Shop Front: Slinky Silver
February isnâ€™t the most uplifting of months; the extravagance of Christmas and the sales combined with a chilly dose of winter weather doesnâ€™t exactly make for the best of shopping conditions.
Not ones to be put off retailers are enticing passing customers with the likes of Valentineâ€™s displays and new spring merchandise previews. Inspirational as ever Selfridges have gone for an eye-catching metallic silver theme. Combined with white the overall feel is clean, polished and slightly futuristic. While high shine silver might sound a tad scary for most, visual merchandisers at Selfridges have managed to give it a commercial twist when combined with white and pale grey. Itâ€™s a trend that is catching on, many a high street window features a touch of silver â€“ after all itâ€™s guaranteed to attract the magpie within. The hard and fast rule with high-gloss sheen being less is so much more.
Selfridges latest batch of windows also previews Spring/Summer collections from the likes of Temperley, Osman Yousefzada, (who incidentally will be showing his A/W 07/08 collection in Selfridges car park next week) Alexander McQueen and Ashish amongst others.
Hereâ€™s a preview: