Category Archives: LONDON

Bio trends, eco utility and sustainability will be big for Autumn/Winter 2018-19

Bio materials made from milk and mushrooms and other natural sources are the future of fashion and will be the norm by 2019. Ferragamo recently launched a collection made from Italian patented Orange Fibre which is created using citrus waste, … Continue reading

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Colour trends for Pre-Fall 2017

Here’s a look at the best colour trends for Pre-Fall, the smaller capsule collection in between September and February fashion weeks. Let’s begin with Red It’s not just about red. It’s red top to toe. Chanel, Givenchy, Giambattista Valli Chanel start … Continue reading

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Oh Mickey: Fashion brands and their Disney designs

From Mickey Mouse to Wonder woman, cartoons have been taking the fashion world by storm for decades. But, more than ever, designers have gone Disney mad, with kitsch embellished T-shirts, dresses and bags. The 90’s nostalgia of cute teen logos … Continue reading

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Made In Moscow

In Moscow, the Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Russia (MBFWR) witnesses more and more designers designing with the Moscow textile industry in mind. Vogue Italia design scout Sara Maino, who discovers talent around the world, was invited to talk at the … Continue reading

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Military Mix & Match

The military look is timeless, traditional and trendy, and the Autumn Winter 2016 designs will make you want to march down a boulevard wearing a marine blazer and red lips. Mix and match and browse your local military army surplus … Continue reading

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Shoes glorious shoes

From Sarah Jessica Parker to Cinderella, the V&A’s Shoes:Pleasure and Pain exhibit looks at how shoes and the occasional gold leaf stitching have elevated la status of ladies since the socialite goddess Aphrodite reclined in an ancient form of stiletto. … Continue reading

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Miles of MAC

British born fashion photographer Miles Aldridge and his work for MAC make up, is everything photography should be. Moody. Exciting. Memorable. Miles is a dab hand at manipulating bold, whimsical, dream like photo shoots. His models look like mannequins. Earlier this month, … Continue reading

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Beauty is Duty

During rationing in wartime, it was tough. Magazines boosted morale, by encouraging women to keep making themselves up. Beetroot became the new red lip stain. Boot polish was used a mascara, and tea stained your legs for the ‘stockings’ effect, complete with … Continue reading

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Soul Boys ‘Spandau Ballet’ on Rome’s red carpet @ Rome Film Festival 2014

Music and moda: British band Spandau Ballet discuss their 80’s documentary Soul Boys of The Western World. Nicola meets the British band @ the 9th edition of the Rome Film Festival to discuss the positive reception of their new 80’s documentary “Soul … Continue reading

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Momenti Moda: Italian Glamour 1945-2014 at the Victoria and Albert Museum, London

    “Italy is the best country in the world. We are inspirational to other nations. They want to dress the way Italians dress”, Missoni said proudly, one of the many designers being celebrated at London’s Victoria and Albert Museum’s … Continue reading

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