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Méduse talks with… KADI LV

25 May , 2016  

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Say hello to Kadi, a Parisian Art Director, who is fascinated by Korean fashion and the digital world. Make room for our creative dreamer…

M: Hey there Kadi! We’re pleased to have you in the hot-seat! So we’ll give the mic to you! Tell us more about yourself!
K: Hi everyone, my name is Kadi! I am a Parisian 26 year old, crazy about digital and fashion. As a career, I am an Digital Art Director in an agency. In my personal life, I have a fashion blog, Kadi LV, which I created over a year ago. I made it after one of my friends told me to do so, and I don’t regret it in the slightest! I love writing articles, especially about my outfits, inspired by Korean fashion.

 

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M: As you’re an Art director, you must have plenty of cool creative things to keep you busy. Can you tell us more about the projects you work on? Have you always had an artistic mind?
K: In general, I work on website creation for ad campaigns, mobiles and web apps. I also make visuals for specific brands on social networks (mostly on Facebook and Instagram).
Concerning the projects, there are a lot in agencies! My favourite brands that I’ve been working for are Puma and Sony, in partnership with Spotify. It’s a real pleasure because they have a real visual universe which is awesome!
Regarding creation, I have studied art but I always liked painting and drawing (even writing novels) when I was younger. I would say that I have an artistic mind. Nevertheless, digital creation requires a lot of technical skills, which I acquired with different formations.   

 

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M: Of course, you’re a fashionista, just like us! What are the trends and styles you’ll be sporting this spring?
K: With great weather just around the corner, open air festivals are on their way (for example Coachella, which just ended). Thus, light blouses, white or with coloured floral patterns are a must have for this spring. Also, casual boho dresses paired with a denim jacket for the day, and with a leather jacket for the night. The good weather gives us the perfect opportunity to wear sandals or ballerinas :-).

 

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M: We have a little fashion challenge for you, and we’re sure you’re gonna ace it. Could you pair one of our summer shoes with a few clothes and accessories you have your eye on?
K: This was a tricky one for me, but my favourite pair is the Capri model in silver. I love the criss-cross design and I think it can fit with a lot of different outfits, for day or night! I have paired it with this gorgeous Oasis dress, a Nasty Gal leather jacket, a Kenzo Kalifornia bag, Quay sunglasses and for a little touch of Korean fashion, a necklace and a bracelet from Kitsch Island.

 

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M: We’re loving the monochrome! Thanks for your fashion inspo, Kadi! Cheers for the chat! Until next time…

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Have fun with Méduse!

13 Aug , 2015  

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Your weekly jelly lesson, from us to you.

Jelly step 1: Take time to LAUGH. It’s summer,
which means seriousness is cast away with the clouds.
And what better footwear is there to have a giggle
in the sun with, than well, our SUN sandals? Pick Paille to match the rays!

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Jelly step 2: Start saying YES. Yes, you’re not working late,
and you will get some ice cream instead. Yes, you will take
more time to hang out with friends. Yes, you think that the
perfect pair of shoes to say ‘yes’ in is Vert d’eau JUTAM.

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Jelly step 3: Remember to have FUN. Swap work
for silliness and make room for some excitement,
be it going out or staying in. Let your feet match
the fun by wearing a pair of Groseille SALSADA!

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Jelly step 4: Be ADVENTUROUS. Nothing says
adventure more than Gris/Bleu RIO: be ready
to explore and discover, and be brave enough to
take the leap into the unknown.

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Jelly step 5: EMBRACE LIFE. Be ready for the
day ahead, enjoy change and look forward
to the future: the classic Vieux rose/Crêpe JUMPY
boot will be with you every step of the way!

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Where are you planning to go with your pair of Méduse? We’re off to get some of that ice cream ASAP to enjoy the hot weather while it lasts! Don’t forget to have a bit of fun – wearing Méduse is your little reminder that there’s always time to enjoy every day!

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Jelly shoes & Florals

30 Jul , 2015  

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Your weekly jelly lesson, from us to you.

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 Jelly Step One: Flower power! A term from the 60s that
still blooms today! Florals are a great pattern that
you can wear almost anywhere! This office-chic
floral blazer from River Island goes perfectly
well with our sweet BonBon Sun!

 

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Jelly Step Two: Out for a walk in the park? Match the fields
of daisies and daffodils with this gorgeous
skirt from Cath Kidston, famed for their
florals! We love this skirt with our
mellow yellow Paille Javana!

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Jelly Step Three: When the sky is painted blue, you gotta
match it! These floral printed earrings are the pretty little
studs from Accessorize, which team oh so well
with our Vert d’eau Jutam jellies!

