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Méduse Talks With… Boutique, Quattro Rish!

21 Apr , 2015  

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At Méduse, we strive to seek out the underground talents who share our values. Every week, a new star…

Spotting our fellow Jumpy lovers from the UK, Quattro Rish, a buzzing boutique, share their tips and trends for spring / summer 15! They have an eye for simple, elegant fashion and they certainly keep our minds ticking with their fresh fashion predictions. Here we go!

You are 4 friends who launched your fashion boutique in the UK. How would you describe your current collections?

Yes we were four friends to begin with but now we are a husband and wife team as the other couple decided to move back to sunny Sicily just after shop was opened ! We have a wonderful team at QR who all help with styling and buying along with our very own blogger! As a rule of thought I sell what I love and what I would wear keeping it simple, understated and elegant with pieces which reflect my style. Our current collections are mostly Scandinavian brands such as Baum und Pferdgarden, Custommade and Twist & Tango which offer edgy, simple and understated designs. We also love casual French pieces like your fab wellies and American Vintage, and the fresh and clean English pieces from MiH Jeans.

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We love how there’s a touch of Frenchness with your style and photography! What accessories would you wear, to show off a nouveau French style for this season?

Ah , thank you, that’s a great compliment! The must have accessories would be a pair of round shaped sunnies with a fringe bag.  Both instantly update any outfit for some serious street style.

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If you could live life in one colour, what would it be and why?

It has to be blue, from navy to dark to light blue ! There is nothing more chic and elegant than a slightly loose blue masculine shirt in good cotton worn by women!  You just need to add heels or Jumpy wellies, et voilà !

Here’s a tricky question – if you had to choose, what is your favourite Jumpy boot and why?

Hmmm, I love them all but it would have to be the classic black with zebra print on the side. They are just super cool and stylish. They can be worn very smart or casual, I just love the design mix of the Chelsea boots / wellington boot / discreet animal print !

And now for a challenge! We know you love our Jumpy boots, so we challenge you to showcase and encapsulate these two things in one photo: Méduse + spring. Are you up for the challenge?

We love a challenge ! Challenge : Sun, fresh green, sky blue, denim shorts and Jumpy in Salmon / Pink !

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You said it! We think we’ll take you up on that Spring image 😉 sun, blue skies, cool denims and our beloved Jumpy boots! Thank you very much for speaking with us Quattro Rish, we really look forward to seeing your summer surprises in Méduse!

Explore their website here and stay tuned for their fashion finds of the day, on their Instagram here!

Au revoir for now!

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Méduse Talks With… Méduse !!!

17 Apr , 2015  

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At Méduse, we strive to seek out the underground talents who share our values. Every week, a new star…

Come on! You have to admit it. The new Méduse collection for Spring / Summer 15 is pretty damn awesome ;-). We’re forever twirling in our sparkling Nikita and we dance and prance on the rooftops of Paris in our new colours of the season.

But our inspiration stems from the heroic geniuses backstage, and we decided to chat to the clever clogs about the spirit and thought process behind our current season!

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Our new collection is filled with colours that enhance the styles at Méduse. What would be THE word to describe this collection?

CANDY : because of the pastel mix that makes us think of sugar almonds and candy! And most of all, the nostalgic “back to childhood” spirit of our SUN jellies!

The new SUNLIGHT are a sparkling inspiration 😉 ! Where would be the best spots to wear them ?

Ibiza at sunset to party all night long! And for the kiddos : perfect to play ghosts in the dark :-)

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The new Saumon and Vert d’eau colors are a perfect match with the pastel trend. Why did you pick these colours ?

We needed some sweet tastes for the summer. Pastel are soft and feminine colours, which introduce the Spring season, the softness of the morning dew and the pleasure of sweet moments.

The new magazine for the new collection in collaboration with Les Paulettes is featured with pictures on the rooftops of Paris. What is the inspiration behind these pictures ?

The rooftops of Paris are synonymous with escapism and city adventure! This is the place where you chill with a few drinks with your friends or have a romantic time with your lover. It is a way to escape from the bustling city when in reality you can’t. But this is what Méduse is about – a walking holiday in the city!

 

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Et voila! Words of wisdom from our backstage team!

