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Ode to Primark

“Why are people queuing outside Primark?” I asked a friend during a Sunday shopping trip a few weeks ago. Is something happening? A new collection? Is the ultimate Christmas jumper being unveiled? No, they were just queuing. Tourists and locals alike. Taking pictures outside those renowned flagship doors.  The ‘bargain’ shop now internationally famous thanks [...]

The Jazz Age circa 2012

I’m a hat-happy kind of a girl. With the first hint of a chill, I’m digging out my cosiest, warmest beanies and fedoras. I don’t believe you have to be a “hat person” to partake either. Discovering that first perfect style that frames the face beautifully and adds a subtle elusiveness is the secret weapon [...]

AW12 Trends: Winter Jewels & Metallics

Looking glitz and glam can be difficult during the winter season but some trends this winter can help us shimmer and sparkle! Metallic and baroque fabrics, as well as studs, spikes and jewels are all major current trends, which will see you through day and night. Remember metallic hues and jewelled collars aren’t just for [...]

Top Fashion Picks For Halloween

The end of October is nigh and that can only mean one thing…the witching hour is upon us!   Top shop of horrors There’s a shopping spree to be won if you tweet Topshop your costume tricks and tips and even more fun to be had in their top picks of Halloween dress-up. Choose from [...]

Head Your Way Into Fashion

The Autumn/Winter 2012 way to make a bold statement – are you ready girls? – is to purchase a hat. It has been the job of jewellery, bright colours and footwear in the past, but now, headwear has been swiped in, to head the way in fashion through the cold months.   If you haven’t [...]

Sexy Snakeskin

Everywhere you look there seems to be something in a snakeskin print.  Whether you are brave enough to don pants or a dress or simply want to add a splash of the print, this is one trend we absolutely love.   It was big last autumn/winter and its’s still going strong.   Click images to [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]