Shopping 101 – WESTFIELD LONDON CELEBRATES FIFTH BIRTHDAY WITH LIMITED EDITION FASHION EXCLUSIVES

30 OCTOBER – 3 NOVEMBER 2013

Westfield London is excited to celebrate its fifth birthday on 30th October, 2013. In its five fabulously fashionable years, Westfield London has firmly established itself as an iconic fashion destination where shoppers can find unrivalled choice under one roof and one-off collaborations.

To mark the much-anticipated fifth birthday, a selection of Westfield London’s finest retailers will be creating a series of ‘Fashion Exclusives’ to pay homage to London’s unique style. The one-off covetable creations will be available to purchase at Westfield London only, so save-the-date and head west between the 30th October and the 3rd November to bag once-in-a-lifetime products and exclusive shopping offers.

Myf Ryan, General Manager Marketing UK & Europe, said: “Westfield London is a ground-breaking fashion destination that has surpassed expectations across the board. We believe the success that we and our retailers have enjoyed over the past five years has solidified Westfield’s authority in London’s retail and style arena.

“We are always looking to push boundaries in how we showcase our world-class fashion and entertainment offer and what we have planned for our birthday week will be no different. We are delighted that so many retailers and designers have joined us to celebrate with a range of fantastic exclusive products especially created to mark the occasion.”

Westfield London will also be teaming up with some of the UK’s top designers to create special one off pieces to celebrate the occasion whilst supporting Save the Children throughout the week.
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Coast

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Coast have designed this stunning Elba collection, combining two key Autumn Winter trends – oversized chains and mixed metal finishes.
Make sure to add a little sparkle to your birthday attire with the stand out Elba necklace, £60 and the show-stopping Elba earrings, £25

Fenn Wright Manson

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The Fenn Wright Manson modern biker is a true investment piece and will be launched in a midnight teal colour, for the fifth birthday.

Designed and made in the UK, this neat fitting biker strikes the perfect balance between edgy and refined dressing.
Made from Italian butter soft nappa, with exposed Italian metal RiRi zips, this irresistible piece is the definition of timeless cool.
£375, available only at Fenn Wright Manson, Westfield London.

Coach

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Classic and cool, Coach will be celebrating with the exclusive ‘Kimberley’ brown leather shoulder bag from their Madison collection, for £395.

REISS

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To celebrate their fifth birthday renowned British label, Reiss are offering five exclusive items.
For the ladies, two stylish dresses will be available in exclusive autumnal colourways from the 30th of October;
Claudette in deep iris and Fallow in black.
Two dresses, from left to right: Fallow £225; Claudette £189

LK Bennett

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These sophisticated shoes from the luxury British fashion house L.K.Bennett are designed to meet the lifestyle and requirements of every modern woman. £195.

Ted Baker
There are few people who love a good party as much as Ted Baker.
For Westfield’s 5th birthday, he is pleased to present exclusive new accessories that are ideal for celebrating in style and available in his
Westfield mainline and Pashion stores as well as on the pop up Sweet Shoppe.
£65; TORELA court shoes, £130

SUPERDRY

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Superdry extends its foray into tailoring with an exclusive new women’s collection, designed by Superdry founder,
James Holder and contemporary British tailor Timothy Everest.
The Muse £174.99; two Town Coats, £249.99.

Boux Avenue

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Beauty is on the inside with Boux Avenue’s exclusive lingerie line. Luxurious satin is combined with pretty black diamond
spot mesh to create the perfect boudoir beauties. So appealing you won’t want to keep it hidden…
Kimberley bra £28, Kimberley thong £12

MASCOTTE

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The new international brand exclusive to Westfield London known for its flawless style and
enormous range have created an exclusive on-trend suede ankle boot with laser cut detailing, for £155.

Hugo Boss

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The BOSS Winter ‘13 The Lordo mens coat with its classic single breasted block is made from 100% cashmere and trimmed with
a detachable fur lapel, allowing adaptability for any occasion. £3,000.

Reiss

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To celebrate their fifth birthday for the guys, renowned British label, Reiss are offering, three made-to-measure suits in exclusive fabrics will

be available with a tailoring session to ensure the perfect fit.

Men’s suits from left to right: Midnight Pindot is £500, Noir Velvet is £450 Black Jacquard is £500

Ted Baker

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For Westfield’s 5th birthday, he is pleased to present exclusive new satchel that is ideal for celebrating in style and available in his

Westfield mainline and Pashion stores as well as on the pop up Sweet Shoppe.  SKOLDAY satchel bag, £199.

