Break the ice
You’ve dreamt of this for years, your older brother talks about nothing else. Fresher’s week – the last hazy days of summer, but you’re starting afresh. Who will be on your corridor? Get ready for the party with cards, punch bowls and the basslines to make the halls shake.
Monochrome has always been a hypnotic trend. Channel Twiggy’s minimal, wide-eyed Sixties look and sport graphic patterns for a unique daytime option. Make a statement in seminars with bold shapes and clean lines, adding a splash of colour with bright red nails.
A fresh start – away from home, you’ve got free reign to create your own space. Keep it crisp with whites and greys, and that modernist design your parents never liked. Sleek and adult, make sure your smart desktop and that all-important alarm clock take pride of place.
Once upon a time, there was a student who was in need of the perfect freshers starter kit. Thankfully, there was a collection with all they needed. Indulge in this colourful array of fun and functional student essentials.
The coolest kit for on-or-off campus. Work, rest or play there's a gadget to assist – from tracking your fitness to backing up your data – this collection of portable tech will ensure you're ahead of your peers and the envy of your friends.
Oh you’ve never been one for the basics. Your mother once told you that even as a toddler you refused baked beans - you preferred haricot. Now you’re a complete tech head. Anything electronic is your passion. Cameras, mobiles, video equipment, Go Pros – lucky you took that job at a certain tech company right? You love shooting the sharpest pictures and having the latest gadgets – it makes life all the more sweet, especially when it’s in HD.
The things I tend to use before, after and or during a run... Some are more serious than others but all in all there's some good stuff in here to keep you entertained and looking good!
Dusty blackboards fill the air with clouds of chalk, honey-coloured varnished wood shines in the sun, and brick walls hold sturdy bookshelves, calendars and clocks. Recreate the pared down chic of time-honoured classrooms and make the good old days at home in your space.
Sunlight streams through the curtains and the sound of the letterbox snapping shut fills you with excitement. Though turning letters into crafty masterpieces is second nature, a little extra decorative tape and pretty string-tie envelopes never hurt a good pen pal's reputation.
The smell of cut grass on the school field and the clang of the ancient dinner bell; these days school may be more whiteboard than chalkboard, but you can still style it like you're Head Girl. What's more, a vintage look is always smart and beautiful without fail.
It's hard to forget the scent of school dinners, the sting of grazed knees in the playground and the triumphant feeling of finishing homework in time for the weekend. Why not celebrate those days gone by? Work brogues, ties and blazers into your style with a vintage twist.
After a long, hot and relaxing summer, first day back nerves are the worst. Help them to stay cool and be creative with bright stationery, pencil cases and accessories. When it comes to having the confidence to stand out and bring colour to the classroom, they'll be sorted.
The train's late, it's raining and every meeting has been rescheduled, but nothing fazes you. Sticky notes are king. The Filofax is your lifeblood and that gorgeous neon orange stationery's doing the trick. Everyone else wishes they could make being super organised look this good.
Clean white plimsolls, crisply ironed shirt, books packed into a pristine backpack – your straight-A student needs to look the part. With pretty ginghams, perfect pleats and polished brogues, she’ll be starting a bright new term with the style to match.
Clean white walls, minimalist detail - the perfect blank canvas for their latest art project. A relaxing enclave ideal for capturing little people’s big ideas. Help homework be less of a chore - inject a sense of fun with the latest tech essentials and bright baby blues.
Tag, you’re it! Football games with jumpers for goalposts. Frolicking with friends. Playtime is the best part of the school day. Dress your little boys in smart and sturdy basics that will withstand even the messiest game of Stuck in the Mud this term.
Ring-ring! Bloop-bloop! Tap-tap! These are the sounds that mesmerise your little ones daily. Those classic noises that come out of computers and even “pretend” computers. The bright screens pixelated with fun characters for them to play with. They learn whilst they amuse themselves with brightly hued phones, faux tablets and baby laptops. Little ones will feel like mini-CEOs playing to their heart’s content. Be inspired by this sweet techy world.
Im on a boat! Well, actually, no, I'm on a paddle! Whether it is inflatable or not, stand up paddle is this summer's sport. Fun, cheap and accessible to all ages, it is a great way to start your holidays!
Pounding through the park, wind in your hair, light falling through the trees. With motivating music, the miles fly by - you’ll have that marathon done in no time. Confident in your cropped top, you’re in peak physical condition, and you have the kit to match. Brightly coloured tops and trainers put a spring in your step.