Author: Emily

Belstaff SS17 at London Fashion Week

Liv Tyler’s 2nd capsule for Belstaff captures the heady vibe of the English countryside at the end of the 60s and the rock’n’roll characters drawn to it at the time. Silhouettes reference the free-spirited women who were part of that scene, ie Anita Pallenberg and Marianne Faithfull. This combined with Liv’s feminine style and her love of Belstaff’s military archive pieces result in a capsule that is strong, feminine, playful. The palette reflects the summer countryside – taking a cue from Liv’s break-out film Stealing Beauty by Bertolucci – rich with neutrals and washed-out denim, while a floral motif...

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Thomas Pink Gets Down To Business With New Dress Shirt Range

Modern British Shirt Maker Thomas Pink puts business first this season with the launch of its new, premium shirting collection designed to address the sartorial needs of professional gentlemen. Fashioned to help savvy executives scale the corporate ladder while navigating its varying dress codes, the business assortment includes seven distinctive shirt options in a range of colors, fits, fabrics and price points. “Our customers are movers and shakers whose high standard of dress is as strong as their work ethic,” said Jonathan Heilbron, Global CEO for Thomas Pink. “From first job to CEO, our business shirting collection offers the...

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London Sightseeing Gets Smart With The New Mobile London Pass

Visitors to London can now gain access to more than 60 attractions using just their smartphone with the new mobile version of the popular London Pass sightseeing card. Developed for iPhone and Android, the mobile London Pass downloads straight to the traveller’s smartphone, syncing with a dedicated app and bespoke operating software to function as an entry ticket at sites such as the Tower of London, Westminster Abbey and Windsor Castle. Instead of presenting a ticket or physical London Pass, visitors simply scan a QR code contained in the mobile pass to gain admittance at each attraction. Chosen by...

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New Rules on Roads to Clean Up London Air

London Mayor Sadiq Khan recently announced that cars built before 2005 will be charged an additional £10 per day to enter central London. This levy will be applied on top of the regular congestion charge and is going to apply to vehicle that carry pre-Euro 4 emission standards. The levy is just one part of a whole package designed to clean up London’s air. City Hall have dubbed it the “T-Charge” and say that when it comes into effect next year it will be the toughest crackdown on the most polluting vehicles. It’s estimated that the quality of air...

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