New Season

The sun seems to be fading day by day and as the end of August creeps closer, all I can think about is a new A/W13 wardrobe!  Already lusting after several pieces I’ve been racking my brains for ideas of how to raise money – the first being my birthday in just over a weeks time!!  Here are the pieces I’ll be dreaming of on the big day…..

AW13

Left to Right:

1. Comme Des Garcons Wallet – New grey and white colour-way (purchase online)

2. Nike Air Force One’s – Love the green!! (find a pair here)

3. Topshop Mom Jeans – Indigo blue wash (find them here)

4. Stella McCartney AW13 Shoe – Without a doubt shoe of the season!! (coming soon)

5. JW Anderson Checked Grid Sweater – Probably have to keep dreaming for this one (buy here)

6. ASOS Shirt with Fur Trim – A cute twist on a staple (find it here)

7. Topshop Boutique Patent Leather Aline Skirt – Perfect everyday skirt (Buy NOW)

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SilkFred Who?

SilkFred is an online store acting as the back drop for exciting, up and coming luxury designers.  Working along side the designers, SilkFred provides materials and tools to kick start new careers.  SilkFred acts as a business aid; exposing designers and their work, projecting a brands aesthetic to an audience of students, creatives and consumers looking for groundbreaking, stylish new pieces.  With an ever expanding site, it really is one of the best places to find some fresh talent!!

A few of my favourite SilkFred designers include –

Daniel Foster: Her structrued, edgy, quirky bags remind me of Sophie Hulme and I want one! The caged studded satchel is my fave!

Danielle Foster – ‘Captivity’ SS12

Christopher Waller:  Using luxurious fabrics in contrasting textures, Waller creates chic clothing with a sophisticated sexy aesthetic.  I particularly enjoy the sport luxe ‘Loose Cannon Trouser’ and ‘Vanessa Dress’!

Christopher Waller – the ‘Loose Cannon Trouser’ and ‘Vanessa Dress’

ANTAGONISTE – With print stalking 99% of S/S12 catwalks; it’s no wonder the quirky scarves from this digital print specialist have become a firm favourite on SilkFred.  The mirrored patterns in romantic colours create the perfect accessory for S/S12 and seasons to come.

ANTAGONISTE ‘Jungle Juice’ and ‘Boudoir Philosophy’ Printed Scarves