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Brand Spotlight

20/05/2019
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Brand Spotlight: Mallet

Everyone loves a fashion success story. The annals of the fashion hall of fame are filled with rags to riches stories of talented, creative individuals putting their dreams to paper and, eventually, achieving everything more than they could have ever imagined. In this sense, Mallet Footwear is no different. Except, perhaps, the ‘eventually’ part. You see, Mallet Footwear hasn’t been around for decades. It’s barely been around for years. Founder Tommy Mallet’s million dollar brainwave came in 2015, and in four short years, Mallet Footwear has grown from an idea... Read More

Emporio Armani T-Shirt 25/04/2019
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Brand Spotlight: Emporio Armani

For chic, high end looks at the cutting edge of fashion, look no further than Emporio Armani. Founded in the 1980s, Emporio Armani gained popularity both through its namesake, fashion heavyweight Giorgio Armani, but also through an innovative marketing campaign that included enormous billboards and television advertisements, designed to saturate public consciousness with Emporio Armani. This innovation included a groundbreaking partnership with the film industry, as well as a huge number of celebrity fans, including Rihanna, Cristiano Ronaldo and the Beckhams. Emporio Armani offers effortless casual style, with a product... Read More

15/04/2019
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Brand Spotlight: Moschino

Fans of fashion and gaming alike delighted in joy when it was very recently announced that Moschino had teamed up with EA games to create a fashion collection for its record-breaking simulation game, The Sims 4. A quirky move for a high-end fashion house, you say? This is typical Moschino, pushing boundaries, thinking outside the box and constantly surprising fans year after year! Founded in 1990 by the late Franco Moschino, the brand soon made its name for its bold, bright and eccentric designs. Franco Moschino was a vocal social... Read More

05/04/2019
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Brand Spotlight: Buscemi

Since its launch in 2013, Buscemi has grown to become the number one name in luxury designer trainers. Cousin of Hollywood A-Lister Steve Buscemi, designer Jon Buscemi has stepped out from behind the shadow of his famous relative, gaining millions of fans with his unique urban aesthetic, striking metallic features, opulent materials and exquisite attention to detail. Buscemi shoes represent pure, oozing luxury and decadence, so if you’ve been thinking of adding to your trainer collection, but haven’t quite found that pair that screams wow, we’ve got you covered! We’ve... Read More

31/03/2019
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Brand Spotlight: Moncler

You might think it would be difficult for adrenaline junkies and die-hard fashion followers to find something in common. It would, after all, be easy to assume that lovers of outdoor sports simply don’t care what they’re wearing, or that most fashionistas wouldn’t be seen dead running around a forest. All of these preconceptions and assumptions were, however, shattered when Moncler burst onto the fashion scene after being founded in France in 1952. Pioneering global leaders in luxury technical outerwear, Moncler has built its brand on a fusion of functionality... Read More

15/03/2019
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Brand Spotlight: Vivienne Westwood

When someone asks you to describe British fashion in one word, you have to apologise and offer them two: Vivienne Westwood. She rose to fame in the late 1970s, cementing her name as an architect of punk fashion and her reputation for her statement designs, and has since become an industry giant, respected and revered throughout the world. Nowadays, Westwood continues to make sure her fashion delivers a message. She often links her designs to causes close to her heart, the most poignant example being the iconic Vivienne Westwood Orb... Read More

02/03/2019
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Brand Spotlight: Givenchy

When the engagement of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle was announced, the fashion world waited with baited breath to see who the new Duchess-to-be would choose to design her wedding dress. Being American, the jury was out as to who it would be; for English rose Kate Middleton, McQueen was an obvious choice, her elegant lace gown representing a celebration of British fashion. Meghan, it seemed, could choose practically anyone. When the day arrived and the bride stepped out in front of a wall of the world’s media, her simple,... Read More

20/02/2019
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Brand Spotlight: DSquared2

Perhaps Dean and Dan Caten were destined to be fashion legends. It’s unsurprising, given how many parallels can be drawn between them and the late, great Gianni Versace. Both are famous for innovative and bold designs, and both heavily feature nods to their childhoods throughout their work. Versace grew up in Italy playing amongst ancient ruins, whereas the Caten twins grew up in Canada, but you probably already knew that! Another striking similarity is the understanding of the power of music in promoting and growing a fashion brand. As Versace... Read More