Diana Vreeland: The Eye Has to Travel documentary


As soon as I managed to restrain one bad welcome-to-London cold (my initial response to the city's winds and draughts), I popped over to Mayfair to see the Diana Vreeland: The Eye Has to Travel documentary. Enough of her former protégés and colleagues are still alive to continue dispersing the myth and legend of Diana ... Read more

London Fashion Week: Between Clothes and Theatrics

In the interim after my last update I moved to London and attended London Fashion Week for the first time. Fashion week has been the same as the rest of them, only a tad less frenetic. I'm still settling in, so my participance has not been in line with my usual demeanour, but it was ... Read more

Pre-departure (dis)orientation

Yohji Yamamoto 1990 / Peter Lindbergh

With my departure for London just around the corner, the "Are you excited?" inquiries – the standard in almost every conversation since March – have all but subsided. My logic being that if I hadn't been excited about the big move and studying fashion journalism, I wouldn't have applied to London College of Fashion in ... Read more

Review: The black book of retail

The black book of retail

The black book of retail is a concise selection of Italy's 200 finest multi-brand stores and boutiques. Each store is laid out on one page, with all the necessary information for shoppers – short description in Italian and English, photos, list of main brands, opening hours, contact details and a message from the owner. The ... Read more