Office Blog Posts Tagged ‘aw13’

Be tickled pink by pastel coats

Monday, October 28th, 2013

The fashion rulebook has been thrown out. Rather than the dark shades which normally dominate our wardrobes at this time of year, pastels are reigning supreme as the hottest colours for Autumn/Winter 13. The most fashion forward among us are thinking pink, in particular the pink coats seen at the likes of Celine and Carven, which are one of the must-have items of the season.

Everyone from Kim Kardashian to Holly Willoughby has been spotted looking great in a candy floss coloured coat. Here’s our top tips for working one into your winter wardrobe.

Choose the right shade

First you need to choose the right shade of pink to compliment your skin tone. People with dark hair and olive skin can get away with sugary pale shades, but those with blonde hair or paler skin may want to go for a slightly darker rosy hue. Experiment with a few different shades before buying, the perfect pink for you is out there somewhere!

Go monochrome

Teaming your pink coat with a sophisticated monochrome ensemble will ensure you scream ‘preened’ rather than ‘pre-teen’. Plus the pink will really pop against the black and white.

Toughen it up

Pink doesn’t have to mean princess. Why not try adding some edge to your pastel coat. Toughen it up with leather and metal detailing and accessories. Skin-tight leather leggings or a pair of buckle detail boots like this Boy Front Zip pair will do the job perfectly.

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Go for a mannish shape

Over-sized masculine-inspired coats are another hot trend this Autumn/Winter and the two work perfectly together. A feminine pink shade softens structured shoulders and boxy shapes while an androgynous style brings a pink coat to just the right side of girly.

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UGG Spotlight on Talent Winner 2013

Friday, October 4th, 2013

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Last season UGG Australia launched a competition in collaboration with London College of Fashion and OFFICE to scout out budding design talent in the UK. We received loads of fantastic entries, the level of creativity was incredible! We recruited the best in the business to help us pick the cream of the crop, including Sue Saunders (course director of Cordwainers at LCF), Aradia Crockett (fashion stylist), Seetal Solanki (young designer and St.Martin’s graduate) and Kitty McGee (Fashion Director at Stylist magazine). It was a tough job but our panel of experts eventually came to an agreement and elected their favourites. The top 3 designs were chosen for their affinity with the UGG® brand, keeping to the brief that asked for craftsmanship, style, comfort and quality materials. To show our support for young footwear designers, we awarded the winners cash prizes and workshops with the judges, but this season we’re also showcasing the 1st place design both in stores and online.

This Autumn/Winter we’re shining the spotlight on our winner with an exclusive tote bag featuring the number 1 design by Sofia Zetterstedt. There’s a limited number of them out there but if you’re quick you can get your hands on one, in-store or online now, free with every UGG Australia purchase. With plenty of room to carry all your bits and bobs in, we’re sure you’ll be getting lots of use of from it! Shop the full range from UGG Australia now to get yours.

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UGG New Season Collection for AW13

Tuesday, October 1st, 2013

The new season collection from UGG® Australia exudes strong silhouettes and classic styles with a modern twist, mirroring key trends from an AW13 catwalk with nods to British tradition. Ankle boots, biker boots, wedges and heels display UGG Australia’s fashion forward outlook with a range of footwear and accessories that blend style with function. Designs touch on hand crafted aesthetics, featuring distressed leathers, chevron braids, hammered studs and chunky soles, with the introduction of a range of water-resistant styles. Across Women’s, Kids and Men’s ranges, the collection delivers all of the luxurious comfort that the brand is renowned for with designs created from the finest materials and highest standards of craftsmanship.

THE CLASSIC UGG

Classic Short Leather: an OFFICE Exclusive for AW13. The iconic Classic boot is for the first time introduced this season as a leather version for a more edgy look. The textile is impregnated with waxes for a water-resistant finish, whilst the sheepskin lining continues to offer the much loved comfort and warmth that we’ve come to rely on from UGG Australia.

