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Garment Quarter SS14

I have had a link with Garment Quarter in Bristol since it’s opening in the very desirable Cabot Circus area a couple of years ago. Offering labels such as Westwood, Dior Homme and McQ before anyone else in the South West of England, their selection has changed and increased to cater for a growing interest… Read more »

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Vivienne Westwood LA Opening

Last week LSoD ventured to the City of Angel’s for the opening of the Vivienne Westwood boutique on Melrose Avenue in WeHo (West Hollywood). The most creative forces in LA were out for the launch, as was, naturally, Dame Vivienne looking stunning as always.  The store was under much intrigue as to when it would… Read more »

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LA Dairy: When will Vivienne Westwood open on Melrose?

Missing the preposed awnings, roof and a smattering of Los Angeles style palm tree’s, it seems the Vivienne Westwood store Melrose Avenue will be a while opening. Or will it? Sources say that whilst the store was due to open in March, it could be open by the end of this week – awning and… Read more »

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Garment Quarter, Bristol Launch Party

When a store with as much caliber as Garment Quarter opens in the South-West of England, fashion lovers stand up and take note. For the new independent store, situated in Bristol’s city centre adjacent to Cabot Circus, has more draw and appeal than many other boutiques around the UK for a number of positive reasons…. Read more »

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The Art of Westwood

Projects don’t come along like this every day, and if they do it is only for a select few. But on this occasion Vivienne Westwood Anglomania and Lee are launching an online installation which YOU can be part of.  Launching on 8th September, ‘100 Days of Active Resistance‘ will see members of the public to… Read more »

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Dangerous Liaisons: Selfridges Launches On-Line Shopping

I have to say I knew this was coming as I was asked to provide some samples when I worked at a London based designer label. But looking through the Selfridges website this morning, I didn’t realise how dangerous it would be! The site, which launched today, with Womenswear, Menswear, Beauty, Accessories, Home and Leisure,… Read more »

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YMC Works It Well at My-Wardrobe

Here at LSoD, I love My-Wardrobe and thats why I was disappointed not be be able to attend their S/S10 press day but I have received word of their new brand acquisitions. Due to consumer demand, My-Wardrobe will include Farhi by Nicole Farhi, Phillip Lim and Aquascutum alongside brands such as Acne, Westwood and YMC… Read more »

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FASH OFF! – Art Against Knives

We have all been a victim or witness of crime in one way or another though few have been drawn into the tragedy of knife crime. On 28th August last year, Oliver Hemsley – a 20 year old fashion student from St. Martin’s College was a victim of an unprovoked and frenzied knife attack in… Read more »

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Vivienne Westwood Underwear and Accessories A/W09

We LOVE a bit of Westwood here at LSoD and here is the preview images of the Westwood Accessories and Underwear campaign A/W09. David Nutley – the blonde – stars as the definitive Westwood boy with a clean cut yet street image shadowed by the urban rocker boy behind. pictures courtesy of Sean and Seng

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Postage Paid

As global retailers up-the-ante to provide a higher quality of product and desirability, many are turning to custom made and limited edition garments and accessories. Queen of British fashion, Vivienne Westwood is releasing 300 limited edition postage stamp pendants to celebrate her world wide outlets. Each individually designed, and number stamped, with graphics and text… Read more »