Syriza Style: New politics, new fashion trends

Have you noticed Greece’s new prime minister Alexis Tsipras’ unbuttoned collars? At his swearing-in ceremony in the Presidential Palace in Athens, the leader of the radical left Syriza party said he wouldn’t wear a tie until Greece rises out of debt. A strong political and fashion statement. The “no tie” dress code is not Tsipras’ ... Read more

A Streetcar Named Desire: an interview with costume designer Victoria Behr

In August, A Streetcar Named Desire at London’s Young Vic theatre became the talk of the town. It overshadowed the mayor’s latest antics and threats posed by Eastern European immigrants. As the last tickets sold out (mainly because Gillian Anderson was to play Blanche Dubois), the city began to tremble with Streetcar frenzy. I was ... Read more

Google and Luxottica to make fashionable Google Glass

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Sarah Jessica Parker invading your privacy with Google Glass In the latest episode of fashion merging with technology, Google has announced a collaboration on a fashionable range of Google Glass with Luxottica. The famous Italian eyewear company manufactures glasses for the likes of Prada, Chanel, Armani and Burberry. The collaboration between the two giants is ... Read more

#editme app knows what you want to wear

#editme westfield shopping style app

The new #editme app from retail giant Westfield and acclaimed start-up Snap Fashion will take your style dilemmas into its own savvy digital hands. A kind of Pinterest for shopping fashion, #editme offers two pathways to help you choose what to wear. The first starts by uploading an image of your choice. Using the photo ... Read more

Portrait: Dagmar Kestner, fashion artist

Fashion artist Dagmar Kestner and I met in an indie record shop slash café on Brick Lane, legendary rock songs puncturing our conversation. We talked about her artisanal graduate collection, returning to your roots through design, and her European restlessness. Dagmar Kestner has recently graduated from London College of Fashion's renowned MA Fashion Artefact course, ... Read more