Archive for July, 2013

Out Of Africa - Exotic Prints For Hot Summer Nights

Tuesday, July 16th, 2013

animalprint-outofafricaAnimal print is one fail safe trend that never goes out of style, especially in these soaring temperatures. So channel those animal instincts and slip into some sexy snake skin, lovely leopard print or some zany zebra print delights!

One of our stand-out animal print pieces is this beautiful Zedal Black Silk Dress from Conditions Apply a mixture of both zebra and leopard; this dress can be dressed up for the day or night. This is a perfect way to tap into these seasons bold prints, instantly giving you a new season update. Made from 100% silk.

Marry this gorgeous dress with some equally wild accessories from Dainty Damsel (ring), Dorus Mhor (necklace), Cheet London (bag),  and La Paire (sandals) GRRRR!

IndependentBoutique.com Chats To Ismad London

Monday, July 15th, 2013

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Today we're chatting to trend setting accessories label Ismad London, who create fine leather bags using traditional Moroccan methods. The Ismad London range mixes boho and vintage influences to create unique and timeless treasures that you'll cherish for years to come. Everyone needs a trusty leather bag and Ismad London provide high-quality on trend pieces you'll turn to again and again, we chat to Ismad London owner and designer Isabelle Martial about her gorgeous leather accessories...... (more...)

Luxury Bag Designer Jenny Purchase Chats To IndependentBoutique.com

Monday, July 15th, 2013

 

jenny-purchase-rubyToday we're chatting to exciting new accessory designer Jenny Purchase! Jenny is a brand new designer who works with exotic skins such as ostrich and stingray. All Jenny Purchase bags are made right here in the UK. Her debut collection was inspired by markings on the London tube to the cobbled streets of Croatia. We chat to Jenny now about her exciting new brand.... (more...)

Neon Nights

Friday, July 12th, 2013

Brighten up your wardrobe in a flash this summer, get some neon in your life! You could blame the bright weather but we can't get enough of punchy accessories and eye-catching outfits that scream "look at me" in the sunshine! Wearing neon colours can give you a mood and energy boost, so here are some innovative ideas on how you can mix sexy electric hues into your everyday ensembles with sophistication and class. Add a pop of fun colour without over-doing it with our top neon picks!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Alex Satchel in Lime from #IJ, Eel Skin Electro Clasp from Makki

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Nyx Rainbow Tie Dye Leggings from Obscure Couture, Ophelia Cropped Vest from Obscure Couture

Baby Skull Neon Bracelet from Suicide Blonde, Card Holder in Neon Lime from Suicide Blonde

The Cream Of The Crop - The Best Of Graduate Fashion Week

Thursday, July 11th, 2013

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Last month I had the pleasure of going to Graduate Fashion Week in Earls Court. It was like walking into Pandora’s Box of the future of creative design. Such an event is vital to maintain Britain’s place as the home of individual style and art. Showcasing the work of over 1,000 graduates from some of the most influential UK and International Universities, it provides an unrivalled platform for the promotion of new talent. I had the delight of going to the Manchester College of Arts show and here are some of my favourite women designers. (more...)

New Collection: Art On Fashion

Tuesday, July 9th, 2013

We're extremely excited to bring you the brand new S/S collection from unique luxury womenswear label Art On Fashion. Art on Fashion collaborate with exciting contemporary artists to bring you wearable pieces of art to delight, draw attention and create interest. For women who exude modern day cool, here are our top picks from the latest collection...

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Back To Black

Tuesday, July 2nd, 2013

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When colour becomes all too much there’s only one-way to turn and that’s back to black, sophistication, power and coolness all in one.
This darkly glamorous hue is always in style and a welcome break from those floral dresses and neon brights.  Slip on this sexy little outfit and some deliciously gothic jewels for a sultry summer look.

Dress from HEMYCA £530, Bag from Florian London £170, Shoes from SD Yohans £385, Earrings from Grainne Morton £49, Bracelet by Eastern Mystic £110