I was part of a panel at the Drapers Fashion Summit – The Power of the Style Press, with Colin McDowell, Founder & Creative Director of Fashion Fringe, Leon Bailey-Green, online marketing specialist, Courtney Blackman, fashion PR and Lucy Wood of Look magazine and Loretta Roberts (who organizes the Summit) was chairing the panel. It’sContinue reading
This weekend you can check out fabulous footwear and great tights at The House of Red or Dead. You might even catch a glimpse of Barry M and a performance from Robots In Disguise. Katie Greenyer the creative director of The house of Red or Dead. The House of Red or Dead Pop Up ShopContinue reading
I’m always a bit in awe when one musician takes an iconic song and makes it their own. The idea of Chris Martin from Coldplay ‘(You Gotta) Fight For Your Right (To Party)’ is absolutely ridiculous…until you listen to it. It’s a lot like styling – you can take a garment and make it anythingContinue reading
This is one of Mark Fast’s dresses from his A/W 2009 collection. I love his cobweb designs – they would make great pieces on their own – if you’re brave enough – or great layering pieces. I’m a big fan of layering! You can purchase Mark Fast at Browns starting at £285.00. We can’t allContinue reading
MAC cosmetics are known for their fantastic makeup artist pro-classes and the latest one they held in NYC didn’t disappoint. The USA’s number 1 TV program – Dancing with the Stars Head Makeup Artist Melanie Mills’ delighted an audience full of makeup artists at the Lighthouse Theatre in NYC. She gave brief introductions and descriptionsContinue reading
What you’ve been to since fashion week? AD – Since making my catwalk debut at London Fashion Week with Vauxhall Fashion Scout I have been working on production of Spring Summer for the for London boutiques Beyond The Valley and Digitaria and also immediately starting work on my next collection for Autumn Winter 2010. IContinue reading
Lots of shops are closing, so why has Suzannah opened a shop during a recession when so many other shops are struggling? What can the designer boutique offer that the big retails can’t? When did you open the shop? September 7th 2009 You opened the shop during a recession, were you hesitant? Well, the recessionContinue reading
Holidays are comin… Eek! Christmas is just around the corner. The coke adverts are on the TV, the central heating is going on and the umbrellas are going up. I don’t know about you but I’m getting excited, crack open the Baileys cuz I’m starting to feel the festive cheer. I love everything about Christmas,Continue reading
I met the legendary Barbara Hulanicki, creator of Biba! How cool is that? The Drapers Fashion Summit’s first day was very exciting – in addition to the Barbara Hulanicki’s on-stage interview there was another panel with Lulu Guinness, Betty Jackson and Anne Tyrrell, and today we’re going to see Diane von Furstenberg and Harold TillmanContinue reading
Choosing a perfume is very personal. Most of my life I’ve been given perfume and happily worn them but to choose a scent for oneself is quite special. I used to always wear perfume. I’d wear it out, I’d wear it after a bath and to bed and then I stopped wearing perfume and I’mContinue reading
I love a good beauty event! It’s not only a great resource to check out a brand’s latest products but, also an opportunity to hang out and gossip with my fellow makeup artists. I love to exchange info and ideas with them on what they love and hate using products wise. I had a greatContinue reading
Once again Vauxhall Fashion Scout is on the search for the UK’s best new fashion and accessories designers. Designers are invited to apply to take part in the largest independent designer event during London Fashion Week February 2010. Heading towards its eighth season Vauxhall Fashion Scout is creating its very first designer exhibition within theirContinue reading
Now don’t you just wish you were as cool as Zoe Kravitz? With her vintage-chic style and free-spirited personality she is one of my favourite American girls. She’s very New York City, If you’re fluent in Gossip Girl she’s not the prim Blaire character, no way. Nor is she the sexy Serena type she wouldContinue reading
Berlin designer Karolin Maier-Hauff, a former designer for Vivienne Westwood, with her husband Sean Violante have opened the boutique Squatters! Karolin has called on 6 emerging designers to squat for a period of 1-6 months. She selects the designers and the designers choose which pieces they’d like to have in the shop. Pimlico RoadContinue reading
Graduate unemployment set to double to 40,000 amid struggle to find work in recession Graduate unemployment ‘soars in the recession’ Graduate unemployment hits all time high. These are just a few of the newspaper headlines regarding Graduate unemployment at the moment. As a new Fashion Graduate I must admit I am finding it particularly hardContinue reading
Today I noticed a man in the tube that was dressed head to toe in D&G. You could tell he loved his outfit. OK, he wasn’t nearly as fab as the D&G underwear model but he was tall and slim and suited the brand. I wish I had a picture to show you but sometimesContinue reading
Just how big is Anna Friel‘s wardrobe? I don’t know about you but I’m exhausted for Anna Friel. Honestly, doesn’t she ever tire of looking picture perfect? Doesn’t she ever feel like putting on a tracksuit and throwing her hair up in a messy bun? She’s never been known for her style, more shock lesbianContinue reading
The show day was quite fun and exciting for the models. We had our fittings in the morning and everyone gets measured. Then we had some down time, signing contracts and having a bit of lunch. Then of course the girls practice walking down the catwalk in their heels – not any easy task!Continue reading
Daisy Toogood (on the left) won 2nd place, in the middle is Ford Super Model of the World UK winner Sadie Phelps and in 3rd place, on the right, is Sunnygirl Senjack! The evening was MC’d by Frances Card and the judging panel included Dolly Jones, editor of Vogue.com, designer William Tempest, Courtney Blackman ofContinue reading
There were so many things that I loved about Boo.com. They aspired to be everything that the internet promised to be – from 360 degree views, to the avatar Miss Boo, to convincing established brands to sell online – it was oh so new but it was just too much, too soon. So now weContinue reading
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