Can too much Missoni be a bad thing?

By |May 31st, 2011|

Blog entry dodger and book writing scallywag have been my recent nicknames as the past few weeks have been a travel extravaganza with weekends in Edinburgh and Antwerp lying back to back.

Edinburgh found us in a 70’s style hotel (unintentionally 70’s – it just hadn’t had a spruce up since […]

Queue waiting, binge drinking and humour – is that it?

By |February 9th, 2011|

What are the British good at? What are the first 3 things that spring to mind?:

1) Waiting in a queue

2) Dry sense of humour

3) Binge drinking.

All agree? – OK!

Think of another….craftsmanship? YES! I shout!

The Brits have been doing this for years, centuries even. The heritage we have huge when it […]

Linking fashion graduates to industry? Whatever next…

By |February 6th, 2011|

Times have changed since I was at school, in my day there was no t’internet, no mobile phones and a fax machine was cutting edge technology.

If there was a central information site which listed fashion courses, creative workshops, had online learning, my world would have been different, and i have […]

Japan hits London with minimalism and pleats

By |January 21st, 2011|

Thrilled to see that The Barbican has extended  its showing of Future Beauty: 30 years of Japanese Fashion til the 6th Feb and even happier to note that the V&A will start a career retrospective of Yohji Yamamoto on the 12th March.

I wouldn’t say that my own personal style revolves […]