The Fashion Audit: Starters' orders / Beaded beauties / Cabbage couture
Monday 15 April 2013
We can't wait for... Starters' orders
The Audit couldn't exactly be described as sporty, but that doesn't mean we don't enjoy gazing in awe at the athletic physiques of the participants of the London Marathon. This year they'll be be clad in lycra by Adidas the official kit provider for this Sunday's race. virginlondonmarathon.com/shop
We love… Beaded beauties
New and exclusive to online retailer Asos is Needle & Thread. The label specialises in hand-embellished silk dresses and separates which are ideal for summer. Highlights of the new collection are the beaded shift dresses for that on-trend Gatsby look.
Dress £175, Needle & Thread, asos.com
We're buying… Cabbage couture
Bucolic English brand Cabbages & Roses has teamed up with high-street store Uniqlo to produce a collection of covetable pieces featuring the former's signature rose print. It includes floral clothing and bags which are perfect for spring, once the sun catches up... From £9.90, uniqlo.com
We're clicking… Loubies online
If drooling over pictures of the red-soled wonders that are Christian Louboutin shoes isn't enough, now you can extend your affections over video thanks to a new YouTube channel. Louboutin World includes behind-the-scenes footage and interviews with Mr Louboutin himself. youtube.com/christianlouboutin
We're not sure about… Man tans
Research by Superdrug reveals that one in 10 men admit to using fake tan three times a month, while 10 per cent of women help their partners apply it. An occasional swipe of some of our lotions and potions has long been acceptable, but pinching our tanning products is a going a step too far with the grooming regime. 360 Tan Spray £6.99, Solait, superdrug.com
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