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Swine flu hits Topshop Oxford Circus (noooo!)

Just as swine flu has caused issues at the Vogue offices in New York , so has it apparently hit our very own Topshop Oxford Circus. The BBC reports that the flagship store has been put on alert after two shop workers... Read more »


Ronnie Wood collaborates with Liberty of London

It might sound like a weird combination (okay, it is) but Ronnie Wood is teaming up with Liberty of London to launch a collection of accessories and clothing. The Rolling Stone turned fine artist is lending his... Read more »


Luella Bartley to part ways with global licensee

Luella Bartley is undergoing a restructuring of her fashion label, which might lead her to take back full control. WWD reports that the British designer could be parting ways with her global licensee, 21 Club. The... Read more »


Stella McCartney inks deal to dress kids for Gap

Kids are so stylish these days. In fact, I often think that my six-year-old cousin dresses far better than I do. And now the little tykes are about to get a whole lot more fashionable thanks to a new deal between Stella... Read more »


Giles Deacon adds swimwear to New Look line

Summer just got a whole lot more appealing with the news that Giles Deacon is (finally) adding a beachwear line to his Gold label for New Look . And his inspiration? Why the glitterati that sun themselves by LA's... Read more »


Beth Ditto's new website for Evans - check it out!

In anticipation of its launch next month, Evans has unveiled a brand new website for Beth Ditto's forthcoming collection . It features a pic of the life-size Beth doll that was on display at the Evans press day in... Read more »


Amber Le Bon models River Island's Graduate Fashion Week capsule collection

It's Graduate Fashion Week madness right now and we're in the thick of things. As a side note to all the wonderful shows due to kick off on Sunday, I thought I'd post River Island's GFW capsule collection.... Read more »


Myleene Klass chooses Marks & Spencer over Roberto Cavalli

It is difficult to believe, but Myleene Klass has turned down an offer from Roberto Cavalli for a deal with Marks & Spencer instead. According to OK magazine, the new host of America's I'm A Celebrity Get Me... Read more »


Scarlett Johansson continues Mango's star streak with A/W '09 campaign

The busy mob over at Mango have snagged themselves another high-profile brand ambassador with Scarlett Johansson . The blonde bombshell actress has been revealed as the new face of the Spanish retailer's... Read more »


Matthew Williamson launches e-commerce website

Finally it seems that Matthew Williamson has answered our prayers and launched a transactional website for his eponymous label. Now when you visit www.matthewwilliamson.com you can shop the online boutique with all... Read more »


The Scene: Socialites and models descend upon Pam Hogg's pop-up boutique opening

She hit headlines recently when she dressed Claire Merry for the Star Trek London premiere . Last night, Pam Hogg feted the reopening of her pop-up store in her old stomping ground of the Newburgh Quarter, near Carnaby... Read more »


Marks & Spencer's new ad campaign admits they "boobed"

After all the hoopla surrounding the unnecessary extra £2 that Marks & Spencer was charging its larger busted customers , the retailer finally admits it "boobed". Last week, M&S dropped its surcharge, much to the... Read more »


Daisy Lowe joins Mango's newest campaign recruits

Meet the new faces of Mango's next ad campaign - Misshapes DJ Leigh Lezark , Daisy Lowe , Elvis Presley's granddaughter Riley Keough , Marie Ange Casta (sister of Laeticia Casta ) and Spanish actress, Clara... Read more »


Gap soon to be available online via ASOS.com

Hurrah! Gap has finally answered our prayers by becoming the latest retailer to be sold online. In a joint venture with ASOS.com , the American brand will soon be available to purchase online to UK shoppers. Up until... Read more »


Marks & Spencer to celebrate 125 years with limited edition collection

As well as celebrating the 100th anniversary of Selfridges this week, another historic British retailer is also marking an important milestone. Marks & Spencer are launching a special limited edition collection to... Read more »


Hello yellow: Selfridges to mark 100th anniversary with exhibition and e-commerce site

Get ready because this Thursday marks the 100th anniversary of Selfridges . And the historic department store is pulling out all the stops to make sure it is a memorable one. With everything themed in Selfridges's... Read more »


Matthew Williamson for H&M madness in London and New York

[Images: Metro / NY Mag ] The economy was the last thing on many shoppers' minds yesterday when Matthew Williamson for H&M landed in-store. There were queues on both sides of the globe in London and New York... Read more »


Beth Ditto's Evans range given the doll treatment

It's been press day mania this week for team CQ (in other words we have happily indulged in lots of schmoozing, champers and canapés). While we eagerly await the launch of the Beth Ditto for Evans range , our pals at... Read more »


Yasmin Le Bon to launch range with Wallis

Yasmin Le Bon is the latest model to break into the fashion design biz, with a new collection tipped for Wallis . The collection, to be called YLB , will consist of around 30 pieces inspired by Yasmin's wardrobe (sound... Read more »

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Matthew Williamson for H&M hits stores today!

Happy Matthew Williamson for H&M Day! Yes that is quite a mouthful, but what can I say? It's quite a collection! The range goes on sale from 9am this morning, but just how did the collaboration come about? Well,... Read more »