“Blink” Streetstyle: Westfield Celebrates FNO and AW’12

After ‘Metallics’ and ‘Gothic’, last night at Westfield London, we spotted a couple of great ‘Print’ looks, working a strongly digital, graphic, photo realistic or linear feel. Many of the new crop of brilliant London based Designers have a very strongly print driven handwriting, so it’s great to see this translating in to streetstyle.

Westfield London

Westfield London

Westfield London

Westfield London

Westfield London

Westfield London

Westfield London

Westfield London

Westfield London

Westfield London

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“Blink” Streetstyle: Westfield Celebrates FNO and AW’12

So, after our look at metallics at Westfield London, in celebration of their Fashion Weekend event, we now move on to the next trend that’s looking very strong for Autumn, and that is ‘Gothic’. Featuring lots of leather, black on black, studs, fur, lace and a slightly punk attitude. Thanks again to everyone who stopped for us to shoot them and to all the stores that got involved.

Westfield London

Westfield London

Westfield London

Westfield London

Westfield London

Westfield London

Westfield London

Westfield London

Westfield London

Westfield London

Westfield London

Westfield London

Westfield London

Westfield London

Westfield London

Westfield London

Westfield London

Westfield London

Westfield London

Westfield London

Westfield London

Westfield London

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“Blink” Streetstyle: Westfield Celebrates FNO and AW’12

Last night Westfield London celebrating Vogue’s annual shopping extravaganza, Fashion’s Night Out by throwing its biggest fashion party all in the name of Autumn Winter style, starring mother and daughter model duo Yasmin and Amber Le Bon and Lizzy Jagger in front of a VIP front row. Brands showcasing on the runway include Hugo Boss, Urban Outfitters, House of Fraser and Zara.

This was a spectacular beginning to a 3 day event at Westfield London as the Autumn Winter ’12 fashion season kicks off there in earnest with a wonderful ‘Fashion Weekend’ of further promotions, discounts, freebies and treats.

Westfield’s fashion team have reviewed the AW’12 collections and come up with a few key trends, all of which were featured on the FNO catwalk. For the ladies they have identified ‘Gothic’, ‘Digital Prints’, ‘Metallics’, ‘Burnt Orange’, ‘Gold and Brocade’ as the key looks to rock for Autumn. For the fellas we have the ‘Mr Dandy’ look. Westfield asked me to search out some of these looks being worn by the wonderfully fashion conscious crowd at Westfield last night. Thanks to all of you who stopped for us. Thanks also to the Westfield team, Propellornet, Yellow Door, Urban Outfitters, Topshop, Reiss and COS.

So, starting with the hottest trend we spotted last night, metallics, featuring lots of lovely sequins, metallic finishes and great sparkly accessories…

Westfield London

Westfield London

Westfield London

Westfield London

Westfield London

Westfield London

Westfield London

Westfield London

Westfield London

Westfield London

Westfield London

Westfield London

Westfield London

Westfield London

Westfield London

Westfield London

Westfield London

Westfield London

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“Blink” retail: SS’12 Chanel

If it weren’t for the amazingly extreme styling, this tailoring could be so ‘lavender and old lace’, however, the magic fashion fairy dust of Karl Lagerfeld and his super styling team at Chanel have instead transformed it into a somewhat challenging look. The lavender tailoring is quite nice alone, but by teaming it with camellia embellished knickers, its elevated into something far more intriguing. We also love the beach appropriate, velour looking variation on the classic Chanel jacket and those stunning fingerless leather gloves. Only the ever chic house of Chanel could make this work.

Chanel Spring 2012

Chanel Spring 2012

Chanel Spring 2012

Chanel Spring 2012

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Enjoy! Lucy

“Blink” Retail: Marvellous Miu Miu

The ‘ladylike’ thing seems to be a bit of a theme for “Blink” this week. I’m not quite sure why, but suddenly a little lace glove and a head scarf seems quite the thing to be indulging in right now. Perhaps it’s the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee having an effect, or a hang over from last year’s Royal Wedding? Whatever it is, Miu Miu have created a rather charming look that’s absolutely Buckingham Palace perfection.

Miu Miu

Miu Miu

Miu Miu

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Enjoy! Lucy

“Blink” style: What to wear for Spring Summer 2012!

So, here we are in 2012. Happy New Year!

It may well be gale force winds out there today, but we are fully committed to wearing the new Spring looks. To be honest, they may be proceeded by some thermals and then a little concealed under a really big coat, but the key thing is that we’ll be wearing them! In our dream shopping basket for Spring’12, these are the looks we would be investing in. Care of the wonderful Style.com, we’ve trawled the shows and come up with our most adored looks to share with you, from Giles, Stella, Isabel, Clements Ribeiro, Louis Vuitton and Burberry. In reality, we’ll be buying maybe one or two posh bits, and the rest will be created through the magic of the brilliant British high street…

Burberry

Clements Ribeiro

Giles

Isabel Marant

Louis Vuitton

Stella McCartney