Hangin’ with Fiona Byrne

We love having bloggers come visit and last week Fiona Byrne from the much loved, The Byrne Notice was visiting London as a Farfetch Ambassador and popped in. We had the pleasure of meeting this lovely Irish born, NYC based babe and spent the afternoon introducing her to START and playing dress ups. Below are some of our favourite START looks styled by her.

Wearing Bella Freud’s 1970 sweater, Isabel Marant sneakers and Gladys & Pixie beanie

Wearing Preen by Thornton Bregazzi jumper and Gladys & Pixie beanie.

Wearing cashmere hoodie and trackpants by Gladys & Pixie


Bella Freud 1970′s sweater, Gladys & Pixie beanie, Gladys & Pixie cashmere hoodie, Gladys & Pixie cashmere trackpants, Preen by Thorton Bregazzi jumper, Citizens of Humanity boyfriend jeans, Nixon Time Teller watch and Isabel Marant trainers.



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START Christmas Market

Let START take the stress out of Christmas shopping this year. On Thursday 4th and 18th of December the START Christmas Market opens it’s doors, inviting you to enjoy the ultimate late night shopping event.

A refreshing alternative to the hustle and bustle of inner city celebrations, the intimate boutique setting and cost, festive atmosphere will provide the perfect shopping evening for all, showcasing an assortment of limited edition and exclusive gift ideas. There will be delicious cocktails by Forge & Co as well as complimentary gift wrapping a pop up nail bar, personalised gift box service as well as the chance to meet the designers behind START’s newest accessories brands.

Set in our iconic womenswear boutique, guests will be treated to a complimentary shape and paint courtesy of the Boudoir Beauty Parlour pop up nail bar while enjoying a magical window installation by START favourite Sophia Webster. Fashion mobile app gurus from ASAP54 will be on hand with iPads to help you explore fashion through their cutting edge image recognition technology.

The designers from the latest addition to our accessories line up, V Jewellery and Studio URiBE will be on hand to help you pick the perfect piece of jewellery for that special someone this Christmas. First up are Studio URiBE’s design lead duo Sion and Tiffany, who will launch their unique and colourful collection inspired by their unique backgrounds, heritage and travel. On 18th December Laura Vann, the creative visionary behind V Jewellery, will join the fray to introduce the Triple Spine Ring, made exclusively for START.

To celebrate the launch of the Holiday collection, the Diptyque team will be available to give advice on the best scent combinations before beautifully gift wrapping every Diptyque candle bought.

If you can’t make it into the store you can order your gifts online and with free express shipping as standard for all UK orders what could be better?!

The Ultimate Wish List /

Shop Womens Keyrings at Start London Not sure what to get the significant women in your life this Christmas? Worry not, because we’ve curated the very best Christmas wish lists to help find the perfect present, and trust us these goodies won’t disappoint! There’s Master & Dynamic headphones for music lovers, exclusive jewellery from V Jewellery and Noemi Klein, deliciously unique fragrances, body washes and candles from START favourites Escentric Molecules and Diptyque, the bestselling cook book ‘The Art of Eating Well’ by sisters Hemsley + Hemsley and the cutest Sophie Hulme monster keyrings.

Can’t find something you’re looking for? Email style@start-london.com or call +44 (0)207 033 3951 and chat to our Online Customer Services. Don’t forget START offers free express shipping as standard on all UK orders so you’re guaranteed to get your gifts in time for Christmas!

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Olivia Palermo’s Arctic Style

Olivia Palermo in a Woolrich Arctic Parka

We’ve long been champions of the ever practical Woolrich Arctic Parka, and when style maven Olivia Palermo stepped out in one this functional coat became a sartorial must have. Whether your a proponent of normcore or just an avid fan of Olivia’s covetable wardrobe, there’s no denying the benefits of a down-filled, fur-trimmed Woolrich coat.

For a limited time we’re offering 20% off Woolrich Arctic Parkas with the code COAT20. Plus with free worldwide shipping, what better time to invest in your new winter coat!

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Combat the Cold /

It’s officially coat weather, and to help you combat the cold we’re offering 20% off all outerwear! We recommend investing in a down filled Woolrich Arctic Parka, a versatile Mr. Start Bomber or Acne’s super slick Gibson leather jacket. Simply enter the code COAT20 at the check out enjoy this promotion.

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