Christmas party dressing

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  DVF tunic dress was £360, n0w £174     DVF party dress was £275 now £178       DVF2007                                                Vintage buy It seems to us that trying to look effortlessly gorgeous during Christmas is a task we could do… Read More

We love: Anthropologie

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  This week the Women’s Room has been in New York discussing retail. Although the dollar is depressingly low against the pound, American retailers are busy slashing prices in order to get their own folk to part with their bucks,… Read More

We Love: Bouf

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Many years in the fashion industry either designing, buying or visual merchandsing have left us a little jaded when it comes to shopping. Often the high street leaves us cold as the whole shopping experience just doesn't do it for us… Read More

Trend Watch: Yellow

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Tell someone at a party you are a trend and colour forecaster for the fashion industry and you can be almost certain what their next question will be, 'What colour will I be wearing next year?'  I usually answer, 'whatever colour… Read More

Style Icon: Jean Muir

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'She had such style. Real style that you could recognize. I love her for her individuality, her way of seeing a woman.'' Jean Paul Gaultier   Strict attention to detail, technical excellence and a passion for the craft of dressmaking… Read More

Cosmetic surgery: just say no?

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  Picture-fanpix.com Great article in Times2 on Monday by Caitlin Moran, who writes wittily about how, at a recent funeral she was horrified by the amount of eminent 40-plus women who had clearly had cosmetic surgery. Far from looking good,… Read More

We love: Stylish Blogs

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If you work in the fashion industry you will probably already be a big fan of The Sartorialist, the amazing street style blog, featuring beautiful photographs of stylish, real people from all over the world. The blog has been listed by Time Magazine… Read More

We love: Marks & Spencer

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Our current fav Limited dress from M&S, tops stores only This week The Women’s Room was given a preview of the new Portfolio range from Marks & Spencer, aimed at 40plus women and out in March 2009. Hurrah to M&S… Read More

Try this Instead

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It seems the book we recommended in our last Simple Pleasures has become a collectors item since we first bought it and not quite the simple pleasure (in money terms anyway) we intended. So take a look at this one… Read More