December, 2014

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Style Tribes 2014: Dalston Grey

Moving on from pastel coloured hair, Dalston Grey girls hang out with Basic Butch boys drinking flat whites and Red Stripe in London’s east end. Originating from…

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Pre-Fall: Colour, Marsala

Confirming the Pantone colour for 2015, many of the Pre-Fall collections embraced marsala as a key colour. Gucci combined marsala with black, white and teal…

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Pre-Fall 15: Key Detail, Tie Necks

Featured across all the influencer collections, tie neck details are a key for a 70s inspired vibe for Pre-Fall 15. Contrasting or self fabric ties…

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Style Tribes 2014: Basic Butch

Beards, tattoos, checked shirts, selvedge jeans, work boots, rucksacks and beanies – ‘Lumbersexuals’ are everywhere. A backlash against the ‘metrosexual man’ and his feminised, moisturised, groomed aesthetic and a…

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See This: Beard

London has officially hit Peak Beard with the arrival of ‘Beard’ set to hit Somerset House early next year. 2014 has seen the unstoppable…

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Pre-Fall 15: Dior

Raf Simons Pre-Fall collection for Dior merges a retro future Bladerunner inspired aesthetic with a subtle hint of the 70s. Glamour in abundance – sequin…

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On our radar for 2015: Retail

Retail trends needs to change and adapt with how customers like to shop, while embracing and developing new technologies. Here are our predictions for…

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Pre-Fall 2015: Colour, Blueberry

Blueberry is a key colour trend emerging from the Pre-Fall collections. Deep blueberry shades – somewhere between navy and purple – are important across formal,…

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Pre-Fall 15: Gucci

Pantone’s colour of 2015 Marsala is very much in evidence in the Gucci Pre-Fall collection with the addition of dusty petrol blue and monotones – this print heavy…

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Pre-Fall 15: Fair Isle

Traditional Fair Isle is re-worked for Pre-Fall 15 using new colour ways, details and textures. Adding bugle beads, rivets and tiny jewels creates surface interest and…

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Totally Tropical: Food & fashion

Hawaii is inspiring food, fashion and hospitality, with tropical aesthetics influencing OTT kitsch print and colour. Pond Dalston is at the front of the ‘New Hawaiian Cuisine’ movement,…

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Pre-Fall 15: Lace

Lace in all its forms is a key fabric and trim for Pre-Fall 15. Overlaid lace in contrasting colours. Lace insets Lace in casual…

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Pre-Fall 15: Chloe

Chloe Pre-Fall takes on a relaxed 70s cool kid meets 60s hippy vibe, combining easy layers and softly tailored separates with touches of feminine lace….