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handmade accessories, leather accessories, made in the UK, new designers, slow fashion -

At Godiva we love finding new, exciting makers to add to our eclectic range of independent, local and ethical brands – so you can imagine our excitement when we came across Tania, a London-based accessories brand founded by Tania Sutedja. Tania is an Indonesian born bag-maker who has been passionate about all things fashion and bags since she can remember. Tania spent most of her childhood growing up in Japan and Singapore before finally making the leap and moving to London to set up her dream business of crafting leather bags. Tania’s gorgeous leather designs are stylish, timeless, functional and...

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We’re super happy to announce that we are now proudly stocking ethical clothing label 'Love Ur Look!' Love Ur Look create beautiful, feminine clothing that celebrates, enhances and embraces the female form. Each piece is inspired by a love of vintage clothing and kitsch style prints.  The Label was founded by Ronke after completing her Degree in Fashion Management, Business and Buying at London College.  Ronke wanted to create a label that was feminine, flattering, unique, ethical and affordable, and in 2013 her fist collection was released. Not only do Love Ur Look pieces look fantastic, but the label also places...

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fashion revolution, new collections, new designers, shop news, slow fashion, vintage, winter style -

We are SO excited to have Beyond Retro Label on board here at Godiva! We're all massive fans of the Beyond Retro stores, making pilgrimages there whenever we go down to London. So when Fleur found their reworked label, Label, at a trade show, we knew that we just had to get their pieces in store. The first shipment arrived late on Friday afternoon and we worked super hard to get everything checked, priced, steamed and hung ready for the weekend's shoppers! It turned out to be just the most ideal timing as the cord skirts, cosy cropped jumpers and awesome...

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new collections, new designers, shop news, slow fashion, summer style -

Whenever we stumble across a brand that shares our values of slow fashion, ethical manufacture and unique style, our eyes light up. And when we met Cecily Blondel's Brighton-based label The Emperor's Old Clothes it was love at first sight. New to Godiva this summer, The Emperor's Old Clothes' one-of-a-kind dresses have already gone down a storm with our customers who are looking for a piece of clothing with character. We caught up with Cecily to learn some more about her label...     Who are you and what do you do? My name is Cecily Blondel and I am...

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We've got another brand new designer to introduce to you today: Matthew Calvin! Matthew creates the most delicate contemporary jewellery from his studio in Shoreditch, London. Having travelled widely throughout Europe, Africa, and Asia, he studied womenswear at University of the Arts London and decided to make the city his home - for the time being, at least! We love the clean lines and simple geometric shapes of Matthew Calvin's dainty earrings, necklaces, bracelets and rings. It's something a little bit different for us, but we know that you'll love being able to find minimal pieces of jewellery to wear alongside...

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