Margaret Howell is consistently one of my favourite designers at London Fashion Week. Something about the way she can come up with fresh silhouettes and ideas in what is quite a classic and restrained look. The two looks above are exactly what I want to wear right now. The midi look is kind of similar [...]
Being an adult sucks, it’s all KPIs, MFI, ‘oh shit I haven’t got a pension’… BORING. Sibling’s SS13 London Fashion Week presentation showed the kind of subversively grown-up garb I would happily wear to do my taxes, clean up after myself and make spreadsheets.
With Poly Styrene screaming out ‘Bondage, up yours!’ Models walked out in [...]
This season was heavy on the nostalgia, with a lot of designers who were Big Names when I was a young fashion fan, Antoni and Alison are one of those names and it’s great to see them back on the LFW schedule.
After a slightly emotional speech at the beginning from both Alison Roberts and Antoni [...]
To kick off 2012 I’m doing a series of Studio Visits, meeting established and up-and-coming designers. Starting things off in style, I met up with with London duo Teatum Jones who were recently picked up by Liberty and will be coming into their fourth season.
Catherine Teatum and Rob Jones take a wonderfully meticulous approach to [...]
Slightly late but special London Fashion Week sundries for you, been buzzing around like mad for LFW and my upcoming New York – Mexico LOL HOL (laughter holiday, duh). I always dread LFW and then once I’m there I really enjoy it. It’s great to IRL catch up with the lovely bloggers who I usually only see on the internet.
While all around have been mining the ’70s for all it’s worth, Margaret Howell does retro with a lightness of touch and a masculinity that takes it out of the museum and into the street.
Having seen the show I definitely feel like I need a hat. A proper man’s hat, not an indie Chelsea-Dagger [...]
When I was a child I used to hang out in Woolworths trying to buy lottery cards and watching the films on the screens, which played against a backdrop of whatever was in the Top 40. I remember the scene at the end of 101 Dalamtians (where they’re crowded round a piano) going hilariously well [...]
Topshop Unique’s LFW show was held at the old Eurostar terminal which gave it a Bum Bum Train surrealness, I was half expecting to be wheeled out of the show and into some other random scene, like a boxing ring or tea room. Loved all the ‘don’t wear heels’ tweets, it was a mere minutes [...]
Margaret Howell show, whatatreat! One of the few shows I felt comfortable in my post-wisdom teeth comfy outfit of Grensons, jeans and jumper. I mentioned that all of the UK press were there, it was a bit of a fashion royalty fest, with Lorraine Candy, Imogen Fox and Anna Dello Russo. We all squished into [...]
I am currently sitting in bed singing ‘Giles, oh Giles, oh Gi-iiiles!’ to the tune of Des’ree’s lyrically dubious song. If all around you are reviving the ’70s, and you’re coming back to your stomping ground what do you do? Throw a massive fashion party that melds ’90s post-rave and Studio 54 high glam, with [...]