Today was the first day of the WGSN Drapers Fashion Summit and I styled a fashion show featuring 6 recent graduate designers. It’s always exciting to work with a graduate collection – it’s very fresh and you can see all the effort that went into the collection and the thought behind it. A graduate collectionContinue reading

Sometimes it’s easy to forget that fashion is actually a business. It’s fun, it’s something we experience, something we wear  – but it is a business and fashion people know how to celebrate! Drapers celebrated the 20th Anniversary of the Drapers Awards in association with Vente-privee, and they celebrated in style! The event was beautifulContinue reading

FTape is an online fashion resource and they just gave their first interview on Drapers. To read the full interview check out Drapers.

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

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

I was invited to attend a cocktail party for the  Fashion Summit. It was like the who’s who of the fashion world but most importantly I got to know one of my favourite fashion bloggers a little bit better, Disney Roller Girl. She’s so cool, so down to earth and just fun to hang outContinue reading

The Fashion Summit is a two-day business conference, designed to be the “live” and interactive version of Drapers magazine and the WGSN fashion and style forecasting service. It’s the largest industry forum in the UK with senior representatives from brands and retailers converging to discuss prominent business issues. Supported and endorsed by the British FashionContinue reading

To read the rest of this post check out Nandi the bull, signifier of calm, gentleness and nourishment. Lakshmi, goddess of beauty, luck, bringer of wealth and spiritual well-being. The iron-on transfer is back. I love that – there is something so retro about the iron-on that it’s become fashionable again! Manish Arora forContinue reading

To read the rest of this article check out This event felt like the who’s who in fashion, from BFC Chairman Harold Tillman to Liberty Creative Director Tamara Salman and the lovely Gabriella Piccinni, international business director at Diane Von Furtstenberg. The room was packed but so quiet, because everyone was listening so intenselyContinue reading

Diane Von Furstenberg teamed up with DC Comics and wrote her own comic book, Be the Wonder Woman You Can Be, Featuring the Adventures of Diva, Viva & Fifa. It’s about the fulfillment and empowerment of women. DVF says: "If I have any mission in life… it is to empower women" As a little girlContinue reading