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Feb 2012

ONE OF THE BOYS

The highly anticipated SS12 collection by J W Anderson has finally arrived at Please Don’t Tell and we have fallen head-over-heels in love with the boy/girl aesthetic that in his own words “can be borrowed from a man to a woman and a woman to a man”. Having already established himself internationally as a talented menswear designer J W Anderson’s womenswear collection for AW11 left nobody in any doubt as to

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Feb 2012

ALPINE ROMANCE

Since the arrival of Carven’s resort collection in-store our hearts have been entangled in a constant day-dream of all things pretty and sweet. The collection, which consists of cropped jackets, floaty dresses, structured skirts, colourful tops and trousers, is interspersed with the occasional map print or mountain image inspired by the Alpine landscapes of Switzerland and Bavaria. The typical Carven twist that we’ve seen in previous collections is still evident,

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Feb 2012

ALEXA, ALEXA

With one of the most coveted wardrobes in the universe and currently gracing the front cover of Elle, it would seem that Alexa Chung has it all. With a CV that reads more like every girl’s dream wish-list (British fashion ambassador, stylist, writer, model, front-row regular, influential clotheshorse, presenter, DJ, contributing editor to British Vogue, style icon) this 28-year-old’s talents and achievements are endless. Throw in her devilish wit, wicked

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Feb 2012

LONGER LENGTHS

  If there’s one item of clothing that you absolutely must buy this season it’s the skirt, and not just any skirt; the midi skirt. Mini skirts were almost non-existent on the ss12 catwalks, instead the romantic below-the-knee length prevailed in pretty pastels, floaty florals and bold colours. The shapes varied from umbrella skirts to pencil skirts to peplums but the message remained the same across the board: this S/S

Jonathan Saunders was this morning announced as the winner of the 2012 BFC/Vogue Designer Fashion Fund Award so it only seems fitting that we should dedicate a few inches of our blog space to celebrate the Scottish-born designer’s achievement. For those of you who don’t know, the award was established three years ago to aid London’s rising stars in achieving their full potential and enabling them to develop their business