House of Fraser

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Channel vintage Hollywood glamour with this exclusive gold Estee Lauder clutch.
In a stylish snakeskin print the bag is accompanied by a pillar box red lipstick. £60

Colour Copia

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COlour Copia will be launching three exclusive nail lacquers from OPI – an on-trend dusky-hued purple;
textured matte platinum for a crowning touch of elegance or be the centre of attention in an almost-black plum.
£ 11.50 each

Models Own

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Models Own is at the forefront of the nail revolution. With vibrant colours and innovative textures, the fashion and
trend colour accessory brand has developed this polish exclusively for Westfield London.
£5 each

Fitness 101 – Don’t let your fitness fall this fall

Sportswear with an Edge – Climskin A/W13 – Women’s Collection

The hottest new sportswear and leisure collection is out!  Climskin offers an exciting range of vests and tops that are perfect for the gym or for pounding the pavements – from spinning to yoga through to busting weights  – get fit, be active and have the perfectly honed body without losing your designer edge.

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Founder Michael Climmer’s love of west coast hip hop music and the LA lifestyle is prevalent throughout the collection. Designed to stand out, Climskin transforms sport wear staples into ‘must-have’ pieces of street influenced fashion. Created in collaboration with numerous artists, the resulting portfolio of distinctive designs placed on simple, block colour clothing are undeniably captivating.

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If you want to make a statement when you hit the gym or take that work out class in the park, wearing Climskin is the way to do it.

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Prices start from £11.99.

Please see the attached release for examples of the designs.  More examples, including Men’s Sportswear can be seen at http://www.climskin.com

 

Wedding 101 – SPARKLING WEDDING SHOWCASE ELTHAM PALACE & GARDENS

Thursday 26 September 2013

5pm-9pm

Glamorous Eltham Palace & Gardens in Eltham will be set for a sparkling wedding on Thursday 26 September – with ceremony, drinks reception, dinner and dancing all staged to showcase just how exquisite that special day can be.

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From 5pm until 9pm, couples can view the stunning circular coffee and cream Art Deco Entrance Hall set up for an intimate ceremony with floral arrangements, the Italian Drawing Room set up for a drinks reception and the Medieval Great Hall, atmospherically lit and set for dinner, along with a DJ and a dance floor.

Yvette

Yvette

A host of top quality accredited suppliers – including European and Asian caterers offering delicious drinks and canapés, London based wedding dress designer Sabina Motasem will be there in person with the full collection and brand new pieces from the next collection that mixes old and new Hollywood in simple elegant shapes, florists, wedding cake designer, photographers, videographers and wedding car suppliers – will be on hand to provide a wealth of wedding day inspiration.

Josephine

Josephine

Experts from the English Heritage Hospitality team will be able to offer advice, plus an exclusive look around the prestigious and popular Art Deco mansion, Medieval Great Hall and stunning grounds, which can be hired for civil ceremonies and celebratory dinners for up to 200 and standing receptions for up to 300 guests.

Loie

Loie

Once the childhood home of flamboyant King Henry VIII, Eltham Palace was transformed in the 1930s into a superb millionaire’s mansion and still bears the unmistakably stylish stamp of Art Deco, making it one of London’s most sought-after wedding locations.

The event runs from 5pm-9pm on Thursday 26th September – and will be the last chance to view Eltham Palace before it closes for essential maintenance this winter.  For further information call 020 8294 2577 or visitwww.english-heritage.org.uk/hospitality

PHOTO CREDIT: Sarah Gawler

FASHION 101** STYLE YOUR LIFE

On August 24th, 2013, RAW Fashion Agency will collaborate with Jennifer Austin, the founder of Fashion Parte’, and conduct a fashion styling workshop in the office of RAW Fashion. At a low fee of $75, this program is great for women who want to learn their correct body shape and how to flatter it to the best of their ability.
Jennifer Austin is a personal fashion stylist, wardrobe & image consultant and event manager with over 20 years of experience in the fashion industry. She lectures at the Sydney Community College and has styled over 200 women in the past year ranging from different sizes, ages and shapes. In addition to her personal styling sessions, Jennifer had also conducted fashion styling work shops for groups and corporates & planned and hosted several fashion events.
Faith Agugu has been present in the fashion industry for over 22 years gaining expert knowledge from a various positions such as a stylist, buyer, national sales manager for Fleur Wood, lecturer at FBI Fashion College and the current director of RAW Fashion Agency. She wants to bring her extensive knowledge along to help save women time and money, as they say knowledge is power, having the right information will cut your shopping time in half and potentially save you lots of money.
The workshop will help ladies find clothes that best suit “the real you” whilst always remaining fashion forward. With the combined industry style knowledge between Faith Agugu and Jennifer, those attending will get an in depth analysis of how to look taller, slimmer, curvier or whatever look you may want to get away with. With RAW loaning garments on the day, guests will be able to try on and be styled with high-end designer garments and accessories.

