumes with a Zombie twist and the intricate art of the Day of the Dead, this range is sure to suit all Halloween costume needs! Perhaps going back to basics with the Miss Bones Dress and half price matching socks is up your street, or alternatively, become a zombie Cheerleader for the night!  or for a simple effect, try...

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AmaElla, a new ethical lingerie brand offering stylish, organic cotton designs, produced according to strong ethical principles, is to be launched via a crowd-funding campaign this month. The two best friends behind this social venture aim to raise £10,000 to enable their first production run. Investors will be offered benefits additional to the feel good, look good, do good factors they’ll experience by being first to take delivery of such elegant, ethical lingerie … AmaElla,...

To support the fight against breast cancer, Lindex is launching its own design collection in October with 10 % of the price being donated to cancer research.     Lindex has a great reputation for collaborating with some of the worlds most esteemed international designers such as Missoni, Matthew Williamson and Jean Paul Gaultier, but for 2016, the Lindex in-house design team have lead the creation of the ‘Pink Collection’ to support the fight against breast cancer.     “We...

If you are looking for stylish footwear to see you through autumn and winter, then shoe specialist, Deichmann , has all of the inspiration you need. From on trend shoes to help you step comfortably through the working week to sophisticated boots that promise to keep your feet cosy and chic, the Deichmann collection will help you stride through all weathers this winter. If you’re looking for a fashionable update to your working wardrobe, then look no further than these deep...

Bringing you the latest styles and trends straight from the catwalks, Audacious style believe in creating individuality and freedom of expression in what women choose to wear. Exploring the unique and fun side of fashion, Audacious style believe every fashionista has a gift. They believe in seeing every individual flourish in their fashion choices, eliminating stereotypes or conventions from traditional fashion brands. Audacious Style believe in allowing their customers to play...

Pokémon Go may only have launched last month but it’s already amassed a legion of followers, with downloads of the mobile app estimated to have already topped 100 million and breaking Apple Store records. Fans of the popular franchise can now demonstrate their passion for the game with the release of a new graphic design t-shirt from Shhplash Clothing. The augmented reality app Pokémon Go has seen users walking the streets in search of pocket monsters in a bid to catch them...

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Female entrepreneur Hayat Rachi is on her way to becoming a big name in fashion, but her path to success has not always been clear and free of obstacles. The young Moroccan woman‘s drive as Founder and CEO of feminist lingerie brand Neon Moon has resulted in a successful project aiming to empower women. Hayat grew up on a council estate and was bullied in school. Ignoring her peers’ hurtful words, the young woman became the first person in her family to go to university, getting...

The phrase ‘put on your dancing shoes’ has just taken on an exciting new meaning, as a brand new pair of smart shoes hit the market with the ability to teach the wearer to dance using nothing but gentle vibrations. Great for those who want to add a new skill to their repertoire, the shoes are also an ideal accessory for those looking to get fit in a fun new way. The rhythm shoes are set to become the novice dancer’s new wardrobe essential. As well as being comfortable and...

In a fashion landscape that encourages a constant demand for new collections, fuelling a culture of fast, trend-led, throwaway fashion, new clothing brand Crepe Records calls for a new approach to great style. Inspired by music and a passion for ethically sourced clothing, Crepe Records urges fashion fans to stop collecting a multitude of throwaway clothes, opting for a more considered, staple wardrobe of only high quality pieces instead. Formed from a love of music, the original...

Old-school Hollywood glamour is returned to the red carpet and beyond as Dominique Mearns Couture debuts a luxury collection of evening wear, oozing classic style rules and timeless elegance. Produced from the finest of fabrics, this new fashion house revives traditional values as well as a retro style inspired by a golden era of movie stars. Already a favourite of TV stars and beauty queens, the couture collection does more than just look good – a portion of the proceeds from...

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Springtime should hopefully signify putting heavy boots to the back of the shoe cupboard and slipping on lighter shoes, sneakers and sandals instead. Adding any of these five shoes to your rack will ensure you’re stepping out in style this season: On-Point The pointed toe is the posh shoe shape of the season, with Celine even dubbing its Babouche pointed slipper a ‘V neck’ style. Topshop is a great place to find perfectly pointed flats in a similar style at a much more purse-friendly...

Lingerie brand Playtex launches major innovation for women wanting to enhance their assets and go WIRELESS • Playtex’s new wireless bra promises 360° support and lift and a new sense of freedom and comfort throughout the day • Holly Willoughby and Catherine Zeta-Jones top the list of breasts most admired • Helen Mirren voted as biggest role model amongst women ages 40-65 New research unveiled by lingerie specialist Playtex reveals how more than 6 out of 10 women are not...

