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Amazon.co.uk teams up with Model Mary Charteris to Launch Premium Fashion Store

www.amazon.co.uk/premium

Luxembourg – 3 December, 2012 – Amazon.co.uk has today launched a new store dedicated to premium women’s fashion giving customers a destination to shop for their favourite designer brands with free UK delivery and 30 day free returns.  The store launches on the day predicted to be the busiest online shopping day in the UK this year – Cyber Monday - and the first day of Vogue Online Fashion Week 2012 sponsored by Amazon.co.uk.

Model of the moment and fashionista Mary Charteris was selected by Amazon.co.uk to showcase the new collection.  A young and exciting fashion icon, DJ, and niece of world renowned artist and designer Daphne Guinness, Mary models a range of items available to buy from the new Premium Store www.amazon.co.uk/premium.

“The new store brings together the latest, must-have women’s fashion brands and marks the introduction of some of our favourite US denim brands at Amazon.co.uk” said Jessica Brown, Head of Fashion at Amazon.co.uk Ltd. “In addition to big name labels like 7 For All Mankind, the store also offers cult denim labels such as Siwy, giving customers a great breadth of designer styles to choose from.”

Amazon.co.uk’s Premium Store includes denim, lingerie, dresses, and outerwear and from launch will feature brands including 7 For All Mankind, Hudson, Joe’s Jeans, Pringle, Eva Franco, Mimi Holliday, Princess Tam Tam and many more.

“We are working with a growing number of exciting fashion brands across Europe as demand from our customers for premium fashion increases,” said Francois Saugier, Director, EU Apparel at Amazon. “We will continue to regularly add new brands and styles so that customers can find and buy all the latest fashions at the click of a button.”

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For more information please contact Harriet Robinson at Mission PR, harrietr@thisismission.com or 020 7845 7800.

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