Really powerful new generation of UK talent had helped London Fashion Week become more exciting than its New York, Milan and Paris counterparts. Last weekend the capital came alive with dapper gentleman and stylish ladies for London Fashion Week Men’s spring/summer 2020.
The appointment of David Beckham as an ambassadorial president of the British Fashion Council (BFC) this year has further boosted London fashion week men’s. The former footballer, who will present a catwalk show for his brand, Kent & Curwen, on Sunday, told the Guardian: “More than ever, we have a real responsibility to engage and promote young and emerging creative talent. On the catwalks, exciting British menswear designers like Art School, BethanyBethany Williams, Charles Jeffrey Loverboy and Liam Hodges gave us a sneak peek at the trends that will dominate menswear next season. Read more
Come rain or shine – one of the best things about British Summer is the prestigious events that come with it.
From gracing Centre Court at The Championships, Wimbledon and feeling regal at Royal Ascot’s Ladies Day, to soaking up the atmosphere at the world’s best-known Regatta, Henley, these iconic occasions call for setting hair trends, as you mingle with the crème de la crème of society. All eyes will be on you, so how will you stand out in this super glam crowd?
All-new fragrances from The Merchant of Venice, for him and for her….
Travelling on a journey that starts from the Northern borders of the African coast, The Merchant of Venice has masterfully bottled the aromas and scents of the indigenous plants and flowers of these lands for a brand new fragrance, RED POTION. The heady scent captures orange blossom, rosemary, and the caramel-esque notes of the hardy immortelle – a flower known for its charismatic perfume. The signature red marbled bottle symbolises the fire-coloured sunsets reflected in the ripples of the Venetian Lagoon and the red velvets of the gondolas. Red is very much a colour that permeates the city of Venice….
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A scent inspired by a sophisticated flower, originally native to China, whose name derives from the ancient Venetian family of Mocenigo. For over 200 years, this unique rose has been grown on the family’s historic residence in Venice, brought there from France in 1814 thanks to Lucia Mocenigo. Lucia was friends with the beautiful Rose (Joséphine) Bonaparte, who is perhaps better known as being Napoleon’s wife. Today, the passion and enchantment of the rose’s enticing perfume has been delicately captured by The Merchant of Venice, allowing the natural sensuality of the flower’s fragrance to fully blossom….
For a century, Bentley Motors has been manufacturing luxury cars that combine excellence and expertise, tradition and modernity. The Bentley Fragrances perfume collection draws its inspiration from this prestigious world in which leather and wood panelling become a work of art.
The new collection called “Beyond” is composed by three rising young master perfumers, the first trio of the collection takes us to three different countries India, Indonesia or Mexico.
The bottles are inspired by the curves and materials used by Bentley Motors, combining power and style.
The bottle features two Bentley icons: the famous knurling on the stopper and the legendary “flying B” perching proudly on its top. Read more
Inspired by his earliest scent memory, that of his father wearing the iconic Grey Flannel, Chris Collins launches three exciting new scent ‘stories’ that truly embody his love of all things fragrant.
Following a career in fashion and luxury, it was a chance meeting with famed French perfumer Kilian Hennessy that prompted Chris to spend months in Grasse, immersing himself in the world of scent………….
This game-changing experience, combined with his life as a New Yorker, has resulted in the creation of Harlem Nights, Renaissance Man and Danse Sauvage, three new fragrances to tell the story of a man and the places closest to his heart – France and Harlem.“I myself am not a perfumer, I am merely the author of stories, of life’s experiences. This trilogy of fragrances begins the narrative of my scent journey.” Chris Collins
The British online fashion retail market is a continuing success story – and still attracting new players. V by Very contains “high quality, design-led lines” across womenswear, menswear and childrenswear. Group fashion director at Shop Direct Zoe Matthews said: “We know our customer wants a wardrobe that reflects them as an individual. Our new V by Very womenswear collection gives her quality, feminine fashion, with a distinctive handwriting that she’ll love. “It’s about style and inspiration combined with ease and convenience; helping our customer get more out of every day. That’s what we want to be famous for and that’s what V by Very will give her.”Very wants to expand the label “rapidly” over the years, and says it was designed to excite and inspire Very.co.uk’s core customers.
The London Fashion it’s a highly regarded event organised by the British Fashion Council and also gives the public an opportunity to celebrate fashion; it allows costumers direct access to designers, industry insiders and influencers.
During five days the fashion set has flooded the capital with shows and style inspiration.
As editors, influencers, models, stylists and buyers make their way from show to show – from renowned designers such Victoria Beckham with a take on modern femininity will no doubt please her customer base, who will easily be able to slide her mix of lipstick red dresses and coats into their existing wardrobes. Texture was also important to the designer for autumn/winter 2019 with a mix of wool and tweeds creeping onto the catwalk. The show was a full family affair and also saw Vogue editors, Anna Wintour and Edward Enninful, in attendance.
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