Alexandra Shulman’s LFW Synopsis

To close London Fashion Week, the Editor-in-Chief of British Vogue, Alexandra Shulman gave a very perspicacious talk at the Playboy Club in Mayfair – a bizarre choice of location where the women tend to wear very little clothing (basque’s are so 2004). Despite the bunnies, Ms Shulman lead the way unnerved, rounding up the trendsContinue reading “Alexandra Shulman’s LFW Synopsis”


As LFW rolled around this September the weather continued to pour down, placing a slight gloom over Somerset House not to mention ruining pre-planned outfits. However, seeing a few of the Spring/Summer ’14 shows brightened up the days with candy coloured pastels, digital prints and fun sunshine merriment. Here’s a pick of my favourites; OrlaContinue reading “LFW SS14”

Meeting Julie Verhoeven

As part of the British Library’s ‘Spring Festival’ event, Julie Verhoeven came in to talk about her career as a fashion illustrator and the piece she made for the event. So naturally, as a huge Julie Verhoeven fan (so much so, I misplaced my talents in fashion illustration while studying at college!) I came toContinue reading “Meeting Julie Verhoeven”


London Fashion Week rolled around again, this season the autumn/winter collections are always bigger in my book as it’s almost always autumn/winter in Britain. So, to start with one of my favourite collections: David Koma, I liked this collection as it was the only concept which matched the invitation – inspired by the 60’s and girl’sContinue reading “LFW AW13”

Juergen Teller ‘Woo!’

Juergen Teller hosted a press preview at the ICA a couple of months ago for his new exhibition ‘Woo!’ detailing his major and personal work, I was lucky enough to cover it for F.Tape – read what Juergen had to say here. It’s always interesting seeing people whose work you admire in real life, I’mContinue reading “Juergen Teller ‘Woo!’”

London Collections: Men AW13

It was my first time reviewing at London Collections: Men, namely Men’s fashion week (about time too!) with the Hospital Club in Covent Garden acting as base camp with rooms dedicated to the tired and disheveled fashion industry (although maybe that was just just me) with a press room handing out free drinks and champagne, a FudgeContinue reading “London Collections: Men AW13”

Valentino ‘Master of Couture’

I was lucky enough to attend the press preview to the new Valentino exhibition at Somerset House for F.Tape a couple of months ago- check out my review here, I visited again for the second time yesterday and reminded myself how fabulous it was and remembered to actually write about it! At the press preview,Continue reading “Valentino ‘Master of Couture’”

Tim Walker ‘Story Teller’

I had the pleasure of previewing Tim Walker’s ‘Story Teller’ prop orientated Exhibition at Somerset House for F.Tape last month, I also got to interview the man himself! You can imagine how excited I was – he even signed my copy of the exhibition book! Take a look at the review and interview over onContinue reading “Tim Walker ‘Story Teller’”

Chanel’s ‘Little Black Jacket’ Exhibition

Karl Lagerfeld and Carine Roitfeld have revisited the classic Chanel tweed jacket, offering different looks with iconic individuals set to their own style for this exhibition. Touring around the globe at all the major cities, Chanel came to London this October and made itself at home at the Saatchi Gallery. I was happy to see some industryContinue reading “Chanel’s ‘Little Black Jacket’ Exhibition”