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Aboard the Meadowhall Fashion Express
Aboard the Meadowhall Fashion Express
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Round-up of the latest fashion news and must-have buys...

Tram-travellers in Sheffield got an early morning eye opener - models took the carriages to flaunt autumn fashion trends from Meadowhall.

The Fashion Express Catwalk Show showcased the latest themes - leather, romantic, opulence, metallic and tartan- from the likes of Miss Selfridge, River Island and Ted Baker.

Passengers, delighted to be find themselves part of an exciting fashion extravaganza during their daily commute to work, were further treated to a host of amazing giveaways ranging from a coffee to an iPad, all thanks to the Shopping Centre.

Tu at Sainsbury’s has undergone a stylish makeover. In preparation for the 10th anniversary next year, the brand has revamped to include more catwalk-inspired seasonal must-haves to sit alongside classic staples. Available now across 395 stores nationwide, with women’s jeans from £12.50.

Fashion Meets Technology this season. A chic leather clutch bag created by a former international model is set to be a must-have accessory when it arrives in the UK at the end of this month with selected retailers.

The Mighty Purse, £85, charges a mobile phone on the go. In kid, calf and sheep leather in six bright colours and six classic shades, inside there is a discreet, ultra-light yet powerful battery that can charge Smartphones two times over.

Featuring a built-in Micro-USB cord and two adapters, the Mighty Purse is compatible with a Samsung Galaxy, BlackBerry ®, Apple® phones, tablets and MP3 players. The battery is recharged by connecting to a USB port.

Meanwhile, designer Sean Miles has collaborated with O2 to ‘upcycle’ old mobiles by fixing them into designer totes donated by Alexander McQueen, Chloe, Celine and Mulberry. Now it’s talk to the bag, not the hand...

Forget “Does my bum look big in this?” The question is “Does your mum look good in this?” Almost half of mothers seek their daughters’ approval before buying clothes, says www.vouchercloud.com. The majority claim that they want to ensure their purchases are ‘age appropriate’, while more than a third said they wanted to avoid accidentally buying the same clothes as their daughter.