NEW BALANCE 576 MUSIC REVIEW PACK
Oct01

NEW BALANCE 576 MUSIC REVIEW PACK

As we like to say “new season, new reason…” to update your kicks! It’s our justification for shopping most time of the year. New Balance have just dropped their latest Made in the UK shoe pack, the 576 Music Review Pack, this pack pays homage to Britain’s musical heritage and is available now from select stores, including End Clothing, Hanon and Wellgosh retailing at £130. The famous Made in the UK shoe packs...

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SUPERMODEL CHRISTY TURLINGTON IS THE NEXT PORTER COVER STAR
Sep30

SUPERMODEL CHRISTY TURLINGTON IS THE NEXT PORTER COVER STAR

The fifth issue of PORTER magazine hits newsstands this Friday with non other than iconic supermodel Christy Turlington on the cover.  Her elegance and effortless beauty is just mesmerising! Lucy Yeomans, Editor-in-Chief, says:  “The elegance, intelligence and sheer fervour with which Christy Turlington tackles life ­ and her charity Every Mother Counts ­ make her the perfect cover star for the Winter Issue of PORTER, which takes...

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SHOPPING SPY RELEASES EXCLUSIVE PARIS SHOPPING GUIDE
Sep30

SHOPPING SPY RELEASES EXCLUSIVE PARIS SHOPPING GUIDE

Shopping Spy launched their new insider shopping guide for one of the most sought-after shopping cities in the world: Paris. Unveiled just in time for PFW and the Christmas shopping season, the free Paris Shopping Spy guide is the perfect accompaniment for fashionistas wishing to splash the cash on a French shopping trip. Launched three years ago, MyShoppingSpy.com established itself as the premier source for fashion shopping in...

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ALSI POLAT SS15
Sep30

ALSI POLAT SS15

The inspiration behind Asli Polat SS15 collection was a new direction of sports-luxe; soft tailoring with athleticism, technical fabrics and streamlined silhouettes.  The debut collection featured luxury simplicity and clean lines converging to rework ‘old gym class’ relics, such as the classic bomber or staple sweatshirt. The New York based designer sent palozzo pants, oversized dungarees, crisp floor-skimming skirts and boxer shorts...

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AMAZON TO LAUNCH COLLABORATION WITH OSMAN FOR AW14
Sep30

AMAZON TO LAUNCH COLLABORATION WITH OSMAN FOR AW14

Amazon Fashion has announced an exclusive partnership with renowned London-based fashion designer, Osman (loved by a plethora of famous names, including Beyoncé, Emily Blunt and Gwyneth Paltrow), to launch a limited edition capsule collection for AW14. The capsule collection will be sold exclusively via Amazon’s websites across Europe. The collection includes a little black dress, unisex tuxedo style jacket, unisex Christmas knit,...

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PETER PILOTTO SS15
Sep26

PETER PILOTTO SS15

Peter Pilotto and Christopher de Vos graduated from print to craft for their SS15 collection, and we’re not quite sure how we feel about it.  One of the things this brand is famous for it it’s eye catching “love at first sight” prints; the Peter Pilotto SS15 collection features cyber florals with coils and fans of guipure lace, technical macrame, and custom dandelion jacquards with sparkling tinsel. There was a...

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FD LOVES: PUNK-A-RAMA FROM CAMBRIDGE SATCHEL
Sep25

FD LOVES: PUNK-A-RAMA FROM CAMBRIDGE SATCHEL

The Cambridge Satchel Company have launched a new collection for us animal print lovers; the Punk-A-Rama collaboration with John Dove and Molly White features their iconic leopard print in various colourways. Having introduced their infamous leopard print in the early 70’s as a reaction to the possible threat of extinction of the leopard, these iconic fluorescent coloured leopard prints originally appeared on jeans and t-shirts at the...

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ARE WE PAYING THE PRICE FOR FASHION?
Sep22

ARE WE PAYING THE PRICE FOR FASHION?

According to research 9 in 10 UK women experience pain or discomfort when wearing high heels and leave £190 worth of unworn shoes at the back of their wardrobes!!! It’s a well-known fact that women have an irrational love of shoes, happily buying a new pair without a second thought for their bulging wardrobes at home.  Research released by the makers of footcare brand COMPEED®, reveals that UK women own on average 25 pairs of shoes,...

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FD LOVES: I LOVE A LASSIE HARDWEAR COLLECTION
Sep22

FD LOVES: I LOVE A LASSIE HARDWEAR COLLECTION

The I Love a Lassie HardWear collection is a new range of necklaces, earrings and rings is cast from nuts and nails, glamorising the hard-working little treasures found in any trusty toolbox.  The designers have shaped nuts and nails into a chunkier set of designs for us fashion-lovers looking for jewellery with a little edge. Favourite piece, the Wing Nut Necklace from...

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MILAN FASHION WEEK SS15: DOLCE & GABBANA {VIDEO}
Sep22

MILAN FASHION WEEK SS15: DOLCE & GABBANA {VIDEO}

The Dolce & Gabbana SS15 collection showed yesterday at Milan Fashion Week.  The theme of the show was the Spanish influence in Sicily between the years 1516 and 1713.   The female matador springs to mind, models wore matador jackets in red and black, with red roses in their buns.  Crop tops were worn with decorated shorts, and long, black, lacey dresses revealed the high waisted knickers and brassiers underneath.  We loved the...

