Look Du Jour: Leather & Leopard

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What: Leather skirt: Warehouse (c/o), Leopard print jumper: Marc by Marc Jacobs, Bag: Jaeger London, Trench coat: Comptoir des Cottoniers, Monk shoes: Oliver Sweeney (c/o), Socks: Calzedonia, Necklace: Anne Bowes Jewellery Where:¬†Meetings, appointments and Charlotte Olympia Champagne Tea in London. After a blissfully sunny Bank Holiday weekend, I foolishly fell into the trap I do every single time the sun makes an appearance and assumed that Summer was here to stay. Naturally this week kicked off with torrential rain and I swiftly banished all thoughts of taking one of my little used sundresses for a spin. But while the cotton…

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Introducing: Alexander Lewis

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Oh I do love discovering new designers. Not that I actually discovered Alexander Lewis (or anyone else for that matter) in the traditional sense, but I've only just recently introduced to the label and considering how incredibly covetable his designs are, it only seems fair to pass the introduction along. I was lucky enough to hear about Lewis a few weeks ago during a trip to KCD Publicity's London HQ. Given that KCD's clients include some of the world's most in-demand brands - think 3.1 Phillip Lim, Alexander Wang and Prabal Gurung - any designer on their roster is bound…

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5 Minutes With: Lara Ventura

Lara Ventura

If you're an avid Grazia reader (and if not, why the HELL not!?) then you will undoubtedly have heard of today's interviewee. Earlier this month the world's best fashion weekly ran a story on SS13's most stylish swimwear labels and with Rita Ora, Suki Waterhouse and Bip Ling all fans of her designs, it wasn't surprising that Lara Ventura was featured. I caught up with the designer to talk Central Saint Martins, e-commerce and being a fashion entrepreneur... LPA: Tell me a little about your background. Where did you grow up? Were you always interested in fashion? LV: I grew…

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