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Introducing Bubble Betty – Rainwear for happy heads

Introducing Bubble Betty – Rainwear for happy heads

Have you ever been caught out in the rain without a coat or umbrella to cover the hair you’ve just spent hours perfecting? Well, fret no more! We’ve found the perfect solution to your rainy hair disasters in the form of Bubble Betty. [read more]

ANVE – a simple and stunning label

ANVE – a simple and stunning label

ANVE is a rare label that creates items, specifically bags, but also ‘home things’ and accessories that have a simple design but leave a big impact. ANVE draws its inspiration from various places around the world including Berlin, [read more]

Getting down with The Sick Kids

Getting down with The Sick Kids

South London based Kelly and Lele are the creators of The Sick Kids, a rock inspired online store that sell statement T-shirts and jackets for both men and women. Many online stores now follow the same style and are very generic but The [read more]

Katrantzou X Longchamp

Katrantzou X Longchamp

Mary Katrantzou is one of London’s brightest new fashion talents and won the Emerging Talent – Ready-to-Wear award at the British Fashion Awards in November. She started her journey as a designer by studying at the Rhode Island School [read more]

Little Nell – Jewellery that appeals to your eyes and pocket

Little Nell – Jewellery that appeals to your eyes and pocket

Penny Amey, the creator of Little Nell jewellery is an inspiration to all. Her great passion and love for long lasting unique jewellery pushed her to create her own label that is truly one of a kind. Penny Amey has always had an eye for [read more]

Go back to nature with Digby & Iona

Go back to nature with Digby & Iona

Digby & Iona is a one of a kind jewellery label created in 2006, drawing highly on inspirations from hidden treasures and unearthing ancient relics. The creator, Aaron Ruff, chose to name his label after a trip to Nova Scotia in which [read more]

Ella Van Dusen- quirky and adorable

Ella Van Dusen- quirky and adorable

Brooklyn based Ella Van Dusen is the creator of Dusen Dusen, a quirky fashion label with a vintage feel. Ella Van Dusen did not follow the predictable route of a fashion designer, she graduated from Tufts University where she studied how [read more]

Minimalist Collections with Maximum Effect – Meet Hannah Marshall

Minimalist Collections with Maximum Effect – Meet Hannah Marshall

London based British designer Hannah Marshall has utilised her years of experience with London’s leading fashion designers to create her own fashion label that is truly unique. After graduating from Colchester School of Art and Design in [read more]

Pamela Love SS12: A Moroccan inspired jewellery collection

Pamela Love SS12: A Moroccan inspired jewellery collection

New York born Pamela Love has yet again created a unique jewellery collection that consists of statement pieces to accessorize any outfit. Her Spring/ Summer 2012 collection draws upon both Eastern and Western influences to create a [read more]

Brave Soul: The unique new label at a small price

Brave Soul: The unique new label at a small price

These days it is hard to find an online fashion store that sells both stylish and affordable clothing. However, Brave Soul has mastered this and produced a unique clothing brand that you’ll be dying to get your hands on. Brave Soul is an [read more]

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