Hot New Products: #1 October 2015

The nights are growing darker and the chill is drawing in, which can only mean one thing…Autumn is here!

It’s time to kiss goodbye to long, sunny days and balmy evenings, so pack up your shorts and flip flops and dig out your cold weather wardrobe. Now’s the time to embrace cosy sweatshirts, snuggly hoodies and thick socks and trade your days at the beach for afternoons in front of the fire, watching movies and munching cookies. Sounds ace right?

So,whether your wardrobe needs a seasonal refresh or you’re just looking to treat yourself to something awesome as a payday treat, you’re sure to find something you’ll love in part 1 of our exciting Hot New Products round-up!


If neither hell nor high water could part you from your trainers, we reckon you’ll love the latest batch of designs from the legendary footwear brand, Converse!

Whether you favour dainty plimsolls, hi top boots, classic canvas sneakers or luxe leather trainers, this awesome collection of sneakers feature a little something for every size and every taste. From grunge inspired plaid boots to pastel hued plimsolls, you can be sure to find shoes that suit your style, all at a phenomenal price.

Ideal for anyone who likes a touch of casual cool in their outfits, the Autumn/Winter 2015 collection of Converse is full to the brim with super cool designs, perfect for adding a low-key blast of freshness to your look.

If you like what you’ve seen here, why not take a look at the rest of our footwear? With footwear for kids, men and women, there’s stacks of styles to fall in love with!


  • Fancy adding a touch of individuality to your Cons? BuzzFeed’s 30 DIY Ways to Jazz Up Your Converse Sneakers article is packed with inspiration!
  • Stuck for ways to style your Converse? Check out StyleCaster’s list of 25 ways to rock your Chucks throughout Autumn.


If your tastes lean more towards the vintage side of things, then you’ll no doubt adore the latest offerings from Banned, one of the UK’s premier makers of retro-repro fashion.

From showstopping velvet party frocks and pussybow blouses to wide leg trousers and cosy coats, Banned have created a super wearable, elegant collection of beautiful vintage clothing that’s perfect for any occasion. In a variety of authentically vintage styles, we’ve got everything from ’40s influenced highwaisted pants that’re sure to unleash your inner Katharine Hepburn to ’30s inspired faux fur trimmed coats that’re sure to add a splash of glamour to any outfit.

Perfect for ladies who live life a little more luxuriously, the Banned A/W 15 collection is jam packed with stunning styles that are sure to make you the talk of the town.

If you like what you’ve seen here, why not take a peek at the rest of our vintage clothing? In sizes 8-24, there’s a treat to be had for ladies of all sizes!


  • Wanna go for a ‘full on’ vintage look? Want something seasonally appropriate? Check out Manchester Fashion Network for inspiration!
  • All Vintaged Up has a great post on how to style your existing items for Autumn, perfect for adding new life to old favourites!
  • Diary of a Vintage Girl is full of hints, tips and tricks to keep you cosy and ravishingly retro this Autumn!


Last but not least, we’re very proud to present our new range of Dr Martens, perfect for keeping your tootsies toasty and supremely stylish this Autumn.

With a range of military style ankle boots in a variety of different colours, patterns and finishes, Dr Marten’s 2015 Autumn/Winter range is brimming with classic, unisex designs. Whether you’re looking for fur lined boots, monochromatic combat boots or perhaps something in a rich red leather, we’ve got you covered. Plus, we’ve even got a range of limited edition super shmowzow Adventure Time themed boots! Mathematical eh?

Ideal for anyone who favours fashion and function in equal measure, you’re sure to be the envy of all your friends with a pair of these awesome Dr Marten boots.



  • Check out how the celebs style their DM’s over on Steal Her Style!
  • Give your trusty old Doc’s a makeover with eBay’s customising tips!
  • Stuck in a style rut? Want to pair your boots with unexpected outfits? Check out Pinterest for tons of inspo!


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Written By BlueBanana