Some fashion brands deliver new collections twice a year, some every three months and some monthly, and whilst it’s often one designer who heads up a brand, behind every jacket, purse or shoe, there is a large team, working hard to develop and produce the goods in the right colour […]
I used to rock at sniffing out quality vintage pieces. Seriously !
When I was younger, before grey hair started to set in, I used to be able to scan a market rail and within 5 minutes, visually pull out the bargains, determine the repair job needed and negotiate a lower […]
There, I’ve said it. It’s in print so it must be true…. I would gladly hand over all the cake in my possession to have one of the Uniform Wares 150 series.
Established in 2009 by British product designers Patrick Bek and Oliver Fowles, this stylish duo produce classic yet simplistic […]
Starting a new project, for me, is all about understanding the what, the when and the how. What is the product, when is it needed by and how is it done and I approach it in a very logical analytical manner.
I’m not a designer, never have been, and truth be […]
Every now and then you stumble across websites and initiatives that remind you that the world is getting smaller. And that’s a nice thing, right?
Through posting a discussion on LinkedIn.com to gain insider perspectives on a fashion industry conundrum, I discovered not 1 but 2 design initiatives.
Peonyrice is an accessory […]
Long time no blog eh’ – I’ve no excuse really apart from the fact that work and book have been ever-present on the ‘to do’ list and the blog had to take a breather.
So, I was debating whether to make a comment about the below article because it will label […]
Hello, my name’s Susie and I’m a closet pimp when it comes to loafers –
I stumbled across Heschung 18 months ago and was forced, yes forced, to buy a pair of white leather, punch hole, side buckle loafers. The leather was soft and buttery, the toe slightly pointed and the […]
So tell me…..How hard can it be to find a bag that fits your lifestyle, needs, wardrobe and price point? Well?….as it happens, pretty hard if you’re a picky bag lady like myself.
It’s not that I’m particular (of course I am), it’s not that money’s no object (of course it […]
Not so strange to see a pop up collaboration between Colette and Chanel – but who in their right mind would agree to have their expensive classic Chanel quilted bag defaced by artist Kevin Lyons? Nothing against Kevin, but seriously, doodling on Chanel?
All under the heading of The Weirdness that […]
I wish I could spend all day, everyday, tracking the fashion shows at the recent fashion weeks but alas a book needs writing, a blog updating and a new consultancy project needs to commence. I do, however need to know what is hot and hip for the next season as […]