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24/03/2020

Stay at Home, Stay Stylish

Now that everyone is taking up home-offices and self-isolation, staying-in is the new going-out. Our New-In range is full of Sweatshirts, Tracksuits and Tees. Perfect for lounging and working in the house, and with 30% off how could you possibly resist? Here are some looks to stay positive and stylish at home with Accent: For the ultimate, luxurious lounge-look this quarantine-season you can’t go wrong with the Carma Shirt and Pants from Nu Denmark. And yes, it is as luxe as it looks. A sophisticated combination of comfort and elegance,... Read More

18/03/2020

NEW – Virtual Personal Shopping

“Keep Calm and Hire a Wardrobe Assistant” – Unknown Whoever said this must have been onto something… 2020’s digital landscape means style, advice and anything you can think of is only a few clicks away. With this in mind, we want to bring our award-winning service to you! We are now offering Virtual Personal Shopping sessions for Women, Men and even kids, for those super fashionable parents! We want to provide a piece of calm in this crazy digital landscape, help lift spirits during and help those those of you... Read More

18/03/2020
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Staying in never looked so good!

Don’t let the current COVID-19 crisis stop you from looking your best! Whether you’re self-isolating on the sofa or have chosen to work from home, stay stylish with a mixture of new season trends and core classics. Invest in super-soft cosy sweatshirts and over-sized hoodies for your down days. Our new season collection offers a vast range of statement graphic sweats as well as subtle feminine printed styles. Layer your jumpers over collared shirts to keep the heating bills down and finish off your looks with power stretch denim. Speaking... Read More

16/03/2020
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LOCAL LEEDS: 14th – 22nd March (Mother’s Day Special)

With March finally upon us and Mother’s day just around the corner (I know, we can’t believe how fast it’s come around either!) here at Accent we thought we’d help take the pressure off, by helping  you decide how to treat your wonderful Mum, Step Mum, Grandma or Aunt this Mother’s Day. With So many brilliant events on in and around Leeds over the next coming week there is bound to be something they’ll love. The Wet Spot Burlesque and Cabaret:   Belgrave Canteen and Music Hall 14th March If you’re... Read More

03/03/2020
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How to Style Skinny Jeans in 2020

Skinny jeans. The staple item in your wardrobe that you can always rely on. Given the new wave of denim which is oversized, baggy, and elongated, it’s easy to assume skinny jeans are out. Truth-be-told skinny jeans are making a comeback this season, thanks to Instagram IT girls dusting off their skinny jeans and styling them with some choice 2020 trends. Keep scrolling to check out how Accent is reviving skinny jeans this Spring / Summer with our New-In collection: For the early and slightly chilly months of Spring, pair... Read More

26/02/2020
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BRAND SPOTLIGHT: Holland Cooper

In the brand spotlight this week is luxury designer brand Holland Cooper. With their new collection coming soon to Accent Clothing, why not dive into the history of the brand and some of their most iconic pieces. History of Holland Cooper Established in 2008, Holland Cooper has quickly become a pioneer in luxurious British clothing thanks to founder and designer, Jade Holland Cooper. Jade – married to Superdry’s co-founder Julian Dunkerton – saw potential for contemporary tweed-wear in the current market, and with her expansive design experience, combined with her... Read More

24/02/2020
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DSquared2: Down with the Kids

DSquared2’s SS20 collection has just arrived at Accent and what better time to check-out their latest kidswear! Bold colours, bright neons, and block-logos  The kidswear market is developing faster than ever before. Retailers, designers, and brands – especially DSquared2 – are paying more focus to their children’s clothing, and to the children.   DSquared2’s spring aesthetic this season is bold colours, bright neons, and block-logos. A playful homage to 80 – 90s streetwear, a still-popular trend taking over both men and women’s wardrobes. Children want to wear the same contemporary brands... Read More

09/12/2019
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Brand Spotlight: NORTH SAILS 36TH AMERICAS CUP PRESENTED BY PRADA

In the spotlight this week is the Prada X North Sails capsule collection, North Sails is the official clothing partner of the 36th America’s Cup that is being presented by Prada. 

19/11/2019
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Streetwear 2019: Top 5 Trends

The core element of streetwear is all about making a statement, mixing things up in order to create a unique fit centred round your own individual style. Streetwear fashion is a casual form of style that has continued to evolve since the 90’s, following a variety of different interpretations along the way; from Hip hop inspired to indie skater boys, outfits have continued to be influenced by generic sporty twists, sleek athletic lines, different textures and baggy silhouettes no matter what the decade is.

