Thursday, 26 April 2012


The Nike Blazer first leapt to prominence on the basketball court in 1973. Over the years the classic style has been updated many times but this year Nike are returning to the much coveted original design with the added bonus of some great customizable options. For 2012 there is also a choice of suede or cotton canvas in sixteen stunning colours. Adding some flower power there is also a new collection by Anna-Luise Reiper, the material designer at Nike, who took inspiration for her floral print designs from the vibrant blooms of the spring and summer seasons in her home town of Sindelfingen Germany .
Your Colours Your Style
NIKEid - There are over 25 million possible customization options for the new Nike Blazer including:
- Fed up with unlacing your hi tops? Add a side zipper. Available in colours so you can make it pop or keep it covert.
HAPPY TOES – Add a toe cap. Make your toes happy and make your shoes last longer.
AN ICON, REINVENTED – Choose the materials, suede for durability and a classic OG look, canvas for breathability. A floral graphic pattern is also available if you want to get expressive.
VINTAGE OR MODERN - The original 1973 Blazer featured white material on the backtab, tongue and lining. You can get that classic look by selecting the Vintage White option. If you want a bit more colour on your feet, choose the Matching Colour option.
You may also like to check out Nike's bestselling new Nikeid ranges. 
Blazer**Spiz'ike iD **Free Run iD
About Anna-Luise Rieper - Prior to her role as a Material Designer at Nike, Anna-Luise Rieper earned her Masters in Textile Design from the State Academy of Art and Design in Stuttgart Germany and worked with Mercedes-Benz Advanced Design Italia, in Como Italy.

Tuesday, 24 April 2012

"Postcards From" Olivia Rubin's new collection for Dorothy Perkins

"Postcards From" is a refreshing new collection from London designer, Olivia Rubin created exclusively for Dorothy Perkins. This is a stand-out collection with gorgeous wearable pieces, pretty maxis, keyhole t-shirts, peplum tops and sleevless shift dresses in a variety of holiday themed designs including floral, tropical bird motifs and shell prints. Soft neutral shades of pink, grey and blush blend beautifully together accentuated by black and Olivia's favourite shocking pink. .Shop Olivia Rubin London for Dorothy Perkins

Olivia Rubin's is known for stunning signature graphic prints (including her renowned brick print). Regularly featured in Grazia & Vogue, Olivia's dresses have caught the eye of celebrity fans including Cheryl Cole, Tulisa & Fearne Cotton. Olivia Rubin launched her first womenswear line after graduating from the world-renowned Central Saint Martins College in London.

Saturday, 21 April 2012

Celebrity Seen. Mocking Stocking Red Tops

Rihanna has been spotted numerous times in fishnet tights, however recently she has become more daring in her hosiery choices, sporting mock suspender tights and bondage styles... Get the suspender tights look just like the celebrities with these sexy Pretty Polly Braced Suspender Tights. The opaque hosiery on the leg creates the illusion of a stocking with a convincing mock stocking top. At the mid thigh, the tights become sheer 20 denier hosiery which is decorated with a red mock suspender strap design which looks like it is clipped onto the stockings. The straps at the front show a single clip whilst those at the back have a double Y-clip design.These beautifully detailed suspender tights are some of sexiest around. Show them off to maximum effect with short shorts or short skirts. Work the suspender tights trend with a difference. .Click to shop Pretty Polly Pretty Braced Suspender Tights