What's new: Liberty x Folk, Zatchels and ASOS Black


folk-liberty-5 Liberty has practically rewritten the rulebook for the successful collaboration. Tip number one: never go for the obvious. Its latest hook up with Scottish label Folk deconstructs a Liberty print to create a minimalist version that’s stamped across unisex pieces: a Japanese nylon raincoat, Jacquard socks, sweats and striped jumpers and track pants. To celebrate 140 years of Liberty and 10 years of Folk as a mainstay within the store, a deceptively simple cotton shirt is tagged with a secret ‘Happy Birthday’ in the chest pocket. www.folkclothing.co.uk, www.liberty.co.uk

Leather gold fringed bucket bag, £160, Zatchels X Rays of Sunshine.

Rays of Sunshine grant wishes for children living with life-limiting illnesses and this season, the London-based charity and Zatchels and Rays of Sunshine have teamed up to produce a stunning, limited edition, bang-on-trend gold fringed bucket bag that will bring festive light to your life and beyond. The bag, handmade in Britain, using only the finest leather sourced within the UK, costs £130; 30 per cent of all profits go directly to the charity. www.zatchels.co.uk


Big retailer works with young talent alert! ASOS Black, the luxe collection by the in-house design team of the e-commerce giant, asked Central Saint Martin's graduate Amie Victoria Robertson to help them come up with a sparkling capsule collection. The result: structured forms and high necklines in black, red and royal blue peppered with embellishments - and a career boost most young designers can only dream about. www.asos.com