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Monday, February 3rd, 2014

V-Day Picks

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From super cute stackable LOVE rings to pretty pink silk trousers if you’re looking for something to wow that special person or just a treat for yourself we’ve picked out the best V-Day treats so share the love around.

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Monday, November 11th, 2013

Be dazzled

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Jewellery is a great way to update any outfit. The mix of jewels with a plain tee work so well together.

Check out our new jewels at starting from as little as £4.00

Saturday, September 28th, 2013

A/W arrives at

We are super excited to welcome in our A/W stock. We think it’s to die for! From camo to pink we’ve got all the trend covered. Whatever your look.

Heres a sneak peak from our shoot…

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Monday, July 29th, 2013

Henry Hollands Pop up Ice cream van

The world’s most stylish ice cream van has landed. Henry Holland is launching a moving pop up on Friday. The designer has transformed a traditional van  and named it Mr Quiffy I wonder why?? Possibly inspired by the designers famous hair? The van will be selling a limited edition collection of Henry Holland. The project was created to celebrate the label’s forthcoming e-commerce site, which also launches on Friday.


Thursday, July 11th, 2013

mr.Boho arrives at Pretaportobello

We’ve just received the most amazing sunglasses to sell to all our lovely customers. They are the massively on trend reflective sunnies by mr.Boho and Spanish brand but made in Italy. They are a fairly small brand but growing very quickly founded by four Spanish friends who wanted to create a company that offers high quality at an affordable price. They and original, fun and oh so colourful. We’re offering two styles in different a few different colour ways. The Dalston a round London cool frame aimed at all you edgy people and the Williamsburg a wayfarer style which is a little more versatile and still very very cool. Similar styles by Carrera have been seen on the likes of Rita Ora and Cara Delevingne – showing reflective specs are hot right now so get the look for less with mr.Boho. With every pair you buy mr.Boho give 1euro to save the children.

The only sunglasses you need this summer and why not take them through for the sunny winter months…even skiing?


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Celebritites in Reflective specs!


Wednesday, July 3rd, 2013

Spitalfields Market

This friday we went to visit Spitalfields market (the best day for fashion) spotting new designers. It’s a great place to pick up unique pieces and support local artists and designers. Set in Old Spitalfields, under cover making it perfect even went it rains- no weather issues! With loads of stalls from art to clothing to jewellery you can find some great items. It’s a little bit more costly but you expect to pay more as a lot of it’s handmade. I personally don’t mind paying more when you know you’re supporting independent designers.


Here are some of the stalls that really stood out to us!

Chloe Stanyon Design

Working with leather to create beautifully handmade minimalist accessories. We loved her roll top back pack – well designed and super safe with it’s roll top fastening. The perfect accessories to compliment any outfit. From the bright and clashing pattern to one thats head to toe chic black.


Festival specs

The brand sells one pack which includes 70′s inspired bang on trend round frames with 6 different lenses so you can swap and change with your mood or outfit! At a special price of £20 (just at the market £25) online they are are steal! Seen on the catwalk at Rio Fashion Week s/s 2013. A pair of sunglasses you can really rock whatever the weather or mood! they donate 10% of every sale to War child charity.




Amazing African printed garments. Ranging from the must have coat (pictured below) to simple jersey tees with printed panels! All handmade by the designer. Follow her on instagram @chanty74



Palmera Sandals

Think these will be big if we get some sun that stays! Gorgeous leather sandals that come in a array of colours ( on trend matte neon are our favs!) Or if you fancy a bespoke pair pick out your leather for a unique sandal. The soles are make from tyres making them rather ethical! Loads of ways to wear them from evening to day!


If you’re hungry after all that shopping make sure to head to Square Pie for a freshly made hearty pie.

Check out our market guides page for more information on London’s markets.

Monday, June 24th, 2013

Wear it day and night : Floral Skirt

At Pretaportobello we try to pick out pieces that are transeasonal and wearable day and night meaning you get the most out of it! This week we picked this gorgeous bright floral pencil skirt by Louche. It’s high waisted pulling you in in all the right places and it’s bright pattern goes oh so well with a pretty plain peplum or statement tee.

Wear it in the day with a wordy tee like this boys boy boys one from LFF Boutique, add a chunky silver chain, round sunnies and suede sandals. Rock this look to work or out for lunch on a sunny day! Pair with tights and loafers when the sun isn’t shining.

To work this skirt at night all it needs is a white peplum, neon statement earrings, bold TA-DA! clutch and in your face heels. When the wear gets colder swap the top for a blouse and the heels for a shoe boot!

Simple no?

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Monday, June 17th, 2013

SS13 Trend Alert: Laser Cut Bags

Laser cut bags are everywhere at the moment – a huge trend this Spring Summer 13. From high end to high street you will be sure to find the perfect laser cut bag for all your needs. They add a touch a wow to any outfit. Wear with a simple tee and jeans for the day or wear with a dress and heels for a night out.

Just in at two beautiful laser cut tote bags in green and white. In the style of Ralph Lauren SS13 RTW but with a much smaller price tag and so many more ways to wear it. There are 5 ways to wear the tote and 6 if your friend has the other colour. With a removable soft slouch clutch, adjustable strap and available in two colours it’s a hugely versatile bag.

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Monday, June 10th, 2013

Scarf Lovin at Pretaportobello

With the weather doing what ever it wants going from hot to cold a scarf is just what you need. Light in fabric and big in size so you can wrap it round when it’s cold and fling it over when it’s warmer. Picking out a few of our wonderful scarves to feature in this post all with a bright hot neon theme.

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  • Animal print scarf
  • Neon yellow twist
  • Be bold and daring
  • Warm your wardrobe
  • Statement piece for this season
  • Great size

















  • Leopard print and heart design scarf
  • Pink and mint pastel tone colours
















  • Pale grey lightweight scarf
  • Neon yellow statement stripe


Wednesday, May 22nd, 2013

Juju Jelly Shoes

Seen slowly coming in last SS12 they are set to be even bigger this summer! The perfect shoe for the beach, city, day night, city or country side. They come in possibly every colour from neon to pastel, heeled or flat. A blast from the past channel your inner 90s kid! Some of you may love them and some of you may hate them but i’m sure that will soon change.

Made right here in the UK (Northampton to be exact) and all the materials are recyclable.

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Here’s how to wear them with PPB!


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Dress, Socks, Necklace, Juju Jellies

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Jeans, Top, Nail paint, Black heeled Juju

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