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Stellar Star x

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When was the last time you saw something so smart it made your head spin?

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Stella Jean as that rare ability to turn what we would look at and think is promisingly awful and turn it into proud peacocks of the fashion world.

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Each looks is a wonder, with the clever use of stripes pulling it all together like the ribbons on a babies bonnet.

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Stella Jean is prepared to do things that could…

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A Pearl x

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Preppy-sports-lux flavours Mother of Pearl SS15, stylishly crossing all sorts of nostalgic and modern borders with ease.

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A step away from the bold, bright prints of previous seasons there’s something effortless about this simple combination of cut and colour that quietly sings of contentment and inner confidence.

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Even when a bit of ooomph is brought to the party..

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Clothes to wear around…

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Ancient Greek Jellies..

The wonderfully iconic Ancient Greek Sandal’s are about to introduce their latest baby - their first ever jelly shoe made from 100% recyclable rubber.  

Ancient Greek Jellies..

The wonderfully iconic Ancient Greek Sandal’s are about to introduce their latest baby - their first ever jelly shoe made from 100% recyclable rubber.  

Colourscape x

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On Saturday we headed up with friends to Clapham Common to experience ‘Colourscape’ - walk-in structures originally created by artist Peter Jones in the 70’s to celebrate colour and light.

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We had no idea what to expect..to go in you’re given an overall to wear.  The practical purpose is to keep track of the number of people inside, but there’s also a transformative effect, blurring everyone…

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Kule x

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Kule - not a clever play on words, but designer Nikki Kule’s highly appropriate name.

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Offering a modern, classic luxury, ‘preppy luxe’ aesthetic thats easy on the eye and edgy in look.

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 It sits perfectly in that aspirational ‘smart casual’ part of the wardrobe..that essential area that’s surprisingly hard to fill…

Mi piace.. xxx

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Photo Shoot x

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Many, many , many years ago (when I was seventeen: Long time) we were staying at my Grandparent’s house on the Greek island of Spetses when there was a terrible forest fire.  The sun was blocked out by the smoke and falling ash and our only escape was to be evacuated by boat from the beach to the safety of the mainland where we sat and watched the island burn.

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Our biggest regret was that we…

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The Outside Edge x

The Outside Edge x

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Moncler Gamme Rouge is a thick layer of visual lust spread across the page..

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Rene Ramillon from Grenoble, France made the leap from making sleeping bags to fashion when he turned the technique for making sleeping bags into coats.  The rest is history.

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Giambattista Valli is the brains behind this couture inspiration of the urban, utilitarian style and the man happily playing in the proverbial…

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