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Dorothy Perkins Team
London, United Kingdom
Women's high-street and on-line fashion retailer.
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We give you the low down on a beat the heat make up routine. Continue reading
Posted Jul 21, 2015 at Style HQ
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How to survive your first day in a new job - advice from recruitment guru's Reed! Continue reading
Posted Jul 21, 2015 at Style HQ
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A hot hair guide - key hair styles for the office when it's hot, hot, hot! Continue reading
Posted Jul 21, 2015 at Style HQ
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Wedding season is in full swing and that means it's time to get dressed up! But what happens when what you'd like to wear goes against those wedding guest style rules that we've all come to take as gospel? We asked our flagship store Style Adviser Victoria to de-bunk some of the most common myths around what you can wear to a wedding. And actually, we think style rules are made for breaking! Q: Can I wear the same dress to more than one wedding this summer? Of course! There's no shame in wanting to get the most out of... Continue reading
Posted Jul 14, 2015 at Style HQ
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When it comes to packing for a beach break we always throw some glam necklaces in our case and it seems that Lauren Pope does the same. She was papped when the TOWIE gang headed to Marbs wearing this beaded necklace from Dorothy Perkins, yours for just £16.50. The fab mix of colours means it'll go with so many outfits. Team it with pretty maxi dresses or jeans and a simple cami top to update your look in an instant. Or you could take a leaf out of the TOWIE style book and wear it with your bikini... just watch... Continue reading
Posted Jun 9, 2015 at Style HQ
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This week, some of the world's biggest celebs have switched the Hollywood red carpet for the Cannes Film Festival in France. The sun has been shining and the stars have been stylish... well, we'd expect nothing less. One gorgeous Oscar-winning actress who caught our eye, and whose outfits we've always admired, is Rachel Weisz. She stepped out to promote her new film 'The Lobster' wearing a fab black jumpsuit with cut-out, keyhole detailing, and guess what... we've got one just like it right here at DP. It doesn't have the designer price tag though you'll be glad to know! Black... Continue reading
Posted May 18, 2015 at Style HQ
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With summer no longer a distant dream, we've been compiling our warm-weather shopping lists here at DP HQ. But what has your summer got in store? Weddings, holidays a stylish staycation? We've edited our summer collection to bring you all the essential looks for the season so you can look the part whatever summer throws at you. SHOP THE SUMMER COLLECTION > We've got loads of fab outfit ideas too and some video inspiration from our shoot in Miami over on our online lookbook. Plus, Grazia have picked out some of their fab finds from DP too. EXPLORE THE SUMMER... Continue reading
Posted May 11, 2015 at Style HQ
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The gorgeous Zoe Hardman has teamed up with DP to show us how she wears one of this season's Style Heroes - the short. We caught up with the radio and TV presenter behind-the-scenes on our photoshoot to find out more about her style, career highlights and fashion favourites. DISCOVER OUR STYLE HEROES NOW > Q: How would you describe your style? Tailored and sexy in the winter and flirty and girly in the summer months. I really enjoy mixing things up and I love how different outfits can make me feel. Q: What has been your career highlight? Getting... Continue reading
Posted Apr 2, 2015 at Style HQ
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As Style Editor at Closer Magazine, Kat Bryne knows a thing or two about fashion and celebrity style. We caught up with her on our Style Heroes shoot to find out more about her sense of style... DISCOVER OUR STYLE HEROES > Q: How would you describe your style? Low maintenance! Q: Tell us about your look from the DP Style Heroes shoot I'm bottom heavy so the the High-Low Hem is a wicked cut for me. I went with ankle-grazing jeans to balance out the looser fit of the dress, while strappy pointed courts add a bit of sass... Continue reading
Posted Mar 30, 2015 at Style HQ
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Stunning street-style photography, an amazing lifestyle blog, Vogue magazine on her CV and stylist credits too... is there anything that Jessie Bush can't do? We caught up with the multi-talented trend-setter at our Style Heroes shoot to find out more about her fab career and style inspiration... DISCOVER MORE OF OUR STYLE HEROES HERE > Navy Swing Tunic Dress, £28 Q: How would you describe your style? Minimal, relaxed with a slight Scandi-vibe going on. Q: What have been your career highlights? A: It’s so hard to choose as I’ve had such amazing experiences. It would have to be between... Continue reading
