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Driving Miss Mulligan

Romance is in the air with the arrival of the most awaited film of the coming year, The Great Gatsby, and along with the roaring Twenties of course comes glitz and glamour. It’s the book that inspired Kate Moss’s ethereal wedding day, and countless more. F.Scott Fitzgerald’s celebrated novel set in the heart of the Twenties, a time beguiled [...]

Value for Versace

Last night saw Versace’s eagerly awaited collection for H&M launch in New York, with fashion royalty Helena Christensen and Uma Therman to name but a few celebrating the designer’s first high street collaboration.   These are not clothes for the minimalists among us. Those who favour pastel colours and nude accessories may wish to steer clear, but if one thing’s [...]

Burton Crowned Designer Of The Year

Sarah Burton, creative director of Alexander McQueen, bagged the coveted award at the Harpers Bazaar Women of the Year Awards.   The award comes shortly after Kate was named “Britain’s style queen” by the magazine’s best dressed list.   After several months of speculation, the designer was revealed as the designer of choice for Kate [...]

Kopycat Kim

The Kardasian sisters touched down in Sydney last week to promote the launch of their latest project; a line of ‘Kardashian Kollection’ bags exclusive to Australia, in collaboration with designer, Bruno Schiavi.   The first Kardashian Kollection was with US store Sears, a store more often associated with appliances and power tools than clothing. The [...]

Pale and Interesting

Images of Kirsten Dunst last week weren’t amass with comments on her enviable figure or her teeny tiny black bikini, rather, the Marie Antoinette star’s ivory complexion – probably the only recent indication of exactly how obsessed we are with bronzed skin, that such a natural pallor should cause surprise.   Let’s face it, maple [...]

Winter Wonders

Tones of camel, cognacs and chunky knits, cashmere lined leather gloves with heavy, cosy coats against autumnal checked scarves and knitted turbans warming frosty lobes.   As much as the delayed week of summer was warmly welcomed, the surge of brisk wind and chilly temperatures seem set to keep our sandals firmly in hibernation for [...]

TOWIE Star In Brutal Gang Attack

Sam Faiers was victim to a vicious attack by 10 girls last night, leaving her unconscious with facial and head injuries.   The Only way is Essex star was left unconscious and later rushed to Whipps Cross Hospital in East London for an emergency brain scan.   The attack occurred on Saturday night as Sam [...]

When Holmes Met Yang

Katie Holmes unveiled her latest autumn clothing collection last Thursday, gathering only the most fashion forward of guests to peek into the actress’s most recent collaboration with stylist Jeanne Yang at Maxfield in West Hollywood. The collection, aptly named ‘Holmes & Yang’ includes a women’s and girl’s collection and consists of basic, luxury pieces designed [...]

All For One

The fashion forecast continues to reign over the onesie – and the wide legged version emerges. Heralding itself as the latest, freshest family member to the flirty playsuit and the inspired remake of the classic jumpsuit, this latest imitation is an impressive mix of the seventies palazzo pant trend and unmistakable eighties exuberance.  New collection [...]

High Street Treat

With top designers joining forces with some of our favourite shops, the high street continues to shine brighter than ever.   CLICK IMAGES TO ENLARGE… Images courtesy of:;;;;;;  

Cheryl’s Shoes

The former  X Factor judge and pop princess  is moving into footwear design with an inspired range of shoes for fashion styling website   Stylistpick are a new fashion store specialising in an online styling experience. Simply register, answer a few questions and receive monthly accessory suggestions tailored to your tastes, by some of [...]

Ten Must Try Spring Trends

Even though we’re only half way through the first month of autumn, we’re already yearning after a few stunning fashion looks from the Spring/Summer ’12 shows. The trends may not have been revolutionary, but, so far they’re looking pretty noteworthy. The runways spoke of preppy basics, tomboy classics, the ever popular vintage inspiration, and lots [...]

Debate: Palazzo Pants

FOR Initially made popular by Katharine Hepburn in 1930s Hollywood, the bold palazzo pant (originally made as comfortable dress wear) has made a confident revival this season. The 70s post hippies all connected with the fierce yet elegant charm of the palazzo pant as the unofficial uniform of choice. The palazzo pant, to me, says, [...]

Pretty Woman

Last week I had what I can only sarcastically describe as the best shopping experience I have ever had. This particular incident occurred in a well known department store, one of which will remain nameless but will quite possibly be easily guessed. Having browsed for quite a considerable amount of time, I found myself, naturally, [...]

The Investment Piece

Investment pieces, clothing staples, capsule wardrobes. We have all heard these terms banded about. So what are these “timeless essentials” and are they really worth saving for? A wardrobe essential, in essence, is an item of clothing that is purposely bought with the intention of wearing and re-wearing for the foreseeable future. Its intent is [...]

Choker Convert

Continually the fashion world showers us with a contrasting range of trends each season. Together they often compliment and praise one another as if they were always meant to be. Like tulle and lace or cable knit and cashmere. Other times, the styles seem less likely to unite and contrast not in that seemingly effortless [...]

Size Satisfaction

Every girl hopes to feel happy with her body, but when clothing sizes differ so drastically, those expectations are more often than not, shattered.  We have all been there, tried on a microscopic size eight in one shop and barely gotten a leg into a 12 at another. It’s when these contradictory sizes begin to [...]