Vintage and retro: the new modern

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Vintage and retro: the new modern?   OK, we now all know about the "vintage" revolution, even my 80-year-old Mum who, just one year ago, said to me "oh no, Vintage is not trendy in Brussels, not here"! That made me smile as when googling vintage furniture or just vintage trend and Brussels, I discovered

Instagram Tips for business

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Instagram tips: Share photos from PC to Instagram It took me 2 days but with determination and patience, I, 50-something-old Belgian-born [slow by definition], have succeeded! Read to learn my Instagram tip for today. I first googled "how to share photos from my PC to Instagram". After about 6 attempts, watching YouTube guides, reading articles and

Kings Place Festival 2015

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We are at Kings Place Festival 2015 Steven Harkin Handbags in London again! This time at Kings Place Festival 2015. Kings Place is an arts venue, concert hall and contemporary art gallery in London, located just a few minutes walk from Kings Cross and St Pancras stations. From classical and jazz concerts, contemporary arts and

Vintage Style Dresses at Anecdotes Design

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Vintage Style Dresses Made For You Anecdotes Design introduces the fabulous collections of Fifties and Sixties inspired frocks by Your Couture and the versatile classic shift dresses designed by Suzie Abbott. Your Couture day dresses are perfect for functions, parties and work. Easy to transform from corporate to evening, just add some bold accessories. Folkestone

Steven Harkin Bags at Bluewater

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Pop Up Steven Harkin Bags at Bluewater The Creative Foundation has been given the amazing opportunity to run a pop-up shop at Bluewater shopping centre from Wednesday 1 April – Sunday 10 May to showcase some of the fantastic artists and makers in the Creative Quarter. If you can't make it to Folkestone, you'll find

2015 Trends for Handbags

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2015 Trends for Handbags: Steven Harkin and Fashion As part of my job, I research handbags trends for my partner Steven Harkin. I have been browsing the net and glossy magazines and I am glad to say that Harkin's bags will make you feel trendy with individuality. Whether you like bucket bags, cross-body bags, modern backpacks,

Mew Bag by Steven Harkin

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The Mew Bag by Steven Harkin If there is a bag that stands out in Steven Harkin Leather Bags collection, it's the Mew bag. So much so that it's at Paris Museum of Fashion, as well as a few other Steven Harkin bags. The curator who bought it said "Harkin will be a famous designer

Christmas is Close

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Make Christmas a Close Experience Yes, not only is Christmas round the corner in time, we at Anecdotes, make Christmas a unique British experience. Looking for something different and really nicely made? All our Christmas gifts are made locally, in Kent or in England, by small independent designer-makers. New In: Wearable Art by Claire Swindale

Christmas Parties Event

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Everything you need for those Christmas parties: Fashion event at Anecdotes         Everything you need made for you, in time for that Christmas party Your Couture, a Folkestone-based Party Dress startup, are launching their first collection and website at Anecdotes Design, next Friday 7th and Saturday 8th of November 2014.    

Steven Harkin wins Fashion Accessory Award

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A BTAA Fashion Accessory Award for Steven Harkin's bestseller Clutch Bag The Black Patent Kylie clutch, winner of a Fashion Award - Photo by Ian Marriott-Smith   Steven Harkin has just won a British Travelgoods and Accessories Association Award: best Fashion Accessory of the Year 2014 for his bestseller clutch bag, the Kylie