A huge THANKS to the designers of Méduse, for sharing their words and spirit with us! Keep it up! <3

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Méduse Diary – New Collection!

15 Apr , 2015  

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Each week we cover a theme that is close to our jelly-hearts. We love to dig deep and write our thoughts on trends, fiction and culture in our diary here! 

At last! We’re straight into the launch of our Spring / Summer collection and we’re here to show you our best highlights and new styles from our current Méduse line. Our show-stopping shoes will have you dancing and prancing from dusk till dawn…

You’ve seen snippets before (we couldn’t help shouting about these bad boys) – yes it’s, a firm favourite for the summer! Introducing to you our new colour for the season – our Vert d’eau (sea-green) Jumpy boot. It’s a real hit for the chic dressers who love classic styles with a stand-out style!

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If you’re looking for a touch of sparkle this spring, then look no further. Glam up your day or evening look with our heeled jelly sandal AKA Nikita! She’s gorgeous and she’s gold! You can also find our Nikita in black, saumon, vert d’eau and a sparkly silver.

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And finally, we’ve picked out a new ballerina pump, the Saldano. She comes in two colours – a black with a lace-like bow, or a Bronze, with a leopard print bow. Are you ready to hit the town in these? Cause she’s ready to go!

Saldano Meduse Ballet Pump

And there you have our best picks of the season! Check out our website, to see the rest of collection!

What Méduse style has taken your fancy?

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A Week With Méduse…

10 Apr , 2015  

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Explore ‘A Week With Méduse’ to find our highlights, picks and Méduse photos from fans around the world. 

Here we go. The end of another fun-filled and EXCITING week in the Méduse world. First we took you through a challenging game of Hide&Seek with our Spot Meduse picture! Did you manage to find all 6 pairs of Méduse on Monday’s post ? Then, we gave you a little style inspiration with our Fashion hunt, featuring Fifi Lapin – how could we not!?

We were also very happy to talk to Marie, Synonym of Happiness who took us on a journey of wanderlust and DearJoy who gave us an injection of inspiration and a touch of the supernatural ;p

And now, here come our stars !

Cherryblossom field for @aimiishii and her Jumpy – Spring is definitely happening in Japan. :-)
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We found another marvelous creative spirit with @berrym_af – Méduse is everywhere, even in digital format! 😉 !

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What about celebrating those sunny days with a new brand pair of Nikita ? We think about @nolwenn_creme’s!

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@yuka_rin3 goes rainy day chic in Marron/Noir Jumpy boots . And we love the splash of colour and fun from her yellow umbrella. We almost wish it were raining…almost ;p

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 Voilà ! Stay tuned people, you’re gonna looove next week’stheme. All will be revealed, very soon. And by that, we mean, next week!

Happy Weekend !

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Méduse Talks… With Virginie Cappoen

27 Mar , 2015  

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At Méduse, we strive to seek out the underground talents who share our values. Every week,  a new star…

Since we spotted her artwork, we were dreaming about getting in touch with her… If you’re used to hanging out on our blog, you can’t have missed it – Virginie, is an exceptional artist, and she expresses her Méduse like a true artist, who is in her zone with a crayon or paint brush in hand.

A fan of our NIKITA, she told us a story about Méduse and she took us by the hand, through her playground. As she voices her words – everything comes to standstill.

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Where does your inspiration come from?
I try to grab inspiration from a lot of things. It could be an object, an image, an exhibition or a film! Childhood is an endless source of inspiration. Indeed, my favourite artists have a very childish style to them. It’s impossible to mention them all, but among them you can find Steinberg, Picasso, Twombly, Basquiat, Sottsass, Cocteau… I like art to be spontaneous, refined, clumsy, funny and not pretentious. And generally, I like fantasy, humour, romanticism and poetry!
Your work is defined through particular use of colours. How do you decide on the use of certain colours? Is it impulsive or do you think about it beforehand?
 
