Fashion Week, Part 1: New York, New York

Posted by Rebecca Ellwood - 8th September 2014

So, it’s that time of year again when style leaders and opinion formers convene in the four corners of the fashion world (London, Milan, Paris and New York) to discover the hottest trends for the season ahead. The back-to-back schedule for the spring/summer 2015 shows starts with New York Fashion Week, followed consecutively by London [...]


Summer of Style

Posted by Rebecca Ellwood - 29th August 2014

As the nights are drawing in and the first signs of autumn are upon us, we thought we’d take a look back at the fantastic summer we’ve had across the nine Chic Outlet Shopping® Villages in Europe. There’s been art, culture, great food, face painting, giant apples (!) and of course, shopping – it’s been [...]


The BDC is back – and this time, the spotlight is on the boys!

Posted by Rebecca Ellwood - 22nd August 2014

Men’s fashion in Britain today is the most exciting it’s ever been thanks to London Collections: Men, the special fashion week dedicated just to gents. The event, which was masterminded by GQ Editor Dylan Jones, was created to showcase the very best of British men’s style and shine a spotlight on the country’s most exciting [...]


Fashion round-up: Edgy British style, boutique exclusives and ELLE’s fashion editor gives her top fashion tips

Posted by Tara Walsh - 25th July 2014

Boldly celebrating surrealism, this summer Maasmechelen Village has collaborated with a leading artist to reinterpret iconic works by René Magritte. Philippe Moreno, the only person with the rights to recreate the Belgian artist’s work, has produced two sculptures to display in the Village as a world exclusive. Fusing art, culture and fashion, the Village has [...]


They are really something, those Italians!

Posted by Barbara Kenga - 24th July 2014

I sincerely think Italy is an amazing country with more than one trick up its sleeve. First of all, there are its natural landscapes which from north to south, from enchanting lakes to heavenly coastlines, natural parks to high-flung villages, the traveller will never tire of. And then there’s its unparalleled architecture: every little square, [...]