May 2012


It’s been rather hard for us here at Please Don’t Tell to contain our excitement for the imminent arrival of Mary Katrantzou. Being able to bring brands of this calibre to Belfast, you can call them ‘super brands’, is very very exciting. Mary Katrantzou sits perfectly with our old favourites, Peter Pilotto, Jonathan Saunders and Carven, of which we have had an incredible reaction to. We are delighted our customers

Last week we announced the imminent arrival of Swedish brand Dagmar to Please Don’t Tell so this week, in the same excited spirit as last week, we thought we’d share with you the joyous news that we shall soon be introducing Pierre Balmain to our list of designers. Granted we may be a little early with our announcement, the AW12 collection isn’t actually due to arrive in store until August…

The androgynous style of Emmanuelle Alt gives us serious closet envy here at Please Don’t Tell. For those of you of who are unsure of who Emmanuelle Alt is, she is the editor-in-chief of French Vogue. Alt had been fashion director of the magazine from 2000.  In 2011 she succeeded Carine Roitfield after her 10 year reign. She is proving to be less controversial than her predecessor and says “It is


May 2012


Next season we will be housing some new and exciting brands here at Please Don’t Tell. But while we don’t want to give all our secrets away just yet we thought we would share with you the exciting news that Swedish brand Dagmar’s Pre AW12 collection will be landing in-store later this month. Yay! The label is the collaboration of Swedish sisters Kristina Tjader, Karin Soderlind and Sofia Malm. Inspired


May 2012


Here at Please Don’t Tell we’ve noticed a slight, and we emphasise slight, change in the weather recently. The days are getting longer and the rain is being interspersed with bouts of sunshine. We can’t put it off any longer, summer is coming and with it will come the invitations to all the summertime events. And while, for most people, this brings to mind pleasant thoughts of sunshine, barbecues, sipping


May 2012


It’s a problem and it’s one of the most common complaints when women come shopping for clothes here at Please Don’t Tell. We regularly hear ‘I don’t like my arms”, “my arms are too fat” or “at my age I need a sleeve”. It’s true arms are just another part of the body to take into consideration when purchasing something new. Even people who are thin can be cursed with