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This week has all been about seeing shows at London Fashion Week. I knew it was going to be a hard week as it’s just over a year since my husband past away. He was a catwalk photographer so I could alway spot him in the ‘pit’ when he  was shooting a show and we’dContinue reading

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My dad has always called it D&D – discipline and desire, I’m not sure whether he realised it or not but it became my personal motto. Unfortunately the things I Iike to do, for myself get pushed aside when I’m busy  – which is why I wanted to do Natalie’s 10 Day Freedom Plan Blog Challenge. I thought itContinue reading

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ONES TO WATCH Ana Ljubinkovic, Anissa Aida, Billie Jacobina, Ester Kubisz were selected from a long list of emerging designers by a panel of industry experts which this season included Martyn Roberts, Fashion Scout’s Founder and Creative Director, esteemed fashion writer Tony Glenville, Ones to Watch ’s very own stylist, Rebekah Roy (me!) and Kendall Robbins, fromContinue reading

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Survivor’s Guilt This is a place I never expected to be. Guilty for having fleeting moments of happiness. My husband always said that we would live into our 80’s and die within days of one another, like his grandparents did. He was a true romantic. It did sound nice – but it was always something way, way inContinue reading

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Fashion Scout’s Ones to Watch is one of my favourite shows: 4 designers selected from a shortlist of 50 emerging designers by industry experts: Hilary Alexander, Martyn Roberts, Kendal Robbins, Georgia Hardinge and me. Anita Hirlekar, JS Shin, Leaf Xis and Typical Freaks will show at Fashion Scout’s 17th season of the Ones to Watch!Continue reading

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Toni & Guy Mainstage presented its latest collections to hairdressers from around the world at Copperbox in London’s Olympic Park. It’s quite a festive event with about 6000 people who love hair and are all dressed up to the nines! The evening began with the Toni & Guy Awards, which recognises salons and individual hairdressers .Continue reading

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I like working with Paul Costelloe as it really is a family business and somehow that makes a difference: it’s not surprising that one expects something happy and beautiful at a Paul Costelloe show.  The fashion show was held at the prestigious Simpson on the Strand, 2 minutes away from Somerset House. The music was happy andContinue reading

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It’s always nice to receive a creative London Fashion Week invite. I like getting invites in the post as I’m not so fond of e-invites – they all look the same.  A ticket is an opportunity to set the tone for the show, to give us a hint or an impression of what we can expectContinue reading

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If you’re looking for a leather jacket it’s worth checking out Ada+Nik. Their signature leather biker jackets have a classic shape with attention to details and combining blue and black leather gives the jackets a very distinct look.

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International Fashion Showcase 2014 exhibition took place during London Fashion Week and it was organized by the British Fashion Council and The British Council. You could see the  work from exciting emerging designers from all over the world countries  Argentina, Austria, China, Czech Republic, Estonia, Georgia, Hungary, Korea, Nigeria, Paraguay, The Philippines, Portugal, Slovakia, Switzerland andContinue reading

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I love going to presentations because you never quite know what to expect and a good invitation will always give you an impression of what to expect. I’ve been a great fans of Tamara and Natasha Surguladze, the Georgian twins that makeup TataNaka for many years and I always look forward to their presentation as theyContinue reading

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I had a wonderful AW14 London Fashion Week. I styled two shows, Fashion Scout’s Ones to Watch and PingHe and both shows went extremely well! I saw quite a few shows on behalf of  the American magazine – The Untitled Magazine as I’m their UK Fashion Editor. It was important for me to see asContinue reading

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I’ve known Helen Clinch and Myra Nigris since they first launched Hemyca in 2009. For it’s 9th season Hemyca has unveiled its most accomplished collection yet – they’ve taken their best elements and clearly defined their brand.  This AW14 they showed at the BFC Canon Cinema and Presentation Space at Somerset House. Think structural silhouettes,Continue reading

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I’ve always quite liked the Kings Road as it was one of my favourite fashion weeks – it’s hard to believe that quite a few years ago London Fashion Week was held on the Kings Road.

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I do love my job and last night was no exception, except that it was more like explosions of happiness! I was styling Kate Nash for her show at the 02 Shepherd’s Bush Empire. Even before the show started the whole atmosphere was delightful. When I arrived in the mid afternoon there was ready aContinue reading

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Sorapol launched their SS14 collection at The Serpentine Gallery Pavilion at dusk. It was the perfect location as the collection is called “Tevana” which means “Midnight Garden” in Sanskrit and the latticed structure designed by Sou Fujimoto gave the event a very other worldly feel.  Of course serving Hapsburg Absinthe cocktails in green and blueContinue reading

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Looking at Tata Naka just makes me happy. The candy colours are so appealing and just begs to be worn on a sunny day while having tea and giggling with friends. Many of the silhouettes are lady like dresses with clever (and whimsical) details. The shift dress are easy to wear and work well beltedContinue reading

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During London Fashion Weekend I gave a talk on fashion styling. Most of the audience was quite new to fashion and wanted to figure out just how to get started. There are so many good fashion programs and short courses that are worth checking out. It’s also important to take and create opportunities – goContinue reading

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Jane Bowler is as cute as a button and this season she’s outdone herself! Her collection has grown from focusing on accessories to some show stopper dresses and skirts. All the pieces are very tactile and are easier to wear than they look. I love her necklaces as they can completely transform an outfit. TheContinue reading