Paris Haute Couture book review

Paris Haute Couture book review

The world of haute couture (high fashion) is clouded in mystery. People wonder what the true definition of haute couture is and whether it belongs too much to the past to still be relevant in this post-postmodern world. Without buying haute couture clothes, the...
Daphne Guinness on personal style

Daphne Guinness on personal style

“I can never plan an outfit. I just don’t know until I’m going out the door. I get it wrong about 60% of the time. But it’s OK to make mistakes. I don’t do event dressing, because every day is an event. I don’t follow fashion, and I don’t read fashion magazines. I...
Do you like fashion books?

Do you like fashion books?

Dear friends, I need your help. I'd really appreciate it if you could complete a short survey about fashion books:   http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/ZYTMQRL   The survey is an essential part of the market research for my upcoming book, so I want to collect as...
Book review: Paris Sketchbook

Book review: Paris Sketchbook

You need to look no further than fashionistas' endless Instagram streams of Ladurée macarons and Pinterest photos of bright, high-ceiling apartments with a view of the Eiffel Tower to conclude that Paris is one of fashion's favourite clichés. I've embraced it myself...
7 beautiful fashion books for Spring 2013

7 beautiful fashion books for Spring 2013

Sworn bookworms like yours truly start the year browsing book publishers' new catalogues. Here are seven fashion books I'm excited to read this spring: 1. New Icons of Fashion Illustration If you love fashion illustration like I do, you'll agree that magazines and...
Book review and giveaway: 100 New Fashion Designers

Book review and giveaway: 100 New Fashion Designers

Scroll down to the bottom of this post to enter the giveaway. Published this year, 100 New Fashion Designers by Hywel Davies introduces 100 of today's most innovative emerging fashion designers (mostly London-based) on 385 beautifully designed pages. Each designer is...