Saturday, 31 May 2014

Polarising Trends From Seasons Past

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"Unique and adventurous in fashion often equates to divisive and controversial" - Vogue Australia 


Tricky trends often polarise opinion. Here's Vogue Australia's pick of some of the most recent fashion fads.  Where do you stand?






















Logo Dressing
When Phoebe Philo championed minimalism at Céline, suddenly flashy logos and monogrammed bags fell out of favour with the fashion set. That was roughly five years ago and the trend pendulum has swung back again.  But is this Moschino take on the trend trying too hard?




























Pool Slides
From Adidas to Chloé, pool slides are having a moment. But are they the ultimate ugly shoe




























Lanvin’s Garbage Bags
The Vogue Australia jury’s in on Lanvin’s garbage bag inspired handbag.  Is 'trash chic' so bad it's good?



























The Sneaker Wedge
Comfort became cool when Isabel Marant launched her now (in)famous footwear.  But is their moment now well and truly over? 



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Friday, 30 May 2014

Holiday Must Haves

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The holiday season is almost upon us, so what are you planning to pack in your summer suitcase?

If last year's warm weather wardrobe is looking a bit tired, there's still time to pick up some choice purchases.  

Here's a small selection of the summer ready separates and day dresses we currently have in store, not forgetting those essential sunnies!  And all at Past & Precious prices... 
  



Missoni Sport Vest Top
Size 10
£42.90























Rag & Bone White Distressed Finish Jeans
Size 12
£75.00






















Tucker Silk Floral Print Shirt Dress
Size 12
£95.00






















Ray Ban Sunglasses with Grey/Mirrored Lenses & Matt Silver Frames
£75.00














Étoile Isabel Marant Ivy Cord Shorts
Size 8/10
£55.00 (Cost New £140.00)












Chloé Denim Dress
Size 8
£175.00





















To see more of what's in store click here

Thursday, 29 May 2014

How To...Wear Summer Colour

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"From delicate pastels to vibrant hues, bright skies make the perfect excuse to inject colour into your wardrobe" - matchesfashion.com 


And grey skies make it a must! Here's how to add a touch of summer to your style... 


Citrus Shot





























Invigorate your off duty look with a statement sweater in an eye catching colour. Balance a bold pop of zesty yellow, acid green or fiery orange with classic denim.

Get the look...




Sessun Yellow Cotton Knit
Size 8
£45.00





















Soft Shades






























Pair pale pastels shades with crisp whites for a look that spells understated summer style.  

Get the look...




Burberry Mint & White Top
Size 8
New with Tags
Was £55.00
Now £45.00



















Vivid Hues





























For maximum impact wear vibrant colour top to toe.  Printed pieces nod to this season's tribal trend. 

Get the look...




Peter Pilotto Blue/Printed Dress
Size 8/10
Was £350.00
Now £250.00 (Cost New £900.00)




















To see more of what's in store click here


Source: matchesfashion.com

Wednesday, 28 May 2014

Back To Back

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"Turning on your heels has an extra devastating effect this season as designers explore new areas to add emphasis" - Julia Hobbs, Vogue Australia


It's all about the 'walk-away' this season.  Dare to bare in one of these dramatic halterneck dresses now in store... 




Patrizia Pepe Nude Silk "Scarf" Dress
Size 10
£295.00























Farhi Navy Silk & Cotton Dress
Size 12
£110.00























Allegra Hicks Black & White Dress
Size 10
£155.00




















To see more of what's in store click here

Tuesday, 27 May 2014

Chic Sexy & Simple!

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"It may be the year of the ugly shoe, but there are platoons of alternatives for those who like their sandals chic, sexy or simple" - Grazia


And here's a selection of the standout sandals we currently have in store...




Chic
Whistles Nude/Metallic Block Heeled Sandals
Size 5
Brand New/Boxed
£99.00 (Cost New £155.00)












Sexy
Camilla Skovgaard Grey 'Silverballs' Sandals
Size 6.5
£125.00












Simple
Prada White Patent Wedges
Size 7
Boxed/Unworn
£230.00 (Cost New £330.00)










To see more of what's in store click here

Monday, 26 May 2014

The Must Buy Bag

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The bucket bag is the must buy of the season, and here in store we've just taken delivery of this red leather beauty...



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Price: £125.00

To register your interest in this item simply click here and we'll keep you updated regarding its availability.

Sunday, 25 May 2014

Athletic Influence

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"The sporty pieces that were big news on this season's runways look just as good on the street" - Laura Hubbert, matchesfashion.com


Add some sports style to your wardrobe with one of these perfect Past & Precious pieces... 



Marc Cain Purple & Black Zip Front Dress
Size 10
£99.00























Custo Barcelona Printed Hooded Top
Size 8
£39.60























Étoile Isabel Marant Blue & Cream 'Freedom' Top
Size 8/10
£45.00 






















Converse All Stars
Size 6
New
£33.00




















To see more of what's in store click here

Saturday, 24 May 2014

Fash-Padrilles

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"...the humble espadrille has broken free of the holiday wardrobe and gone high fashion." - The Sunday Times Style Magazine


If comfort and style are your watch words when it comes to footwear, then this is the season for you!  The latest shoe to be elevated to the realms of high fashion, joining the sneaker and pool slide, is the espadrille.

Here are several stylish takes on summer's new staple... 
  

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Add an edge to your outfit with a leopard print pair! 



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A washed out canvas pair works with jeans and cut offs as an alternative to the ubiquitous trainer.



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Go for pattern, interesting fabrics and trims and bright colours. Why settle for ordinary when you can have extraordinary!



Reference: The Sunday Times Style Magazine

Friday, 23 May 2014

Embrace Lace!

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"Not only were lace confections a hit on the spring/summer 2014 catwalks, they have been littering the red carpets too" - fashion.telegraph.co.uk


And here in store we have our own selection of lace lovelies... 




Diane Von Furstenberg Cream Lace 'Zarita' Dress
Size 10
£155.00






















Ètoile Isabel Marant Black Stretch Lace Tunic
Size 10
£59.50























Dolce & Gabbana Cream Silk & Lace Blouse
Size 10/12
£125.00























Armani Exchange Black Lace Dress with Nude Lining
Size 8/10
Was £59.50
Now £49.50



















To see more of what's in store click here