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House of Fraser Press Day

Pssst… Want to know what House of Fraser have in store for 2017?

Check out these snaps from my trip to House of Fraser’s press day in Marylebone.

Last month I posted live coverage via my Instagram and Insta-stories so if you’re not already following go follow @LabelsandLondon so you can be my plus one to every fashion event.

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Bringing more Athleisure to 2017, House of Fraser know that fitness is on everyone’s mind as the new year opens and have all the athletic wear to motivate us.

I loved the splash of coral and also the criss cross Mink Pink sports bra. Key pieces to help you look lit at the gym whether you’re a pro or a loitering newbie with no idea what you’re doing.

Oh and I’m a little obsessed with that peach bomber, aren’t you?

On a more personal note, I am the worst friend to go gym with, I make up every excuse under the sun but when if you’re into spin classes I’m your girl!

Not sure what to wear for your first induction? Shop the coolest pieces below hand picked by moi…

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I’ve been busy doing the the press day rounds this week as it’s that time of year again. London has been surprisingly dry upon until now so I’ve spent most of October walking from one end of London to the other to get from meeting to meeting, it also explains why I am dressed so Summery for Autumn.

There are some wonderful things coming soon for SS16 and once again I have managed to get you all a sneaky snapshot, I am loving the oversized Spring coats and plan on sporting one of those bad boys with a pair of Adidas sneakers next season, what do you think?

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The shirt I am wearing is from Equipment, the shorts are from Dolce & Gabbana and the sandals are from Michael Korrs.

Shop the look below.


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House of Fraser kindly invited me to their head office on Thursday to preview their AW15 collections. For those of you who don’t live in the UK, House of Fraser are like the Bloomingdales of UK (or David Jones if you’re from Australia). They are a department store that stock the likes of Acne, 7 for all mankind, J Brand, Polo Ralph Lauren and Joseph.

Above all, they also house brands that are exclusive to them, ‘Therapy’ is quite often on point with current trends and brand for fast fashion that isn’t also owned and worn by everybody else you know (see above image) but my go to HOF brand is ‘Label Lab’. If “All Saints Spitalfields” is your style and you’re looking to update your entire wardrobe with half their store on a tight budget, try the Label Lab corner in House of Fraser as an alternative. Their line is super edgy and some of my most worn garments come from this house brand.

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Shall I trade my Givenchy Antigona for this leopard baby this Autumn?

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If you think next season will be full of dull, muted grey and blacks to match the gloomy British weather then think again.

This Autumn/Winter we’ll be seeing plenty of pop colour and textured knits.
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I’d style these ‘Therapy’ pants with either a white off-shoulder ruffle top to achieve this season’s boho “Chloe girl” look or a white long sleeved body suit for a chic city look.

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The main focal point and possibly most photographed item on the day was this studded DKNY backpack. I prefer it to the ever popular MCM backpack as it’s slightly more understated and easier to coordinate with an outfit. I’d sling this backpack over a pencil skirt and heels, balancing femininity with an added stroke of edge is a great technique for a head turning outfit.

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Last but not least I have something extra special to share with you. The 70’s trend seen on Gucci and Burberry’s runway last year is still going strong and continuing through to the Autumn/Winter.

Next season’s Biba collection is very bohemian and has been inspired by a previous collection, originally released in the 70’s.

I was lucky enough to see their original collection in a glass box.

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My favourite pick from the House of Fraser press day was this faux fur vest by Biba, expect to see a lot of faux fur next season. Easy to throw over anything: style it with a simple knit polo for added warmth this Autumn.

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The House of Fraser Brand Event launched today with 40% off across all brands. I never seem to be quick enough with these things to get the best items so I already have a few things in my shopping basket.

[Bagsie! Dibs! and Shot gun!] This is what I’ve reserved in my basket so far…what do you think?

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