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Jelly Step Four: Need a smart / casual evening look with
an edge? How about this gorgeous floral
blouse from Ted Baker! Match it with our
Groseille Salsada – the vibrant pink,
makes the blouse come alive!

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Jelly Step Five: Last but not least, check out this
ethereal floral headband from Urban Outfitters!
It’s the perfect shade to pair with our
girly Saumon NIKITA. You’ve gotta have a
floral headpiece – it’s the festival season
after all!

 

And there you have it! What did you think of our blossoming picks? These floral items are the perfect pieces to make your Méduse flourish this summer! Where will you be parading your floral fashion this summer? 

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Méduse lover Amalia!

15 Jul , 2015  

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

“We used to wear the Méduse shoes when we were young… and we still wear them today!”

You guys know it – it puts a great big smile on our face when we hear from jelly lovers around the world. And now? We couldn’t be more chuffed with this little star who popped along for a sweet chat. Let us introduce Amalia – the hero, the creator behind the Facebook group #LoveMyMeduses. Make way!
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M – Tell us: how did you come up with the idea of creating a group for Méduse-lovers?

A – I am in charge of a boutique shop for the #TEXTO brand, and we currently sell Méduse jelly shoes. My of-the-wall personality and a shred of nostalgia made me get back to the Méduse basics, in a modern and feminine way! For the story, I created the #LoveMyMeduses fan club right after a hen party with my friends. I brought a pair of jelly shoes with me in my suitcase for this special occasion. All the girls literally fell in love with my Méduse outfits. A few days later, the bride-to-be posted a message on my Facebook wall, telling me she had bought the same shoes, then a second girl did the same, then a third… After that, I simply commented “what if we create a fan club?”. #LoveMyMeduses was born.

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M – How would you best describe the group?

A – #LoveMyMeduses is made for all the nostalgic people willing to take a leap back to their childhood – which really feels good from time to time ;-). We used to wear the Méduse shoes when we were young… and we still wear them today!  Growing up with my Méduse shoes, and wearing them again this summer, makes me super happy. Of course, you guys are all welcome to the facebook group!

 

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M – What are your best memories with Méduse?

A – I have some good memories with #Meduse. My first go back to my childhood, at our country house, during the summer holidays. We used to go to the nearby river, which we intimately called the “La Vanne à patauger nos petons” (the pond). I was with my grandmother and sister, and we were splashing around in the water with our hats and Méduse shoes on, to protect ourselves from the sun and the rocks. I remember eating our favorite LU cookies – the two biscuits with a delicious layer of chocolate in the middle. To be honest – these holidays were my sweetest childhood memories – simple, comforting…

M – Challenge! You know that we love fashion 😉 ! What is the best Méduse outfit to match with  your style?

A – Here’s a picture of me… 25 years later, on the same riverside, wearing my Méduse shoes:

 

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A – I hope I managed to meet your expectations! Thank you #Meduse for being present in our lives. I am excited to see your next collection. You’ve definitely got a fan !! 😉

M – You Amalia, is what we call a stylish, super, SUPERFAN. Thank you very much for speaking to us and sharing your stories from the past to present. We hope you have many more moments with your Méduses in the future!

 

If you want to join her jelly-loving crew – join #LoveMyMeduses here!

Until next time folks!

x

Méduse

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Festival Fashion by Méduse

2 Jul , 2015  

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Your weekly jelly lesson, from us to you.

Jelly Step One: If you fancy rocking a comfy
yet cool style, try out this wide leg hippie style pants by
Topshop. It’s bright and orange,
so it’s perfect with our SUNLIGHT Corail!

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Jelly Step Two: Or you can really stand out
from the crowd with a bright and brilliant
feather headband from River Island teamed
with our groseille SUN sandals! Festival fever
is alive!

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Jelly Step Three: For a little something to
rock at night, we’re in love with New Look’s
jungle fever dress! How about a touch of
our glow in the dark jellies, to make
everyone green with envy?

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Jelly Step Four: Festivals are always
jam-packed from AM to PM, so it’s
essential to keep hydrated! How about
this gorgeous sea-green water bottle from
Urban Outfitters, paired with our NIKITA?

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Jelly Step Five: You know it. We know it.
And Warehouse knows it. Check out this
awesome kimono, complete with
lace. And it’s not a festival, if there’s no
mud! Say hello to our Flambor wellies!  

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Did you hit up Glastonbury last week? If you took some jelly shoes with you, send us the snapshots and we’ll celebrate them here! Here’s to more dancing in the sun, rain and mud! 😉

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Jelly lesson – How to wear jelly shoes like fashion bloggers!

