Wednesday, 23 August 2017 19:05

The Naan Design

The brand The Naan Design is a high profiled contemporary women's & men’s design & fashion concept, founded in 2015. The brand focuses on the artistic values and intellectualism.

The designer of the brand is Natasa Litvin.

The ‘Naan’ is an organic and instant spiritual nourishment, which is an indispensable in everyday hectic life and takes shape in physical form through leather bags, jewelleries, accessories and clothing.

The brand is for contemporary, metropolitan women and men who require the elegance and modernity, regardless of age.

All collection built around values, designed and manufactured in Budapest focuses on high quality materials. Every single pieces are made by hand.

www.thenaandesign.com

Published in Designers
Friday, 18 August 2017 10:33

Holiday Essentials this Summer

Holiday packing have never been easy. There’s so much to remember and so little space to bring it all. I always end up either over packing, or under packing - the balance is so difficult to find!

To help you out, here are some 2017 holiday essentials that will help you when it comes to looking beach ready every day…

Scalloped Costume

Want to hear the secret to turning heads on holiday? Stand out poolside with a super sexy, striking women's scalloped swimsuits! Gently nodding to the 1950’s chic trend, scalloped swim styles are everywhere this season and it’s not hard to see why - they look FAB and are v.flattering.

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A Blingy Watch

This summer is all about big, flashy watches. Forget trying to cram in a whole host of jewellery picks this year, and stick to one accessory - your watch. If you can’t find a ladies watch that’s quite flashy enough, try brands like Raymond Weil Watches or Daniel Wellington that will certain sparkle in the sunshine and make your wrist to talk of the resort!

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A BIG Hat

With your summer hat this season, it really is go big or go home. Think Audrey Hepburn, with a huge floppy sun-hat that will not only have you looking glamourous, but also has the added benefits of :
1. Protecting you from damaging sun rays
2. Hiding any humidity-angered locks!

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A BOHO Throw

Add an extra bit of sun protection with a lightweight boho inspired throw over this season. This summer-chic ponchos and coverups. Having sun-kissed skin is wonderful, but you need to protect yourself from burning and serious sun damage, so why not do it in a fashionable way?

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This summer is all about minimalism, with 4 or 5 statement pieces all you need to make sure you stand out on the shores. Instead of cramming your case, shop smart and invest in some statement items that will keep you cool as a cucumber and ensure you steal the style show this summer...

Written by Beth Pembrook

Published in Blog
Wednesday, 16 August 2017 12:10

Just Kim Prints

Just Kim Prints is a sports luxe fashion brand that designs printed neoprene bags and accessories. The brand’s striking prints and durable neoprene pieces complement active city lives both aesthetically and functionally.

For the current collection exhibiting at Fashion Finest, print designer Kimberley Westwood took her inspiration from the urban landscapes around the now demolished Heygate Estate in Elephant and Castle. The prints all take their names from the estate’s blocks; Marston, Claydon, Risborough and Ashenden. Each print is hand drawn then digitally manipulated and printed onto neoprene.

Just Kim Prints is proud to support UK manufacturing and valuable social causes. All products are printed and manufactured in the UK. For the current cycle we have partnered with ‘Making for Change’, a social enterprise programme set up by London College of Fashion and the Ministry of Justice. They provide professional standard skills and meaningful employment for serving and recently released offenders to help them reintegrate into society and build a better life for themselves and their families.

Our products include: clutch bags, coin purses, phone pouches with either a lobster clasp or leather necklace, drawstring bags, tote bags and duffle bags. Prices range from £25-£130.

The brand is currently stocked at female fashion boutique ‘Wandering Minds’ in Shoreditch Boxpark, and is about to launch a new website with an online shop.

www.justkimprints.com

Published in Designers
Tuesday, 15 August 2017 09:46

Spring Summer Wardrobe Essentials

The reasons we love Spring/Summer are endless. The longer days, bright evenings and sunshine - what’s not to love? Another fab aspect of the season changing is the excuse it gives us all to do a bit shopping! It’s finally time to bring our bikinis out of storage and pack away are jumpers, but what are the hottest trends for the coming summer months?

Well, if you’re planning on adding some fresh, spring/summer pieces to your wardrobe in the next few weeks, these following pieces are a fab place to start…

Pastel Heels

Finding the perfect pair of summer heels is a harder task than you might think! There’s often so much choice, that is can be tricky to know where to start. This year is all about pastel colours, moving well away from the standard black and tan, and toward some brighter, prettier varieties. The block heeled sandal is huge this season also, making these powder blues ones from KOI footwear bang on trend.

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Baby Blue Summer Sandals - www.koifootwear.com

Gingham Shirts

If we’re honest, Gingham is a bit of a marmite pattern - you either love it or you hate it. Whichever camp you sit in, this season it’s going to be everywhere. Pretty gingham shirts, mainly in bright reds and blues will feature heavily in most collections, so if you were ever going to try this picnic blanket inspired style, now is the time. The one pictured is from Asos and it incorporates another hot trend for the season - ruffles, so it’s a real winner.