Posted Mar 20, 2015 at Style HQ
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Aged just 20 years old, we simply adore UK-based Becca Rose’s lifestyle, fashion and beauty blog. Dorothy Perkins enjoyed chatting to the inspirational young lady during downtime backstage at our recent Style Heroes photo shoot. Discover more of our Style Heroes here > Known for her glamorous ‘60s-inspired girly style, beautiful Becca delivers a daily dose of fashion and beauty inspiration to her 90,600 Instagram followers, 30,000 Twitter fans and many, many more blog readers. Here’s what she had to say: Q. What’s your personal sense of style? A. Feminine and ladylike with a hint of vintage glamour. I think... Continue reading
Posted Mar 11, 2015 at Style HQ
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An interview with Gemma Sheppard, International Fashion Stylist Dorothy Perkins was lucky enough to get up-close-and-personal with the stylist to the stars when we recently caught up with Gemma Sheppard backstage on our Style Heroes photo shoot. Discover more of our Style Heroes here > Lead stylist on The X-Factor 2014, and the lady behind the breathtakingly beautiful contestant’s live-show wardrobes (remember how hot Fleur East and Lauren Platt looked every weekend?), Gemma has also worked closely with a whole host of super-chic celebrity clients and big-name brands across the globe. As you can imagine we were keen to grill... Continue reading
Posted Mar 4, 2015 at Style HQ
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British TV presenter and actress Zoe Hardman rocked up at The Brits last week wearing head-to-toe DP. Dressing her petite frame in a super-sweet, swinging '60s-inspired mini dress, Zoe added a flirty touch to her look with an A-line flare, and added sky-high stilettos to elongate her legs. Get Zoe’s modern-retro look from our stunning selection of little white dresses. This exact embellished neckline dress is coming soon. Can’t wait to wear it? Try one of these alternatives ready to style up your wardrobes now – simply add a statement necklace to complete the look. So if you love Zoe’s... Continue reading
Posted Mar 3, 2015 at Style HQ
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With the weather staying sub-zero for much of the UK, coats are a hot topic. But spring will be here before we know it, so it's worth investing in lighter jackets to see us into the new season too. The trench coat is top of our list. This classic piece has had a spring/summer update so expect soft colours (like this blush pink version, £49) long-line lengths, relaxed silhouettes and light-weight, fluid fabrics. If you want to show off your waist, then it's totally ok to wear yours belted, but we also love the simple, column silhouettes of an unbelted... Continue reading
Posted Feb 5, 2015 at Style HQ
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January blues? If the post-Christmas come-down has left you feeling a little deflated then look to nature to cheer things up. Despite wintry weather and dropping temperatures, you can still cheat that spring feeling by going green. Here's how we're doing it... SHOP 'SECOND NATURE' TREND > Invest in botanical prints: These pretty pumps feature a striking print and embellishment detailing - just the thing to refresh your style for the new season. Team them with a blush shirt and jeans for weekend chic. SHOP THE OUTFIT > Visit an indoor garden: For all the benefits of the great outdoors... Continue reading
Posted Jan 20, 2015 at Style HQ
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Looking for a celeb-approved style to snap up in our sale? Jamelia wore this Lola Skye embellished denim shirt on Loose Women this week and we think she looks fab! Even better, you can steal her style for just £15 (if you're quick!) It's a great way to give your casual wardrobe a fashion edge. Get the look: our @jamelia wears shirt today by @Dorothy_Perkins #LWstyle pic.twitter.com/uvWiEPJz2x — Loose Women (@loosewomen) January 6, 2015 Continue reading
Posted Jan 8, 2015 at Style HQ
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Say hello to 2015! Seeing as the chaos of Christmas is behind us it's time to look forward to the lovely spring/summer fashion that we've got coming your way. Expect lots of fabulous signature prints and easy-breezy styles in the freshest spring colours, as well as a huge range of lustworthy accessories (we can't wait to try the fringing trend!). In fact, we've already started our holiday wardrobe shopping lists – nothing beats the January blues like daydreaming about that holiday you've got booked. What are you looking forward to buying once the weather warms up? Continue reading
Posted Jan 8, 2015 at Style HQ
