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Last Thursday saw the launch of the flagship Coast Store in the Trafford Centre. This is their second flagship, the first being in London.

As a rule, I've always had a bit of a nervous view of Coast when styling private clients. Its that age-old quote that "you can't wear Coast to an event in case someone turns up wearing the same dress!". Well the flagship collection solves that problem with both flagship stores stocking pieces you can only get in those stores.

The collections of old tended to focus on strapless duchess satin A-Line dresses, and whilst there is still this offering of this for bridesmaids, the new collections are taking on a more modern and trend led approach.

I loved their use of feathers - finally a brand to do feather in a flattering way, rather than adding bulk!!!

The dress on the right (below) was an instant hit in the store on the night with every woman gasping when it came down the catwalk!

An ingenious introduction to the headpiece. Gone are the days of the fascinator, now bigger is better!!!

The 50's got a great reception (and I will guarantee the dress on the right will be seen on one of my celeb clients very soon - can you guess who??)

Not only the 50's but the 20's made an appearance - with The Great Gatsby movie on its way, these dresses will fly off the shelves!

One of my personal faves was the playsuit on the right... 

Both Natasha and I had a fab night - so thankyou Coast!!!

Which piece was your favourite and what do you think of the new pieces???

Until next time...

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