Can a wallet make or break your look?

Comme des Garcons wallets

Last Updated on January 30, 2013 In the fashion realm, I'm often amused that people will go to great lengths to put together a beautiful outfit, yet they continuously neglect the less obvious accessories such as umbrellas and wallets. Like any other accessory, umbrellas and wallets can make or break your look. No matter how ... Read more

Book review and giveaway: 100 New Fashion Designers

100 New Fashion Designers

Last Updated on November 29, 2012 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 represented with a biography, overview of their label, ... Read more

Philip Treacy: Pink and Glitter

Philip Treacy hat

Last Updated on January 30, 2013 Growing up poring over articles about the British royal family and Royal Ascot in domestic yellow press ensured that I became familiar with the name Philip Treacy before my interest in fashion was even nascent. Years later, I've stumbled across my first Philip Treacy hat at a press day ... Read more

Stephen Jones Millinery Salon

Stephen Jones headpiece

Last Updated on January 15, 2016 In the midst of colourful Christmas-time shops overflowing with decorations, each window of Stephen Jones' millinery salon in Covent Garden displays only two hats against white background. In the left window sits a ladies headpiece made of what is best described as cerulean blue leafs reaching up to the ... Read more

MLPR Spring/Summer 2013 Press Day

Tatty Devine

Last Updated on November 2, 2012 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. ... Read more