The Chanel Jacket | G&T Loves

The Chanel Jacket

Designed in 1954 by the lady herself, the Chanel jacket is now considered one of the most revolutionary pieces in fashion history. During her visits to Scotland with the Duke of Westminster, Coco discovered tweed – which would later become the basis of her first jacket. Inspired by the straight, fluid lines seen in mens tailoring; Chanel wanted women to be able to move freely; to not feel like they were ‘in costume’. The jacket’s minimalist straight cut.....
Spotlight on Hermès
The Chanel Jacket | G&T Loves

Spotlight on Hermès

From its beginnings in a humble workshop in 1837 to its creation of the most exclusive handbag in the world; we put the spotlight on Hermès. Thierry Hermès established Hermès in a workshop in Paris in 1837 and specialised in finely made horse saddles and equestrian accessories. In 1855 Hermès won first prize in its class at the 1855 Exposition Universèlle in Paris; an arts exhibition where millions attended to see the works of the some of the world’s finest. By 1880.....
The Chanel Jacket | G&T Loves

How To Shop at Grace & Ted

Grace & Ted is a treasure trove of designer goodies. Brimming with clothing, shoes and accessories; it can be difficult to know where to start your search. That’s why we thought we’d arm you with some tips so that you can shop efficiently and effectively – hopefully helping you in your quest for your next designer discovery. Grace & Ted isn’t your typical retail store, items aren’t arranged by size and rails are packed with an array of styles, f.....
The Chanel Jacket | G&T Loves

Spring 2017 Trends

Spring might seem like a distant dream but on those days when the sun breaks through and you feel the warmth on your skin (thats been alien for so long!) it’s the perfect time to think about your new season wardrobe. Here we choose our favourite Spring 2017 trends that have come straight from the catwalk and into Grace & Ted… Sheer Bring out your inner boudoir babe and get sheer on the street. Finally an opportunity to st.....
The Chanel Jacket | G&T Loves

Louis Vuitton Noe Bag

The Louis Vuitton Noe was the world’s first bucket bag. Originally created in 1932, it is the second oldest style from the famous fashion house. Louis Vuitton often created new bags as a solution to what we now refer to as ‘first world problems’. The Speedy bag (now undoubtably one of the brands most coveted styles) was first made for Audrey Hepburn who needed Vuitton’s keep-all made smaller so it was suitable for everyday use. Similarly, when Gaston-L.....