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BLOGSPIRATION

30/11/2018
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Red or Dead Geeks and Freaks shoot with Pip Jolley

At Red or Dead we think Geeks and Cool and Freaks are interesting. To pay homage we decided to do a shoot with one of our favourite influencers Pip Jolley. She did an AMAZING job and we love her so much. On Instagram she posted: “I hope you love them as much as I do. I was so scared that they would want me to be all modely and posey, but they just wanted me to be my usual goofy self and pull faces. Literally never had so much fun... Read More

16/11/2018
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Red or Dead Specs Launch

We’ve got Specs appeal and now you can too! We are so proud to present our new range of Specs available exclusively at Specsavers. The latest additions to the collection are a continuation from our fashion-forward styles and brings back the popular interchangeable sides – so you can mix up your look whenever you like.   To celebrate we invited @kittycowell@sherriewebster @freshlengths@natwinter_ @georgwhite @justauniform@garycard @rosannaelettra @phineypet to Tonight Josephine for a cocktail and gifted them each a pair of our new frames. We can’t wait to see how they style them and we can’t wait... Read More

29/11/2017

Polyester

“Have faith in your own bad taste. 
Get on the fashion nerves of your peers, not your parents – that is the key to fashion leadership” This quote by John Waters is the ethos of Polyester Zine Founding Editor in Chief Ione Gamble.  Polyester is a self published, Intersectional feminist fashion and culture publication aiming to bridge the gap of URL cyberfeminism with the IRL world. If you’re a fan of the visual style of Maurizio Cattelan and Pierpaolo Ferrari of Toiletpaper Magazine fame then you will love Polyester. The... Read More

24/07/2017
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Anna Sui

Anna Sui a Personal design legend of mine and her store a Mecca of many a purchase whilst I’ve been in NYC. So imagine my delight when I visited the World Of Anna  Sui exhibition at the Fashion and Textile Museum, Bermondsey street London. https://www.ftmlondon.org/ftm-exhibitions/the-world-of-anna-sui/ The exhibition is Split into recurring reference points in Sui’s nearly 30-year fashion career.  Including Fairytale, Nomad, Victorian, Mod, Punk, Grunge, Androgyny, Americana, Surfer and Schoolgirl, On rising podiums, in a room that mirrors the aesthetic of Sui’s  Big Apple boutique (“the red floor, the purple walls, the black lacquered furniture,” ) and which is... Read More

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

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

16/01/2015

Red or Dead’s Top 5 Men’s Fashion Blogs

1. Mademoiselle Robot A fashion blog by Parisian – but London based – Laetitia Wajnapel. Mademoiselle Robot has it all; fashion (men’s and women’s), lifestyle, travel, inspiration, interviews, and the list goes on. It’s a mix of urban and classic styles, so no matter what your taste, you’ll find something to suit. Its clean, cool, and concise in its visuals, and varied  in its content. Definitely worth your scrolling time. 2. Individualism A group of seriously stylish guys have created a hub of menswear fashion inspiration. With lots of street and personal styling,... Read More

19/12/2014

Festive make-up tutorial

With the festive season fast approaching and with lots of parties to attend, have you started to plan your outfits yet? If not, don’t fret there is still time. But how many of you out there find that too much partying can really throw your beauty routines out of sync? I personally find that if I am tired from all the partying my eyes are the first to suffer. Whether it is dark circles or just feeling dry and puffy, there is a solution! Thanks to the magic of make-up... Read More