THE FUTURE OF FASHION: TECHSTYLE AT THE MAILBOX

Fashion, Mailbox Life

Posted on September 28, 2017 by Winnie Nip

This weekend, celebrate the launch of the Mailbox app at the TechStyle event. Alongside the UK premiere of Spatium discover a showcase of wearable technology from cutting-edge brands which bridge the gap between fashion and technology.

Emel+Aris

Experience life-enhancing wearable technology with Emel+Aris Smart Coats. Each coat features luxury Loro Piana fabric and revolutionary infrared heat technology – perfect for warming you up in the winter without compromising on style. Crafted in the UK, the pieces are defined by a gorgeous cashmere/wool blend, treated with StormSystem to keep you water and wind protected. Worth over £1,400, this revolutionary design is bridging the gap between fashion and technology in the most stylish way.

Kalidi Backpack

The Anti-Theft Backpack is perfect for commuters, designed with cut-proof material, hidden zipper closures and secret pockets to keep your belongings safe. The water repellent smart bag also features an integrated USB charging port to keep your battery topped up while you’re on-the-go.

Snapchat Spectacles

Create video memories in – literally – the blink of an eye. With Snapchat Spectacles, instantly share life from your perspective. Synced to your Snapchat account, the Spectacles record videos that last up to 10 seconds. With their stylish frames, tinted lenses and a subtle camera embedded at each corner, the Spectacles guarantee no precious moments will be missed.

Kate Spade Smart Watch

Track your steps, sleep, set personal goals and countdown to life’s happiest moments – no matter how big or small. The Kate Spade Smart Watch alerts you via the Kate Spade New York app with vibrations, controls music, automatically updates time zones, takes selfies and will never need charging – and, a black leather strap, rose gold-tone case and classic black dial ensures a great look as well as functional!

Be in with a chance to win all of the above, worth over £2,000. To enter, simply download the Mailbox app from the App Store and register your details before midnight on Sunday 1st October for your chance to win.

Terms and conditions

To enter, download the Mailbox app from the App Store by searching ‘Mailbox Birmingham’ before midnight on Sunday 1st October. The prize includes a pair of Snapchat Spectacles, an Emel and Aris smart coat, Kate Spade smart watch, and a Kalidi smart backpack. One winner aged 18+ will be selected at random from all valid entries. Prize is non-negotiable and subject to availability. Prize not transferable, no whole/part cash alternatives. Winners will be contacted within 7 days of the competition closing date. If the winner does not come forward to collect their prize within 7 days of being contacted, the Mailbox reserves the right to choose another winner. If the stated prize should not be available, the Mailbox reserves the right to offer an alternative. Competition is only open to legal residents of the United Kingdom aged 18 and over. Proof of ID may be required. The Mailbox reserves the right to withdraw or modify this competition at any time.

HARVEY NICHOLS BOOT CAMP!

Fashion, Mailbox Life

Posted on September 28, 2017 by Lisa Piddington

YOUR TRAINING FOR COOLER CLIMES STARTS WITH OUR EDIT OF THE CHICEST AW17 STYLES FROM HARVEY NICHOLS

THE SLIP ON: Popularised by the British mod scene, the Chelsea boot has been a slick shoe about town since the 1960s. This ankle-high classic remains a failsafe for the discerning gent and this season smooth suede styles dominate.

boots 1Common Projects suede Chelsea boots, £415; Dolce & Gabbana suede boots, £750; Belstaff ankle boots, £395.

THE LACE-UP: Built to take on the elements, commando-style boots are your no-nonsense addition to autumn’s footwear rotation. Gear up for adventure and bring a rugged touch to casual looks with robust lace-up styles, best worn with a cuffed jean leg.

boots 2Alexander McQueen glossed leather boots, £785; Grenson suede brogue boots, £250; Giuseppe Zanotti waxed ankle boots, £890.

THE STATEMENT BOOT: These boots were made for showing off, and that’s just what they’ll do. Boasting silver hardware, stud embellishments and leopard print, these high-fashion heroes deliver a serious fashion hit.boots 3Valentino Rockstud boots, £895; Maison Margiela leopard print ankle boots, £965; Alexander McQueen studded boots, £1,695;

All products featured are available in store at Harvey Nichols, The Mailbox, via Style Concierge or online at harveynichols.com.

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