And so September arrives – officially meteorological autumn! We’ve had our house on the market over the summer and now (fingers, toes, everything crossed!) we seem to have found a buyer and tentatively set a moving date for November, so this autumn will be a time of lovely change for the Kabler household if all goes well. Of course, this will inevitably mean shopping… I already have my eye on the amazing Culinary Concepts octopus bowl and Kelly Hoppen’s gorgeous Cantel Vase. I fear it may become a long list…
Autumn also means selecting a few new wardrobe pieces and I’m delighted to be presenting premiere shows for two big new brands here at QVC next week. On Wednesday evening (the 12th) we welcome NYDJ jeans. This is a premium brand from Los Angeles, known for its fantastically slimming fit – so much so that their labels say “look & wear a size smaller”. I’m normally a 12 in jeans and I was very comfortable in the 10 so that’s definitely the way to go. They use an exclusive “Lift Tuck” technology with a patented criss-cross design which flattens the tummy and lifts the bum simultaneously. I like! That’s a Nina Leonard bomber jacket with the jeans – always a winner.
And on the evening of Friday 14th we will have the first Baukjen show. Named after the founder, who was born in Holland, it’s a London-based brand with Dutch influences. It’s all about comfort and quality, gets lots of press attention and, although it’s fairly “modern classic”, many of the pieces have a slightly quirky edge – I love this jumper with the big heart motif!
And staying with fashion, here’s a sneaky peek at two of next week’s Today’s Special Value offers. On Friday 14th it’s the Skechers Street Shiny Diamond Dancer Slip On (what a great name!). These have an on-trend flat-form design, a diamond print pattern on the front, and both beaded and rhinestone detailing for a touch of texture and sparkle. They’ll be available in classic Black, sleek Silver, on-trend Rose Gold and elegant Navy, so you can opt for classic and understated style, or go bold and colourful.
And on Saturday 15th Ruth Langsford will be bringing us her chunky knit roll neck sweater with a cute side zip detail (I’ll be launching this with her at midnight on Friday). I love the oversized look of this, and the cotton-acrylic blend. It comes in Grey, Black, Navy, Olive, Bordeaux and Toffee colours. Great with jeans, although I also fancy wearing it with Ruth’s faux leather pencil skirt too.
So – a fashion-tastic start to autumn! Speak soon.
Love Jackie x