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ethical fashion, new collections, new designers, slow fashion, summer style -

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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summer style, vintage -

Florals for Spring… ground-breaking! Seriously though they’re everywhere with a major throwback to the Seventies. These funky florals are in full bloom at Michael Kors printed on fitted suits and wrap dresses while Chloe have opted for a floatier style. Colour schemes are mainly blues and greens with yellow petals at Paul Smith. Miu Miu meanwhile have added an extra touch of detail with embellished floral necklines. This trend with a heavy wallpaper print vibe is vast at Godiva especially in our vintage selection filled with 60s shift dresses and 70s blouses, but also in Palava's Chelsea Flower Show-inspired collection and Mollie...

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Pink has matured from pale and subtle shades to a bold, strong fuchsia. This season’s top colour trend is making a strong statement on the catwalk at Valentino in the form of a flattering cape dress and at Hermes with their beautiful tulle gown. Bottega Veneta have hot pink leather Macs, while Balenciaga have been daring in matching fuchsia with bright purple Spandex. Embrace your inner pink lady at Godiva with our SS17 collections featuring shocking pink vintage dresses as well as fuchsia skirts from Beyond Retro and Rowanjoy, and accessories by Diglot Etc and Glitter Punk.

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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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personal style, slow fashion, summer style -

So you've taken stock of your current wardrobe situation and decided what you like about it, and what you want to change. You've spent some time flicking through blogs or magazines and have found a few 'style icons', people whose style you admire and think you might want to emulate. You've worked out the colours, shapes, fabrics and patterns that you are drawn to, and have noted down a few styling details. And now the fun can really begin. Now you get to go shopping!  I want you to hit your favourite shops (ahem) and try on a bunch of...

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