12/11/2019
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Local Leeds: 18th-24th November

Feel you’re in desperate need of a pick me up this November? Why not head on down into Leeds for some light entertainment. With an array of different events on from the 18th-24th there is bound to be something suitable to lift your spirits, whether you’re after your fill of comedy, some drinks with friends, in need of a party or some Christmas festivities, there is something for everyone.

06/11/2019
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5 Men’s Date Night Outfits for New Year’s Eve!

In this blog we’ll touch on some stylish date night outfits for the colder seasons, how to wear what, what combinations to use and what footwear and jeans to go for. Turtle Neck Layering The turtleneck is a great way to stay warm and look good at the same time. Layering the turtle neck is easier done than you think, the right colour combination and it’ll go under an overcoat, blazer or button up jacket. The turtle neck shown below is the Sseinse Knitted Jumper available in two different colours,... Read More

06/11/2019

Accent’s Essential Gift Guide for Menswear

Here are Accent’s favourite accessories and stocking filler picks for the men in your life this Autumn/Winter. Ties and Pocket Squares The perfect way to finish any suit, tailoring it to any occasion. Whether it’s a dinner party, Christmas formal or just getting festive this season, we’ve got the ties and pocket squares that will make great gifts. Our favourite pick for ties are the Check Tie from Gibson or the Speckled Tie woven in a variety of different colours, at only £10 each. The Polka Pocket Square from Gibson... Read More

28/10/2019
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Accents Top 5 Celebrity Halloween Ideas

Mixing style with spooky, here are our favourite celebrity Halloween ideas for Men, Women and couples. Numbers 5 At number 5 we’ve got Jennifer Lopez and Casper Smart as skeletons. Don our Sian Drape Dress from British designer Kevan Jon, or for men our Westwood Dinner Jacket from Skopes with paisley design and satin shawl collar. Add some black and white face paint and you’ve got yourself a very swanky couples outfit. Number 4 Emily Ratajkowski and Nicole Scherzinger’s takes on Cleopatra are classy and eye catching. Try out our... Read More

16/10/2019
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Sneaker Edit: AC Top 5 Styles for AW/19

As we dive head first into the darker months, here are our Top 5 Sneaker Styles from our new menswear collection… The Classic White Whether you’re going for that Oliver Cheshire preppy look or dressing down a suit like Tinie, the classic white sneaker has got your back. Easy to match with any outfit, it’s a really reliable style of sneaker for a great look and a must have for any man’s wardrobe. Straight from our new footwear collection, our top pick sneaker for this style are the E-last Whites... Read More

29/07/2019
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Brand Spotlight – Kevan Jon

  This week our spotlight brand is the sophisticated dress-wear brand ‘Kevan Jon’. The house of Kevan Jon is a woman’s wear brand founded in 1992 by South African born fashion designer Kevan Aspinall. The Kevan Jon collection embraces the essence of today’s modern woman, renowned for its perfect fit, perfect cut and perfect proportion. The collection incorporates a super stylish super sexy selection of dresses which demand more than a second glance. Head turning tailoring perfect for every occasion plus the seasons most desirable key pieces. Designs by Kevan... Read More

24/02/2020

5 OF THE BEST MUST TRY PANCAKES FOR 2020!

#1 THE VEGAN ONE Deliciously Ella’s Sweet Potato Pancakes(also gluten free and dairy free) Makes 12 pancakes 1 small sweet potato (200g)⅔ mug oat milk (200ml)1 mug brown rice flour (200g)2 tablespoons honey1 teaspoon ground cinnamoncoconut oil, for greasing Method Peel the sweet potato, discard the skin and chop the rest of the potato into small pieces.Either steam or boil the sweet potato chunks for about 10 minutes, until they’re really soft.Then place them into a blender with the oat milk, flour, honey and cinnamon and blend for 30 seconds or... Read More

19/02/2020
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THE BRIT AWARDS 2020

The stars were out in London for the 40th Annual BRIT Awards! The use of black was a running theme throughout British TV personalities, as a tribute to the late Caroline Flack, who was honoured at the award ceremony days after her death.  In contrast, many stars rocked vibrant pops of colour, placing a celebratory tone over the evening, with stars such as Montana Rose Brown (former Love Island star) commenting that her outfit was a sparkly tribute to Caroline’s memory. Some of our favorite looks … Get the Look... Read More