INSIDER TRACK….The Perfect Dress Blogger Event- Amsterdam Pc Hooftstraat

This month we hosted The Perfect Dress bloggers event in our Amsterdam flagship store on the glamorous PC hooftstraat. To celebrate the start of the party season and our covetable range of dresses we invited 16 leading Dutch fashion bloggers to the store after hours to choose their Perfect Dress and style it in their very own way.

Each blogger chose their Perfect Dress from the latest AW12 collection including our Baroque mesh dress, Limited edition sequin dress, Draped sequin dress and Metallic sequin dress and the results are available to see below from bloggers Lucy De Boer, Tess Van Daelen, Jasmijn Engering, Chloe Sterk and Janine Breukhoven wearing their looks.

Lucy de Boer: http://lovelybylucy.com/

Tess van Daelen: http://tessted.com/

Jasmijn Engering http://www.jan-magazine.nl/

Chloe sterk http://fashionistachloe.blogspot.nl/

Janine Breukhoven Kho http://www.pretapregnant.com/

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INSIDER TRACK….The Perfect Dress Events

Karen Millen is THE destination on the high street for the perfect dress and this party season we have hosted a series of events around the world designed to help you find yours that were hosted by leading fashion bloggers who were on hand with styling tips at our Regent Street and Soho NY stores.

Kelly from The Glamourai hosted our New York event with the incredible Tali Lennox, who stars in our Autumn Winter 12 Campaign, seen here wearing our Baroque Mesh Dress and styled in her own inimitable way with our limited edition over the knee suede boots which perfectly off-set the decorative baroque of this stand-out piece.

Whether for on or off-duty, there is the perfect dress for you at Karen Millen.  Kelly from The Glamourai selected our Zig Zag mesh sleeve dress as hers, this modern take on the cocktail dress with its ruffled skirts and sheer sleeves looks feminine yet distinctive when teamed with simple statement platform courts.

Naomi from The Fash Pack hosted our Regent Street, London, event last night and also selected our Baroque Mesh Dress as her perfect dress.  One of our favourite titles, Grazia, featured it on their fashion pages so this is clearly one to get before it goes!

Click here to get your Baroque Mesh Dress

 The Karen Millen dress is one of the essential components of a modern wardrobe and each one is designed to become your cherished staple.

We have a wonderful range of dramatic dresses that hint at a subtle sexiness with full ruffle skirts, flirty fluid peplum detailing, structured bodices and peek-a-boo lace. Winter’s rich opulence shines through with glittering baroque flourishes and shimmering hot metals.  From ornate cocktail dresses sprinkled with sequins and embellished with oversized jewels to more subtle metallic baroque this is season is all about controlled excess.  Enjoy!

Be sure to check out our facebook next week to see party pictures in full and be inspired. Click here to find your perfect dress now!

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HOT OFF THE PRESS…Beautiful Baroque

Sumptuous fabrics, intricate lace, extravagant detail, the Baroque trend is unavoidable this season!  Decadence was all over the runways with baroque inspired dresses, gorgeous accessories and everything in between.  Update your look with one of our key pieces, keeping your look right on trend.

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 A few of our best-loved magazines Grazia and Glamour couldn’t resist going Baroque with us either!  Check out their must have Karen Millen pieces to step out in style this party season.

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HOT OFF THE PRESS….Statement Check Coat

This season if you are planning to invest in a forever coat then take a look at our beautiful statement check coat.  Perfectly tailored and crafted from a luxurious Italian fabric in a bold monochrome check print and edged in soft faux leather, this piece looks ultra-modern when teamed with pared-down tailoring in pops of bright colour, as seen in our campaign starring Tali Lennox.

Our favourite magazines have featured our statement check coat in editorial this season including Vogue, YOU magazine and Cosmopolitan, highlighting this piece as a must-have for your winter wardrobe.

 

“The ultimate investment piece this season has to be a coat.  We put an incredible amount of love into our coats and I am always inspired by the luxurious coating fabrics we use to craft them from.  One of my absolute favourites this season is our check coat, it is really modern and slightly sporty, this a piece that really stands out.” – Gemma Metheringham, Managing and Creative Director of Karen Millen.

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HOT OFF THE PRESS……Preppy Knitwear

Autumn is upon us and with the drop in temperature the need for stylish knitwear has arrived!

For a fresh-take on keeping warm this season look to our chunky cropped knit cardigan with its bang-on-trend preppy detailing and striking two-tone colour way, this piece has been loved by our favourite fashion magazines this month.

Marie Claire and Look magazine have both picked up on this as a key piece for the season and have featured it in their fashion shoots teamed with bold graphic prints. Take tips from them on how to style your distinctive off-duty looks with it.

                    

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INSIDER TRACK…..KM launches in China

We are all really excited at KM HQ today as we are opening the doors to our first store in China!

Located at the Parkview Green Mall in the Chaovang District of Beijing, the store is devised into distinct apparel, footwear, and accessories areas, effectively showcasing the breadth of our covetable product offering, and allowing the clients to build their total look with our Autumn Winter 12 collections.

Our wonderful Autumn Winter 12 campaign images starring Tali Lennox are in situ around the mall heralding the arrival of Karen Millen!

If  you are planning a holiday or business trip to China, do make sure you pay us a visit and also get inspiration for what do whilst you are there with our insightful guide to China as written by Laura Lovett, from The Times, within our KM Uncovered magazine.

Look out for more news on further store openings planned for 2013 right here and on facebook.

 

Karen Millen Beijing Store:

Location: Unit 26, LG1, Parkview Green, Dong Da Qiao Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing, China

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STYLE SPOT ……Grazia Girls in KM

The lovely Grazia Fashion Team is out in force at the international fashion weeks and we are delighted to see they are sporting Karen Millen on the FROW!

Take a style tip from Grazia magazine’s Executive Fashion Director Charlie Miller and accessorize understated modern glamour with our witty puppytooth check clutch.

Katherine Ormerod, Senior Fashion Features Ed, worked our red python print jeans into her edgy urban look and teamed them with a leather jacket and satchel for the ultimate take on all day dressing.

Get Charlie’s look here

Get Katherine’s look here

Click here to see what the Grazia Girls are wearing at Fashion Week

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