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Style Icon: Celine (and not the brand)

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

Life & Style Icon: Lyn Slater

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

Style Icon – Caroline Lebar

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

Style Icon: Sarah Jane Adams

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

Style Icon: The Queen

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

Style Icon: Dolly

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

Style Icon: Claire Underwood

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

Style Icon: Princess Julia

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

Style icon: Joni Mitchell

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

Style Icon: Nick Wooster

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

Style Icon: Marpessa Hennink

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

Style icon: Dame Barbara Hepworth

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

Style Icon: Mary Wall

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

Style Icon: The Venus Bushfires

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

Style Icon: Lily Pulitzer

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

Style Icon: Ali

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

Style Icon: Nichollette Yardley-Moore

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

Style Icon: Jenna Lyons

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

Style icon: David Bowie

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

Style icon: Grace Coddington

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

Style Icon: Mary Berry

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