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How To Wear: The Midi Dress

Ah the midi dress, a growing favourite amongst high street stores and all of you fashionistas alike, and definitely a new favourite in my own wardrobe. Yet with its awkward length, especially for 5ft 1’ females like myself and with the days becoming colder you may be wondering just how do I wear my oh [...]

Many Shades of Purple

If there is one colour you want to be seen wearing this season, it’s definitely the many shades of purple. Berry, Burgundy, Claret, Grape, Lavender, Lilac, Maroon, Plum, Oxblood, Violet, take your pick as they are all a big hit for Autumn/Winter and I for one have gone berry crazy!   Whether you want to [...]

The Lady Is A Vamp

All things dark and brooding continue to reign on the catwalks. But the season’s indulgences couldn’t be further away from the vampire teen franchise we have become accustomed to. These are not the reds we are accustomed to either. Burgundies, maroons and subdued ruby colours are autumn’s rebellion against a summer of coral and striking [...]

The Hi-Top

I have never been a fan of the trainer, and luckily it has never been considered ‘fashionable’ to wear them. In fact I dislike trainers so much it took me forever and a day to decide on a pair that I even remotely liked to wear to the gym. After my first wear, I decided [...]

A Shock To The Season

The first AW12 catalogue thumped through my letter box this morning. Short of causing an almighty thud and nearly knocking the dog unconscious it seemed especially premature, even somewhat unnecessary with our characteristically disappointing weather. It seems we’ve barely gotten a sunburnt shoulder into summer’s hottest dresses when the autumnal checks and cognac pelts are [...]

Masato Grandeur at Manchester Fashion Week 2012

Manchester Fashion Week saw Japanese designer Masato mark the runway with a collaboration of structure, sheen and chic as he showcased his upcoming AW12 season collection.   Recognized for his sharp cuts, draping fabrics and contrast between bold, murky and pale colours, the Tokyo-born creator, once known for his work within the hairdressing industry, lived [...]

John Rocha at LFW

This week marked a rite of passage: my first official visit to London Fashion Week. Instead of looking wistfully at Somerset House, I had full permission (and the tickets to prove it) to actually be there. Even if I didn’t know the way from the station it was easy to find: just follow the well-dressed [...]