Adding colour within art is not an easy step. From time to time you can have unexpected outcomes, but I like to try a lot of different techniques: acrylic, watercolours, felt-tip pens, colouring pencils and pastels – which I like the most!
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We love your work on Méduse – of course 😉 ! How does the Méduse world inspire you?
I am a total fan of Méduse! I like the quirky side and the playfulness. Of course it reminds me of my childhood. They are really comfortable and you can have all the colours! I almost only wear them in the summer! I can’t live without them!
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If you had play-doh in your hands right now, what would you do with it?
I would try to create a Méduse collection!
What is your favourite Instagram filter for posting your picture?
All these filters are really cool, but I barely use them! I prefer to use no filter.
We have a challenge for you ! You drew Nikita and Sun Meduse. Could you make a drawing of Jumpy boots ?
BOOM !
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And there you have it! Virginie is on Instagram, she’s a total inspiration for anyone who wants to get stuck in and get creative! Our Méduse inspire her – and surprise surprise – we are in love with her work.
Thanks Virginie! X

 

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A Week With Méduse…

25 Mar , 2015  

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Explore ‘A Week With Méduse’ to find our highlights, picks and Méduse photos from fans around the world. 

Spring is officially here! Yep, that’s right, it’s time for the flowers to bloom and for the SUN Méduse to come out and shine! We have to say – we’re keeping our fingers crossed, that the sun will come out to play, and not hide away like yesterday’s ‘solar eclipse’ haha!

This week brought some fresh Spring fashion tips from fashionistas Victoria Gasperi and Emma Eliott, who gave us the tip-top secrets on spring trends!

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And, now we turn to you! Your week in Méduse has been a funny one, we’re talking bubbles, flowers and so on!

 

@kkiyoshiii has a total shoe obsession! And especially with Méduse!

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@rifarejiyugaoka  is getting Jumpy for Spring – 3,2,1!Meudse regram - rifarejiyugaoka @quattrorish ooh la la! Showing off our brand NEW Saumon Jumpy!

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Cosy and cuddly in Jumpy! @Camille_mn <3

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The best present ever? Of course it is! @ulyn24 

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And last but not least – @synonym_of_happiness bask in jelly bubble-bliss!

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Stay tune for next week, it’s going to get ARTY! Here’s a clue!


Have a lovely week-end! <3

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Méduse Talks… With Emma Eliott

20 Mar , 2015  

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At Méduse, we strive to seek out the underground talents who share our values. Every week,  a new star…

It’s officially Spring today! Yes, the clouds may still be hanging about, but we’re certain that the sun will shine… soon!

But to get us prepped and ready for Spring fashion trends, we spoke to a fashionista who’s in love with vintage style, photography and is a total Jumpy lover! Her Instagram is a place where you can daydream about walks in nature, scrummy food and life in her Jumpy boots (there’s lots of them!). It’s Emma Eliott!

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Spring is coming!  Are you more flower power or rockstar?

I would say I am more “flower power!”
I am nowhere near cool enough for Rock Star!
I try to be a really happy and positive person and I love to put a quirky spin on any style I embrace, I love to look at things a little differently!
Emma Eliott in Black Jumpy Boots
Describe this season in 3 words.
I think for me especially in my role in retail, I get such a thrill buying and seeing each new season unfold.
This season to me can be summed up as, pastels, monochrome, and prints. (So hard for me not to say AMAZING, INSPIRING, ASPIRATIONAL before each one!)
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Which colour Méduse says ‘spring’ to you and why?
I have to say that the colour Méduse that makes me so excited and totally embodies spring for me is the SUN Paille sandal.
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They are so fresh and cheerful in daffodil yellow that they would look super cute with pretty ankle socks and boyfriend jeans right now and amazing in the hot sun with a pretty little summer dress. Just gorgeous!!
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We love your pics on Instagram… Tell us, what is your favourite Instagram filter? What does it say to you?
Posting pictures on Instagram gives me such pleasure! And has really allowed my confidence in my style to grow.
My favourite filter is for sure Valencia, it works so well at diffusing the light in a gentle way, with a cool yellow tint that really brings my pictures to life. It says “fresh” which resonates with me as I love to look at fashion and styling in a fresh and new way.
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Quirky question alert!

When is your birthday and what would be your ideal gift?

