LPA Styles It: Issa London for Banana Republic

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Designer for high street capsule collections can be a tricky thing. They come heralded by a slew of tweets, press releases, queues and general over excitement. Sometimes they live up to the hype, other times they a total let down. Issa London for Banana Republic falls firmly in the former camp. Banana Republic have a history of doing really great designer collabs (remember Milly this Summer? Or Trina Turk last year?) and they seriously knocked it out of the park with this one. Issa London's delectable and highly marketable brand of wearable, feminine loveliness is a perfect match for the…

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Grooming At: Paul Edmonds Knightsbrigde

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Good God I love grooming. But then, who doesn't? Especially when it's someone else doing the pampering and said pampering is taking place inside one of London's most exquisitely wonderful salons. Located in the Knightsbridge and boasting some of the best in the biz among its staff, Paul Edmonds is pretty much the ultimate in indulgence. The first thing I saw when I arrived was an imposing, modernist chandelier (of the chic not tacky variety) but that paled in comparison to what I'd ogle minutes later. The ground floor coiffing area was spectacular enough, in a contemporary cool meets old…

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Look Du Jour: Ditsy Print & Denim

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What: Ditsy print sundress: Paul and Joe Sister (c/o), Denim jacket: Vintage, Bag: Oliver Bonas & Wedges (Gap) Where: Little brother's birthday bash in Sussex Just as I was starting to feel O-V-E-R summer, this Paul and Joe Sister ditsy print sundress happened. All of a sudden the idea of leather and shearling felt deeply unappealing and I just wanted to carry on frolicking bare legged in the heat forever. Having moved flats the day after receiving this adorable little number, the rest of my week was spent up to my eyes in unpacking, a tedious task which demanded nothing…

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