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My New Favourite Design House: HALSTON HERITAGE.


Legendary American label Halston launched its hip diffusion line in 2009, and has since garnered a cult following amongst style-setters like Sarah Jessica Parker and Chloë Sevigny. The epitome of Studio 54 glamour, Halston Heritage evokes the brand’s timeless appeal reinventing archive pieces into effortlessly elegant silhouettes. Do like the original high-living Halstonettes, Bianca Jagger and Anjelica Huston and get retro-chic in asymmetric jersey dresses paired with oversized totes and clutches in silver, orange and cerulean.

(Via Net-a-porter.com).

HALSTON HERITAGE Tiered pleated silk-chiffon dress, £416, Net-a-porter.com

BY FAR my favourite Halston Heritage dress, I love Carrie wearing this one in SATC 2.

HALSTON HERITAGE Stretch-jersey V-neck dress, £216, Net-a-porter.com

Carrie wears this, now infamous, white Halston Heritage jersey dress in the opening scenes of SATC2...

...and it's even been on the promotional SATC 2 movie posters!

HALSTON HERITAGE One shoulder dress, £216 Net-a-porter.com

Carrie wearing the Halston Heritage One Shoulder dress during Sex And The City 2; I adore her metallic urban turban too!

Carrie wearing the Halston Heritage One Shoulder dress during Sex And The City 2; I adore her metallic urban turban too!

HALSTON HERITAGE Plissé double-layer silk maxi dress, £672

Carrie wearing the Plissé double-layer silk maxi dress, by Halston Heritage on the set of SATC2.

(Photo Copyright of ClaireBriston.com) Suranne Jones wore Halston Heritage to the BAFTA TV Awards 2010.

I actually LOVE this dress so much I could totally wear it on my Wedding Day! (HALSTON HERITAGE, Plissé two-tier silk maxi dress, £672, Net-a-porter.com)

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Not Just Any Doorstep…


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So, at the beginning of March I had an email from the lovely Charlotte Ward. Charlotte is a writer and was working on a Sex And The City article for Cosmopolitan magazine. She said she had found the photograph of me sat on the infamous stoop of Carrie Bradshaw’s humble abode and would like to write a small article about how I came about Carrie’s stoop – what happened before her stoop and what has happened since.

I was more than happy to oblige of course; so we had a telephone interview and that was that… Until the JUNE 2010 issue of Cosmopolitan magazine hit shelves this week of course;o

You can read the ‘Not Just Any Doorstep…’ article, by Charlotte Ward from page 121 onwards (I’m on page 122).

ENJOY!

(PS – Hands up who can’t wait for SATC 2?!)

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We need money for moving to London! So look at this!




CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE eBAY LISTING NOW!

James literally bought this XBOX 360 Arcade console for the latest and greatest Grand Theft Auto release. He also bought Grand Theft Auto seperately. He’s selling both together as a neat package on eBay. He has completed GTA and subsequently has no need for this XBOX now (we’re not console players, apart from the Wii, but that doesn’t count!) So yeah, its ACTUALLY brand new!!

So please please PLEASE help us in our funding for our big bad move to the big bad smoke!

Clearly this package is well sought after, still! So get you bidding guns at the ready! [Please pass on the details of this auction to your family/friends/related parties! Thanks!]

CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE eBAY LISTING NOW!

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Thank You.


Thank you for my 10,000+ views. I enjoy the fact that people message me and ask me questions; and that indeed, my blogs are being read:) BUT please do comment on my blogs themselves too! I’d love to hear your thoughts; and perhaps create some sort of forum for discussion if the blog has interested you aswell:)

Thanks again,

Ms. Judy Pink.

PS – don’t forget to look at my website, www.clairebriston.com and my FLICKR pages, Judy Pink on Flickr.

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Kate Moss for TOPSHOP: The Launch, Today, Tuesday 18th March.


Since my previous post on the range, Here , the range has launched….

I didn’t manage to have a look at the range, DESPITE being at work all day today – but I have to say, its realllly disappointing from looking at the TOPSHOP.com website.

