MLPR Spring/Summer 2013 Press Day

Tatty Devine

As I stepped into the lobby of the Westbury Hotel that hosted MLPR's Spring/Summer 2013 press day, the scene reminded me of New York Fashion Week's off-schedule presentations in spacious penthouses and rooftops of Manhattan hotels. Verdict: luxury hotels and fashion go hand in hand in all fashion capitals. At press days, PR agencies and ... Read more

Hollywood Costume exhibition at V&A

Yesterday I and hundreds of other people visited the newly opened Hollywood Costume exhibition in the Victoria and Albert Museum. As per the press release, the exhibition brings together over 100 of the most iconic movie costumes from classical and contemporary Hollywood. "The Addams Family" costumes The exhibition space is divided into three dimly lit ... Read more

Visiting the LCF College Shop

College Shop - London College of Fashion

Today was my first proper day off in I don't know how long, so I grabbed my camera and headed off to Kingly Court to check out the College Shop. This pop-up shop sells clothes, accessories and illustrations by London College of Fashion students. Don't you think it's splendid that fashion illustration – an often ... Read more

30 acceptable words to use in fashion criticism

Fashion censorship

In response to recent backlash against fashion criticism and ad hominem attacks on fashion critics, I've assembled a list of 30 acceptable words to use in reviews of runway shows. Refer as necessary. Sensational Amazing Fantastic Beautiful Astounding Impressive Majestic Mindblowing Magnificent Perfect Wonderful Delightful Regal Charming Gorgeous Exquisite Enticing Seductive Captivating Radiant Alluring Ravishing ... Read more

Starting at London College of Fashion

After two weeks of inductions and introductory meetings my classes at London College of Fashion finally begin next Monday. I've somehow managed to miss all freshers events, but I did attend a great networking session with MA students of fashion photography, styling, fashion media production and fashion journalism (my course) yesterday. The session took place ... Read more