In London, we seethe in haul culture; we collect, purchase, consume and throwaway more than ever before. The main culprit? Fashion
Harness the opposing power of black and white. The result? Striking. Stylish. Chic. While we’re inundated with colorful prints, kaleidoscopic hues and richly decorative fabrics, there is an enduring combination that never seems to fade or feel irrelevant: black and white. How to wear it? The discipline of black and white is at its most effective in clean and contemporary…
My first show at London Fashion Week left me stumped for words (no easy feat). I’ve worked within the confines of the high fashion stratosphere for some time now. I understand trends, colourways and the need for cutting edge designs that negate the utilitarian in favour of something more sartorially groundbreaking. But, there’s a distinctive line – when the reactionary…
I work in fashion but I abhor all connotations that I am a ‘fashionista’. In fact – I am rather the reverse. A cursory glance at my small wardrobe repertoire would suffice to say that I’m far more utilitarian in my style signature than on-trend and edgy.
Working within the confines of the fashion stratosphere (yes, I know – my photo feed would hardly testify to such) – one does have an opinion on fur.
In the spring of 1940, the Los Angeles Times wrote of the polka dot print:
“You can sign your fashion life away on the polka-dotted line, and you’ll never regret it.”
Having evolved from its former utilitarian connotations, the jumpsuit has now formally cemented itself within the fashion forward sphere.
Sartorial statements have always been the backbone of Fashion Week, never more so than in London with its eclecticism and explosion of creative talent. Yet the humble accessory has demanded focus this season. From crocs to ornate headpieces, these were the breakout accessories that stuck to mind…
The silver screen features a multitude of luscious yarns. Take cue from the classics and invest in knitwear that spans and transcends the seasons.
The omnipresent pink and its myriad of saturations has shed its overtly feminine connotations (slightly) and evolved to be the most coveted and must-have outfitting shade.