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2015

16/11/2015
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Sprinkle of Glitter gets party ready with ROD

It was great to see Sprinkle of Glitter enjoying her pair of glitter specs as she prepares for the party season! If you haven’t read her blog yet, check it out here. Taking inspiration from the bold eyewear trends of this season’s catwalks, the capsule collection offers a mix of designer inspired modern copper and demure black frames (as pictured with SOG!) all with glitter embellishment. Both versions are available now, exclusive to Specsavers. We’re celebrating specs wearers everywhere this party season, so head to ROD Facebook, Instagram and Twitter and show us your specs selfies!... Read More

30/10/2015
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Our bloggers get gothic with the Ashley Williams collection

This month, we asked our friends Helen, Amy and Hannah to give our Ashley Williams AW15 collection the ultimate gothic makeover, just in time for Halloween – what a treat! The collection lends itself perfectly to both the spooky, and the sparkly seasons, with pointed lace up kitten heels and chunky, glittery platform boots. Be bewitching this season and treat yourself to one of the girls from the 8 piece Ashley Williams collection, available exclusively at Schuh. Shop here… if you dare! Read more about what they thought of the collection: Hannah Louise... Read More

30/10/2015
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Glitter specs now available online and in store!

On Monday 19th October, Red or Dead launched a range of standout glitter frames, available exclusively in Specsavers stores nationwide. Taking inspiration from the bold eyewear trends of this season’s catwalks, the capsule collection offers a mix of designer inspired modern copper and demure black frames, all with glitter embellishment. Just in time for party season, the sequinned frames prove that eyewear doesn’t need to be boring or predictable – retro yet chic and sophisticated, these glasses will add a splash of glamour and glitz to any outfit. The collection was the hit of... Read More

21/09/2015

Ashley Williams talks to us about Improve Your Image collection

With the second installment of our Ashley Williams collaboration having just hit Schuh stores last week, we have a chat with the NEWGEN design talent herself to find out all about the range, its influences and inspiration… Hot on the heels of our Spring/Summer collection with Ashley, which saw RED OR DEAD’s first return to the catwalk in over a decade, comes the highly-anticipated Autumn/Winter collection, named #ImproveYourImage. United by our mutual affection for pop culture and like-minded irreverent attitude, Ashley is the ULTIMATE Red or Dead partner in crime... Read More

08/09/2015

Ashley Williams x Red or Dead AW15 Launch Event

On Wednesday 2nd September 2015, the Red or Dead team and NEWGEN designer Ashley Williams celebrated the launch of the second collaborative footwear collection, known as Ashley Williams x RED OR DEAD: #IMPROVEYOURIMAGE, with an exclusive drinks reception held at Lights of Soho, London’s newest art gallery and members lounge. The event was co-hosted by Ashley Williams and Red or Dead Creative Director, Katie Greenyer and attended by the UK’s leading names in fashion- editors, bloggers, stylists and models including Pixie Geldof and Tigerlily Taylor. Guests were served bespoke cocktails named after the collection, including... Read More

27/04/2015

Converse x Dazed Emerging Artists Award

If you have never been to the Royal Academy of Arts, go. This beautiful building nestled in the heart of Burlington Gardens is a perfect setting to get inspired and immerse yourself in a barrage of beautiful art forms. Created by artists, for artist, The RA prides itself on its sustained support and showcasing of young British talent. So, what better setting for 5th annual Emerging Artists Award? Thursday 16th May marked both judging and launch of this month long exhibition. The star-studded event hosted by Dazed and sponsored by Converse saw designers, bloggers and... Read More

27/03/2015
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PARIS FASHION WEEK : 2015/16 ROUND UP

Valentino, we salute you ! The designers runway show served as a filming location for the movie “Zoolander”. Derek Zoolander (Ben Stiller) and his nemesis, Hansel McDonald (Owen Wilson) strutted their stuff down the runway, sporting their infamous zoolander pout. Watch the footage here. Chanel took us back in time to the Gabrielle brasserie in the Grand Palais. Bow-tied waiters busied themselves clearning glasses and making coffees, while the models took their seats and browsed the ‘menu’. In terms of the clothes, it was a modern take on Chanel’s infamous tweed and... Read More

17/03/2015

Red or Dead launches Made in England footwear collection

Introducing Mr.Doherty, a formal lace-up leather brogue with a playful contrasting welted sole. Part of our Made in England design project, we have teamed up with the Northamptonshire Productive Society – a Wollaston village based footwear manufacturing collective, first established in 1881, and referred to locally as ‘The Duffers’ – to create this stylish, and proudly English, bench-made shoe, using traditional hand-tooled techniques. With teal stitching, which has been specially dyed to match our signature hue, contrasting leather uppers, leather linings and a Goodyear Welted Sole, Mr.Doherty gives a nod to the summer... Read More

25/02/2015

LFW AW15: AshleyWilliams x RedorDead on the catwalk

Tuesday 24th February 2015, and the likes of Alice Dellal and Georgia May Jagger are walking the catwalk at Ashley Williams’ AW15 collection show, held at Somerset House, London. Stars like Alexa Chung, Pixie Geldof turned up to support the emerging star. But more importantly, the show – named Last Chance To Escape Planet Earth – featured these style icons wearing RED OR DEAD shoes. As the second instalment of  our two season collaboration with Williams, we debuted two new styles: a glam, star studded five-strap patent stiletto with sharp pointed toe (named Hannah,... Read More