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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ADIDAS ORIGINALS BY RITA ORA LAUNCH PARTY
Sep16

ADIDAS ORIGINALS BY RITA ORA LAUNCH PARTY

As you know British singer Rita Ora has designed a collection for sportswear brand Adidas dubbed adidas Originals by Rita Ora, well the hotly anticipated launch was topped of with one hell of a party!  Friends, family and Rita-bots alike came together to help the global icon celebrate her partnership with adidas Originals at West London’s Mode. Marking the achievement of a childhood goal of collaborating with the brand with the three...

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THE OXFORD STREET FASHION SHOWCASE KICKS OFF LONDON FASHION WEEK
Sep12

THE OXFORD STREET FASHION SHOWCASE KICKS OFF LONDON FASHION WEEK

Yesterday, British fashion royalty Lulu Guinness OBE and Henry Holland joined forces with TV fashion icon Laura Whitmore and British Fashion Council CEO Caroline Rush to launch OXFORD STREET FASHION SHOWCASE – the second year running of the most significant fashion campaign in the history of the world-famous West End street. 12 foot high fashion flags, spanning the 1.5 miles of Oxford Street, feature catwalk shots from House of...

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JAMIE BOCHERT FOR BLK DNM WILD POSTER
Sep11

JAMIE BOCHERT FOR BLK DNM WILD POSTER

BLK DNM’s 11th wild poster campaign features one of our fave models of the moment, Jamie Bochert in Jeans 26; the poster launched across downtown New York yesterday. Beginning in 2011, the BLK DNM wild poster campaign remains their only form of traditional advertising. It continues to embody the idea of strong, independent women going in their own direction.  The previous guerrilla denim campaigns — all photographed by Johan...

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HOW HOT WAS THE FROW AT ANTHONY VACCARELLO X VERSUS VERSACE SHOW?!
Sep10

HOW HOT WAS THE FROW AT ANTHONY VACCARELLO X VERSUS VERSACE SHOW?!

The Anthony Vaccarello x Versus Versace Fashion Show took place this week in New York during New York Fashion Week and the FROW (front row) were working it!!! Icon Naomi Campbell was breathtaking in a look from Versace Fall 2014: she wore a black asymmetric cocktail dress with ruching and gold button detailing Nicki Minaj was a vision in a printed floor-length Versus Versace T-shirt dress with a gold zipper up the side. Jennifer...

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NEW YORK FASHION WEEK SS15: DAY FIVE
Sep09

NEW YORK FASHION WEEK SS15: DAY FIVE

New York Fashion Week SS15 day five was FULL of covetable collections!  Designers such as The Row; 3.1 Phillip Lim; Zero + Maria Cornejo; Jonathan Simkhai; and Milly hit the runway followed by much drool from us.  Take a peek at some of our favourite pieces of the day.   Versus Versace Nanette Lepore Opening Ceremony Jonathan Simkhai 3.1 Phillip Lim Milly Ohne Titel Zero + Maria Cornejo The Row Rag &...

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SUPERGA X ZOË JORDAN SPREZZATURA
Sep09

SUPERGA X ZOË JORDAN SPREZZATURA

Superga UK have shared the third instalment of the Sprezzatura campaign with a video in conversation with British womenswear designer, Zoë Jordan.  In the clip Zoë talks about design, tailoring, her inspiration and the newest movements in the fashion industry as well as Sprezzatura. See our edit of the designer’s NYFW début...

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CARA DELEVINGNE HOSTS PARTY IN NYC TO CELEBRATE THE LAUNCH OF HER MULBERRY COLLECTION
Sep09

CARA DELEVINGNE HOSTS PARTY IN NYC TO CELEBRATE THE LAUNCH OF HER MULBERRY COLLECTION

Mulberry and Cara Delevingne hosted an exclusive event during New York Fashion Week to celebrate the launch of the Cara Delevingne Collection. The event was held in Mulberry’s US flagship store on Spring Street, which opened in 2011. An exclusive pop-up craft bar was stationed in store for the evening, where guests including Poppy Delevingne, Georgia May Jagger, Amber Le Bon, Ella Richards, John Taylor, Chelsea Leyland, Danielle...

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