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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 [...]

LBDs and Black Maxi Dresses 2012

When it gets to this time of year black dresses are always aplenty.  Plus, when you’re feeling a bit insecure about your body or just don’t want to wear something really loud like a bright colour, a black dress – short, midi or maxi – can be a most welcome choice. Black dresses slim you [...]

Fashion and Individuality

An individual is defined as someone who is strikingly unusual or distinctive, however, in recent years this term has been used to describe people who dress differently from the norm.  I want to take a closer look at those who say that they have their own “style” & see what really constitutes being an individual [...]

Top 5 Fashion Investments

These are must have items you needed in your wardrobe. Serving as timeless treasures that can go with everything, here are the top five fashion investments that never go out of style.   1)    Little Black Dress Immortalised forever by icon Audrey Hepburn, the LBD has been used and recreated by an endless list of [...]

Favourite Fashion Fixations

It is a universal truth that all women own a certain wardrobe necessity that they either love so much that the thought of removing it from the hanger and sending it to a worthy cause charity shop makes them feel nauseous, or the idea that they must cope without it is like telling a piece [...]

Undressing the Dress

From Lily Allen wearing that pink Chanel dress with the matching quilted bag, to Crystal Renn in Zac Posen, January Jones in Versace or Diane Kruger in Calvin Klein, the dress has come in itself a long way. As high as your upper thigh or as low, so the skirt touches the ground, the dress [...]

Virtual Changing Room

I have spent four very intense weeks browsing online in search of the prefect Christmas party dress, it’s important to me to ensure I have an outfit that is a break from the norm having been a slave to the LBD for so many years. Due to work and family needs I don’t have an [...]

A Girls Favourite Friend – The Little Black Dress

Breakfast at Tiffany’s, a movie every girl immediately recognizes. It’s a classic, an all-time favourite in culture and in fashion as it gave all of us one of the greatest things to ever grace the fashion world, the little black dress. Immortalised forever by icon Audrey Hepburn, the LBD has been used and recreated by [...]