fashion

Burberry at Old Sessions House

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I’m not usually a huge fan of Burberry clothes, as they feel too commercial in a hideously expensive way. But its most recent collection was quirky and refreshing, blending its heritage pieces with eccentric knits and unexpected fabrics. I love… Read More

Things to Love in September

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Katherine Hamnett by Chris Floyd The Return of Katherine Hamnett 1980s fashion icon Katharine Hamnett, is back and not before time, as we are in dire need of some activist fashion that comes from the heart, rather than some not… Read More

Dries Van Noten: The Film

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Dries Van Noten is one of my favourite designers and my love for him was truly confirmed when he featured an array of older models in his 100th runway show. Over nearly three decades he has built a thriving company,… Read More

Life & Style Icon: Lyn Slater

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Having see Lyn Slater in the latest Mango advert, I was fascinated to know more about her. A professor of social studies at Fordham University in New York, she also writes the Accidental Icon blog and describes her style as,… Read More

Maye Musk for James Perse

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The new ad campaign for Californian brand James Perse‘s A/W 16/17 collection  features 68-year-old model Maye Musk. A spokesperson for the 20-year-old brand says they are “trying to change customers’ expectations from the young beach set to underscore it has… Read More

Goodhood: My perfect shop

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There is a lot of talk in the trends world about how actual shops will look in the future. A few years ago, in my WGSN days, I was asked about the future of retail – and I said “soon… Read More

Perfect Pants from Me+Em

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Palazzo pants and side stripe wide crop Me+Em is a brand I have wanted to like for a while, but it’s never quite lived up to my expectations. Their strap line ‘Intelligent style, now + forever’ ticks all my boxes, … Read More

Carine Roitfeld for Uniqlo

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At last a Uniqlo collaboration with an older woman -ok she’s a stick thin, insanely glamorous fashion editor, but isn’t fashion all about aspiration? 61 year old Carine Roitfeld, founder and editor-in-chief of CR Fashion Book, Harper’s Bazaar global fashion… Read More