Where have fashion's big stories gone?

Where have fashion's big stories gone?

I fell in love with fashion because of big stories. Paris and the birth of haute couture. Yves Saint Laurent’s wild seventies. Dolce and Gabbana’s Sicilian widows. John Galliano’s romantic opulence. The macabre genius of Alexander McQueen. Fashion’s big stories of...Read more
Would you buy an unretouched fashion magazine?

Would you buy an unretouched fashion magazine?

A spread from Pylot magazine In a bid to represent “real beauty”, fashion magazines have long been partial to occasionally featuring celebrities without make-up or Photoshop. What about a magazine that bans retouching in its manifesto? It reads like a pitch from...Read more
15 traffic-stopping sunglasses for spring 2014

15 traffic-stopping sunglasses for spring 2014

This is the season for cat eye seductresses and smart geometric shapes. Look into the future through tinted lenses or fly there on your sunglasses' wings. When it comes to kooky and traffic-stopping shades, this season delivers. Agent Provocateur by Linda Farrow...Read more
Annie's: London's finest vintage shop

Annie's: London's finest vintage shop

Famous as one of London’s best vintage shops, Annie’s Vintage is tucked into Camden Passage in the Angel neighbourhood. Rain or shine, the picturesque cobblestone street is brimming with trendy cafés and antique shops. If you fancy your bubble tea with a side of sleek...Read more
Book review: Why Fashion Matters

Book review: Why Fashion Matters

Fashion matters. To the economy, to society and to each of us personally. Faster than anything else, what we wear tells the story of who we are — or who we want to be. Fashion is the most immediate and intimate form of self-expression. Did you know that it takes 2,700...Read more