Can you believe that everywhere is already starting to look a lot more Christmassy? I am a festive season junkie normally but this year my Christmas cheer has been put on hold a little due to a little thing called my wedding!!! However, I couldn’t but feel a little in the party mood when checking out the Ted Baker Royal Mint pop-up in Selfridges this week.
Ted Baker’s seasonal catwalk shows have become quite a fixture in my schedule, as not only does it give me a preview of the up-coming collection, but it is always so beautifully produced. For the autumn/winter 2013, Ted has been inspired by ‘taking the scenic route’, so there was a travel theme throughout the catwalk show mixed in with lots of old school glamour, vibrant colours, elegance, dark floral prints, and the most incredible selection of coats. I know it is hard to think autumn/winter and layering when the sun is shining outside but most of the retailers are starting
One of the biggest trends this summer has to be prints, whether it is the retro car print inspired by Prada, or the scarf trend seen on the catwalks at D&G, or even a splash of florals, zig-zags, animal or tribal prints, there are colourful prints for everyone this season. How you wear it is totally up to you, be bold and work your print head-to-toe as seen as Proenza Schouler, or just go for a little print magic by working printed trousers with a pastel or white tee, or do it the other way round and wear a bold
I love a good celebration, whether it is my birthday **hint, hint it’s this weekend**, a wedding, or an anniversary, so The Queen’s DIamond Jubilee is right up my street. Not only am I becoming a little bit of a royalist but I am loving that so many fashion brands have got behind the Union Jack, which if I do say so myself is by far the prettiest flag!!! There are so many cool Jubilee-related items out there and I am loving places like Selfridges and Liberty’s that have put together dedicated Jubilee pop-ups and gorgeous window displays. It was
I love quirky, I love prints, I love bird prints, and I am a little partial to the elegance of a Flamingo – well today in the Handpicked Media suite I had the pleasure of seeing some of Ted Baker’s high summer pieces and this swimming costume is a must have piece for me. First up, great neon colour, secondly can’t go wrong with Flamingos, and finally I love a swimming costume rather than a bikini and I love this one-shoulder version as it is a little different. There are other Flamingo prints in the collection and I think I