This week, the Fashion Team have got involved in Geek Week by cracking out our nerdy chic gear, obsessed over the best royal wedding dresses EVER and squealed at the news Manolo Blahnik is coming to London Fashion Week. But there's some more style snippets too good to miss and you'll find them below...
Coach Gives Barbie Gets A New York Makeover
Barbie collectors, it's your special day! At 50 years old, Barbie has launched yet another collaboration, this time with US label Coach. The style icon has been treated to another fash-tastic look Coach-stylee, dressed head-to-toe in the brand's pieces, including a classic Tattersall trench over a striped sweater and ultra-suede skirt with turnlocks that are exact replicas of the brand's hand bag turnlocks. The look is topped off with red round-framed sunnies, heels and a red leather duffle all in Barbie size. Super cute AND a serious collector’s item? We're in. Coach Barbie is available for £95 from BarbieCollector.com.
The One To Watch At Copenhagen Fashion Week
Copenhagen Fashion Week kicked off this week, casting our eyes to our favourite Danish brands and trendsetters. Day Birger et Mikkelsen is, of course, amongst them, as is the face of the brand, Columbine Smille. For the uniniated, Columbine is a blogger who set up columbine.freshnet.com in 2009 and now boasts more than 100,000 followers. She's also a Fashion Editor and Stylist for STYLEBY Magazine so it's unsurprising she's the owner of a flawless wardrobe as well as a killer set of cheekbones, securing her status as influential fashionista on the Swedish style circuit. Definitley one to watch - and to get into the Copenhagen spirit, why not shop the Day Birger collection here: www.my-wardrobe.com
OTHER Offers The Perfect Unisex Collection
Unisex style continues to go from strength to strength and if you're looking for the perfect pieces, look no further than OTHER who have created an amazing collection using iconic Lee styles. From the Lee Western shirt featuring a chambray rice print collar to patches adorning jeans and jackets, they're ideal for couples working Mr and Mrs style. The collection launches August 8th and we recommend you get involved pronto.
Warehouse Champions East London Jewellery Designer
Warehouse is doing their bit to sponsor up-and-coming design talent by teaming up with London-based jewellery designer Cinderela B. Rachel Jackson founded the label in 2006 when she set up a stall in Spitalfields market to sell her exotic jewels of birds, dragonflies and bees. Now her creations are coming to the high-street thanks to the 8-piece range for Warehouse that includes a semi-precious Pineapple gem necklace and earrings featuring Swarovski stones as well as a gorgeous Honeybee Bracelet. All of the jewellery is 22 carat gold plated with prices ranging from £22 to £65. Get involved at www.warehouse.co.uk.
Explore Marni's Hidden Places
Marni's new winter collection is in store now and to celebrate, the brand have dropped off an arty video, 'Hidden Places'. Marni takes us through Milan - where the headquarters are - and shows us hidden places within the city where Consuelo Castigloni drew inspiration for the Autumn Winter 2013 collection. It really is a gorgeous trip...