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Style Edit #3 Christmas Issue

www.stripesfashion.co.uk

November 2013


Welcome TO OUR NUTCRACKER THEMED CHRISTMAS ISSUE In this issue we show you some fantastic looks styled by our team, inspire you with our FESTIVE GIFT GUIDE to suit any budget and select the items you CAN’T BE WITHOUT this Christmas. We have received Christmas collections from BY MALENE BIRGER, CUSTOMMADE AND AMERICAN VINTAGE and we have stocked up on beautiful jewellery, stationery and beauty products that make the perfect gifts. Don’t forget that STRIPES BEAUTY IS HERE to make sure youe look your very best over the festive period - visit our beauty rooms in store or speak to our therapists for more information. Over the last week we have been decorating the store and creating and installing our BIGGEST EVER CHRISTMAS WINDOW . We hope you like our giant nutcracker dolls. As always, every item in store has been HAND-PICKED BY US so we really hope you’ll find something you love this Christmas. Please call in to see us and ask our team for advice - we are here to help. HAPPY CHRISTMAS & HAPPY SHOPPING! Claire & Jenny


STOCKING FILLERS Gifts under £30


TODAY I’M WEARING TAKE INSPIRATION FROM OUR THREE WINTER LOOKS.

It’s that time of year when the weather is getting colder, nights are darker, Christmas is fast approaching, and we need to know what we’re going to wear this festive season. Whether they are on our wishlist for Christmas or pieces

to invest in now, we have created three looks for three different occasions that you will definitely need this holiday season: visiting family and friends at Christmas, that all important works do and Christmas shopping in style.

1. Inwear Patrice Dress £129, Sence Neklace £59, Ganni Leather Jacket £335, Dante6 grey scarf £79 & Russell and Bromely Heels 2. Inwear jumper with lace £89, AG black jeans £179 & Russell and Bromley shoulder bag and Chelsea boot. 3. American Vintage jacket £199 and jumper £79, 7 For All Mankind denim £169, Hultquist Bird necklace £35 & Russell and Bromley shoes and handbag (all prices available at the Worcester store).


MY STYLE OUR CHRISTMAS COLLECTIONS HAVE ARRIVED IN STORE AND WE ASKED RADANA, FULL TIME STRIPES STYLIST AND FASHION BLOGGER TO PICK OUT HER FAVOURITE WINTER LOOKS.

‘Custommade design some great knitwear pieces and I love this baby blue striped knit from the Christmas collection. For colder days I’ll be adding the scarf from the same collection.’


‘I love the Designers Remix Cat Cardy, it is the perfect winter coatit is a simple shape, warm and I can wear it season after season. I like to accessorise simple necklines with a scarf.’

Radana wears above: Designers Remix Cat Cardy coat £355, Gestuz Mary pullover £89, By Malene Birger scarf £89, 7 For All Mankind ‘The Skinny’ Dazing Indigo jeans £199 & shoes her own. Left:Custommade striped Lotte knit £159 and Lizzel scarf £95.


‘I LOVE EXPERIMENTING WITH DIFFERENT STYLES TO SUIT MY MOOD - THIS SEASON I AM LOVING THE BOYFRIEND TREND. MALENE BIRGER DESIGNS THE PERFECT BLAZER SHAPE THAT IS TAILORED IN A FEMININE WAY AND CREATES A BEAUTIFUL SILHOUETTE.’


Radana wears By Malene Birger Ameena blazer £269, Dante6 Laurie Shirt £169, 7 For All Mankind Josefina boyfriend jeans £199, Russell & Bromley Shoes (price available in store) & Youngblood Red lisptick Vixen £14


£60, PERNILLE CORYDON

£89, BY MALENE BIRGER

£159, CUSTOMMADE

£149, CUSTOMMADE

£54, INGENIOUS

£215, BY MALENE BIRGER

£45 INWEAR

£129, INWEAR


£45, SENCE

£215, BY MALENE BIRGER

£325, GANNI

£36, REN

£85,GANNI

£35, HULTQUIST

GIFT VOUCHERS The perfect treat for your loved ones - our vouchers can be used across the store on products or beauty treatments.


