Tuesday, 22 June 2010

Fashion designer Disaya Sorakraikitikul launches debut jewellery collection

The debut jewellery collection from designer Disaya Sorakraikitikul is set to launch later this year. Disaya Sorakraikitikul studied fashion and textiles at Central St. Martins and trained with John Galliano in Paris. The collection in inspired by human anatomy and the animal fang. Semi-precious stones and sterling silver are used to emulate the spine and ribcage in intricate designs as shown here. Disaya Sorakraikitikul is mid-priced, with pieces starting at £125.00 for rings. The most expensive piece is the black rhodium plated sterling silver spine necklace with marcasite at £1650.00. Materials used include rhodium and gold plated sterling silver, and semi-precious stones such as marcasite and black onyx. The collection is available for wholesale purchase now, with plans to launch instores in September.

Vodafone UK appointed official sponsor of London Fashion Week

Vodafone UK has been appointed as the title sponsor of London Fashion Weekend and official sponsor of London Fashion Week in September and to celebrate they are launching Vodafone VIP, a major new reward scheme for all its customers. Open to both Vodafone consumer and enterprise customers, it will give consumers access via tickets and unique ‘money can’t buy’ experiences. As title sponsor of Vodafone London Fashion Weekend, thousands of Vodafone customers will have the opportunity to get 48 hour advanced access to tickets and the chance to win free tickets by going to vodafone.co.uk/vip.

Shop Pulse launches revamped website

Fashion website Shop Pulse is re-launching today with a new look and several new features. The makeover includes the addition of the following new features: ‘shoppable street style’, live feeds for products which are ‘back in stock’ and ‘last chance to buy’, an online personal stylist service and an inspiration guide designed to alert users of the most prominent items and trends each season. The website is now suffixed with '.com' rather than '.co.uk'. Future plans for Shop Pulse include the launch of an iPad magazine in September 2010 and mobile applications towards the end of the year. Shop Pulse is currently working on a menswear section that will be available with the iPad magazine launch. There are also ongoing additions to Shop Pulse’s portfolio of stores providing users with more choice spanning the designer and high-street sectors. Visit the website at www.shoppulse.com