Sunday, May 2, 2010

and the new Neo Military Jacket in natural tan. Which features a classic style and an a-symmetrical collar, diagonal front zip, vertical arm zips and a horizontal back zip. It retails for £595.
Magenta 8 is about as comfy as you can get without resorting to uggs or, even worse, sweatpants.No no, we're not thinking of loungewear, we're talkin' cute boleros and jackets made of buttery soft Alpaca wool thats can translate from day to night.So what's the story behind the brand? Well, once upon a time...

Giovanna Velasquez – Magenta 8
The Story
Giovanna Velasquez founded Magenta 8 in 2006, secure in her belief that independent women preferred independent design. Velasquez hails from a long line of stylish Peruvian women - women who insisted upon a separate room for their personal tailors to measure bespoke garments which were shipped across from Europe.

Born into this captivating fusion of traditional and glamorous lifestyles, it was only natural Giovanna would weave her childhood stories into the wonderful designs of her Magenta 8 label. Originally, a handbag and accessories designer her sense of style is instantly recognizable; rich with hidden details and exquisite linings.
Every garment is handcrafted using the finest Alpaca wool, chosen for its softness, exceptional warmth and natural benefits.

Wrapping up in a Magenta 8 design is to know true femininity, warmth, luxury and elegance – all at once.

Hummingbird Collection 2010
"Legends say that hummingbirds float free of time carrying our hopes for love, joy and celebration. Like a hummingbird, we aspire to hover and savour each moment as it passes, embrace all that life has to offer and to celebrate the joy of everyday. The hummingbird’s delicate grace reminds us that life is rich, beauty is everywhere, every personal connection has meaning and that laughter is life’s sweetest creation"

Magenta 8, magnificently yours.

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Till Wednesday,