Wednesday, 18 May 2016 12:59

All that Glitters

Monday, 25 April 2016 20:08

Breaking the Rules

After the sixties rebirth of feminism, the idea of using clothing as a means of self-expression became ever-present in London: the world’s capital of street style. Mid 1970s, anarchy, rebellion and destruction hit the UK, forming the basis for the first anti-fashion movement: punk. The prosperities of a profound relationship…
Tuesday, 05 April 2016 21:41

Pleats Please!

It's time to add structure and definition into our wardrobes this Spring/Summer - introducing the Micro Pleat. Ever since the early 90s pleats have been used in many a collection to add three dimensional structure and form to the body and for the first time the female physique could be…
Sunday, 03 April 2016 15:36

Metallic Sheen

One of the most striking trends this season is undoubtedly the return of statement silver. Cool colours, shiny textures and metallic hues were centre stage at the catwalks of Chanel, Margiela and Iris Van Herpen Spring Summer 2016. It's definitely time to take our summer wardrobes into the future with…
Wednesday, 10 June 2015 19:44

An Imperfect Beauty: The Influence of Japan

Paris, April 1981. An unintentional revolution which would essentially galvanize the global fashion industry was about to unfold. Rei Kawakubo, founder of label Comme Des Garcons (meaning like the boys), was to put Japan back on the map by introducing a profound new attitude, not only towards femininity, but to…
Sunday, 03 May 2015 22:56

Savage Beauty

Beauty. Lee Alexander McQueen was perhaps widely known for his upending of conventional aspects of beauty. His imagination and cinematic outlook on life was one of the many reasons he had such an impact in the fashion world. He challenged our expectations of feminine identity and the fundamentals of clothing…