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Daisy Lowe models her mother's party frocks for Peacocks

For the festive season it's all about the frocks at Peacocks . And the budget retailer has enlisted the help of Pearl Lowe to design its new range and her daughter Daisy to model it. Talk about a fash-family combo!... Read more »


Anthropolgie opens its first European store in London

It feels like only yesterday that we were telling you about Anthropologie's expansion to Europe, in fact it was waaay back in January . The American retailer's first European store will open this Friday with a mega... Read more »


Breaking news: Jean Paul Gaultier to design for Target

News has just dropped into my lap that Jean Paul Gaultier will be Target's next guest designer. The American retailer has announced that Gaultier will be the third in its series of Designer Collaborations, following on... Read more »


Christopher Kane's gorilla T-shirt line now available at My-wardrobe.com

Those gorilla-prints that have sent celebs such as Rihanna into a frenzy lately are now available at My-wardrobe.com . Designed by Christopher Kane, the animal prints have been adapted into T-shirts from his... Read more »

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Retailers want to talk to you, and they want you to talk back, writes Disneyrollergirl

Disneyrollergirl writes: A chat with a retail expert recently revealed that customers are super-cautious. They don't trust anyone at the moment, least of all anyone who is trying to sell them something. Banks? Forget... Read more »


CQ First: Emma Cook's new animal-inspired Topshop range

Thankfully whispers last month of her early demise from the industry turned out to be just that. Emma Cook is clearly still going strong, as proved by latest range for Topshop . African animals and woodland... Read more »


Ossie Clark shutters its doors for a second time

There is sad news today coming out of the Ossie Clark London camp. After relaunching just two years ago, the label is closing its doors for a second time. "Due to market conditions, developing the business has been... Read more »


Scarlett Johansson's new Mango A/W 2009-10 ads - check them out!

We have shown you a sneak peek behind-the-scenes of Scarlett Johansson's new ads for Mango - and now you can check out the finished the product! The actress unveiled the new autumn/winter 2009-10 campaign... Read more »


Kate Moss comes on board with Simon Cowell and Sir Philip Green's new project

As suspected , Kate Moss looks set to join Simon Cowell and Sir Philip Green's new entertainment venture . The global entertainment network which is said to rival Disney, is the brainchild of Cowell and Green, who... Read more »


Modernist collaborates on new line for Ghost

The fashion team behind Modernist have teamed up to work on a new line for British label, Ghost . Abdul Koroma and Andrew Jones have created a 30-piece collection, choc-full of draped dresses, georgette parkas and... Read more »


Jil Sander names Uniqlo collection +J

In her new creative role at Uniqlo, Jil Sander is gearing up to launch her own collection to be called +J . The designer unveiled the label and logo for her forthcoming line in Tokyo on Wednesday. Right now she is... Read more »

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Affordable luxury is the new black, writes Disneyrollergirl

Disneyrollergirl writes: "Wow, everything's suddenly so cheap, I'm quite loving this recession!" rejoiced a friend of mine recently, perusing the prices in the Selfridges sale. While I wouldn't quite put it like... Read more »


Oxford Street to launch the first ever High Street Fashion Week!

Squee! We are super excited about this slice of news. Oxford Street is launching the first ever High Street Fashion Week , and so far has roped in leading retailers such as Debenhams, John Lewis, Uniqlo and Topman .... Read more »


William Rast launches at Selfridges; William Tempset hits Browns

It was a case of the Williams (and not the tennis siblings) yesterday, with Justin Timberlake's label, William Rast , unveiling its A/W 2009-10 collection at Selfridges . He was joined on the catwalk by his... Read more »

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Psst... Is Geri Halliwell about to launch a Topshop range?

The ole' grapevine is running hot again with whispers that Geri Halliwell is in gearing up to launch her own Topshop range. According to those in-the-know , the Spice Girl was spotted at Sir Philip Green's office... Read more »


CQ First: Roksanda Ilincic for Whistles - your first look!

Here is your first look at Roksanda Ilincic's capsule collection for Whistles - the first of three , yay! As we reported last week , Roksanda has created seven cocktail dresses for the label and let's just say I'm... Read more »


Sir Philip Green and Simon Cowell join forces

Two of fashion and showbiz's biggest moguls are about to join forces to create a new entertainment company. Sir Philip Green and Simon Cowell are reportedly hoping to launch their new company in the next couple of... Read more »


Fur Coat's summer shopping tips: get sale savvy!

Summer sale season has begun, but before you go wild in the swimwear aisles with your hard-earned cash, bear in mind the following sorry sales tale. A friend of mine picked up a pair of spectacular Miu Miu pink glitter... Read more »

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Preview Beth Ditto for Evans range right now

"It's been a dream," Beth Ditto recently said of her new clothing venture with Evans . Now with just three weeks until the official launch The Sun has previewed her plus-size collection, much to our delight. We... Read more »


CQ First: Jimmy Choo does H&M - a sneak peek!

From our sister blog, Shoewawa ... We've had Roberto Cavalli , we've had Matthew Williamson , heck, we've even had Madonna . And now we have one we're really, really excited about: Jimmy Choo for H&M - wahoo! The... Read more »