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Elliot Leather: a leather version and an OFFICE Exclusive AW13. Interpreting the Classic boot as a contemporary take on the biker boot, with leather uppers, hammered-stud detailing and metal UGG® logo plate.

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Noira: Acorn colour way OFFICE Exclusive for AW13. Born from the comfort of the heritage line, the Noira has proved to be a favourite of UGG fans. Feet stay warm and dry in a water-resistant, seam-sealed construction, with Vildona® inlay for thermal reflection, preventing heat loss in cold conditions and minimizing heat accumulation in warmer weather. The EVA sole has its own unique tread design for better traction.

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Jocelin: An ankle boot featuring cuffed sheepskin collar and adjustable strap for a cute take on the Classic boot, with the much loved sheepskin lining for comfort and warmth, and flexible, lightweight EVA sole.

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THE FASHION UGG

Carmine: OFFICE Exclusive for AW13. A beautiful ankle-boot silhouette on a sculpted wedge heel, wrapped in hand-finished leather that is also water-resistant.

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Anais: The tailored wedge, functional straps, rich lustrous leather or smooth suede uppers, and a Poron ® cushioned insole for extra comfort, make for a perfectly designed boot to suit the lifestyle of a modern woman on the go.

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Coralie: A tall boot in lustrous leather or supple suede, featuring a cuffable shaft for exposed shearling. The crepe heel is shock-absorbing and lightweight, for mobility and comfort.

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Esplanade: An equestrian boot in full grain waxed leather, featuring studded ankle straps, medial zipper and V-slit at the back for easy dressing. Lined with cotton plaid textile, keeping it on trend for the A/W season. This sole and leather of this boot has been designed to wear in beautifully, for timeless style.

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THE ALL WEATHER UGG

Grandle: Polished styling meets ruffed durability, this leather boot boasts rich, water-restistant uppers combined with the supple warmth of sheepskin lining, functional straps with antique metal hardware and metal UGG® logo heel plate..

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Gershwin: An urban leather boot with water-resistant construction, convenient medial zipper and strap detailing for edgy styling.

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Zea: A fashion-forward alternative to the basic rainboot, the Zea is water-resistant with seam-sealed construction and features a special rubber sole with low freezing point – ideal for unpredictable British weather. Laces and a versatile cuffable sheepskin collar offer versatility for styling.

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KIDS UGG

Jorie: Buttery yet durable suede uppers with shepskin collar, designed for the fashionable young girl. Featuring functional medial zipper for easy dressing, and a flexible, lightweight sole.

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Kensington: Tall biker boot inspired silhouette featuring medial zipper and strap detailing, this has been a popular choice for Kids and parents alike.

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Classic Mini: The Classic Mini silhouette is new to the Kids range this season, a take down on the ankle height version of the Classic silhouette already available for adults, with all the comfort and warmth of the heritage line.

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Infants Pup: Fluffy sheepskin bootie with cotton laces for easy dressing. A suede and moulded rubber outsole helps keep little ones steady on their feet

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MENS UGG

Scuff: The easy wear slipper that men can’t resist, featuring sheepskin lining for comfort and warmth, decadent suede uppers and a full rubber outsole.

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Classic Short: The iconic silhouette of the Classic UGG® boot especially for Men, with renowned sheepskin lining and lightweight, flexible EVA outsole.

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OFFICE IN THE PRESS: August 2013

Friday, September 13th, 2013

Summer is finally coming to an end and it’s time to dust off the autumn jackets, bring out the umbrellas and hit your favourite shoe store, Office of course. Refresh your shoe closet with some new season ankle boots and maybe a pair of wellies for splashing in some puddles! While the weather goes about changing we take a look back at August to see where we’ve been featured in our favourite magazines in the last month…

Look Magazine

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Featuring; Let it be Loafer, Boulevard Point (coming soon)

Grazia magazine

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Featuring: On top in White, Lightening Strike (coming soon)

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Featuring: On top, Opal, Roxi

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