British fashion brand AGA Couture has just debuted its latest collection, ahead of stunning runway entrance at London Fashion   Weekend. A collision of luxe fabrics, delicate finishes and feminine cuts, DARK-SUNSET casts a shadow on convention, and introduces ladies to a new era of artisan style. Designed to celebrate the female physique, the DARK-SUNSET collection is an assembly of formal evening gowns and two piece sets. The concept of contemporary femininity is woven into...

The collection is built around the boho-chic look which is perfectly aligned with Sienna Miller’s personal style. Key pieces include the fluid goddess blouse, the maxi dress and denim flares.   #gallery-2 { margin: auto; } #gallery-2 .gallery-item { float: left; margin-top: 10px; text-align: center; width: 33%; } #gallery-2 img { border: 2px solid #cfcfcf; } #gallery-2 .gallery-caption { margin-left: 0; } /* see...

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As a full figured woman, it’s never easy finding beautiful, well made clothing. When it comes to swim suits, your task is even harder. Then add to the mix how changeable swim suit fashions are, and you can struggle to find a bathing suit that’s both fashionable and suitable for your body type. Right now, retro is in. According to Vogue magazine, the 50s pinup look made famous by Sophia Loren and Marilyn Monroe (both plus size women!) is actually making a big comeback, and...

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Charlotte Dujardin OBE, who rode to double gold medal victory in the London 2012 Olympic Games has signed with one of Europe’s most successful modelling agencies, London-based MOT Models. Charlotte’s Olympic success with horse Valegro at the Games was nothing short of exceptional following years of hard work in Gloucestershire at dressage champion Carl Hester’s yard. Spotting her talent after just ten days of Charlotte Dujardin working at the yard in 2007, they formed a...

A British corsetry boutique is helping ladies hit New Year weight loss targets as motivation wanes following the first flush of commitment, with a stunning range of waist trainers that actively promote perspiration. Loved by the likes of A-list celebrities such as Kim Kardashian, True Corset waist trainers are every girl’s secret weapon when it comes to trimming down, and toning up.     When worn repeatedly, waist training garments have been shown to dynamically...

Little Mix are the new global ambassadors for USA Pro – the fashionable sportswear brand, designed by women for women. The former X Factor winners will star in a new TV advert, due to air in January, and work with USA Pro on their very own collaboration, which is due to release in Summer 2016. The band, made up of Jade Thirlwall, Perrie Edwards, Leigh-Anne Pinnock, and Jesy Nelson, will each work on collections that reflect their individual personalities and approaches to fashion...

Muse, Journalist, Brand Strategist and Mentor Sissi Johnson has been hailed by ELLE UK as “making waves this fashion week” and named one of the best 6 Instagrams to follow alongside style pioneer Garance Doré. Formerly Editor-at-Large of SOMA Magazine (USA), Sissi headlined coveted designer brand Mansur Gavriel’s New York Fashion Week presentation, not as model but as muse. Spring/Summer Fashion Week 2016 saw Sissi featured on Net-a-Porter and Refinery29’s Instagram...

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From Rita Hayworth to Kendall Jenner, the world’s most iconic models and what made them unique. Long Tall Sally, global leader in fashion for tall women, has today, launched an interactive visual gallery revealing the most iconic female models to walk the runways and grace international magazine covers. ‘Models of the Moment’ features 27 women from the 1940s to the present day and includes the likes of American pinup turned movie star, Rita Hayworth, British-born 60s icon,...

Low cost and easily accessible clothing has led to a throwaway fashion culture, a trend which eco-conscious designers such as Vivienne Westwood are trying to eliminate. Ethical shoe brand Startas + Co is leading the movement in trying to change the way people buy fashion items with a new Instagram competition.     It has been claimed that social media and the rise of the selfie is to blame for this throwaway culture – as people don’t like to be seen wearing the...

5 ft 9 or taller? Struggling to find clothes that fit? Stand Tall is a brand new initiative to get high street fashion retailers to stand up and take notice of tall women. Next time you’re in a changing room and the clothes you’re trying on don’t fit, take a quick picture and post with the hashtag #standtallselfie.   The campaign was the brainchild of Sheyi Louisa Adelasoye, a 6 ft graphic designer and part-time model of Nigerian descent. Sheyi said: “I’ve always...

  Feetz Pocket Wellies, have added a new colour to their range of foldable boots – classic black. A firm favourite with festival goers and lovers of the outdoors, visitors to www.feetz.co.uk can now choose from a total of five colours.     Feetz are made from lightweight plastic with hardy rubber soles and fit securely over normal shoes keeping footwear dry and feet happy.     Feetz are available in blue, black, pink, yellow and white and in sizes...