Well! My birthday falls on September 23rd and I have to be honest I have got my heart set on a pair of Méduse Jumpy in Saumon/Crêpe.
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I love, love this colour! It is neutral enough enough to work with any outfit and pretty enough to cheer up any rainy September days that Autumn may bring! Heaven!
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What superpower do you wish you had?
Oooooo! If I had a super power it would definitely be the ability to be invisible!
Just imagine all the front row shows at Paris fashion week I could sneak into!!! Wearing my Méduse Jumpy’s of course!!
Emma, you’ve totally got us in the mood for Spring. COME ON SUNSHINE!
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We hope you have lots of fun with all your Jumpy boots, and we want to thank you for your contribution to the Méduse world!
And to all our dear friends, check out Emma’s Instagram here. It will make you smile, for sure! X
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Méduse Diary: Spring into Spring Fashion!

19 Mar , 2015  

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Each week we cover a theme that is close to our jelly-hearts. We love to dig deep and write our thoughts on trends, fiction and culture in our diary here! 

With the fashion weeks over and Spring officially starting on the 20th March, we’re feeling… well very seasonal! This Spring / Summer 15 we’re excited to reveal that we have two awesome colours which are joining our Méduse family! And they are the Saumon, a pinky-peachy salmon shade, and the Vert d’eau, a minty sea-green!

Meduse Spring Shades

And with that, we’ve picked out the two hottest Spring trends that we saw on the catwalk – cool culottes and killer kimonos. They’re everywhere this season!

We’re starting of one of our spring looks with these monochrome printed culottes, teamed with our shiny new pair of Salmon Jutam Méduse. Embellish your coral / culottes look with a jewelled shirt, like this one from River Island!

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And for a casual-chic look we’re going for a floaty sea-green kimono, teamed with a pair of our Vert d’eau NIKITA sandals! They’re the things for spring!

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Kimono vs Culottes. Whose side are you on?

Jutam Styleboard
Jutam Méduse – Méduse Original
Culottes – Miss Selfridge
Shirt – River Island
Bracelets – Accessorize

Nikita Styleboard

Nikita Médue – Méduse Original
Kimono – Seafolly
Jeans – Topshop
Sunglasses – Monsoon

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Méduse Talks With… Victoria, Laugh of Artist

18 Mar , 2015  

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At Méduse, we strive to seek out the underground talents who share our values. Every week,  a new star…

She is a rock’n’roll artist full of inspiration and style. From her little blue cloud, Victoria tells us the story of her blog, Laugh of Artist. She kindly shares with us her inspirations, her travels and propels Méduse in a new world!

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You called your blog “Laugh of Artist”. It is a very pretty name! Where does it come from?

You must know that I have this motto tattooed below my left rib. This sentence is a wink to the world I used to evolve in and still am: the artistic domain. I also named my Instagram after it and when I decided to launch my blog, it obviously came to my mind.

You know at Méduse we are fond of colours, which one will you choose to celebrate the coming Spring?

A soft blue, sky blue?

You know how to remain chic and fashion in the city as well as in the countryside. What 3 items would you wear with your Méduse for the city-life?  And what about countrylife?

For the country? Definitely some destroyed boyfriend style jeans tucked up on a pair of khaki Méduse – the cool style mastered! Who said we cannot be stylish in the countryside! For the city? Some black slim-fit jeans and a pair of fuchsia Méduse SUN jellies teamed with a small black party bag. Chic but quirky :-)Victoria3

At Méduse, we are absolute adventure fans! Where would you take us and why? 

To the USA. It was my longest and most recent travel and I had the chance to go on a road trip, to discover fascinating villages and various climates. It would be perfect since I could wear my Méduse sandals during the day and change to my Jumpy boots when the weather gets wet at night :-)

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A pair of Méduse never travels alone; what accessories (newspaper, book,CD… anything you love…) would you bring with your Méduse?

In my suitcase, I would take my Paulette Magazine, an iPad, a soft pullover, a cosy coat, a pair of slim-fit jeans, a pair of boyfriend jeans, my book of the moment, my fave rings, a pair of boots (glittery Jumpy boots / Jumpail) and a pair of Méduse heeled sandals  (Nikita argent).

What kind of music would you dance to in your Méduse? 

A good summer mix for the sandals and real rock with the boots :-)

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La la la! We are now dancing all over the place! Victoria, you definitely are a star and you brought the best ideas to kick-off spring with bundles of energy. Thank you!

Besides daydreaming on her blog, we are following Victoria on Twitter and Instagram. Guys, you should do the same!

 

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