25 Jun , 2015  

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Your weekly jelly lesson, from us to you.

Jelly Step One: Smash the block colour
look like Jen, who works floaty red dress
and an electric blue cardi, teamed with her
classic jet black Nikita jelly shoes.

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Jelly Step Two: Or you could go for
a lighter look, like Keshia! Teaming
paille sandals with a floral blazer and
chic pinstripe jeans! We love it!

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Jelly Step Three: Or maybe a tropical
bomber jacket with matching shorts
is more your style? We’re loving Victoria’s
blue colour combo and exotic prints with

our sea-green Méduse.

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Jelly Step Four: What’s hot this season?
The vintage-bohemian festival look is
the trend to rock this summer and Joey
shows you how you can work it with

some jelly shoes! Suede tan? PARFAIT!

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Jelly Step Five: Vivid prints and crazy colours
is always a style statement that works its magic!
How about rocking a mini dress with reds and
yellows with our SUN Méduse, like Ashlee?
Primary colours that are a match made in heaven!

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So there you have it! An essential fashion lesson on how fashionistas around the world are wearing their Méduse jelly shoes! As you can see, these girls have their own style and you should dare to show off your personal look! Get inspired!

What’s your original style like? How do you style up your jelly shoes? Comment here!

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Méduse Talks With Grace – A creative mind in the sky…

17 Jun , 2015  

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

“I am a tiny Irish girl who does her very best to be a tiny bit French.”

Coming from all the way in Ireland, Grace is now a nurse based in London and boy, has she got that ‘London street style’ with a hint of Frenchness. (Just check out her London rooftop shoot in Méduse!) The mash up of owning the best of these two looks, is what keeps her ticking, and her snapshots speak for themself. With bundles of energy and unlimited creativity, Grace is a wise one!

M: So! Who are you jelly lover?
G: Hi! I’m Gracie I am a tiny Irish girl who does her very best to be a tiny bit French.

M: Tell us a bit more about your photoshoot in Méduses! What were the ideas behind the shots?
G: So we thought about the brand and the history of the shoe. I wanted to keep it simple and chic but also very true to my personal style! I teamed the meduse with a classic Breton strip top and navy silk shorts, basically what I live in during the (cold) British summer!

 

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M: We’re in love with your Instagram – it shows such character from your personal life, to the idols you love. How does your Instagram reflect who you are and your loves in life?
G: I take my job extremely seriously however I really need to detach from it. I decided to use my Instagram as a medium to meet other creative minds. I’m honest and open and I think that comes across on my page.

M: As you’re a fashion expert, can you tell us what to wear with Méduse? 😉
G: Everything ! I will be wearing them for my surf holiday in Biarritz in July and as it cools down I will be wearing them with knee socks and an LBD around Shoreditch !

M: And one last thing! What 4 blogs do you recommend keeping an eye on?
G: Oh my god only 4 ?! Ok my really good friend Jess (we both worked as waitresses when I first moved to London) : @ihavethisthingfor .
I also love @eastlondonkiddo who takes beautiful photographs!
I adore this Irish beauty @thebubblecollective
This last girl has incredible style and is also Irish: @eimearvarianbarry

We told you so! Grace is a gal who’s tip-top on Instagram and she certainly knows a thing or two about what stars to keep an eye on! Sending you a huge jelly high-five Grace, we hope you loved standing on top of London’s skyline in our Méduse! Keep up to date with her musings and snapshots here.
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The Jelly lesson – How to wear jelly shoes at work

11 Jun , 2015  

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Your weekly jelly lesson. From us, to you.

Jelly Step One: Work + jelly shoes = a chic look!
Dress up your jelly shoes this summer! Why
not contrast our salmon-pink NIKITA with
this baby blue blazer from Claudie Pierlot !Meduse at work1

Jelly Step Two: Drinks after work? Try this lacey top,
from Sandro with our Marine Jutam.
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Jelly Step Three: Monochrome – a classic
look for the office. This cool and casual
print dress from River Island fits oh so well
with our chill Javana pumps!

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Jelly Step Four: Tired of your dark and dull
winter bag? Revamp your summer work
wardrobe with this mellow yellow bag from
Warehouse and our Paille SUN sandals!Meduse at work4

Jelly Step Five: And finally! For a summer
work-wardrobe with a twist, these tropical
print trousers from Jigsaw are loud and proud!
All you need is a pair of translu SUN jellies!Meduse at work5

Your summer wardrobe for work is done! You can thank us later! Who said jellies are just for the park and beach? We think Méduse are the little bit of fun, in your work day. Try it out!

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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!

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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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