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Talent Emerging: Deepa Gurnani

We all (us girls) like a sparkly bit of embellishment at somepoint, so when I discovered accessories label Deepa Gurnani – think statement headbands, earrings and necklaces – I was grateful to see a unique idea come into fruition. The duo behind the label, Deepa and her husband Jay

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Fam Irvoll Pop-up Shop in Topshop

Topshop have called in the exterminator in the form of Fam Irvoll, although it remains a curious situation; as she happens to be at once the cause and the solution to their pestilent problem. Let me explain…

From the 19th January until the 15th February, Topshop will …

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Shoot: Out Of The Dark

Fusing disparate colours, textures, patterns and locations is never easy, but this epic shoot from supserstylist Namalee Bolle and photographer Kate Garner pushes the boundaries of all of those elements. The definition of striking, it’s an anathema to the usual swaddled-in-brown-fur ‘wrap up warm’ winter shoots that we’ve seen a

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Interview: Lora Gene

It’s the middle of our week featuring new designers across a variety of different creative outlets. Wednesday brings us to Lora Gene, the brainchild of Lora Nikolaev; a brand that focuses on women age 25-45 who use their ‘style genes’ to express their personality through the innovative way they

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News: Become David Bowie with Selfridges

If you haven’t already heard, there is a major retrospective exhibition being held at the V&A to celebrate the life and work of one of the most influential musicians and performers of all times: David Bowie. If you haven’t heard, where have you been?! The fastest selling exhibition in …

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Moodboard: Bo Bruce

Since appearing as a finalist on The Voice, uber talented, elfin singer/songwriter Bo Bruce been busy working on her debut album, Before I Sleep‘, set for release on Mercury Records on the 29th April. Bo has provided PlanetNotion with a fantasticly eclectic moodboard. Packed full of her favourite …

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Review: Unexpected Pleasures! Extraordinary stories!

Having not visited the Design Museum for quite a long period, I’m always surprised as to why I just don’t visit it more frequently. On this occasion it was the Unexpected pleasures: The art and design of contemporary jewellery exhibition, as well as the Extraordinary stories about ordinary things exhibition …

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News: Puma Alexander McQueen SS13 Collection

This season the Puma Alexander McQueen collection draws on ideas of folklore and peasantry, evoking England’s historic hillsides and traditional values. Rest assured that the shoes still retain a shape, style and wearability that is intensely modern and not at all peasant-like. The collection takes inspiration from weaving motifs, washed …

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Marcelo Burlon: County of Milan

Having collaborated with the likes of Givenchy, Prada and Alexander McQueen, and as a film-maker, photographer, publicist and stylist, no one can deny that Marcelo Burlon is a celebrated creative force in the fashion and arts industries. Incredibly, Burlon is still managing to impress us thanks to his latest collaboration …

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Interview: Alan Taylor

During our press day visits we caught up with Dublin born designer Alan Taylor. Having worked with Alexander McQueen as well as Simone Rocha, Taylor is one designer to remember.

PlanetNotion: Tell us a bit about your background & training? (Where did you study, what inspired you to choose

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