All posts tagged: harvey nichols leeds

NEW VIDEO: SS15 FASHION AND BEAUTY FAVES

Check out my recent Summer favourites in video form, including The Body Shop new Spa of the World range, a special shout out to DestinationSkin and my favourite trusty Topshop boots… Can I also just articulate via words the appreciation I have for full-time Youtubers. Creating and editing videos is so much more strenuous and tedious than it initially appears and takes a hell of a lot of dedication and motivation!

Harvey Nichols Leeds: Kristina Blahnik Q&A

On the evening of 7th October, Harvey Nichols Leeds invited me to a Q&A event with Kristina Blahnik, Manolo Blahnik‘s lefthand woman when it comes to his family-run shoe empire who is also, incidentally, his niece. Here’s my story of the intriguing and fascinating stories she told us… Leaning against the structure of the water fountain in the central hub of the Victoria Quarter in Leeds after a day at work, I browsed my Instagram and checked my emails before entering Harvey Nichols to attend the Manolo event. As I anticipated the occasion, I thought about what Manolo Blahnik meant to me. The first image that sprung to mind was a youthful Carrie Bradshaw pounding a New York sidewalk in a pair of Manolo Mary Janes followed by a scene from Sex and the City where Carrie exclaims ‘Manolo Blahnik Mary Janes! I thought these were an urban shoe myth!’. For Manolo Blahnik, Carrie was the turning point for the designer’s commerciality, something he never pushed for, however after Candace Bushnell wrote his shoes into the book out of pure …

Harvey Nichols AW14 Fashion Show

Last night, Harvey Nichols Leeds showcased the best of their AW14 designer collections in a runway show which had the longest catwalk I have ever seen! With the grandeur of the Victoria Quarter’s architecture as the setting and an audience of fashion savvy people, the show proved once again that Leeds do have the fashion factor! I cannot commend Harvey Nichols Leeds enough on the creativity and innovation expressed within the show and really wish other retailers and companies would follow in their footsteps to give Leeds a mark on the style map. Harvey Nichols will always lie at the central point of Leeds’ fashion hubbub. From Burberry to Balenciaga, they stock the best of worldwide fashion. I vlogged the event and you can watch it below followed by some recaps of the style showcased on the night. The trends for this season’s HN fashion show were particularly youthful and current.The expert industry stylists at Harvey Nichols Leeds really excelled this season in marking their luxury fashion territory in the city and you could tell …