Designers and Brands

Fashion Collaborations

In the wake of the lustworthy chaos of Balmain’s exclusive collection for H&M, the fashion industry has been mulling over designer-high street collaborations. 

Are they a great way of expanding the market for luxury brands and allowing ‘regular’ customers to access high fashion, or simply an over-hyped limited edition, poor quality fuss over mediocre clothes that people will quite literally fight over and camp overnight outside a store to get hold of? And are we just becoming slaves to labels, splashing the cash just to get hold of anything by a couture house?

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Boux Avenue: A Bra Fitting Review

 

A recent visit to lingerie boutique Boux Avenue (http://www.bouxavenue.com), during the Union Square shopping centre (http://www.unionsquareaberdeen.com) student lock-in, brought me two unwelcome surprises. 

Firstly, I discovered the bra size I thought I had was entirely wrong by a long shot, and secondly, I realised that the remainder of my student loan is going to have to be spent on the irresistible products at this ridiculously inviting store.

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Topshop Joni Jeans Appreciation Post

What jeans did I even wear before Topshop’s High Waisted Joni Jeans? Once you buy a pair of these it’s very difficult to return to the normal, sitting on the hips average kind of jeans. Topshop have been selling these Joni Jeans for roughly two years (I’m not entirely certain how long they’ve been selling them but you should probably already have a pair.) But, why are these jeans so great? 

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Never Enough Shoes: Tony Bianco

It’s no secret that women tend to have a slight obsession with shoes; enviously looking at Khloe Kardashian’s shoe closet to breaking a few toes in order to wear those killer heels, who can blame us? Cinderella married a prince because of a pair of glass slippers! So, If you love shoes, love looking at shoes and breaking a heel automatically leads to a broken heart, do keep reading. I have discovered an amazing designer ‘Tony Bianco’ (Look at his Instagram to get your shoe fix @tonybianco

 

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Sum Company Sunglasses

 
 Hey, Ruth here! I am loving this rare sunny weather in the UK right now, and there’s nothing better than cracking out your favourite shades and soaking in some vitamin D. But this year I decided to try something a little different when I came across American sunglasses brand Sum Company.

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