KATIE & JO NEWS

AG AW16 collection featuring Alexa Chung

AG AW16 collection featuring Alexa Chung

We are incredibly excited to announce that Alexa Chung will be the new face of AG’s AW16 collection! The effortlessly stylish It girl can be seen featured in the new short for AG Jeans to promote her new campaign. And who better to promote the denim brand than the dungaree queen! Her natural beauty and fit physique lend themselves well to the desirable denim brand which caters to all shapes and sizes, enhancing your ‘good bits’ and hiding your ‘not so good bits.’ The line, Alexa Chung for AG, includes all of our favourite denim staples such as  jeans, t shirts, denim dresses and of course dungarees! Speaking to ELLE magazine Alexa explains, “The collection is inherently the missing pieces…

Tips to Sweat Proof Makeup

Tips to Sweat Proof Makeup

Now that the warm weather has finally arrived, it’s important to adjust your daily makeup routine as the temperature continues to rise! Nothing is more annoying than running mascara and makeup that disappears halfway through the day from sweat and humidity! Whether you’re hanging out by the pool, running errands, or commuting on the tube, we have the greatest tips to achieve sweat-proof makeup that lasts all day long, even on the warmest days! Start with a Primer Even though less is definitely more in the hot summer months, especially when it comes to make-up, starting with a primer is a key step to having your makeup last all day!  Most Primers also dual act as an SPF which is…

5 Summer Wardrobe Essentials to Beat the Heat

5 Summer Wardrobe Essentials to Beat the Heat

As the weather gets warmer, get prepared with the summer essentials to stay and look cool even on the hottest days!  From our favourite slip on shoes, beautiful cotton dresses, embroidered clutches, and colourful statement jewellery, we’re prepared to beat the heat with five of our favourite summer wardrobe essentials.   Twill Lined Slip-on Shoes One of our favourite shoe trends this season are the adorable twill lined slip-ons. These versatile shoes offer the perfect balance of comfort and style and come in a large variety of styles featuring different quirky graphic prints, patterns, and vibrant embroidery. These shoes are the perfect addition to any summer outfit to add an elegant pop of colour while keeping you comfortable.   2….

6 Year Anniversary Event!

6 Year Anniversary Event!

Hurraay!! In celebration of Katie&Jo 6 year anniversary this March, we held a fabulous event for all of our customers, loyal and new. The day started with complimentary jean-fittings with Jasmine from J Brand. The session was very successful, and many customers went home happy with a pair (or two) of jeans perfect for them. Prosecco, sparkling rose lemonade, chocolate and yummy cupcakes were served all day. In the afternoon XX  sat up a small pampering spot, treating everyone to a manicure. It was a wonderful day, incredibly busy, the shop buzzed with happy customers and friends. The sun was high up in the sky, the magnolias and daffodils in full bloom, and Spring was in the air! We would…

It’s All About Layers!

It’s All About Layers!

When the daffodils and crocuses start peeking out from the cold winter soil, you start to get that tickling urge to get out all of your pretty spring tops, dresses and skirts. The desire to wear bright colours and floral pattern affects every purchase you make when you go shopping. However, the trouble is, you cannot wear all of these gorgeous pieces, because it is simply too cold. So, first you are chilly and cannot get warm, then the sun comes out and you cannot believe you wore that thick winter coat. You just cannot win?!               Pyrus, Riddle Top £100 – Des Petits Hauts, Joala Top £150 – Pyrus, Severine Asymmetic Hem Dress…

7 Favourite Fashion Week Trends

7 Favourite Fashion Week Trends

Looking at the street style trends of London fashion week 2016 have us feeling inspired! The following are a few of our favourite trends seen on the streets of London this past week, and we hope you will feel inspired too. Whether you go all out and mix these trends for entire outfits, or simply implement some of them into your wardrobe, we are here to guide and help you look your chicest self this Spring. 1. 70ies Denim The 70ies inspired style has been a big trend in 2015, and it continues into 2016. Denim being the focal point of the style, a modern take on the trend is displayed in cute button down skirts, with a great silhouette…

Bohemian Holiday

Bohemian Holiday

What is the perfect time to try out a new style? On holiday of course! If you have been reluctant to try the newest boho-trend; when you go off for holiday is the perfect excuse to finally try it out. The style is filled with loose flowy fabrics, ideal for hot weather. White and cream being the primary colours – the styles are often adorned with embroideries of reds, blues, pinks and yellows. Opt for a lightweight top for dinner out, or to throw over your bikini, or go all-out with a soft, elegant maxi dress. Pair with open toe sandals or comfy espadrilles, and a pair of shorts or jeans if it gets a bit chilly after sun down….

Valentine’s Day… What Will You Wear?

Valentine’s Day… What Will You Wear?

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner – and here at Katie&Jo we are prepared for the most romantic day of the year! Whether you are looking for a fab outfit for dinner plans with your man, or a casual outfit for a girls-only Valentines brunch – we have got you covered. Wear a pretty white shirt with lace for that romantic feel, and pair them with red jeans and a pair of heels. If you want to be a bit daring, you can opt for the current ‘block colour’ trend and wear an all-white outfit. Simply wear white jeans with a pretty white blouse, and some nice white shoes. For the more eye-catching look, going with a pink dress…

10 Basic Must Haves

10 Basic Must Haves

  These are the top ten basic items every woman should have in her wardrobe in 2016. This is for the fashionable ladies of London. Feel like you always have trouble putting together an outfit? Make sure you have these basics, and you will be covered for any occasion, including those rushed-decision-outfit situations – always leaving your house looking fabulous! 1. Pair of great fitting skinny jeans in black or dark blue. You can dress them up with pair of pumps and a dressy shirt, or dress them down with a pair of trainers and a cozy sweater. Make sure they fit nicely around your hips, and choose the rise that fits your body the best. You will find that…

AS SEEN ON…

AS SEEN ON…

As spotted on Poppy Delevingne… Rose Rankin’s Snowstorm Simmy Mid-Top sneakers (£162). Made from luxurious black & white speckled pony skin (cow hide) with matte black trim and accented with burnt orange leather pull tab and side piping. Black laces and a black sole make these perfect for the winter months. Wear them with skinny jeans to show them off and pair with either a jumper for a casual look or follow Poppy’s lead and wear with some fur for the ultimately trendy outfit. Now available in store and online.   Also available… Rose Rankin’s White Dot Coney Low Top sneaker (£135). These ‘Coney’ low-tops are made from white leather and luxurious contrasting pony skin (cow hide) with a contrast gold…