Vintage in Print

I’ve always loved vintage images – whether looking through my Gran’s photographs and coveting the clothes and hairstyles, or perusing blogs and websites and adding them to my bookmarks. Knowing my love of all things vintage, one of my best friends even tracked down the September 1990 issue of Vogue (Best. Present. Ever.) for my […]

A-Z of Autumn/Winter 2012 Trends (part one)

For the last couple of seasons, I’ve written a sartorial A-Z of the biggest catwalk trends (AW11 here and here, SS12 here). It even got the Grazia seal of approval, featuring in Grazia Daily’s Fashion Blog Round-up. Here’s a summary of the top trends for autumn/winter 12. A – Androgyny Fashion’s love affair with androgyny […]


Swedish retail giant H&M has recently launched sister label Monki in the UK. In just five years, the quirky, fun and youthful relation of H&M, Cheap Monday and Weekday (all owned by H&M) has achieved a cult following, with 49 stores in seven countries around the world. Their shop within Selfridges opened last month and […]

A/W 2010: A Love Story.

It’s that time of year again. Summer sales arrive and we find that instead of the latest trends and exciting designs appearing in our favourite shops, there are rail upon rail of rubbish labelled “Less than £10”. Rummage all you like, but there’s a reason they’re in the sale. I’ve found many times I’ve purchased […]