Acne and the Frieze Art Fair

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**We’ve moved! To view this post please visit http://www.peonyandblue.com/acne-and-the-frieze-art-fair**   To celebrate the Frieze Art Fair, fashion label Acne has teamed up with London-based artist Daniel Silver to create a collection of what I’d call ‘wearable art’. Silver lived in Africa as a child and the collection has clearly been inspired by African prints – combined … Continue reading

Design By Collection

Miss Selfridge has just launched the ‘Design By Collection’ and I really really really want this dress!!

£2,000 for a child’s dress?!

Harrods is about to stock a child’s dress which will sell for…wait for it….£2,000!!!!!! The designer dress is encrusted with Swarovski crystals and designed by Italian childrenswear brand I Pinco Pallino. “Thousands and thousands of the most precious Swarovski Elements stones feel like stars in the night on the dark blue taffetas froissè this unique … Continue reading

Jonathan Saunders for Smythson

Not content with being an amazing fashion designer, Scottish Designer of the Year no less, Jonathan Saunders also had the fash pack falling at his feet at London Fashion Week as he showed off his autumn/winter collection. And yet still, he goes on to further impress us – by teaming up with Sam Cam to … Continue reading

A-Z of Spring/Summer fashion

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So it turns out having Vogue delivered to my door every month and pouring over its every word isn’t enough for me. No, I now fill in the gaps by reading Vogue updates online.  I loved this A-Z of S/S 2012 fashion so much I had to share it with you – in phases obviously, … Continue reading

L’Autre Magazine launches

**We’ve moved! To view this post please visit http://www.peonyandblue.com/lautre-magazine-launches**   Can’t wait to get my hands on a copy of this new biannual fashion, art and photography magazine – L’Autre which debuts this month. The magazine will feature both established as well as up and coming brands and aims to ‘celebrate the creativity and artistic flare … Continue reading

Monica Vinader for Breakthrough Breast Cancer

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The amazing Monica Vinader is now selling special bracelets in help raise money for Breakthrough Breast Cancer. One of my favourite jewellers and one of my top charities – what could be better? The popular Fiji Bracelet now comes in a vibrant bright pink and you can choose between sterling silver, yellow gold or rose … Continue reading

Coffee IS good for us – Huzzah!

Right, that’s it, it’s confirmed – coffee is doing us good after all! Scientific research, which on this occasion I’m choosing to believe, shows that coffee decreases the risk of depression. Keep drinking it -folks. Apparently the mood boosting effect of coffee lasts much longer than the actual caffeine fix…so basically if we chain-drink coffee … Continue reading

Love this look from Rachel Bilson

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Protect me from what I want

**We’ve moved! To view this post please visit http://www.peonyandblue.com/protect-me-from-what-i-want**   I love art but if you ask me what era of art and design I was drawn to (no pun intended) then postmodernism isn’t what first springs to mind…or second. Ok, I’ll be honest, it isn’t really the period of art that I’m particularly interested in. … Continue reading