This new video directed by Gordon Von Steiner, featuring Celine Dion wearing six styles from the most recent Fall 2017 couture shows, was commissioned by Vogue.
Maybe the new editor is already having an effect and moving away from the… Read More Read More
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 Read More
Since I’m not buying any brand new clothes this year (gulp) I will need loads of inspiration from stylish women in order to get the best from my wardrobe. I have lots of clothes, I just get a bit bored… Read More Read More
Ever since Amanda wrote about jewellery designer Sarah Jane Adams and the StyleLikeU team’s excellent What’s Underneath project, I have been slightly obsessed with her.
I love her style and can’t get enough of her sportswear meets boho looks on… Read More Read More
Amanda wrote a post on the queen as a style icon back in 2008 and although I am not the biggest fan of the Royals – all those properties and lack of actual jobs etc etc – I felt the… Read More Read More
Singer-songwriter, actress, author, businesswoman, humanitarian and all round camp cowgirl Dolly Parton turned 70 this week, so we have been playing her greatest hits on a loop and celebrating her unique sense of style.
Here are five things you may… Read More Read More
The most ruthless couple in American (fictional) politics, Frank and Claire Underwood are back tonight in Season 3 of the outstanding House of Cards. If you haven’t watched it yet – I’m jealous – get Netflix now and binge watch… Read More Read More
As an impressionable young wannabe from the sticks, arriving in London in the early 80s I discovered that the club scene wasn’t so different to Northern clubs I had grown up with. Filled with the drag queens and “weirdos” we… Read More Read More
If there was a God and she happened to be female, then surely she’d look like Joni Mitchell in last weeks New York Magazine? Although would God be able to afford Lanvin, which is what Joni is wearing in the… Read More Read More
I have been trawling through the latest menswear catwalk collections this week for the day job and have been taken with the number of fabulously stylish older men outside the shows. Obviously they work in fashion so they are bound… Read More Read More
As Fashion Week/month approaches, it will be interesting to see if the current enthusiasm for older brand campaign models stretches to the catwalk. I wouldn’t hold your breath. There are a few designers who use the odd gorgeous older model… Read More Read More
I grew up with Barbara Hepworth all around me, thanks to my dad, a keen amateur sculptor, who introduced me to her wonderfully curvaceous, calming forms as soon as I could say ‘not that boring old art stuff again’.
Inevitably… Read More Read More
I bumped into this very stylish woman on Sunday morning outside the Royal Academy, we were both queueing for the Anselm Kiefer exhibition. I asked if I could take her picture as I thought she looked amazing -she looked like… Read More Read More
We don’t often feature men in our style icon posts, not because older men don’t inspire us – there simply don’t seem to be so many men willing to take risks with their clothes as they age.
I recently came… Read More Read More
Is anyone else completely hooked on Blandings, The BBC’s version of PG Woodhouses’s books? For those of you who haven’t been watching, it’s like a mad cross between Downton Abbey and Faulty Towers, with added pigs. It makes me giggle… Read More Read More
Last weekend I met the Swedish fashion designer Gudrun Sjödén, whose colourful printed clothes are sold from possibly the most cheerful store in London, it’s almost impossible to be miserable in a Gudrun store, there’s so much uplifting colour and… Read More Read More
I have a terrible middleagegirlcrush on Tziporah Salamon. We’ve mentioned her before on TWR because as a New York based stylist, model and fashion-muse she is featured regularly on Advanced Style and in Bill Cunningham’s fashion reports. She also has… Read More Read More
Another tip from Colin’s Column from last week, C.Z Guest, American Style Icon by Susanna Salk. C.Z Guest was American Style Royalty, a sort of old school American aristocrat who was thin enough and rich enough to inspire photographers and… Read More Read More
Continuing my obesession with African style, The Venus Bushfires is my current girl crush.
Helen Parker-Jayne Isibor, is a singer, songwriter, composer and musician and is also known as The Venus Bushfires. As well as singing, Helen plays variety of… Read More Read More
Ever since I saw Solange’s video for Losing You, I have had a huge girl crush on both her music and her style. I love the way she mixes print and colour and has her own unique style – or… Read More Read More
I’ve been a fan of outsider art ever since I saw Henry Darger’s work at The Folk Art Museum in New York several years ago. I found his story as interesting as his art and was intrigued how outsider art… Read More Read More
I was taken to Chelsea Flower Show last week by the lovely team from Gudrun Sjõdén and we had a fabulous time. While there I was introduced to the sisters Pippa and Alexandra Small. Pippa as you may all know,… Read More Read More
Lily Pulitzer was famous for creating brightly coloured print shift dresses, after she opened a juice stand in 1959 in Palm Beach and discovered she needed a dress that would camouflage the stains of orange and grapefruit stains. She had… Read More Read More
It was great to see yesterday’s Guardian feature The 50 best dressed over 50’s. As Jess Cartner Morely pointed out, best dressed lists usually feature the youngest, thinnest and most beautiful people and are hardly a reflection of true style.… Read More Read More
This is the always immaculately dressed Sairey Stemp, stylish fashion editor of Cosmopolitan magazine and someone I have been known to stalk at press days just to get a closer look at what she’s wearing. We were properly introduced recently… Read More Read More
After yesterday’s post on embracing the beauty in ageing, it seems an appropriate moment to mention the fabulous Nichollette Yardley Moore. I have the BIGGEST case of hair envy over the curly white-grey locks of Nichollette, Liberty department store’s accessory… Read More Read More
J Crew can do no wrong in our eyes and we are beyond excited that they are to finally open in Regent Street, some time this Spring.
Jenna Lyons is J Crew’s 44 year old creative director and in many… Read More Read More
It’s unusual for us to feature a male syle icon, but you can’t fail to have noticed that David Bowie seems to be on everyone’s radar recently. What with the release of his new single on Tuesday (his 66th birthday)… Read More Read More
This week Grace Coddington creative director of US Vogue came to London to promote her book, Grace: A Memoir. We went along to Browns to join the queue of journalists and bloggers clutching copies of the orange book, to meet… Read More Read More
Remember back in 2010 we told you how much we loved the Great British Bake Off (we like to think we are ahead of the curve here at TWR)? Since then it has gone from strength to strength and become… Read More Read More