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Weekly Wish List, London Edition

So with exactly one month and three days to go (yes I’m that sad, I’m counting down) until fashion week kicks of over in NYC were on to the second of my themed weekly wish lists, the London edition. It’s funny, although New York fashion week is undeniably a lot bigger than London, I found selecting just ten brands from my home town a lot more challenging than picking the same number from the zillions that show in the Big Apple. Maybe it’s because I know them better, I mean, after four seasons worth of ticket requests I pretty much know the LFW schedule by heart! But a little, patriotic part of me wonders if it’s because of the fact that London seems to produce exciting, innovative, fresh fashion talent better than anywhere else… Whatever the reason, I’d give my right arm for any of these sartorial delights, enjoy!

London

1) Zoe Jordan Newman Lace T-Shirt, £145, click here to buy
2) JW Anderson Wool Blend Tuxedo Pants, £570, click here to buy
3) Charlotte Olympia Dolly Platforms, £675, click here to buy
4) Mary Katrantzou Powdy Printed Dress, £835, click here to buy
5) Matthew Williamson Suede Clutch, £995, click here to buy
6) Erdem Bergen Floral Print Scarf, £365, click here to buy
7) Alexander McQueen Heroine Bag in Oxblood Suede, £1450, click here to buy
8) Christopher Kane Leopard Print Leather Clutch, £390, click here to buy
9) Jonathan Saunders Roselyn Cotton Skirt, £490, click here to buy
10) Richard Nicoll Check Front Cardigan, £445, click here to buy

Love Ella. X

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Weekly Wish List, New York Edition

August is just around the corner and we all know what that means… Fashion month is now just a few short weeks away! For a lot of industry folk, ‘fashion week’ can be something of a dirty word thanks to the sheer amount of stress it brings with it. Personally, I don’t think I’m ever going to get over the joy of being able to attend shows, parties and be a part of all the madness in between. Who knows, maybe in ten years time I’ll be bemoaning the sleep deprivation, high-heel induces injuries and champagne-induced hangovers that are as much a part of fashion week as the collections themselves but given how excited I feel just writing that, I doubt it. With just over a month to go, it’s high time to start planning our wardrobes. So to help, well, me along the way and generally get us all in the mood for four weeks of sartorial celebration I’ve decided to focus my next few wish lists on each of the four respective fashion cities. First up, New York…

Weekly Wish List New York

1) 3.1 Phillip Lim Floral Print Silk Crepe Dress, £535, click here to buy
2) Alexander Wang Emile Textured Leather Tote, £820, click here to buy
3) Oscar de La Renta Scalloped Suede Pumps, £460, click here to buy
4) Diane Von Furstenberg Britt Leather Skirt, £431, click here to buy
5) J.Crew Tippi Merino Wool Heart Sweater, £75, click here to buy
6) Proenza Schouler PS11 Mini Classic Satchel, £1,160 click here to buy
7) Mara Hoffman Half Top Bikini Set, £137.66, click here to buy
8) Marc by Marc Jacobs Burg Boxer Medium Leather Tote £405, click here to buy
9) DKNY Corey Colour Block Suede Peep-Toe Pumps, £215, click here to buy
10) Jason Wu Jourdan Patent & Leather Shoulder Bag, £1,560, click here to buy
11) Milly Avery Patterned Cotton Blend Dress, £455, click here to buy

Love Ella. X

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La Petite Weekly Wish List, July 20th

Another week, another wish list… You’d think I’d get bored of looking at pretty clothes but yet, somehow I don’t. Bare legs + extreme rain makes for serious cashmere craving and I was just about ready to give up on Summer and make straight for the pre fall collections but then I heard a little rumour (ok, I looked at my iPhone weather app) that hot weather is set to hit London next week and all of a sudden, chunky knitwear didn’t seem so tempting.  Still, I’m not about to make the same mistake I’ve made at least ten times this season and start packing away my layers, instead here are a few choice pieces that can work with whatever the weather decides to throw at us.

wish list

1) Tibi floral print silk peplum top, £270, click here to buy
2) J Brand coated stealth skinny jeans, £230, click here to buy
3) Miu Miu Croc effect leather iPhone sleeve, £85, click here to buy
4) Lily and Lionel Bisset Aqua Scarf, £99, click here to buy
5) House of Holland for Superga leopard trainers, £55, click here to buy
6) French Sole red patent Boston crocodile pumps, £115, click here to buy
7) Whistles Fleur tote bag, £135, click here to buy
8) Mulberry metallic jacquard dress reduced from £450 to £148.50, click here to buy
9) Miu Miu glitter pumps, £420, click here to buy

Love Ella. X

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La Petite Weekly Wish List, July 14th

wish list

1) Whistles Border Stripe Jumpsuit, reduced from £265 to £130, click here to buy
2) Carven Cotton and Linen Jacket, reduced from £469 to £234, click here to buy
3) Proenza Schouler Neoprene Finished Leather & Wood Sandals, reduced from £915 to £366, click here to buy
4) 3.1 Phillip Lim Pashli Satchel Bag (new season!), £815, click here to buy
5) Charlotte Olympia Bisoux Loafers (new season!), £465, click here to buy
6) Isabel Marant Etoile Skinny Corduroy Trousers (new season!), £155, click here to buy
7) Boutique by Jaeger Claire Cherry Blouse, reduced from £99 to £45, click here to buy
8) Burberry Prorsum Raffia Effect Wristles Clutch, reduced from £695 to £417, click here to buy

Ok, so this week’s wish list is probably more autumnal than you’d expect in July but frankly, I’ve given up on Summer. The endless array of flimsy, pastel things I started amassing way back in February are, for the most part, sitting unworn in my wardrobe while I skulk around in jeans and cardigans, avoiding venturing outside at all costs. Much as I adore London, I’m seriously starting to consider emigrating. I mean, what’s the point of living in a city full of parks, pubs and fabulous shops if it never stops bloody raining?!

Love Ella. X

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La Petite Weekly Wish List, June 29th

weekly wish list

1) Whistles Wild Meadow Print Top, £85, click here to buy
2) J Brand 811 Mid Rise Skinny Jeans, reduced from £205 to £103 at Matches, click here to buy
3) Kurt Geiger Gemma Wedges, £220, click here to buy
4) Calzedonia Blue Paisley Bikini Top, £20, click here to buy
5) Calzedonia Blue Pasiley Bottoms, £15, click here to buy
6) Lily and Lionel Jolie Blue and Aubergine Scarf, reduced from £99 to £70, click here to buy
7) Anya Hindmarch Valerie Clutch, reduced from £250 to £150 at Net-a-Porter, click here to buy
8) Marc by Marc Jacobs Hot to Trot Bag, £350 at Selfridges, click here to buy
9) Aldo Rise Libertine Baughan T Bar Sandals, £125 at Selfridges, click here to buy
10) Boutique by Jaeger Olivia Button Breton Dress, £99, click here to buy

Another week, another selection of sartorial delights I just can’t keep my eyes, hands and wallet off. Actually I’ve been pretty restrained of late, shopping wise. But this has been more due to lack of free time and funds rather than my developing any kind of real self control. It’s also that strange between-season period as the pre fall stock is starting to arrive in stores at exactly the same time Summer decides to arrive in London and while this season’s togs seem ever-so-slightly passé, the idea of going anywhere near a fair isle knit makes me want to cry. Well, luckily I managed to scrape together a few pieces so delectable they’re still worth splashing out on regardless of the weather, season or possibility of impending bankruptcy. Happy shopping!

Love Ella. X

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