Nine West launched a new creative platform this week named Shoelaborations, not only do I love the name, but I adore who they chose as the first designer – Sophie Theallet. The Sophie Theallet for Nine West collection tells the story of “Sophie from Paris Takes a Trip to NYC”, which means instantly I am sold, I love Paris and New York. Then I saw the pieces and I think I actually squealed slightly, and I love Sophie’s take on summer essentials. The line for spring/summer 2011 includes: a ballet flat, a double platform sandal, a raffia wedge *above – completely divine*, two satchels,
I have been wanting to share this Glamour UK February cover all week, I have been crazy, but it is worth waiting for as it has such fun and quirky styling. This a fun new look for Abbey Clancy *a stark contrast to her WAG status*, and she looks amazing in this Giles jumper. I know she did Giles Deacon’s show in September but come on Abbey is more lads mag than fashion rag isn’t she? But hey, so nice to see Giles on the cover!!
httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2BusUnmcjj8 After two seasons showing in Paris, I was excited to see what Giles Deacon had for his return to London, of course I wasn’t important enough to get tickets to this show *praying for next season already*, but hey that it was YouTube is for!! The collection had a lot going on, 90s trash colours, 70s inspired knitted tops, flared trousers, a-line skirts, 80s PacMan knits, prom dresses, wrap dresses and mini skirts. Generally this collection had everything including the weird drag queen make-up, celebrity models in the form of recently pregnant Abbey Clancy and Kelly Brook, and closed with veteran German model
So last week the British Fashion Council announced the official London Fashion Week schedule for SS11 for September. I have been mulling over the schedule and I am liking what I see. The big highlight has to be Giles Deacon confirming his return to London, marking a return following two seasons in Paris – he appears on the fourth day and it will definitely be the hot ticket of the week. Giles Deacon commented on his return to London: “Giles is a quintessential London label and I am extremely happy to be showing in London after two successful seasons in Paris”. Other