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Trainers Inspired

Filling Pieces Rainbow Capsule Collection  This style is part of Filling Pieces’ Rainbow womens capsule collection, completely made from premium pastel blue tanned nubuck, giving the model a sophisticated feminine look. Combined with a contrasting off-white Filling Pieces Ripple sole. Stampd x Puma Desert Storm R698 Stampd, the west coast ‘avantstreet’ lifestyle brand,  teams up with Puma for R698 upgrade. The new high-end shoe features suede and leather upper with perforated panels at the sides and toe box. A cracked earth pattern can be seen at the heel and within the Trinomic outsole. Pony x DKNY  Pony New York meets Donna Karan New York to create a new M-100 high tops.  The original M-100 was first released in 1988 so it seems only right that two iconic New York brands should team up on the upgrade. Even though it still feels a little bit bulky what with it being a basketball shoe, it is a thing of beauty. Pony x DKNY is made of calf leather with mesh details and leather laces. Sophia Webster  The British designers joins …

Whistles x Frame Shoreditch Capsule Collection

A new fitness collaboration has just hit the streets – Whistles has teamed up with London-based fitness studio Frame, to create a capsule active wear collection for the modern, active woman. ‘Offering a seamless transition from street to studio, the collection unites Whistles’ pared-back form with unique expertise in athletic function, offered by Frame founders Pip Black and Joan Murphy.’ The capsule collection has very much as ‘street to studio’ focus with ‘clean lines, considered colourways and stretchy, dry fast fabrications’. Unlike other active wear, the line feels much more relaxed, comfortable, liberating and casual. The collection is out today and oyu can shop it right now on http://www.whistles.com

Trainers: The 5 Coolest New Brands

When it comes to fashion trainers I have been a massive Golden Goose Delux Brand fan for years. I love the look, the style, the fit and the comfort they provide for my often hectic days of running around. That said, it is always great to find something equally as cool to a footwear collections. It is Spring after all, is that not good enough excuse to freshen up. My Pick of 5 Coolest Brands for Fashion Trainers  Filling Pieces  Filling Pieces is an Amsterdam-based footwear label, established in 2009 by designer Guillaume Philibert. The aim is to have great design and comfort at affordable prices.  All of their footwear ‘is handmade with great care in Portugal, using only the finest Italian materials.‘ This has to be my fave new trainers brand not just because of the great design and variety of colours and prints but also because of how comfortable they are. You can browse and shop Filling Pieces Spring/Summer 2015 here  My Filling Pieces faves are these white low tops just perfect for a …

May The 4th Be With You!

It is officially the unofficial Star Wars Day! And those of you who have already managed to re-watch all the films (yet again), hosted your own Star Wars Party, got your stormtrooper costume and cosplayed with your friends (with or without the help of alcohol) and you are stuck for ideas then why not show your sporty side and commemorate the day for …well not forever but for a long time with a pair if customised adidas ZFLUX trainers. There is nothing better than a unique, one of a kind pair of trainers! Not just any trainers but Star Wars themed trainers! Such beauties can be yours by using the new #miZFLUX App by adidas Originals. Choose your image, and the trainers can be yours for £85 I love the app, it is fun, it is cool and easy to use. The result is – you will walk in your very own, very personalised and one of a kind pair of ZFLUX trainers. How It Works  It only takes few easy steps to create your own, you can …

Adidas Originals x Topshop

As if adidas was not cool enough what with some pretty amazing collabs hitting stores this spring (Rita Ora, Pharrell to name a few) but now British retailer TOPSHOP has also teamed up with the cult brand on a collection of iconic ADIDAS ORIGINALS pieces. This is the second time these two giants have teamed up to produce a capsule collection that is nothing but hot trendy. ‘Taking inspiration from street style and ’80s hip-hop, the collection is what your summer wardrobe needs, stat.’ The collaboration also celebrates 2 birthdays: 45 years of the legendary adidas Originals shoe and  50 years of British retailer Topshop. To mark both birthdays you will see a countdown-inspired “00:45:50” graphic strap along the back of the shoes and graphic tape on the clothing items. Shop the collection at adidas.co.uk  or Topshop.com

ZPump Fusion – Pump to Fit by Reebok

Meet ZPump Fusion – Reebok’s latest challenge unleashed to the activewear market which actually might be able to steal them some market share even if it is just because they totally look super cool! ZPump is all about fit and performance. It takes the saying ‘If the shoe fits…’ to a whole new level. It uses ‘Pump technology’ to shape and mould the shoe around the foot to provide a ‘custom fit’. If the shoe fits, you will run like the wind in the cushiest of trainers. ZPump Fusion comes in a variety of colours and it available online at reebok.co.uk and in shops at £85 a pair

Sweaty Betty x Richard Nicoll

Sweaty Betty has teamed up with British designer Richard Nicoll to create an exclusive 8-piece collection that fuses Japanese-inspired prints with signature Sweaty Betty technical fabrics and iconic Richard Nicoll colour palette. Soft pastels, high-tech finishes and opalescent shimmering fabrics with highly reflective features are at the heart of the capsule collection. The result is a “perfect mix of innovation and playful elegance” says Tamara Hill-Norton. Shop the collection here Photos: Sweaty Betty

Dare To Boom with Adidas Originals

Spring/Summer 15 at Adidas has never been brighter. The new Pop Art inspired Rita Ora x Adidas Originals collaboration has just hit the shops and it will wipe away any residual winter blues you might have. From super high leggings and cropped tees to the dare to wear All-in-one these pieces are guaranteed to brighten any sports wear enthusiast. Price ranges from £26 for Super Logo Leggings up to £110 for the Super all-in-one.

Zoolander 2 – It’s Official!

Today the Maison Valentino Fashion Show was like no other! The audience witnessed the biggest treat of all Paris Fashion Week – Derek Zoolander and Hansel Close doing the walk off! Derek wears a custom Night Butterflies brocade suit with hand-embroidered overcoat and black Creeper shoes. Hansel wears a Silk Continent print Pajama suit with Double Cashmere overcoat and Open sneakers. Yes, Zoolander 2 is now a fact and coming to cinemas in 2016. What a finale! Marie Antoinette once said, “Let them eat cake.” Derek and Hansel have certainly devoured … http://t.co/OvmREsqs45 pic.twitter.com/qYxzmET9ER — Valentino (@MaisonValentino) March 10, 2015 Derek wears a custom Night Butterflies brocade suit with hand-embroidered overcoat and bla… http://t.co/Q9Zvoll01Q pic.twitter.com/BCfGFTQ2Js — Valentino (@MaisonValentino) March 10, 2015

Nike x Sacai New Power Collaboration

“Our excitement to work with Chitose was really born from her unique understanding of form and silhouette,” Fashion – Sports collaboration are quickly becoming the norm. The success of such collaborations though is often hard to predict. For a collaboration to work it has to make sense for both brands, it has to be cohesive and represent values that both brands share which can then be related and embraced by their audience and followers. Stella McCartney’s line for Adidas, for example, not only proved that fashion brands can have success in sport but also can further expand and go from strength to strength. Nike has just announced their bid for a successful fashion-sport pairing and BoF has the exclusive on their power collaboration with Sacai  ‘This collaboration comes in the context of a fast-expanding market for women’s activewear — especially in North America — and a growing number of collaborations between fashion labels and sportswear giants like Nike, which has a women’s business that generates about $5 billion‘