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Gingham Blouse - www.asos.com

Embroidered Denim Skirt

Always a Spring/Summer essential, the denim skirt is a favourite year after year . The fresh twist we’re seeing across this staple this season is the addition of embroidery! While we saw tonnes of embroidered designs across our jeans and handbags in the winter months, this summer it’ll be all over the denim skirt. We love this simple one pictured from Topshop. Teamed with a simple blouse, this look will get you through SS17 in style.

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Rose Embroidered Skirt - www.topshop.com

A Chic Backpack

Gone are the days that backpack where considered uncool and nerdy - they’re now basically the most ‘trendy’ accessory you can own. Still super convenient, last year saw the fjallraven rucksack become the new ‘must-have’ bag among the hipster masses, but if this isn’t really your thing, try a more sleek and sophisticated style this year with a cute leather design. The one pictures in from Mango and, let’s be honest, it adorable.

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Leather Backpack - shop.mango.com

 Summary

This summer is all about bright designs and out there patterns. Clashing and mixing up different patterns will be big, as will vibrant colours. With these simple essentials, you’ll be able to mix and match your wardrobe to create some edgy, but super on trend looks.

Written by Beth Pembook

Published in Blog

You don’t really need to have a specific style philosophy in order to look stunning; the best tip you’ll get from anyone who understands the female body, style and ultimately fashion is that you should wear whatever works for YOU and you only.

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Everyone’s got a best feature – whether it’s their face, legs, buttocks, or shoulders, there is always something that stands out - and they should accentuate those features by choosing the right clothes and accessories. Play around with garnishes, styles, embellishments, edgy details and other fun additions and see where the experimenting takes you. Although, don’t do it like you’ve preened to within an inch of your life; there's nothing more repulsive than looking as if you’re trying too hard. Therefore, learning to manage your clothes and the range of accessories available to you is a key to always looking intriguing, exciting and fresh.

The talent behind accessorizing

If you don’t have it (the talent, we mean), you’ll learn it; the idea is to focus on a few timeless accessorizing tips that will work to your advantage every single time.

Follow the morphology of your body

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Size does matter but not in the way you think. Depending on your body size, you should look for accessories that work with your frame and emphasize your best features. Opting for accessories that are either too big or too small will just make things awkward. Petite girls are always advised to go with accessories that are smaller in size (clutches instead of baggy bags, bud earrings instead of statement hanging earrings, thin necklaces instead of chains, etc.) as there is no visual disproportion blocking the view. The same applies to girls that are fuller; if your frame is thick, go for accessories that compliment your body.

Embrace The Chameleon

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There’s nothing wrong about continually switching between styles and adjusting them to your mood, absolutely not! After all, fashion is all about a personal sentiment, and it is a way of expressing your strongest emotions through the pieces you wear. With that in mind, if your temperament dictates more than one style – embrace what you feel! Although, do not become too hectic because you want to avoid the “cheap” label.

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So, whenever you feel like pulling off a Hollywood 1950s diva style, wear accessories that speak class: silk, pears, diamond-stud earrings, clutches... For an outfit that oozes glam, rely on bib necklaces, chandelier earrings, large rings and oversized sunglasses... beautiful! On the days when you are feeling playful, trust headbands, hobo bags, chunky jewelry, fringe details, lace, ballet flats or gladiators and maxi dresses to ace your game. When the edge hits you (again), there’s nothing like a choker necklace, thick cuff bracelet, studded handbag and black leather booties to make things perfect! Speaking of edgy, what most of the “style shifter” girls complain about are their tattoos that tend to get in the way of their chameleon moments (or work!). However, with professionals offering quality and safe tattoo removal in Sydney, there’s nothing holding them back, really. As for workday accessories - choose a classic watch, delicate necklaces, kitten heels and shoulder bags.

Match your accessories with the context

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You probably have your favorite accessories sitting in the cabinet, just waiting to be worn (we all do) but not all accessories (no matter how much we love them) fit every occasion. While a myriad of bracelets hanging on the wrist and a statement, hand-made floral necklace would work for an engagement party, baby shower or a wedding even, such a combination won’t work for a business lunch (no matter how casual), the first time you meet your partner’s parents, a job interview or a funeral (you get the gist). It’s essential that you match your accessories to the context of your occasion because otherwise, you’ll just look plain odd. Also, when you are trying to emphasize the outfit – wear understated accessories. If, however, you are looking to upgrade your dull outfit and give it a twist – chose bold accessories that will catch the eye.

Good luck accessorizing, girls!

By Emma Lawson

Published in Blog
Wednesday, 07 June 2017 13:48

Missguided Peace & Love

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We all need some Love + Peace especially with our current state of affairs and what gives us fashionistas Love+Peace, Fashion. It transcends each and every boundry and allows us to share our common love of all this beautiful, chic and fashionable.

