SS17 TRENDS FROM PARIS, MILAN, NYC & LONDON

From the unsure shores of post-brexit Britain to the ruffled feathers (and tulle) of a heated political debate across the pond, next season’s collections offered a provocative reply to what is going on in today’s cultural climate. Bra-vo Riding on the hemtails of underwear as outerwear, the bra takes centre stage in this seasons provocative collections;Continue reading “SS17 TRENDS FROM PARIS, MILAN, NYC & LONDON”

SALUTE THE SIXTIES AT THE V&A

The V&A Museum is bringing back the 1960s with its new exhibition You Say You Want a Revolution? Records and Rebels 1966 – 1970. For those who missed the ’60s (or just can’t remember), The V&A is recreating the era of sex, drugs – LSD trips are included – and rock ‘n’ roll with aContinue reading “SALUTE THE SIXTIES AT THE V&A”

The Most PICTURESQUE RESTAURANTS London has to offer

I went in search for the most sumptuous places to eat in London, whilst surrounded by picture perfected decor. Bob Bob Ricard Think of the most decadent place you’ve visited then merge that image with the sight of a Russian oligarch’s house decor and there you have Bob Bob Ricard. Neatly tucked away in Soho,Continue reading “The Most PICTURESQUE RESTAURANTS London has to offer”

Haute Couture AW16: New Age Romantics

Haute couture week never ceases to amaze and this season was no different. Embodying a nostalgic and romantic melody, Autumn/Winter ’16 looked back to days of old, where fast fashion hadn’t yet come to fruition, where the women of the ateliers were acknowledged for all their efforts and time-consuming labours and city-dwelling lovers weren’t driven byContinue reading “Haute Couture AW16: New Age Romantics”

All Aboard The Orient Express

The golden age of travel may have been in the Roaring Twenties, but the art of journeying in style is still alive and well today. That same sense of wonder can still be felt with the variety of journeys offered aboard the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express: UK to France and Italy on overnight trips, extended voyages to IstanbulContinue reading “All Aboard The Orient Express”

Diana Vreeland

Today, she is still considered to be the ‘Empress of fashion’. As the 20th century’s most formidable arbiter elegantiarum who pre-dates the likes of Anna Wintour, Diana Vreeland’s life was that of the utmost Rakishness. An editor of influence and inspiration, with many movies attempting to adapt her persona (see Maggie Prescott in 1959’s Funny Face), countless women have tried toContinue reading “Diana Vreeland”