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Put some texture in your style toolkit this season for some instant fashion points. We love how Alexa Chung has been working luxurious textures into her wardrobe. Try a glossy skirt and shirt combo, just like Alexa, for a glamorous look with a perfectly polished edge. Floral Shirt, £25. Patent Mini Skirt, £26. Caged Sandals, £38.Bead Necklace, £10. Image Credit: Rex Features Continue reading
Posted Dec 10, 2014 at Style HQ
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With Save the Children's Christmas Jumper Day just around the corner, everyone is snapping up a fabulous festive knit. But this year at DP we've got matching knits for your little ones too! In children's sizes from 3 - 10 years old, they'll love getting dressed up just like mum, big sister or their favourite aunt. We enlisted the help of three mums from DP HQ and their daughters to showcase their favourite Christmas jumpers. Which festive design gets your vote? SHOP ALL CHRISTMAS JUMPERS > Scottie Dog Jumper, £26. Children's Scottie Dog Jumper, £16 Christmas Tree Jumper, £26. Children's... Continue reading
Posted Dec 2, 2014 at Style HQ
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We all own leggings, and we know that you love jeggings - this season try out treggings for a fresh, new look. Combining the comfort of leggings but styled out as a more formal trouser, treggings are the most versatile piece to own this winter. Choose from must-have colours and statement prints for your weekend look to suit your style. Moody checks are our favourite print this winter - try this look for a cosy pub lunch or shopping day out. Layer up a staple shirt with a fluffy knit for casual chic. Knit £25, Treggings £25, Shirt £20, Boots... Continue reading
Posted Oct 24, 2014 at Style HQ
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Millie Mackintosh's new jewellery range launches at Dorothy Perkins this week. We chatted to her about the inspiration for the collection and got the inside scoop on her style. SHOP THE COLLECTION > DP: Tell us about the new jewellery collection; what's the inspiration? Millie: I've always loved costume jewellery and dressing up. For the collection, I took influence from cherished vintage pieces that were passed on to me from my granny. And why was Dorothy Perkins the right brand to work with? The quality of DP’s jewellery has always really impressed me. It looks so much more expensive than... Continue reading
Posted Sep 30, 2014 at Style HQ
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We teamed up with Cosmopolitan Magazine for their fabulous FashFest event last week. The highlight? A glittering Catwalk to Cosmo show featuring the very best fashion fresh from the British high street. Cosmopolitan Magazine have also been picking out some of their favourite DP pieces over the last few weeks, so we've put them in one place, along with the outfits seen on the catwalk, so you can shop the must-haves right now. SHOP COSMO'S PICKS > Bold prints are one of the easiest ways to inject some new-season style into your wardrobe and blue hues are big news. Try... Continue reading
Posted Sep 25, 2014 at Style HQ
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We spotted one of our favourite fashion bloggers, Arabella Golby, styling it out in DP accessories at London Fashion Week. Read on for our quick-fire Q&A to get an insight into her style and her favourite fashiony things, or see more of her Fashion Week looks here. My wardrobe is filled with… midi skirts, embellishments, ruffled tops and pointy shoes. My bad-hair-day instant fix is… a tight, low bun! (Or under a big hat if it's weather appropriate!) My favourite place to eat in London is… I do love Berner's Tavern for its beautiful interior, but I also have a... Continue reading
Posted Sep 19, 2014 at Style HQ
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With Fashion Weeks in full swing across the globe, there's no better time to look for some extra style inspiration. The catwalks might be showcasing next season's looks, but when it comes to street style, there are plenty of outfits ideas that work right now. One of our favourite key pieces is the tailored trouser – whether it's a neat ankle-grazer, cool wide leg style or on-trend culottes, there'll be a pair that fits your style and the ever-changing weather that September is throwing at us. The Peg Style: these look great with flat brogues or loafers, and just as... Continue reading
Posted Sep 17, 2014 at Style HQ
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We've teamed up with Cosmopolitan Magazine for this month's #fashfest taking place from 15-19 September. Throughout the week we will be bringing you lots of exciting fashion, celebrity style and online offers that you won't want to miss. Head over to the DP Facebook page from Wednesday 10 September for your chance to be a part of it and WIN tickets to the ultimate fashion party in London, plus a year’s subscription to Cosmopolitan Magazine! Another highlight is sure to be ‘The Truth About Celebrity Fashion’ event on Tuesday 16 September. It will be your chance to go behind the... Continue reading
Posted Sep 9, 2014 at Style HQ