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Month: March, 2013

Five Minutes With..

We took a few minutes out at our recent SS13 shoot to have a quick chat with our stylist Caroline!


How long have you worked as a stylist?
About 5 years. Before that I worked in buying, but I needed something more creative, so I started assisting on shoots and it kind of took off from there.

What are your favourite trends for SS13?
I am loving the sports luxe trend. Casual sporty shapes and silhouettes in girly fashion fabrics, like chiffons and silks.

Any key pieces we should be buying for the season?
Monochromatic baseball jackets are a key piece for your wardrobe this summer. Not to be taken to literally though, think of a firm nod towards the varsity look with simple cuts and not too much of a preppy influence.


Five Minutes With..

Five Minutes With ….

Meet Pop Couture’s new face – Ksenija

We took five minutes to talk Kate Moss and baking with Ksenija!

Stats: Height: 5’ 11” / Dress size: 8 / Birthplace: Russia

How long have you modelled for? 
4 years.

Why Modelling?
My friend who is a photographer asked me to model for him, and I found my passion. I love being in front of the camera!

Who inspires you? 
Kate Moss is amazing, but very extreme. My mother is my biggest inspiration, she is always pushing me to achieve and is definitely my moral compass.

Which designer’s do you admire? 
I love the clean and classic look, so designers like Calvin Klein and I love Dolce and Gabanna, they really know how to create a romantic, sexy, feminine look.

And when you’re not pulling poses……? 
I dance and I bake! I used to dance a lot back home in Russia and I bake a mean carrot cake! I love cake! 

Blue Jean Baby!

A staple piece in everyone’s wardrobe, denim has made the transition from functional work wear to key fashion statement! 

A sure-fire favourite of the famous and the fashion savvy, we take a look back some of the most memorable denim devotees!

1. Marilyn Monroe

Marilyn sexes up her high waisted, boyfriend fit jeans in, ‘The Misfits.’


2. Catherine Bach AKA Daisy Duke.

Daisy Duke ruled the roost in 70’s cult TV show ‘The Dukes of Hazard!’ and her penchant for denim cut offs became a ‘must-have’ piece for any dedicated and daring Daisy fan. 


3. Thelma and Louise.

These 2 feisty friends managed to look effortlessly cool in bleached out mom jeans. The perfect denim double-act!



4. Brooke Shields!

Nothing comes between Brooke and her Calvins!



5. Kate Moss.

It’s thanks to Kate that we all poured ourselves into the skinniest of jeans. We love Kate’s, laidback look in these indigo wash skinnies. 


6. Debbie Harry. 

Nobody works the double denim better than sex-kitten Debbie Harry.


Shop Denim here…

and here …

PC x 

This or That Thursday

Head over to Facebook to enter our new competition! Image

T&C’s apply, Competition closes Thursday 21st March at 10am. 1 winner will be chosen at random at our discretion.

Corrie Couture!

Coronation Street starlet Michelle Keegan turned heads in our Bianca Tie-Dye Effect Midi Dress at the weekend!
michelle keegan

Green With Envy

ImageA rich, vivid emerald hue was recently announced as Pantone’s Colour of the Year 2013 (Pantone 17-5641, to be precise). And, what with the much anticipated arrival of Saint Patricks’s Day madness, plus new movie Oz The Great And Powerful taking cinema goers by storm, is it any wonder we are loving green at the minute?!

b6afaf2906fee2551b08e54781f84465This precious gem has connotations of luxury, elegance and sophistication but also signifies growth and well-being as well as prosperity and regeneration; what could be better to improve this current economic climate?
8fa172a834656ab3d33736842cca5648So. What does that mean for fashion? Well, surprisingly this colour goes with everything! Literally. Emerald invigorates every colour in the spectrum. That’s because green is nature’s equivalent of a neutral colour. Leatrice Eiseman, executive director of the Pantone Color Institute says, “The most abundant hue in nature, the human eye sees more green than any other color in the spectrum”.

