Katia El-Fakhri

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    Allumer: The Rolls Royce of friendship bracelets

    “Forged from friendship, what started as just a present to my best friend, was suddenly red-hot, she loved it so much, she showed it to her friends, and now everyone wants them…” These are the words of Natasha Leith-Smith, designer of Allumer jewellery. The brand, whose name means “to light up”, has...

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    Imogen Belfield’s experimental jewellery

    A beautiful piece of jewellery is arguably the most useful part of any wardrobe; it is the most durable and versatile piece of clothing and can be worn day in, day out.  This is why it is easy to justify spending a little bit more on a special piece and why it’s...

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    Tatty Devine launches Eley Kishimoto collaboration

      In another feat of design, Tatty Devine has join...

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    Moda Operandi open for all

    One year after its conception, closely watched online retail operation Moda Operandi is opening its doors to every discerning shopper. The creation of ex-Gilt executive Aslaug Magnusdottir and Vogue contributing editor Lauren Santo Domingo has up until now, been a members-only website, but after its resounding success, they have decided to make it accessible to all....

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    The reinvention of Maria Luisa

    Maria Luisa Poumaillou is a legend of fashion, renowned for her intuitive buying style and innate ability to spot the next big thing. She has become one of the most iconic and influential women in Paris.  But even after the closure of her Paris boutique, the pioneer of indie design has adapted...

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    Not for the faint-hearted: Charles of London

    Feeling a little rebellious towards fashion in the New Year? Well, Charles of London might be just the thing to excite your wardrobe.  The self proclaimed brand for ‘freaks, guys and dolls, radiowavers, twisters, punks and slags’ is risqué and outrageous, and if you dare sport some of Charles’ clothes, you will...

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    Simeon Farrar – where Fashion meets Art

    The boundaries between art and fashion have always been subject to...

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    Tatty Devine launches new silver range

    What began as a stall at Spitalfields Market in 1999 has steadily grow...

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    Profile: Peter Jensen – whimsical yet wearable

    Danish born designer Peter Jensen has had resounding success since he began his career in 1999, and over the past 11 years his vibrant designs have earned him a firm celebrity following that includes the likes of Nicole Kidman, Orlando Bloom and Rachel Bilson. Jensen’s use of eccentric detail and bright colours...

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    Tri&Gull jewellery on Etsy

    The ingeniously named Tri&Gull is a jewellery brand created by Sarah Clayto...