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15. New High Street offer – Finery London

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FRANKLY it’s about time the British high street produced something new. And there’s much excitement about the latest British label – Finery London – not least because its team is made up of Emma Farrow, former TopShop Unique head of design, and Caren Downie, former TopShop buying director and ASOS fashion director.  These designs are for those of us who have outgrown disposable high street fashion, and high turnover fashion too. It’s a more mature, […]

06. Spring Inspiration – Sofie D’Hoore

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WHEN it’s dark outside and you’re (like me) counting down the days to the winter solstice and the promise of light on the other side, a flash of spring inspiration and a vision of what 2015 will be about can be just what you need…  Sofie D’Hoore’s new collection for Spring / Summer 2015 is described as “elegant and feminine, practical and comfortable.” Sofie, now in her 50s, is interested in clothes that “fit into […]

05. Christa Davis Does Style

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WHENEVER you find a slightly older woman doing great clothes for slightly older women, you hang onto them like glue…  Christa Davis is one of those women. Christa started her label over 20 years ago selling from Portobello Road, and then from her own store on All Saints Road. When she had a family she scaled back for a while, but a few years ago started trading again from her Hackney, north east London, studio. […]