fashion

The dogs are back in town!

Two of the famous Radley Scottie dogs make a guest appearance at leading department store, Austins of Newton Abbot as part of their UK tour to promote the popular and highly collectable Radley accessories range.

Over 100 shoppers flocked to the store to meet the celebrity canines and receive treats of festive cupcakes and bubbles. Visitors also had the chance to receive a limited edition Radley Christmas gift when making purchases of £100 or more on the day in-store.

The high-quality London designed Radley range which includes bags and purses was originally launched in 1998...

59 is the age to start growing old gracefully

Authored by sweetpr
Posted: Mon, 12/10/2012 - 1:24pm

59 is the age pin-pointed by a survey as THE year to start growing old gracefully. The survey also reveals that women are eschewing cosmetic surgery and fillers, and believe that heavy make-up and mini-skirts should be given the heave-ho by the early 40’s. With Christmas party dressing on most women’s agenda in the coming week, choosing your party outfit and make-up could be a minefield if you are over 40.

77 per cent of those polled in the South West say women should grow old gracefully and not do everything they can to look younger.

The research, which polled 2000 women...

Caroline Charles looks back on 50 years of fashion

Caroline Charles, one of London's most respected womenswear designers, was visiting her Exeter store today (20th November) to meet a select group of her customers and to celebrate the launch of her new book 'Caroline Charles - 50 Years in Fashion'.

Having developed her business over the past five decades, the Caroline Charles label is now sold and marketed throughout the world to a loyal fan base.

Caroline explained how she began in the world of fashion art school followed by a couture apprenticeship and a stint as a photographer's assistant; she then...

Exeter-based Chatham steps into the country

Exeter-based Chatham has unveiled its new winter country footwear collection - a selection of waterproof, high leg country walking boots featuring the highest quality leathers and styling, and leather country walking boots that look just as good in town.

The new men’s Chargot country boot in high quality red brown leather, combines comfort with style. The Chargot has the practicality of a technical, waterproof country walking boot, whilst fitting like a glove and boasting luxurious under-foot foam padding for utmost comfort. Features include a ‘sticky’ recyclable rubber...

Crikey Christmas Is Coming

Event Date: 
18/11/2012 - 11:00am to 5:00pm
Venue: 
The Thistle Hotel, Queen Street, Exeter, EX4 3SP

Crikey It's Vintage invites you to come and fill up your stockings with vintage, antique and hand-made goodies from 55+ stall holders and have a jolly good time getting into the festive spirit, vintage-style, with only 37 days to go.

Entry fee £2 (under 18s free)

All attendees receive free prize draw ticket to win 2nd March 'Spring Fling' tickets

We take you inside the new Exeter John Lewis store

The Exeter Daily brings you a full photo tour of the new John Lewis store, which is due to be handed over to the store's partners tomorrow from the team that has been responsible for the set up.

John Lewis Exeter will stock a number of products and brands, exclusive to John Lewis. These will include, the Alice Temperley Somerset collection, the new JME range by Jamie Oliver and Liz Earle. John Lewis favourites such as JL&Co, John Lewis Weekend and the brand new House by John Lewis collection – a new home range featuring affordable products including furniture, lighting...

Just three more days before new John Lewis store opens

Authored by Babs Walker
Posted: Mon, 10/08/2012 - 4:01pm

The experience of shopping in Exeter is set to rocket to new heights with the launch of the new John Lewis store on the corner of Sidwell Street, which opens its doors to the public at 9am on Friday 12th October. The Exeter Daily was lucky enough to take a sneak peek around the sophisticated store with manager Kate Connock, whose staff are busily preparing for a smooth launch. Thursday will see the store's partners undertaking a dress rehearsal, but the signs are good as everyone is pulling together to make it happen.

Whether you love or loathe shopping, you can't help but...

Terry Waite to open Exeter's new charity boutique

Exeter's new designer charity boutique on Paris Street, Sprout, which raises funds for homeless charity Emmaus, will be officially launched on Wednesday 6th October by Terry Waite, the charity's President and former special envoy to the Archbishop of Canterbury who was taken captive in Lebanon in 1987 whilst negotiating the release of Western hostages. The shop was decorated by a team of former homeless people, who rolled up their sleeves for the charity that helped them to get their lives back on track. 

Emmaus Exeter will use funds raised by Sprout Boutique to help combat the...

30% off for TS Birthday weekend!!

Event Date: 
12/02/2015 - 12:30pm to 15/02/2015 - 4:30pm
Venue: 
Taking Shape, Paris Street, Exeter

Come and join us for our 30th Birthday at TAKING SHAPE.... we have 30% full price stock between Thursday 12/2- sunday 15/2 2015! come and join our party celebrations all weekend!

Win a pair of Joules wellies

If you are brave enough to venture forth into the sometimes torrential rain, by heading to Princesshay this autumn you will be sure to pick up the latest trendy boot, the welly.

Who would have thought that trendy and welly could go next to each other in the same sentence? With autumn finally upon us it is indeed time to get out those boots that most ‘trendy’ people dread wearing.

In 2014 the welly really did come back with a bang with London Fashion Week seeing the Hunter welly hitting the catwalks along with their new water-resistant clear smocks. As well as Hunter,...

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