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Summer Gift Guide

Summer Gift Guide

If you’re looking for the perfect gift to give your fashion forward friend this summer, you’ve come to the right place! No need to stress because we have all the perfect summer gifts no matter what the occasion! Whether celebrating a birthday, graduation, or just looking to put a smile on someone’s face we have it all! We picked out our favourite gifts from Katie&Jo that any summer birthday (or anyone!) will love! You may end up needing to get yourself a little something too! Here are our five favourite gifts for any occasion this summer:   Rachel Jackson Jewellery Who doesn’t love getting a new piece of Jewellery for a gift! Some of our favourite jewellery to give as…

BELLEVUE LAUNCH PARTY…

BELLEVUE LAUNCH PARTY…

Thank you so much to everyone who came along to our Bellevue Road launch party on Wednesday and for making it such a huge success and a fabulous evening.   We also want to say a huge thank you to the Perfect 10 girls (http://perfect10mobilebeauty.co.uk/index.php) for the gorgeous manicures and Flotsam & Jetsam (4 Bellevue Parade) who provided all the yummy juices and cakes. The Bellevue store is now up and running and we have some gorgeous things for this Spring/Summer by Maison Scotch, Des Petits Hauts, Chinti & Parker plus much much more…. Frame denim, Star Mela, Juliet Dunn and Penelope Chilvers are also all coming soon to the common. We are planning lots more exciting events at Bellevue…

Holiday Wardrobe…

Holiday Wardrobe…

I’m back after an AMAZING week in the beautiful Mediterranean island of Corsica. Hot sun shine, lazy days on the beach, yummy food and plenty of delicious rose- heavenly! My suitcase was packed to the brim with all the Star Mela, Juliet Dunn and Heidi Klein beachwear possible.  It was hard to resist all the gorgeous things this season.                   Enjoying the sunshine in Star Mela’s neon yellow Rajika kaftan (£68.00) and the Ina embroidered dress (£160.00). I’ve got carried away this summer with friendship bracelets. You can never have enough! We have some amazing ones in-store by Tiley & Grace and Eleonor de Casanovas.              …

Today’s Sale Edit…

Today’s Sale Edit…

Top by Des Petits Hauts- Nadia in ecru (Was £74.00   Now £50.00) Jeans by MiH- The Bonn in electric blue (Was £165.00   Now £100.00) Top by Maison Scotch- Sleeveless silky blouse (Was £72.00   Now £45.00) Jeans by MiH- The Bonn in shark pop (Was £160.00   Now £100.00)

Today’s Sale Edit…

Today’s Sale Edit…

With our secret sale now on and the official sale starting tomorrow online we have decided to each day show you our daily sale picks.  Today I’ve picked out this gorgeous bluebell blue Pyrus dress (originally £190.00 now £133.00) and these amazing snake print Penelope Chilvers heels (originally £265.00 now £200.00).  This is the perfect little outfit to take you from day to night.                   Our lovely intern Megan has gone for this little Joie Latelle dress (originally £265.00  now £159.00) and a pair of Ash heels (originally £175.00  now £105.00).  A great casual summer outfit.  This dress is also perfect to wear with sandals when on holiday.

Taste Of London…

Taste Of London…

Calling all foodies! On June 18th-22nd 2014, Regent’s Park will transform into a wonderland full of summer eating, drinking and entertainment. A standard adult Taste ticket will cost you £28.50 and lasts for a 4 hour session during which you will have the chance to try tapas size dishes from 40 of London’s hottest restaurants. And if you’re wondering what to wear to the event, try this easy-going outfit choice to keep you comfortable while filling your stomach and staying on your feet!

Today I Am Wearing…

Today I Am Wearing…

So the sun has finally made an appearance but we are feeling a little shy about baring our legs for the first time after months of hiding them away.  The answer- printed trousers.  Lightweight, ultra comfortable and best of all you don’t have to worry about the fake tan and waxing before leaving the house! Plum has teamed the Joie Theron silk trousers £225.00 with a white tee, chunky black sandals and accessorised with Le Specs Runaway glasses £49.00. I went for these fab Maison Scotch relaxed printed pants £85.00 with a simple white top by Velvet, chunky heels by Jeffery Campbell and the Le Specs Lagoon glasses £40.00.

Shibori Masterclass at the MiH studio…

Shibori Masterclass at the MiH studio…

I was invited yesterday morning to the MiH studio to take part in a Shibori masterclass hosted by the wonderful artist Niki Livingston who has just done a fabulous collaboration with the brand.  Shibori is an ancient Japanese cloth dying technique involves twisting, knotting, stitching and tying fabrics before immersing them in indigo dye to create unique, one-of-a-kind designs. We started off the session with Niki showing us a few different techniques to create different shapes and patterns which involved using marbles, chop sticks, pegs and rubber bands. MiH provided us with cotton shirts and tees which we folded and twisted to create our design.  I went for a checked pattern which is made by folding the shirt like a…

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