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With more economies showing signs of growth all over the world, there have become more opportunities for investment in the world of fashion. For example, menswear has seen a dramatic increase in revenue in these emerging economies. This has led to more interest in different areas of the world of fashion. More retailers are extending their business to international locations than ever before. Better internet access has led to people all over the world being more fashion aware. High-end...

The travel experts launch a women’s tee, complete with under-arm pockets to keep valuables totally safe  Wave goodbye to the days of panicking about pickpockets – a brand new women’s t-shirt is offering travellers a unique and innovative way to store their valuables, with two under-arm pockets disguised within a stylish fitted tee.     The Clever Travel Companion tee can store valuable items out of sight safely, with room for passports, credit cards and even...

CARAFINA® is set to release their highly anticipated Spring/Summer ’15 collections.   Since they burst onto the scene seven years ago, the much loved California brand specialize in curating stylish and wearable garments, alongside hand-picked home furnishings and jewellery collections. From its founding roots, CARAFINA® – Spanish for “elegant face” – seeks to refine the beauty in every woman.     Based in California, a multicultural...

One of the UK’s leading jewellery designers is launching his bespoke diamond collection with a pop up shop at London’s exclusive department store Fenwick. The Wylde Flower Diamond® pop-up shop opened on the 5 May until 1 June in Bond Street. Nicholas Wylde celebrated 25 years in the jewellery business by creating the Wylde Flower Diamond® and has been voted as one of the Hot 100 Jewellers in the country. Nicholas who has a loyal customer following, including royalty and...

Summer is on its way and across the UK fashionistas will be shunning winter coats and woolly jumpers in favour of sassy tea dresses, cool summer shirts and other seasonally appropriate garments. Vintage e-boutique Messina Hembry has trend-setters sorted with a cherry picked range of pre-loved clothing that’s perfect for a summer wardrobe revamp. Josh Hembry, Head Buyer said, “We’re so excited for summer and are celebrating by introducing a huge range of seasonal threads...

The School of Fashion at Southampton Solent University is launching a new BA (Hons) Beauty Promotion course recruiting now for October 2015. The innovative three-year course will focus on developing students for a career within the global beauty industry. Magazine beauty director turned academic, Elizabeth Barnett-Lawton developed the course, building on the success of the Media Fashion Styling programme, led by Principal Lecturer, Jennifer Anyan.     The programme...

An online emporium is breathing new life into pre-loved designer clothing with a focus on vintage pieces and second hand threads. Born from a humble bedroom enterprise, Messina Hembry has quickly grown into a thriving eCommerce store, eBay’s largest retailer of second hand branded clothing and one of the top 10 boutiques on the ASOS marketplace. Now, the recycled fashion empire has launched its very own e-boutique showcasing the very best of its pre-loved inventory. Inspired...

Hitting the high street just got greener thanks to the launch of an on-trend range of fashionable, foldable bags. Underpinned by a mission to blend style with sustainability, Eco Chic retails a gorgeous collection of environmentally friendly bags for the fashion conscious woman. While the world is making progress when it comes to slashing plastic bag consumption, recent statistics from WRAP revealed that there is still a long way to go. In 2013, the government funded Waste and...

Lovers of high-end haute couture are set to swoon as a brand new fashion house launches its exquisite collection of 2015 adornments. Specialising in bespoke high heels and luxury jewellery, Iconoduly creates inimitable items for the modern woman. Christopher-Calvin Pollard, Aesthetics Director at Iconoduly: “My vocation, my calling in life, is to revive the lost art of adornment and create exquisite treasures. I live to bring objects of beauty into this world and it brings...

“ It’s what you do that defines you” (video below)  is the Lindex 2015 spring campaign message, featuring Super Role Models Christy Turlington Burns, Liya Kebede and Toni Garrn. Lindex spring campaign is all about that true beauty comes from what you do as well as how you look. The campaign highlights three beautiful women who also do good things outside of the fashion world, which in turn makes them Super Role Models. – I have learned that it’s what you do, how...

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Bosom Galore, a UK manufactured luxury lingerie brand based in Cornwall, are opening their virtual shop doors on March 9th. In response to the poor availability of luxury lingerie in small band and large cup sizes, the brand specialise in sizes from 26E to 34H with plans to expand their size range further. The brand was founded by Katy, a fellow small band and large cupped woman who felt neglected by the lingerie industry: “Throughout my many years of bra shopping I have found...

Brits are exhibiting a growing desire to emulate the glossy long locks of famous celebrities including pop star Cheryl Fernandez-Versini, who was recently voted the UK’s number one hair icon. Cheryl’s cascading locks have been coloured chocolate brown and burgundy red and the songstress has triggered a surge in the UK hair extensions market. Britain is the world’s third largest buyer of extensions behind America and China as global demand for hair extensions soars. Alongside...

