JULIANNE HOUGH CARRYING GIUSEPPE ZANOTTI DESIGN CLUTCH
TO THE 2014 ELLE WOMEN IN HOLLYWOOD AWARDS IN LA
Established in 2011, Friend or Faux is a London based graphic orientated young menswear brand stocked in some of the most prestigious retailers across the UK and beyond.
A design collective, a tributary of talent, Friend or Faux brings you fashion ideals and concepts with cutting edge creativity and confident originality. Life without the pressure of reality, clever and curious, and ready for our world. Our vision is global, our criteria is universal.
The AW14 collection “Raising Hell” is a head banging nod towards late night revelry and debauchery, fonts inspired by classic 80’s heavy metal tour tees executed with print techniques including sublimations, pixilation, faux dip dyes, signed off with branding vehicles cleverly cut out within all over prints.
Shapes include ¾ sleeve raglan tees and a sweat package for those autumnal nights and fabric bases include our ever-popular space dyes. The range has quite simply been “designed, crafted and engineered with pride”.
Friend or Faux has one mantra, “don’t be fake, befriend!
Luxury Swiss watch brand Maurice Lacroix are proud to announce their partnership for the second consecutive year, with Men’s Health charity Movember!
As international teams from Switzerland, Germany, France the USA and of course the UK compete in raising the most amount of money for a fabulous cause.
The UK will be led by TV personality and former World Champion athletic Colin Jackson, who will generating support and enrolling members to help bring the UK team to victory.
In celebration of this partnership Maurice Lacroix have launched two limited edition Pontos S Diver novelties, 14 units each. The first 14 pieces will feature an orange Movember ‘stache on the dial and will reward the greatest fundraisers of each national Mo’rice Lacroix team. The second series of 14 timepieces will feature a white ‘stache on the dial and will be sold exclusively onwww.mauricelacroix.com. Maurice Lacroix will donate all benefits of the sale to the Movember Foundation.
Following on from the success of the ‘Maleficent'-inspired collection, milliner to the stars, Alexandra Harper Millinery has created a striking new micro range inspired by the mischievous Disney character, Tinker Bell. Entering into Disney’s world of fantasy, imagination and escapism, Harper has designed five one-off creations that encapsulate the minute and globally renowned Disney icon.
The ongoing partnership with Disney is an ideal match. Alexandra Harper has used her expertise and contemporary techniques to create an enchanting range. Bridget Robertson, senior commercial manager - fashion accessories and home at The Walt Disney Company UK comments that Disney is, "delighted to be working with Alexandra Harper Millinery to bring the Disney fairytales to life through her incredible hats."
"Working with Disney is an amazing opportunity,” explains Harper. “I’ve always been drawn to hats and to the fantasticalness of Disney. To be able to combine the two is pure magic."
Alexandra’s first capsule collection for Disney was a collection inspired by ‘Maleficent,’ starring Angelina Jolie and Elle Fanning. Alexandra will be producing several collections for Disney over the next two years.
The Alexandra Harper Millinery for Disney collections are available exclusively from www.alexandraharpermillinery.com
Christian Louboutin unveils rich new colour-ways to the recently launched AW14 Passage collection.
Inspired by the vivid shades found in nature, Christian Louboutin designs the bags in blue-green Turquin, a vibrant red Rouge de Mars, deep Violet and a new leopard print.
Available as a large shoulder bag, a messenger and a mini messenger, the Passage can be carried by the fold-over handle or worn cross-body with a detachable strap.
FATHER & SON / MOTHER & DAUGHTER NIGHTWEAR AW14 COLLECTIONS
Derek Rose is launching a new Children’s pyjama range.The children’s range features fully-piped pyjamas in a range of fabrics chosen to tie in with the main men’s and women’s collections. Matching Father & Son / Mother & Daughter pyjama sets make a perfect gift, available exclusively online at derek-rose.com.
Top row: Braemar 32 Navy Brushed Cotton Pyjama (Men’s: 5000-BRAE032NAV; Boy’s: 7005-BRAE032NAV) Bottom row: Regimental RAF Striped Pyjama (Boy’s: 7005-REGI001RAF; Men’s: 5000-REGI001RAF)