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ANJA RUBIK SHOWCASES OUTERWEAR EDIT FOR FOREVER 21
Sep19

ANJA RUBIK SHOWCASES OUTERWEAR EDIT FOR FOREVER 21

Iconic model Anja Rubik showcases her outerwear edit for Forever 21 in a new video. So what do we love, well first of all what don’t we love?! Actually, maybe the poncho…but the camel, grey marl, and especially the white faux fur jacket we’ll take! Leather pants and ankle boots at the ready! Watch the edit...

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FD LOVES: ADIDAS ORIGINALS ARCHIVE SWEATSHIRT
Sep19

FD LOVES: ADIDAS ORIGINALS ARCHIVE SWEATSHIRT

The latest women’s apparel drop from adidas Originals is a collection of modern track silhouettes meet classic colour blocking in a pack that epitomises the authentic sports heritage of adidas Originals combined with their pioneering approach to colour and print.  Bold branding against vivid plains of red and blue bring attitude to a sports led pack. Archive pieces such as original track pants, hoodies, sweaters and t-shirts are recut...

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PHARRELL WILLIAMS X UNIQLO “I AM OTHER” COLLABORATION
Sep19

PHARRELL WILLIAMS X UNIQLO “I AM OTHER” COLLABORATION

UNIQLO announces the launch of the second “i amOTHER” collection, a collaboration with world renowned performer and music producer Pharrell Williams.  Brimming with originality, down to the tiniest details, Pharrell and street fashion icon NIGO – who took over as UNIQLO T-shirt (UT) Creative Director from 2014 Spring, Summer–have worked together to bring it to life once again. Pharrell Williams is a creative force, using...

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LONDON FASHION WEEK SS15: ASHISH SS15
Sep18

LONDON FASHION WEEK SS15: ASHISH SS15

The King of sequins has absolutely smashed it out the park for London Fashion Week SS15; not only with his Spring Summer collection, but with his selection of models, as well as showing at the Topshop Showspace! Track pants, sweatshirts, jeans, and bomber jackets were given the Ashish blast of sparkle. Slouchy, sporty, and urban was the vibe, with one of our fave prints, snakeskin, making a big appearance; rainbow striped and pastel...

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CAN WE PLEASE TAKE A MOMENT FOR ROSIE HUNTINGTON-WHITELEY IN VERSUS VERSACE
Sep18

CAN WE PLEASE TAKE A MOMENT FOR ROSIE HUNTINGTON-WHITELEY IN VERSUS VERSACE

Rosie Huntington-Whiteley looked flawless at the Moroccanoil ‘Inspired By Women’ Campaign Celebration at the IAC Building in a full look from the Anthony Vaccarello x Versus Versace Spring 2015 runway.  The supermodel  was gorgeous in a plunging white blazer and black trousers with greek key detail down the side.  She completed the look perfectly with a Versus belt and...

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RIVER ISLAND IS GIVING US SERIOUS CPR WITH THEIR AW14 COLLECTION
Sep18

RIVER ISLAND IS GIVING US SERIOUS CPR WITH THEIR AW14 COLLECTION

  What an absolutely grim, grey, and depressing day!  We decided to perk it up with a little look at what High St giant River Island has to offer us with their AW14 collection. New season, new reason – to shop!  We are loving the AW14 collection from River Island, it literally jumpstarted our morning and there’s soooo many pieces we want.  The coat offerings this season are pretty mayj; that snow white coat with white...

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SPECIAL SCREENING OF BILL CUNNINGHAM NEW YORK IN LONDON!
Sep17

SPECIAL SCREENING OF BILL CUNNINGHAM NEW YORK IN LONDON!

Next month, the documentary about the well-loved pioneer of street style photography, Bill Cunningham, will be shown in London.  On the 5th October Curzon Cinemas and Inside Out Victoria will present a special screening of Richard Press’s documentary feature BILL CUNNINGHAM NEW YORK.  Before the screening there will be a panel discussion with the Sunday Telegraph’s Style Director Kate Finnigan and fashion blogger Poppy Dinsey and...

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LOOK WHAT WE’VE FOUND – SECRET SALES!!!
Sep17

LOOK WHAT WE’VE FOUND – SECRET SALES!!!

You know we like to share all types of juicy goodness with you here at Freak Deluxe; this has to be one of the juiciest finds yet! Love shopping? Love a bargain? We like to call them “bar-jins”, even though that’s all kinds of incorrect; when they’re this good, they need a remix – don’t you think? Anyway, if you answered yes to any of the above, you are going to LOVE Secret Sales. With luxury brands...

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HOW TO START A FASHION BLOG
Sep17

HOW TO START A FASHION BLOG

Many people harbour unfulfilled ambitions to start a blog, but finding the time can be tricky – sometimes we need a kick to get started. However, as Fashion Week rolls around again, there’s no better time to start a fashion blog. Wannabe bloggers will find plenty of inspiration on the catwalks this season, so all that remains to be conquered is the technical know-how… Choosing a Hosting Service and a Domain Name The...

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ANTHONY VACCARELLO X VERSUS VERSACE
Sep16

ANTHONY VACCARELLO X VERSUS VERSACE

Versus Versace is a label reborn for the internet generation: the rebel heart of the digital world.  Since its inception, Versus has been a label that captures the rock ‘n’ roll spirit of Versace. In the 21st century, the Versus Versace rebel community live their lives online. The new Versus Versace takes the Versace icons – print, glamour, leather, denim – and remixes them to create fresh and bold statements.  The immediacy of the...

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