If the annual round of Xmas present shopping fills you with dread, then head on over to No. 23 Welbeck Street tomorrow where the fabulous Matches will be hosting an event to celebrate the festive season. A selection of great gift ideas for both men & women will be available to purchase, including this gorgeous Stella sweater, sparkly Lulu Frost earrings and some fabulous coffee table books from Lanvin and DVF. What’s more 10% of net proceeds will be donated to children’s charity The Rainbow Trust, so you’ll be helping others whilst treating yourself to that Givenchy metallic clutch. That sounds like win-win to me.
Tartan mohair sweater, £700, Stella McCartney at MatchesFashion.com
Eclipse earrings, £140, Lulu Frost at MatchesFashion.com
Lanvin Anniversary book by Alber Elbaz, £250, MatchesFashion.com
Antigona envelope clutch, £755, Givenchy at MatchesFashion.com
Matches at No 23 Welbeck St, London, W1G 8EG is on tomorrow (Tuesday 26th November) from 11am-5pm. www.matchesfashion.com with www.rainbowtrust.org.uk
Ah pink! The colour of rose petals and sunsets and healthy flushed cheeks, and traditionally, the colour most associated with young girls. Furthermore, as decreed by Vogue’s AW13 trend guide (aka the fashion bible) head-to-toe pink is this season’s top trend, with Lanvin, Celine, Mulberry and Dior all opting for rosy hues in their catwalk collections.
Vogue Autumn/Winter 2013 catwalk edit (August issue)
Supremely feminine and particularly striking on blondes, this season’s top garments include oversized outerwear, 60s inspired skirt suits and slinky silk dresses. The high street has been quick to pick up on the trend with Oasis, Jaeger and Marks & Spencer all producing baby pink cocoon coats ready for the autumn chill.
Jaeger AW13 press day
Dress, £42, Topshop; Fake fur stole, Warehouse; Pearls, vintage.
Tying in with the theme are 2 personal items:- my shoot for this month’s Country & Town House magazine (aptly titled Pretty in Pink) featuring a Roberto Cavalli SS13 pale pink leather lace dress & floral garland hairpiece; and my outfit for a forthcoming 20s inspired wedding party (see above). My friend Danielle – who dons pink on many an occasion and is not shy of declaring it her favourite colour – will be most pleased. This one’s for you hun…
Pretty in pink, shot for Country & Town House Magazine. Photography: © Clara Copley. Styling: Alicja Jasnikowska. Beauty Editor: Nathalie Eleni. Hair: Laura Lawson. Model: Fifi Newberry