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COLOUR TRENDS: AUTUMN/WINTER 2012’S MUST-HAVE SHADES

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If you haven’t already embraced the new season, what are you waiting for? It’s time to update your autumn/winter wardrobe and inject some runway-inspired colours in to your styling. This definitely is not the season to stick to basic black; boring! Yes, there were plenty of edgy and sombre looks on the autumn 2012 catwalks (think rock chick, goth-chic and so on), but those wanting to rev up … [Read more...]

CATWALK REPORT: AUTUMN/WINTER ’12’S MOST WEARABLE TRENDS

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With the new season in full swing, if you haven’t already done so, it’s time to embrace the cooler weather and refresh your autumn/winter wardrobe accordingly; out with the old and in with the new! With so many trend options, which ones should you buy into? We’ve outlined the season’s must-have trends. Goth-Chic Seen at: Giles and Alexander Wang. Forget long leather Matrix … [Read more...]

ROCKING THE TRENDS: HOW TO CARRY LAST SEASON’S TRENDS IN TO AUTUMN/WINTER 2012

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The phrase "those who do not learn from history are doomed to repeat it" doesn't apply in fashion; we're not repeating it, we're re-inventing it. So in the spirit of entering autumn, I'm bringing you tips on how to reinvent the spring/summer trends of 2012, which will see you through the darker months - take that, recession! Pastels: - Paintbox colours are not only for the five days of sunshine … [Read more...]

NEVER MIND THE CATWALKS: A GUIDE TO A/W 2012

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Vicky Kavanagh on the upcoming season’s trend highlights   You know how in every bushel of apples, there's a rotten few? I feel a bit like that about this year's Autumn/Winter trends. Among the winners - such as A-line skirts, capes and brocade, there's been tacky embellishments and headache inducing prints. Usually, the high street's interpretation of much expensive originals … [Read more...]

TREND BUZZ: WRIST CANDY

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Here at Daily Update Towers, we’re having a love affair with colour pop watches in a variety of vibrant shades! Fashion trends come and go but the hottest ones stick around for longer, and whilst candy coloured watches have been trendy for several years, they are still popular and are enjoying a resurgence thanks to the trend for colour blocking and candy brights, as well as candy coloured … [Read more...]

SPRING/SUMMER 2012’S TOP TRENDS MADE SIMPLE

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CANDY COLOURS Ice cream shades and candy colours are amongst the season’s biggest trends. As if the shock of wearing anything brighter than grey and black isn’t enough, you’ve got to mix and match them all up too! Penneys and A|wear have nailed this trend and the key to pulling it off is to mix touches of candy colours with white, denim and blue. Left: Textured bodycon dress, from … [Read more...]

TK MAXX SHOWCASES DESIGNER TREND PIECES FOR SPRING/SUMMER

TK Maxx Orange double breasted jacket £49.99 €69.99 RRP £145.00 €189.99

Save on spring/summer’s hottest fashion trends   The spring/summer 2012 catwalks were bursting with prints, soft pastels, summer brights, candy colours and vibrant neons and the fashion buyers at TK Maxx shopped around the world, dealing directly with designers to pick out their favourite pieces at a fraction of the price. Bold Brights: Candy pinks, bright blues and zingy neon … [Read more...]

MIAMI SPICE: PENNEYS’ SUMMER 2012 COLLECTION

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It may only be March but there’s nothing like a bit of fine weather to lift the spirits and encourage us to dream of sunny temperatures and long summer days. Now is the time to think ahead to your summer wardrobe and what better place to start than with a peek at the summer offerings from Penneys; or if you’re in the UK, Primark. Taking inspiration from the laid-back attitude of … [Read more...]

STYLE SPOTLIGHT: SPRING/SUMMER AT A|WEAR

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A|wear’s spring/summer 2012 collection is full of wonderful surprises, with very modern interpretations of retro-inspired fashion stories. Two distinct themes are prevalent in the collection, which contrast and complement each other in equal measure, as both have a definite nod to the past. Their New Nautical line is of course nautically styled with classic red, white and blues anchored … [Read more...]

SPOTLIGHT ON PENNEYS SPRING/SUMMER 2012

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Penneys has always been renowned for its straight-off-the-catwalk, finger on the pulse styles and this season the popular high street store truly lives up to its good name. Featuring a smaller and more focused range, Penneys has decided to showcase the best of what they have to offer with this season’s hottest trends. Within these key trends, dresses, blazers and blouses rule the roost. … [Read more...]