From Olympia chocolates to Burberry's personalisation service, the best and worst of fashion this week
Sunday 31 August 2014
We love… Sweets by the book
Fashion and chocolate combine with spectacular results thanks to the new collaboration between Olympia Le-Tan and Pierre Marcolini. In a box crafted in Le-Tan’s literary- inspired style you can select your favourite chocolates or opt for macaroons instead.
From £27, marcolini.com
We’re not sure about… Fashion fatigue
It’s nearly show season again and a month of back-to-back fashion shows spread across four global cities is an exhausting prospect. At least we won’t be missing any this season thanks to Swatch’s limited edition LFW watch.
£51, swatch.com Swatch’s limited edition LFW watch
We’re buying… Cinematic beauty
To celebrate Pulp Fiction’s 20th anniversary, Urban Decay has created a special edition collection. So if you fancy channelling Uma Thurman’s Mia Wallace, these products are just what you need to get the look.
From £10, urbandecay.co.uk
Urban Decay has created a special edition collection dedicated to Pulp Fiction
We can’t wait for… Poncho personal
You’ll never get your ponchos mixed up again thanks to the new personalisation service offered by Burberry. This season, customers will be able to get their initials added to ponchos and scarves from the autumn/winter collection.
burberry.com Burberry has a new personalisation service
We’re visiting… Bargain boots
Good news for fans of Nicholas Kirkwood footwear: the British shoe designer has opened a pop-up boutique at Bicester village, allowing customers to shop his signature styles at a considerable reduction. Kirkwood opens boutique in Bicester Village
Open till mid-October, bicestervillage.com
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