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Luella’s prices plunge

Last Updated on 13th November 2009 The fashion world is still weeping over news that British designer Luella Bartley’s eponymous label has ceased trading, but in a bitter-sweet twist, there’s […]

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AW09 Trends: Velvet

Last Updated on 20th October 2013 Admittedly, the return of fusty velvet may well fill with you with dread but, this season, it’s time for a rethink. Velvet has thrown […]

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AW09 Trends: Cut-outs

Last Updated on 20th October 2013 It’s time to play a demure game of peek-a-boo for the new provocative way to dress is strategically sexy: discreetly revealing, transparent but not […]

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AW09 Trends: Knit Wit

Last Updated on 20th October 2013 This season, knitwear is no longer a support act , it’s the star turn. Colourful, adventurous and vibrant knitwear was really celebrated at the […]

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AW09 Trends: Tweed

Last Updated on 20th October 2013 Tweed is a perennial fashion favourite, and Autumn/Winter ‘09 is no exception. Yes, it’s time to think tweedy – but certainly neither twee nor […]

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AW09 Trends: Leather

Last Updated on 20th October 2013 Elegant and sophisticated are terms not often associated with leather… Until now. Soft, pliable and beautifully cut in feminine, luxurious and bourgeois silhouettes, leather […]

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AW09 Trends: The Thigh’s the Limit

Last Updated on 20th October 2013 Powerful, sexy, and slightly hard-core, the thigh-high boot makes a fierce and unexpected statement for Autumn. This bondagesque trend debuted—ever so briefly though unforgettably—on […]

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AW09 Trends: La Parisienne

Last Updated on 20th October 2013 Coquettish, frivolous and a total vamp after dark, this season, fashion’s darling, la Parisienne, makes an uber-glamorous return. Yes, ready-to-wear meets couture this season […]

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London Fashion Week: Sado AW09

Last Updated on 24th February 2009 With some of the prettiest colour combinations I’ve seen, Carlotta Gherzi’s AW09 Sado collection featured simple silk pieces in grey, raspberry, orange and peach.  Prim puff […]

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