 

Adding a complimentary makeup and style consultation to the day, as well as having the lucky option of being able to purchase designer garments after the work shop, many will be ready to head out for the night in style, knowing they look their very best possible.
With limited spots available, make sure you don’t miss out on this great opportunity to gain personal expert feedback and assistance to help really feel comfortable in the skin you’re in.

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Social Spy** The BMW i3 Global Reveal Party

Picture Shows:-JAMES FRANCO, SIENNA MILLER and IAN ROBERTSON.

Picture Shows:-JAMES FRANCO, SIENNA MILLER and IAN ROBERTSON.

Last night: International super-stars Sienna Miller and James Franco hosted VIPs, celebrities and influencers, including Poppy Delevingne, Peaches Geldof and Laura Bailey to name but a few, for the global reveal of BMW’s new electric car, the BMW i3 at Old Billingsgate Market.

Picture Shows:-LAURA WHITMORE.

Picture Shows:-LAURA WHITMORE.

 

Picture Shows:-PEACHES GELDOF.

Picture Shows:-PEACHES GELDOF.

Guests turned up in suitable attire adhering to the cocktail dress theme with stars Sienna Miller in a gorgeous Dolce & Gabbana sundress with Charlotte Olympia shoes and James Franco cutting a fine dash in a dark tailored GucciSuit. The fashion pack were out in force with fashion pioneer Laura Bailey wearing a Trager Delaney pink structured skirt, Prada baby-blue knit jumper with a crisp white YSL shirt finished off with a Christopher Kanejewelled clutch whilst friend of Sienna’s and Chanel muse Poppy Delevingne donned a pair of black cigarette pants from Missoni oozing effortless chic with a black top and casual denim shirt from Mother.

Picture Shows:-JAMES FRANCO.

Picture Shows:-JAMES FRANCO.

 

DJ for the night and rock star/fashion royalty Amber Le Bon stayed true to her heritage whilst giving a nod to the apparent end of the heat wave in a long sleeved autumnal coloured Moschino dress paired with rock star studded peep-toe sling backs whilst Royal in the making Donna Air arrived solo away from her boyfriend James Middleton showing off her envious figure off in Louis Vuitton black shirt and studded organza skirt with eye catching Markus Lupfer shoes topped off with a Biondi castana bag.

 

Picture Shows:-DONNA AIR.

Picture Shows:-DONNA AIR.

Picture Shows:-POPPY DELEVINGNE.

Picture Shows:-POPPY DELEVINGNE.

 

Stylist to the stars Grace Woodward and Britain’s next top more arrived with a heavy baby bump in an a-symmetrical, structured cream, pannelled dress matched with a snakeskin belt and snakeskin bag and her iconic glasses. Irish pocket rocket and presenter Laura Whitmore defied the dramatic skies and impending rain storm in a gorgeous short yellow shift dress from Motel Rocks contrasting with jet black Kurt Geiger suede court shoes and aJimmy Choo clutch. Boho mum of two Peaches Geldof took time out of her busy schedule to co-ordinate a chic ensemble consisting of cigarette pants, black and white striped crew necked T-shirt and a leather jacket teamed with eye-catching heels and a classic Chanel 2.5 bag.

Picture Shows:-KATIA ELIZAROVA.

Picture Shows:-KATIA ELIZAROVA.

Picture Shows:-JADE EWAN.

Picture Shows:-JADE EWAN.

 

The launch of the BMW i3 represents the dawn of a new era for electric mobility. The first series-produced vehicle from the BMW i brand is also the world’s first premium car with an all-electric drive system, which goes to an impressive 150kph. The design, space concept and driving characteristics of the BMW i3 are part of an overall package that opens up an all-new experience of emission-free mobility.

Picture Shows:-SIENNA MILLER, JAMES FRANCO and IAN ROBERTSON.

Picture Shows:-SIENNA MILLER, JAMES FRANCO and IAN ROBERTSON.