Posts Tagged: Charlie May

CHARLIE MAY S15 SNIPPET


A small edit of the S15 presentation, lensed by Kasia Bobula.

On Sunday I presented my SS15 presentation on Rathbone Place in London, as most of you saw via instagram I am sure :) Super happy with the way it turned out, can the interiors just be my living room already? I worked with interiors designers Palm to create foliage surrounding the daybed furniture and marble plinths. Adidas sponsored the footwear and we covered the slides with the matte rubberised leather from the collection, the illustrations on light blue neoprene are a collaboration with Clym Evernden. Now gearing up to head to Milan and Paris fashion weeks!

 

OFF DUTY



This week I discovered that Zalando Lounge has finally opened to the UK! I was on the hunt for some more laid back footwear (as if I don’t have enough trainers – addicted I must be), and these navy satin Reeboks caught my attention. Even more for the price than the design, as the site is all about offering different flash sales every week, like a great shopping club, so make sure you check it out.

I’ve been living in these Charlie May split knee joggers on the run up to fashion week, they’re so easy to run around in and even better with this perfect light weight coat from Acne. Worn after a pretty amazing Yoga session yesterday with Glaceau Smart Water, can you see how zen I’m feeling?

Photos by India, in collaboration with Zalando. 

CHARLIE MAY AW14 CAMPAIGN



YES. The campaign is finally out, as well as the new collection being online - (knitwear and coats to follow next week). I am so excited, every season I am more and more happy with the brand and the exciting direction it’s taking. I loved the opportunity to work with two models for the first time; it creates a really great dynamic within the images I think. Gotta go as super busy with the new collection on the run up to fashion month just around the corner!

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Styling by Nobuko Tannawa, Photography by Atlanta Rascher, Make up by Emma Williams and Hair by Alexander Soltermann

BAGGY LEATHERS



YES! I have exciting news my friends, after taunting you all this week on instagram with these leather trousers from my AW14 collection, they are now available to buy! Finally hey :) We still have an insane sale going on, trying to clear out the studio so all SS14 and back prices are 70% off and more.

I am really quite obsessed with these leathers; drop crotch, padded knees and welt zip fastening with matte black hardware.. I could run away and join a biker gang right this moment. 

Photos by Shini


 

THE CHARLIE MAY MOHAIR KNIT


Wearing: Charlie May mohair knit on Vanessa of The Haute Pursuit

The insanely beautiful Vanessa of The Haute Pursuit wearing my new season mohair knit. So happy that this small styling piece has turned into a major collection must have – from the front page of the Telegraph magazine to my first piece shot by Tommy Ton on Style.com streetstyle. The delicate fabric is composed by tiny strands of intertwined cotton, looping together with mohair trapped in between, very beautiful, I think you’ll agree.

(See the Charlie May mohair top here)

WHITE STRIPES



As the last of my spring/summer collection is disappearing into sale, I’m happy as the weather is finally good enough to permit me to wear it all here in London. A few pieces Ive been wearing to death is the cami dress (perfectly breezy), the raw v dress (raw silk always gets me) and the croc embossed raffia bomber (need I say more?). This feature comes from a meet up with Coldlilies to shoot my favourites from their site. You can find the online curation here. So many perfectly delicate pieces, when it’s too hot to wear anything else. 

Photos by Lucie Rox

 

FELT SLIDES



Before I left for Paris these new felt sandals from Marni fell heavily onto my radar. Hello new shoe obsession! Accompanied by these shorts from Haider Ackermann I found heavily marked down in the sale, I’m completely in love with the bizarre deign; they have an inside belt/waistband/facing that buttons up leaving the outside to droop like an oversized pair of shorts. Amazing!

Also new on my radar is this new Céline shape from Smart Buy Glasses, usually I’m all about the round or cat-eye but Céline’s new angular shapes are just too gewd. I often like buying from stores such as SBG as their selection is global and I’m a serial late night shopper on the web. So happy the weather has turned in London! Goodbye winter wardrobe for good..

Photos by India, post in collaboration with SmartBuyGlasses

 

 

MINIMAL FUSS


Featured: Telegraph Magazine, styled by Aurelia Donaldson

So insanely excited to have my AW14 mohair top featured on the cover of the Telegraph magazine a couple of weeks back. My first ever cover and hopefully not the last. Super happy as usually these covers are graced by celebrities and not chic minimal fashion stories, wahoo!

Shop new in Charlie May
 

SPECKLED LIGHT


Wearing: Charlie May jacket and top, Acne jeans and sunglasses, Vagabond slides.

Enjoying the speckled light in Dalston one fine evening, attempting to recreate this genius by Yuvali Theis, SO good though! What a talent. Happy it’s finally hot enough to wear more of my SS14 collection, although looking a bit #normcore in my mom jeans. Cycling favours the trouser, ok!  

Haven’t had much time to post, currently casting for my AW14 campaign (as well as starting SS15! Excitement.) And headed to Paris tomorrow for mens collections. Life is busy but good.

Photos by Shini

 

SUMMER GIVEAWAY



So it happened on instagram and I thought it was time to reward my lovely readers on here too! So I’m giving away a pair of my Hudson collaboration shoes to one lucky reader. Please leave your email address with the comment, the winner will be contacted on the 1st July.

If you don’t already, please follow me on twitter, instagram and bloglovin’. I only have UK sizes 3-8 (so sorry to the guys!) , but I will ship worldwide, this comp is open to everyone :)

I’m also giving 30% off on my ecomms, just use the code ‘SUMMER30′!

 



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