This week in fashion #3

John Rocha Autumn Winter 2014

Last Updated on January 15, 2016 Breaking news Chanel will be hosting their next Cruise show in Dubai. Given that the house’s Cruise and Pre-Fall shows usually take place in cities connected to Coco Chanel’s life and there is no known link between her and Dubai, it’s safe to say that appeasing the Middle Eastern ... Read more

Review: Made in London: Jewellery Now exhibition

Made in London Jewellery Now

Last Updated on December 15, 2021 Tucked in a corner in the basement of the gargantuan Museum of London, the Made in London: Jewellery Now exhibition presents creations by seven London-based indie jewellery designers: Jordan Askill, Husam el Odeh, Noemi Klein, Imogen Belfield, Duffy, Rachel Boston and Frances Wadsworth-Jones. Ring by Duffy The exhibition explores ... Read more

Review: Porter magazine

Porter magazine

Last Updated on December 15, 2021 Online retailers have long been looking to bridge the gap between editorial content and e-commerce to increase sales. The latest to jump on the bandwagon is everyone’s online fashion (window)shopping destination Net-a-porter, having launched a highly anticipated shoppable magazine titled Porter last week. What does shoppable mean? First, you ... Read more

This week in fashion #2

Naulover feathers

Last Updated on July 19, 2022 Breaking news Online fashion retailer Net-a-porter has launched Porter, "the fashion magazine for the stylish, intelligent woman of now" (EDIT: read my review of Porter here). Apart from fashion, Porter will also cover business and international relations — topics that many readers miss in other fashion magazines (rivalry ensues). ... Read more

In defense of Chanel’s haute couture running shoes


Last Updated on December 15, 2021 After making a surprise appearance on Parisian catwalks last month, Chanel’s haute couture running shoes emerged as the most viral story from the Haute Couture Spring 2014 fashion week. Many a fashionista’s eyes rolled at the esteemed French house, as if to say that streetwear influences in haute couture ... Read more