This week’s fashion round-up....
Preserve the memories of your summer holiday. Bring back some sand and let Sheffield and Chesterfield jeweller Green and Benz turn it into jewellery.
The Time collection encapsulates sand or wood inside glass earrings and necklaces. Prices start at £110. Alternatively buy a ready-made piece, like these earrings by designer Abigail Stradling, £120.
When it comes to clothes shopping, UK women are ignoring labels and buying the wrong sizes - deliberately. More than a third admit to buying a pair of shoes or a dress that they knew would not fit them, but continued to the till because the item looked nice, according to a survey by fashion retailer Zalando. The research also revealed = women’s biggest fashion faux pas fear was people thinking that they dressed like their mother.
The Yorkshire Wedding Show hits Ice Sheffield on September 1, and promises to be the ultimate day out for brides-to-be. It features with over 140 of the region’s wedding suppliers, a champagne reception, a free gift bag worth £15 for brides and spectacular catwalk wedding gown shows. There will also be competitions and special offers. To register for free tickets visit www.ido-weddingshows.co.uk
Forget galleries, Alphabet Bags are the new way to display art. The accessories brand has launched the Artists For Alphabet Bags project - an exclusive collection of screen-printed bags designed by eight up-and-coming artists. Grab your own future masterpiece for £15 at www.alphabetbags.com
Kate Moss brings rock chick cool to the Carphone Warehouse. The supermodel has created a range of high-fashion leather and metallic cases for phones and tablets. The Kate Moss Accessories Collection is priced from £14.99 in stores or online at www.carphonewarehouse.com