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Not to be perturbed by the awful weather we have been having in London, I skipped along to the Oxfam Shop in Hammersmith on the look-out for Spring trends, and I was not disappointed!
Monochrome is a timeless trend which the pictured coat perfectly mirrors as well as providing comfort to the wearer in this cold period. As quoted on the Oxfam Online Shop Trends page, colours are bountiful this Spring so I was beaming when...
Thank goodness for the digital age which was able to bring me to the f-row of London Fashion Week's Topshop Unique AW13 show. Topshop partnered up with Google to continue their quest to deliver creativity and innovation to their customers. You may have watched the live streaming of the Topshop Unique AW13 show which included a 'Model Cam', a 'be the buyer' moodboard app and a 'Google Hang Out' which...
I feel very fortunate but also somewhat guilty for bringing to you readers, rather later than planned, an account of this beautiful gem that Teresa and I discovered in the east end back in July this year. Where has the summer gone?! Here Today Here Tomorrow is a lovely unique proposition - a shop and a studio in one, recently voted as one of the best shops in the east end by the London Standard. Teresa and I caught
up with the talented...
Oxfam Fashion readers may recall the debut of "Unravel," a beautiful short film which was launched at last year's Everything Must Go Exhibition at the Barge House, Oxo Tower, London. I was fortunate enough to have recently met the lovely and warm hearted Meghna Gupta, documentary director of "Unravel." This insightful documentary follows the Western world's unwanted clothes, on a
journey across Northern...
So I wasn't content with one visit to frolic around the beautiful ballgowns at the V&A "Ballgowns: British Glamour Since 1950", with a glass of champagne in one hand and my friend Mary in the other…I had to go back for a second fix with my Fashion blogger partner in crime Teresa…minus the champagne, it was work this time - delightful work at that too!
The word ball gown conjures up in my mind, extravagant and voluminous...
OK, OK, so it's really a blog post after my trip in South East Asia but that's my attempt at being creative today! So yes, I have returned from an amazing one month trip to South East Asia where I discovered the ancient city of temples in Angkor, Siem Ream in Cambodia to drumming the crazy streets of Hanoi on the hunt for my next fix of Pho to just hanging out with my lovely friends in what I fondly call their home, the tree house in...
So you didn't make it down to the exclusive interview with Christian Louboutin at the Design Museum? Fear not, neither did we, but thankfully there's a lovely snippet online with the creative master himself, providing the best introduction to himself and his vision…
Christian Louboutin - Interview Highlights from Design Museum on Vimeo.
As you heard from Louboutin himself, "designing shoes is a magician's work...
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