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This must-have bag will hit stores in September

L.K.Bennett, the leading British accessible luxury brand and shoe specialist, is delighted to unveil the latest campaign with British actress Rosamund Pike for their Autumn/Winter 2013 mainline collection. 'Miniature London' is the creative theme of the mainline campaign, celebrating the brand's heritage with typical British wit and working with the same creative team as the SS13 campaign; renowned photographer Mariano Vivanco and stylist Cathy Kasterine. The concept, inspired by the collection's 60's influences features five mainline shots with Rosamund surrounded by some of London's greatest architectural and cultural icons. Using both new and old buildings to reflect the modernity and traditionally British elements found in the designs. "Rosamund's natural style, charm and wit perfectly embody the ultimate British spirit and in turn the modern attitude of our collections. We are honoured to be working with her again, especially while celebrating our heritage with a touch of humour through the 'Miniature London' concept in these Autumn/Winter 2013 images." Didier Drouet, CEO L.K.Bennett. THE ROSAMUND BAG COLLECTION – Launching in September in the UAE and Rosamund Pike worked in collaboration with the L.K.Bennett design team over six months to develop the capsule collection which showcases her unquestionable taste and refined British style. The bags, named in honour of Rosamund, the Rosie, Rosamund and Rosa draw on her love for classic British films, with the attitude of Julie Christie in the opening scene of 'Darling' a particular inspiration. The colour palette was designed to be 'good enough to eat' with brightly coloured, vibrant tangerine and dark bitter chocolate brown. Made in Italy from soft calf skin leather, the smooth and grained leathers in the bags work together, adding texture and richness to a modern and design-led range. Inside; the bag features suede-like lining and outside; a bespoke hardware in brushed matt gold adds to the luxurious aesthetic. The zip, with a safety pin design detail, is inspired by Rosamund's most treasured jewellery possession - her safety pin earring.The luxurious collection is available in three sizes with one statement design and boasts six colour choices; white, navy, green, orange, black and chocolate/black. Available at L.K. Bennett The Dubai Mall, Mirdif City Center and Marina Mall Abu Dhabi with prices ranging from Dhs2,200 to Dhs3,000.

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