There is nothing worse than having sore feet. I love shoes and a don’t mind a little bit of pain, but shoes that really hurt or cause blisters are the death of me. A while back I wore a pair of shoes that I love, but they left me with a two inch blister andContinue reading


I spotted designer Karen Brost on her scooter! I love girls on scooters – maybe because it’s something I rarely saw in Toronto, but when I moved to London you see loads of scooters and even more in Barcelona. A girl with a dress, heels and zooming around London – so cool. We decided toContinue reading


I’m working with The Sunrise & Big Chill and we’re doing Ethical Fashion Show and Upcoming Ethical Designer Competition at the festival on Saturday August 2nd! I’ll be styling the show! The Big Chill Nights Arena is 40m by 40metres, the stage is 10m by 9m with a 16ft catwalk and a huge video screenContinue reading


One of my favourite characters is the Diva from the 5th Element. I think her costume is extraordinary and I always wished I’d met someone like her in real life. Well Bishi exceeded all my expectation – not only is she super nice but she’s extraordinary. I was able to watch her during her soundContinue reading


Avsh Alom Gur was appointed as Head of Design of the newly formed Ossie Clark fashion house in 2007. He graduated from a Fashion Masters at Central Saint Martins in 2002, and following consultancies for Donna Karan, Robert Cavalli and Nicole Farhi, Avsh Alom Gur launched his own womenswear and accessories label in 2005. IContinue reading


You can’t believe everything you read. Michael Herz, Courtney Blackman & I are officially Vogue A-listers!


Whoo, after lots of preparation the day has arrived for my fashion talk! There was lots going on during the presentation; me chatting away, a rail of inspiring clothes and quotes from fashion industry insiders about personal styling – I will post some of these quotes later. The room was quite pack, lots of peopleContinue reading


When lunching in a restaurant on Savile Row you naturally expect to see handsome men in suits. Satoria is a tailor themed restaurant & inspired by Milan of the 30s. Suit jackets from Savile Row tailors:like Richard James & Henry Poole are framed on the wall, there are subtle touch of tailoring and humours standsContinue reading


I love working with “New Designers” – what’s funny is most new designers aren’t all that new – it’s more that they’re just not well known (yet!). Often you meet  a designer who’s only 25 and they’ve been designing for the past 10 years. I worked on a look book shoot which went really well.Continue reading


Forward PR knows how to throw a good party – and I love a cocktail party! There were lots of delicious cocktails – Yum – Vermeer Chocolate & Rasmeers Martinis – the Martini glass gets me every time – the shape, the romance of it all! If something fruity is more your style Tapio –Continue reading


Beyoncé knows how to work the red carpet and she’s one of the few truly glamorous women of her generation. Her bold choices are often either a hit or a miss, but she wears this dress extremely well because we actually notice the girl more than the dress. Few of us could wear a canaryContinue reading


Doing a photo shoot with Olympic athletes can be great, they already have such a strong presence and are comfortable with lots of people running around; which they can just ignore and focus on the task at hand. All the athletes are sponsored by Team Visa. When you have young athletes doing there first fashionContinue reading


I love going to vintage fashion fairs. Many of the vendor have been collection and selling items for over 20 years so if you’re looking for something special just ask them. They might not have brought it with them but most of the vendors have hundreds of items stashed away! I got two fabulous dressesContinue reading


Annabel Lewis is the founder of the celebrated trimmings and ribbon shop and every stylist’s favourite haberdashery VV Rouleaux! Annabel was giving mini demonstrations as part of the Viktor & Rolf exhibition on bow making. She gave everyone a long wired ribbon and showed us how to make the perfect rose and Christmas tree bow!Continue reading


To read the rest of this post go to Drapers on Line Update: Designers of New Couture do not copy other designers work – they have the ethics of a fine tailor; they are not like the typical dress maker who will copy a garment.


Quilted Knee Pad leggings – I think these are quite fun & cheeky! Lindsey Lohan has signed an exclusive deal with Fred Segal stores and her leggings will be available in August. The line is called 6126 in honour of Lindsay’s idol, Marilyn Monroe’s birthday.


I love shops that have that old world feel to them, you just know that there is something extraordinary inside and I love antique jewellery. Bentley & Skinner specialise in fine antique jewels from Faberge and silver to an array of diamonds. They have been buying and selling jewellery for over 180 years. Much ofContinue reading


I know there are loads of fashion shows on tv at the moment and I’ve watched them all – and maybe there’s a bit over fashion over kill at the moment but I’m quite excited about Twiggy’s Fashion Trade. It’s is a new 3 part series for BBC2 which taps into the latest trend forContinue reading


Fashion has become very fashionable and there’s something comforting and fun about working in a virtual world especially if your only 10 years old. I think I would have liked games like this when I was little. Fashion games for girls is a huge market so it’s just not surprising that Koei have created aContinue reading