By Malene Birger THE BRAND As Danish brand By Malene Birger celebrates its 10-year anniversary, we introduce you to the signature Scandi-cool style and must-have pieces for the winter season.

This season’s highlights include easy-to-wear luxe knits, silk shirts and tops in textured fabrics. Loved for its mix of sophisticated tailoring and edgy Scandinavian style, ‘By Malene Birger’ y Malene Birger was is synonymous with founded in 2003 by femininity, quality and the Danish ‘Queen time-enduring classics. of Fashion’ Malene Birger, Signature styles include who first stepped into the slouchy tailoring, eclectic print and pattern and bold fashion industry in 1989 use of colour. when she graduated from the Danish Design School and immediately started her career as a fashion “The company’s VISION designer. is to be seen as an Fashion label ‘By Malene INSPIRING, wellBirger’ has since gone respected brand on the on to become a huge international FASHION international success scene. A brand people feel and is currently sold in 42 countries worldwide. PROUD to wear – and Stripes is one of 1,000 work for.” stores that currently sell her much-loved designs.

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HOW TO WEAR PUSSY BOW

Give your outfit a twist by wearing under a loose knit.

When it comes to her designs, Malene Birger doesn’t like to compromise. Every single piece is designed to transcend seasons and is able to stand on its own. The collections appeal to the modern, busy woman, who travels, lives in the moment and loves fashion, but is not a slave to it. Classic pieces such as the black blazer, black classic pants, white shirt, light wool knitted cardigan and a black dress are always present at the designer’s wardrobe and it seems like her personal style is constantly reflected in her collections. Malene Birger thinks that people who understand how to mix clothing from current and past seasons are the most stylish because they know how to achieve and express their own personal style.

BEAUTIFULLY TAILORED

The perfect shape to flatter any figure.

THE ‘FLUFFY’ JUMPER

Wear with statement jewellery for an edgy look.


Danish Designs NATURAL STONES, SWAROVSKI CRYSTALS & CHARMS. SHOP OUR BEAUTIFUL SELECTION OF HULTQUIST JEWELLERY. A small family-run company, Hultquist always create something a little bit different. Designed by Anne Hultquist in her Copenhagen studio, each collection is inspired by nature and love.


Earrings £19, Bracelet £22, Necklace (left) £49 Necklace (right) £39

Necklace £29, Earrings (top) £29 Earrings (bottom) £22, Bracelet £35

BUY TWO PIECES FROM ANY JEWELLERY BRAND & RECEIVE A THIRD HALF PRICE.

Earrings £19, Necklace £49, Bracelet £45


Hint,Hint

PRECIOUS-LOOKING PIECES FROM INGENIOUS JEWELLERY - START YOUR WISH-LIST HERE.

Hand necklace £75

Pave disc necklace £60

Love necklace £54

Beaded bracelet £54

Swarovski bracelet £45

Stretch Cuff £54

Drop earrings £75

Oval stone ring £75


Treat someone to a piece from our popular Scandinavian jewellery brand, Sence Copenhagen. Their timeless designs are made using semiprecious stones and colours inspired by the season’s trends.


OH MY DARLING! FOR FESTIVE STATIONERY AND CARDS WITH A DESIGN TWIST LOOK NO FURTHER THAN OUR NEW NORWEGIAN COLLECTION BY DARLING CLEMENTINE.

Winter wonders Christmas cards - The Festive Forest collection £2.75 each Designs include the fox, deer and ice bear.


The Candy Cane series ÂŁ2.50 each available in store.

The Paris! cards are based on simple illustrations, celebrating the wonderful French language with humorous designs ÂŁ2.50 each.


MERRY CHRISTMAS

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#3 Style Edit Christmas Issue 2013