I came across an image months ago now of a beautiful blonde girl wearing a black off-the-shoulder tiered mini dress, paired with startlingly red, lace-up high heels. She looked effortless – by teaming an otherwise quiet looking LBD and black studded clutch with fuck-me pumps, it appeared that she had put the heels on just because she loved them. She wasn’t trying to make her outfit work, she was just enjoying herself and fashion. Of course, I have most likely been entranced by her chicness and the outfit in reality took many nights to think up so well. The fantasy is far […]
I am writing this as I watch McQueen’s show ‘Dante’ – my mother is passive-aggressively banging things around the living room. The lights at the show have come up – the drums have started so I have just paused the video so I can go and get my headphones. I think this will make the experience more intense… The headphones are on. First look is out on the runway. Second and third, looking around as if stumbled upon this throng of old people, poorly-dressed people. Arrows pointing up and down the body and sheers revealing the very finale of the […]
A curation of stand-out looks from the Fall 2015 Ready To Wear collections that have shown in the past 3 weeks.
Bond girl with curves and a gun / successful west coast gangster gives his lady anything she wants. Muted greens, palm trees and tarmac, bikinis with boots and roller curled hair.
Fur is becoming a key trend this A/W ’15. We are seeing it everywhere: on the catwalk, on the street, to wear out in the winter snow, or to lounge in with nothing else on but your panties and heels. In the ‘What’s Trending’ post a few days back, it was noted how fur was finding its way into a considerable amount of collections this season, and NYFW continues to confirm this observation. A furious act of glamour against the horrific cold of A/W. Hallelujah. Charlotte Simone (charlottesimone.com) saw the possibilities of fur in 2011, and has since been creating accessories […]
Currently obsessing over the Bossa Nova vibe more than usual. Here is a Valentine’s moodboard slash wishlist, including accompanying playlist, channelling glamorous and sweaty, drunken summer nights. Click on image to enlarge Coco Collar White Midi Dress by Boom Boom Boutique Lavish Alice Playsuit with Lace Up Sleeves @ ASOS D’Orsay Heels by Missguided Parais Evil Eye Bracelet by Eyelavish Rihanna’s huge drop hoops. Glacier cherry red day-glo lipgloss, teeth whitened. Palm trees along the street, outside an old and expensive apartment building, girls hanging from the balconies with pina coladas in their manicured hands. Lisa Evangelista staring up at the […]