Emerald is a colour for all seasons making it perfect for those awkward transitional periods when the weather can’t decide. Spring introduces emerald as an accessory, slowly easing it into summer where it takes on a bigger role as a key player. Wear it with crisp white for an unexpected look or go bold in array of bright jewel tones. Autumn sees the arrival of statement layering and coats in key shapes whilst the end of winter brings the return luxe fabrics and textures for the party season.

Sparkle all year round in our Emerald Sequin Peplum Skirt,
straight out of The Emerald City!
Mara (bottle Green)

So what do you think? Will you be sporting this luscious shade this year?

Shop green here

Love PC x

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Girls Girls Girls!

It’s International Women’s Day! A day to celebrate us girls?
Surely that should be every day!
Today people around the world are honouring the existence of the fairer sex in lots of different ways so here at PC we’ve picked out a few of our favourites!

1) Flowers! Obv. Who doesn’t love flowers?! As a symbol of International Women’s Day flowers are being gifted worldwide. In Italy the yellow mimosa is popular choice whereas Russia prefers the classic red rose. How gorgeous are these?c8622184c68fa5b3c66a9a3148167ee3Flowers are also seen as decoration and adornment, some of our favourites include, corsages, garlands and headpieces.
ImageImageImageImageThis image from our SS13 campaign photoshoot seems rather fitting!

2) Rouge Lips – In the US women are being encouraged to don their favourite red lipsticks and put on their best pouts as part of the “Rock The Lips” campaign which aims to promote awareness of International Women’s Day. With so many shades available from crimson to raspberry there’s no excuse so dig out your favourite and get those lips red!

3 – Cake & Chocolate! Those Italians sure know how to treat a girl, with chocolate being 2nd (after flowers, of course) on their International Women’s Day gift guide with selected bars and restaurants in England and the US giving away free cupcakes to women. Yum!

To celebrate International Women’s Day in style we’re giving all you lucky ladies 15% off at Pop today.
Who doesn’t need a pick-me-up to make them feel fabulous?!
Discount Code: INW15

Love PC x

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Mum’s The Word!

With Mother’s Day fast approaching we at PC thought this would be the perfect time to talk about some of our favourite celebrity mother-daughter duos.

ImageGoldie Hawn and Kate Hudson
This blonde-haired duo knows how to have fun and we love their matching outfits!
Get the vintage look with our “mom-style” Alair jeans.

ImageSharon & Kelly Osbourne
Not to be messed with, the Osbournes! We can’t get enough of pastels and florals
at the minute and Kelly’s candy coloured hair teamed with that dress is spot on.
Check out our must-have floral blazer.

Katy Holmes & Suri Cruise
Always out and about, this pair never fail to look the part. We love the clean, fresh look
of a bit of B&W, and apparently so does their stylist! Shop the monochrome trend here!

Georgia Jagger & Jerry Hall
If in doubt, go for that LBD.Simple, understated style and minimalist accessorising from the Jagger ladies.

Pearl, Daisy & Betty Lowe
Little Betty’s fashion future looks bright, what with her model of a big sister
and fashion designer mother, she’s sure to have her finger firmly on the fashion

Kate Moss & Lila Grace
Model Mum Kate showing her with “mini-me” daughter Lila Grace how to get that casual city look.

Madonna & Lourdes
Not-so-little Lourdes is following in Mum Madonna’s fashion footprints!
Our studded biker for is perfect for that grunge look

Gwyneth Paltrow & Blythe Danner
Classic, effortless and stylish are just a few things that come to mind when describing this pair! Timeless elegance.

And that’s it! Who are your favourite mothers and daughters? Can you think of any we missed?

Don’t forget about our Mother’s Day Competition, just head over to Twitter,
‘follow’ us, and tweet @PopCouturecouk using the #mymum
& tell us why we should treat your mum to her favourite Pop item for your chance to win it for her!

T&C – Competition Closes 8/3/13 at 3pm, three winners only, winners will be chosen at our discretion and our decision is final.