Monthly Archives: September 2013

The Difference of Four Inches

I’m not having it. I’m sorry I don’t care who declares it, I am simply not having it. And this is about so much more than fashion, or trends or The Next Big Thing. I love the bi-annual fashion weeks … Continue reading

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“It’s a new era in fashion – there are no rules. It’s all about the individual and personal style, wearing high-end, low-end, classic labels, and up-and-coming designers all together.” — Alexander McQueen, designer

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Laying The Foundations

Another stylist asked me recently what I thought was the best style advice a mother could pass on to her daughter? I thought long and hard about it. Had my mother given me fashion advice or had it always been … Continue reading

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“To me, you sho…

“To me, you shouldn’t wear anything that defines you in a way that does not match your personality. It has to do with attitude, with the freedom to adapt what you are wearing to your needs. It’s not about wearing … Continue reading

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The Lie-In, The Itch and The Wardrobe

At this time of year, in the UK at least, whether you’re interested in fashion or not, thoughts inevitably turn to winter clothes. As I write, the weather has slipped, in a matter of hours, from last glimmer of summer … Continue reading

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 “Fashion is a passing thing – a thing of fancy, fantasy and feeling. Elegance is innate.” Diana Vreeland, editor of Harper’s Bazaar and American Vogue, 1903-89  

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The One Where Primark Saved The Day

 What would you wear to meet Sarah Jessica Parker? An actual face to face, sitting down in a room, shooting the breeze, “How’s Matthew?” type meeting. I know…!? It’s a panic attack waiting to happen. It’s a shortcut to realising … Continue reading

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“Dresses are mu…

“Dresses are much better than a psychiatrist.” Millicent Hearst, socialite and philanthropist, 1882-1974

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