The preview image showed the ‘Top Five’ items…

I really liked the look of the embroidered dress, 2nd left. But the dress looks really shapeless and much whiter on the website. I would have preferred it to look like the above image really, it looks much more vintage-y and quirky. The dress below looks rather like a dress from H&M to be honest, and with that in mind, theres no justification for the £60.00 pricetag.

-Kate Moss for TOPSHOP Embroidered Tunic Dress, £60.00.
As far as I’m aware this tunic dress didn’t even come into stores this morning;I have a feeling it’s going to be a repeat of the Spotty One-Shoulder Dress from the very first collection… where we only got a few sizes in each colour, and they leapt from the shopfloor as fast as they came in, leaving everyone sitting on eBay for hours on end!

-Kate Moss for TOPSHOP, Daisy Print Tea Dress, £60.00

As for this dress, as always, it looks wonderful on Kate, and especially so in Ibizan sunshine! But as before, it looks cheap and not work 60notes. Infact, I’d go as far as to liken it to Primark!

-Kate Moss for TOPSHOP, Yellow 50s Style Dress, £45.00.

-Kate Moss for TOPSHOP, Aqua 50s Style Dress, £45.00

Now this dress I REALLY like and hope its in work tomorrow still. I’m torn between the Aqua and the Yellow though! Which to go for! They’re both lovely and perfect for a Summer Wedding I’m attending! I can’t decide at all, I don’t have a single dress thats Yellow, or Aqua, so I need an informed decision I think…

-Kate Moss for TOPSHOP, “IBIZA” Sandal, £25.00

-Kate Moss for TOPSHOP, “IBIZA” Sandal, £25.00

These sandals are really good value for £25.00, they’re 100% leather and will go with everything. At least theyre on par with Topshop anyway.

-Kate Moss for TOPSHOP, ‘Top Hat Tee’, £20.00


-Kate Moss for TOPSHOP, Spotty Bandeau Dress, £150.00

Yes you read right, £150.00 for the above dress! I don’t understand why, apart from it probably being from her Limited Collection (around 250 pieces are made and that is it… each piece is numbered). But STILL. I can guarantee that ASOS.com will have a copy in the next couple of weeks….

I’m quite attracted to this print, for some reason… I’d probably wear this t-shirt if not for the low cut neck line, I much prefer round higher collars.

I shall indeed have a good look at the collection tomorrow in ‘real life’ and hopefully my doubts will be reversed! But as a customer be aware you are limited to purchases through the range; one item, in one size, from each category. In other words, you can only get one dress for example, in one size; this is to reduce the amount of items ending up on eBay for instance, and to be fair to all customers, considering the limited amount of sizes available in stores.

Ms. Judy Pink.

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Kate Moss for TOPSHOP, Spring/Summer 08.


TOPSHOP have finally released a very sneaky (and limited) sneak preview into the next installment of the Kate Moss for Topshop collection.

The range finally hits stores this Tuesday, 18th March, 9am. Be aware that some instore graphics and leaflets were misprinted and said Monday 18th March, but low and behold, you have to wait until the very next day – TUESDAY.

The collection is said to be an eclectic mix between Ibiza to Miami to India (and beyond)- taking in every single culture for inspiration and style.

The 5th installment of Kates range incapsulates pieces of a “Bohemian Traveller”, with floaty fabrics and aztec prints. Whilst she also encompasses chiffon dresses and blouses in a palette of ‘dusty hues’, circa 1940. There is also some Gypsy inspiration in broderie anglaise and scarf prints appearing on dresses and tops. Theres also talk of prom dresses, and Kates signature floor length red carpet glamorous gowns, hopefully another successful summer for the Kate Moss and TOPSHOP team!

Grazia has had a sneakier peek whilst the Sunday Telegraph (or it could be Times) is also running a lengthy feature. If you cant get to either of those publications I’m afraid you’ll just have to wait until Tuesday morning… I’m sure it’ll be another manic morning, despite the lack of hype this time!

The range will be available to view and purchase from on Tuesday 18th morning (dont quote me but its normally 6am-ish!) Whilst the stores will open at normal time, 9am, with most stores and concessions in department stores offering the range too.

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