What’s hot in this week’s style stakes...
Marianne Faithfull, Mick Jagger and the Stones, Bianca Jagger, Twiggy, Amanda Lear, Warren Beatty, Liza Minnelli, The Beatles and The Who... The roll call of 60s and 70s icons who adored Ossie Clark’s designs reads like a style who’s-who. Follow in their footsteps, now Ossie Clark has joined the Debenhams style stable. Ossie Clark London’s 90-piece collection for autumn/winter has just gone into stores. Expect glamorous dresses, coats and party gowns. There’s a limited run of vintage-revival dresses inspired by original, unreleased designs from the Ossie archives. A hero piece is the Ossie evening dress in red or black, £169.
Online dress hire store Girl Meets Dress are hunting for GMD Student Ambassadors at Sheffield’s universities. Ambassadors will be asked to promote the store through PR, social media, grass roots marketing efforts, and event planning. “It’s a great opportunity for students to boost their CV while gaining entrepreneurial skills. Ambassadors will earn discounts and free dresses,” say Girl Meets Dress.
GMD stocks over 4,000 different dresses from over 150 worldwide designer brands, including Herve Leger, Marc Jacobs and Halston Heritage. Customers can try on three ahead of their event and pay for the one they choose to wear. Next day delivery is available anywhere in the UK and prices are from £29 for 2 nights.
For info on becoming an ambassador, email email@example.com
Time for a wardrobe detox? The average woman has approximately 22 garments in her wardrobe that she will never wear, worth a total of £300, according to a recent survey by Tags-On.com. Placed on a clothes rail, the great unworn would stretch for 15,534 miles. Empowering people to free up their wardrobe space and secure extra cash, Tags-On allows shoppers to re-sell unwanted designer items languishing at the back of their closet. To find out more, visit www.tags-on.com/sell-now
Women who love the comfort and leg-toning properties of ergonomically-designed FitFlops say they would never wear any other summer sandal. Now the brand has brought out trainers and sneakers with the same properties, they can stay in step all year long. And this month, there’s a special pair of FF Supersneakers to support women with breast cancer. A stonking, statement pink kid suede pair have been created for Breast Cancer Awareness month. There’s limited supply and they are £90 at FitFlop.co.uk. All profits go to the charity.