30 Avenue Montaigne

30 Avenue Montaigne is an address all fashionistas of the world will know – or any Sex and the City fans! For those of you who are unfamiliar with the address, it belongs to Dior’s flagship store in Paris. Back in 1946 Christian Dior knew that the little town house that stood at this address…

Eat Sleep… Rave Review

Rave Review are an up and coming fashion company created by recent grad students Josephine Bergqvist and Livia Schuck less than a year ago. Their first collection was shown along side Swedish Fashion Now at Paris Fashion week. The whole idea of the company is to reuse and repurpose household textiles and current garments, but…

Beauty is Sustainable

At the start of this week we celebrated Earth day and what better way to celebrate it than to celebrate the brands that are hard at work being sustainable, eco friendly, animal friendly and ethical. Fashion and beauty brands are slowly using more organic and natural materials, fairly trading with suppliers and saving the planet while…

Vivienne Westwood 30 years on…

It has been 30 years since Vivienne Westwood appeared on Wogan with her collection and the audience laughed at the show… but Westwood had the last laugh Vivienne Westwood has made an international impact on the fashion industry, from punk to clothing that parodied the upper class and clothing inspired by historical garments and the…

Christian Siriano 10th Anniversary

With the start of New York fashion week and the fashion month, Christian Siriano celebrated his 10th anniversary in fashion with his Fall 2018 collection on the runway. From bright colour blocking to dark and sparkling his catwalk show was more like a greatest hits than a collection but it was more for the fans…

Vote100

This week on February 6th we celebrated 100 years since women (well some) were granted the right to vote. When we were granted the right to vote it was only for women over 30, women who owned property or women who were married to someone who owned property. 10 years later in 1928 is when…

Dior Spring 2018 Couture

The Dior Haute Couture show was not to be missed, it was weird and wonderful all at once with a mixture of  surrealism and high fashion. Maria Grazia Chiuri’s research on Leonor Fini took her to the avant-garde surrealism we saw on the catwalk. Fini used clothes and extravagant headdresses to “produce” her identity and this was…

On my shopping list for 2018

New year, same you… but better clothes. We’ve already seen some new trends moving in at the end of 2017 but here’s some top picks for trends that are set to be a big hit in 2018.   Sequins… and lots of it! December is definitely the party season and we saw glitter everywhere, it…

Autumn Top Fashion Pick

This season it’s very clear what the hot wardrobe item is, so this autumn you can ditch the oversized jumpers and get yourself a check blazer. Spotted everywhere at New York fashion week, on and off the runway, we can tell that this mundane item will be the fashion statement piece of Autumn/Winter 2017.  A…