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Winning Looks- All Dressed Up and Somewhere to Go!

Winning Looks- All Dressed Up and Somewhere to Go!

This month's post is our unedited fashion feature piece for Bath Life Magazine on how to dress for events! Awards season is upon us! How clever the fashion world is, unleashing all the inspirational glamour for dressing up on the Couture catwalks. Conveniently, they are just in time to tempt the world’s most famous celebrities into showing off their finest creations on the Awards red carpet in the Spring!  ‘So what?’ How many opportunities do real people have to dress up, to walk the red carpet?   Many companies have recognised achievement with their own Awards, knowing that dressing up and...

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Trends of the Unexpected

Trends of the Unexpected

Our latest blog post is the full version of our trends article for Bath Life Magazine where our latest shoot made front cover. Photographer Egle Vasi, Make Up by Chantelle Moody, Styling by Team .shop. Venue The Curfew Bath, socks by Worship the Ground. Does anyone else feel like fashion at this time of year is a downhill race through the same old themes, with a hideous Christmas jumper at the finish line and then nothing to do until spring? It can start off fairly well in the autumn with the promise of cosy, (if predictable) new coats and a...

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Going Out in Style

Going Out in Style

With the promise of new season partying on the horizon, festival time far from over and venues opening up we've launched our new 'Dress to Impress' partywear collection, to make finding those unique pieces a breeze. In our latest blog, Kasia Dudys comments on why, more than ever, we want to get our glitter on! 'While restrictions are being loosened up, we feel more at ease and with rapid speed forget about the pandemic. No one really wants to remember it when we finally can enjoy the pleasures of going out and to be free again. Almost. There is still...

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Why new denim just doesn't (stone)wash it - choose used to be cleaner and greener

Why new denim just doesn't (stone)wash it - choose used to be cleaner and greener

This week's bog post is by Ed Bellars, who examines the environmental impact of the denim industry.  'After wearing out a pair of £15 jeans in a matter of months, I made a promise to myself. From now on, I will only buy second-hand clothes, thrift vintage or clothes where I can be assured that they were made to last (and obviously are comfy!). At lot of my clothes at that point were from budget high street stores, low quality, but easy to buy; and unfortunately, also easy to throw out when torn or faded, which happened all too quickly....

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Digging for gold in charity shops

Digging for gold in charity shops

Our latest blog post is by Samara Cusman, who is encouraging you open your mind as widely as possible when you enter a charity shop... 'Welcome to your new addiction- charity shops! Stop looking at your local charity shops the same way you look at other high street shops, and start seeing it as goldmine of new ideas and choices. 'As with mining, I’ve realised that a place must be visited more than once until a true gem is found. Don’t give up after your first visit if you still haven’t found the perfect item! I like to keep searching...

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