Yesterday was the Tour de France and avid cyclist Sir Paul Smith (who raced until he was 18 and still cycles regularly) celebrated with an exhibition of cycling heros by artist Karl Kopinski at his Soho Shop. It was quite a bustling event!  You could also see the Paul Smith 531 cycling collection which includesContinue reading


I love wearing pyjamas so I was quite delighted when William Tempest told me he was doing a collaboration with the W London to design a limited edition, reversible pyjama set. The British-produced pyjamas are meant to express the duality of the British personality – buttoned up by day and let loose by night. ToContinue reading

Love Martine Rose’s fashion film – most fashion films are so boring and a bit pretentious but this film is just so cool. Martine presented her SS13 collection as part of London Collections: Men in June 2012. I love how she plays with proportion and size – you can easily imagine someone wearing these pieces.Continue reading

And Now Wee is a cool, affordable menswear label by Jonny Deacon. It’s sold at Truman Brewery’s Back Yard Market on Brick Lane during the weekend and during the week they are in in Spitalfields Market. They will also be available in Kosmos, in Italy this spring. What inspired you to design your own collection?Continue reading

If haven’t already heard of  William Tempest, you will. He was one of the four finalists of Fashion Fringe 2008. He did a two-year national diploma course in fashion design and textiles when he was only 16. He graduated with a first class honours degree in womenswear design from London College of Fashion. He workedContinue reading