    London’s leading vintage fashion and textiles fair is back in only ten days time- our first vintage fair of the year! Over 50 stalls of fabulous vintage and our pop up cafe from Blackbird Tea RoomsBring a copy of this email printed out or on your mobile device for half price entry, or alternatively purchase a ticket in advance below.         SUNDAY 1 FEBRUARY 11am- 5.30pm Chelsea Old Town Hall | King’s Road | London | SW3 5EE www.frockmevintagefashion.com Nearest...

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HotSquash.com are launching the first GOOD QUALITY £1 Dress on the 12th December, after a countdown initiative starting on Cyber Monday 1st Dec. A host of massive discounts and exclusive offers are available for 12 days leading down to the final 12th day of Christmas where they are selling their classic rouched dress for £1 down from £95!!! Hotsquash.com is the clever tech fashion brand, with temperature controlled technology woven into the fabrics, ensuring all designs regulate...

Lindex continues the collaboration with super model Karen Elson who is, together with Liya Kebede, the face for this year’s Christmas Story campaign.

Lindex continues the collaboration with super model Karen Elson who is, together with Liya Kebede, the face for this year’s Christmas Story campaign.     “Karen Elson is one of the world’s most iconic models, and her style and self-confidence matches well with the Lindex brand. We are very happy we could continue working with her for the up coming Christmas campaign”, says Johan Hallin, Concept & Marketing Director at Lindex. The Christmas collection...

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A luxury new fashion brand is proving that sustainable fashion doesn’t mean sacrificing on cutting-edge style. ï Miss Sophïe is a chic new ready to wear label for women who want certified organic fabrics, hand-crafted garments and street-savvy style that sets the trends, rather than following them. Coming to stockists in January 2015, the sustainable fashion brand will soon hit the wish-lists of any woman wanting to endorse sustainability without compromising on their unique...

On October 2, H&M introduces Conscious Denim, a collection with clean styling and contemporary fits, that not only uses more sustainable materials, but also more conscious processes. In a first for H&M, the washes used on its denim have been graded to assess their environmental impact, including energy and water use. The collection includes pieces for women, men and children, and will be available worldwide in around 1,000 stores for women and 700 stores for men, as well...

During spring 2015 Lindex will open their first store in the fashion metropolis London. The store will open in the shopping centre Westfield Stratford City and a local distribution centre will also be in place. The local online shopping site for the fashion chain has already been launched. The investment is an important step in strengthening the Lindex brand internationally and a continuation of the fashion chain’s international expansion. “This is a great day in...

Made by Niki has a new lingerie shopping website and a new look for Summer 2014. Since Made by Niki opened it’s doors 8 years ago the world of retail and business has radically changed.  We are developing our online communities so that our customer is at the heart of what we do. We have updated our branding to reflect our bold, innovative standpoint on fashion and lingerie shopping. NEW WEBSITE Our new website makes it easy for you to shop on your mobile, tablet or desktop...

  A new ladies fashion website launches, vowing to change the face of British online shopping.  Unlike many of its competitors, sweetchicory.com offers true British luxury style , by ensuring each of its garments is manufactured in London.  Named after the wild chicory flower, the pioneering womenswear brand conveys the essence of the bloom in each of its products: simple elegance and beauty, and surprisingly unpretentious. Available for shipping all over the world, The...

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Forget top models. With haute couture turning to virtual reality, holographic versions of the world’s most in-demand models are now striding down the catwalks alongside their human counterparts.  But does this mean temperamental models are on their way out? New research has been revealed which shows it could be the end of the fashion world as we know it. A study published in the International Journal of Fashion Design, Technology and Education investigates the production...

Brightly coloured, affordable city bike makers – Nolobi bikes have released their new advert for the summer – What Rides May Come. A parody of the recent Subaru advert The Ride of Her Life. Amayah Louise and Matti Hemmings star in a heart thumping tale of love at first ride. She has the look, he has the tricks and together they’re about to discover that sometimes – love – only has one gear. Pursued by her psychotically violent father, they take to the road....

  Helly Hansen have announced Official Retail Partner for the Helly Hansen Beauty and the Beast trail marathon for 2014 as SportsShoes.com. SportsShoes.com, an online running and fitness retailer, is an approved stockist of Helly Hansen and has a longstanding relationship with the brand. To mark its partnership with Helly Hansen for the trail marathon, SportsShoes.com will be offering a series of special offers to Helly Hansen Beauty and the Beast competitors when they sign...