And right now we are finding some much needed Love + Peace in the 2017 Missguided Love + Peace collection. Each piece is luxurious and timeless.

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Exclusively designed for the confident and strong female with opulent fabrics, stand-out detailing and intricate hand embellishment.

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Each piece evokes a sense of sensuality, it is bold and confindent and is a must-have, to bring that much needed pzazz to your wardrobe.

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This new collection is the quintessential capsule collection for the Peace-Loving trendsetter. She works hard, live fast and parties even harder and never comprises on style.

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Peace +Love the next level in ready -to- wear premium party and occassion wear.

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Published in Blog
Monday, 22 May 2017 11:58

As Seen In Vogue

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Romantic and subtly sexy ,Chloé's tri-coloured blouse, crafted in lightweight silk crépon frabric. You will be floating in the pretty piece with its exaggerated, tiered bell sleeves. A must have summer statement piece.

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Fall in love with this multicoloured Valentino gown, the closing pieces at the Valentino SS17 runway show With its beautiful lace detail and block colores for a contemporary romantic look.

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Say it loud in this limited- edition slogan T-shirt emblazoned with the words Canned Candies,after the London exhibition of erotic photographs by 1960s photographer Jean Clemmer featuring Rabanne’s futuristic chain-mail designs.

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Sweater dressing just got seriously sexy and you will look the part in this Esteban Cortázar’s asymmetric, split hem knit dress with a white ruffle trim and one-shoulder.

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Boho flair at its best, is the Valentino's black leather fringed shoulder bag with its multi-stand twisted strap and rockstud and turquoise cabochon embellishment.

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Get your hands on one of the jewellery pieces from the Christopher Kane’s SS17 runway show.

The bejeweled beetle necklace set in resin alongside sparkling stones. The perfect accent for all your summer prints.

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Saturday, 20 May 2017 12:06

Travelling In Style - Summer Essentials

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Eva Fydrych wearing Bôhten sunglasses (Cefalu, Italy)

Stylish Sunglasses

Sunglasses, an essential summer accessory, are an important element of a trendy outfit. This season, the bigger and brighter, the better!

Founded in 2012, Bôhten manufactures and designs eco luxury glasses made from reclaimed material sourced from West Africa. All frames are super light and go well with various outfits. Perfect for travelling!

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Bohten sunglasses (Photo by Eva Fydrych / Fashion Studio Magazine)

Ripped Denim

Be it skinny, boyfriend, flared or cropped, ripped jeans is one denim trend that is still going strong.

Whether you pair it with a floaty blouse and sneakers for a daytime look, or a silky camisole and killer heels for a night out in town, ripped jeans add a definite edge to your outfit.

For more styling ideas, click here 

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Photos courtesy of Pinterest, Vogue, and Pull & Bear

Slip Dress

This is arguably one of the most versatile piece of clothing you can bring. A slip dress can be worn various ways. Throw it on and pair with comfy sandals for a day of sightseeing, with a sweater for a lovely dinner, or even over your swimsuit for some cover up for an evening stroll on the beach.

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Photos courtesy of Pinterest and French Connection

While the floral print trend has been in full bloom for as long as we can remember, it is still one of the best ways to freshen up your wardrobe and get ready for the summer season. Fabulous florals combined with simple, minimalist accessories, will never go out of style.

If you are looking for a more edgy look, try mixing florals with other prints and adding bold accessories such as statement jewellery or oversized sunglasses.

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Duro Olowu Spring/Summer 2017 (Photo courtesy of the designer)

For more travel essentials, click here Happy Summer!

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This spring is all about luxury clothing that does not look it – sleek, elegant, unpretentious and, above all, colourful and comfortable.

Published in Trends
Wednesday, 19 April 2017 20:37

The Metallic Edition

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Whether you love it or hate it the high shine of metallics are simply unapologetic glam. A throwback from the Eighties the trend is fast becoming the boomerang of the fashion world, as it keeps on coming back to fill our wardrobes with bright shiny objects.

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High-shine fabrics could be seen all over the catwalks in and array of blues, greens and golds, futuristic yet girly and flirty.

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Read on to find out how you once again can embrace this trend.

Unless you do not want to look like a futuristic alien go for sublte hints of metallics. So go for pieces that catch the light as you glide by and catches the eye of all passers by. Shoes is it then, runners, mules, stilleto's and slip on sandals.

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High-shine and flirty ,wear your metallics matchy -matchy for a bold statement or mix it up with prints and or color.

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A metallic jacket, skirt or dress is a great way to stand out from the crowd But whatever you do, do not overaccessorize. Let your dress, jacket or skirt be the statement and keep your accessories minimal.

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Keep your focus on the shade, blues, greens and golds are very flattering. If you are going for a cooler shade like silver,keep your accessories in a sold color for a cool chic look.

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Add little touches in your day wear for a dramatic futuristic glam vibes.

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