Most fashion designers want to meet two people: buyers and journalists. As someone who is the latter, I meet a lot of fashion designers. Some of whom I will end up featuring in the publications I write for, and some of whom I will not.Read more "5 Tips For Networking With Fashion Journalists"
A few months ago, a friend of mine was raving about a new feminist book she’d just read, “You’ll love it!… But maybe don’t read the chapter on fashion, it’s pretty damning.” I looked at her curiously. As a fashion journalist, and a feminist, why would I not want to listen to these arguments? Perhaps […]Read more "Why I Founded The Fashion Debates"
No matter what the fashion magazines tell you; a trend isn’t a trend until the people say it is. If no one adopts fashion’s themes into their wardrobes, it’s of little significance. One trend which undoubtedly swept the catwalks, the blogs and the streets last year was 70s style. The maxi lengths, the suede skirts, […]Read more "Why the 70s Came Back into Fashion: A Theory"
I recently returned from covering the autumn/winter 2015 edition of Mercedez-Benz Fashion Week Berlin for FAULT Magazine. It was my first time covering the event and there were many things that surprised me about my perception of the German fashion industry after the event. In general I found the fashion a little disappointing. I felt […]Read more "Mercedez-Benz Fashion Week Berlin autumn/winter 2015"
We’ve only just said goodbye to autumn/winter 14 in our wardrobes but the industry has started turning its head to autumn/winter 15. Last weekend it was the turn of the boys as London Collections: Men strutted into town and I was covering for FAULT Magazine. Below are a few of my personal highlights and links to my full […]Read more "London Collections: Men autumn/winter 2015"
I’d like to introduce you to another ambitious fashion brand that you need to know: Meng. The luxury label currently has a loungewear line and cushion line which, despite only launching in summer 2013, is stocked in some of the world’s most respected department stores including Selfridges, Harrods and Neiman Marcus. The concept behind the […]Read more "Meng: A stylish marriage of art and silk"
Last night, London’s premium fashion members’ organisation, The Industry, met once more to listen to a very special talk between fashion journalist Davina Catt and the designer Mary Katrantzou. I’ve always been a fan of Mary’s work, and also very inspired by how much she has achieved in six years, so I was excited to […]Read more "The Industry – Davina Catt in discussion with Mary Katrantzou"
This summer I spent a month in Berlin having an adventure, brushing up on my Deutsch and putting together a travel guide, which we’ve titled üBerlin, with a group of others on a gap project. I’ve often followed the shows at Berlin Fashion Week and with the city’s creative reputation I was really looking forward to […]Read more "Berlin for Fashion Lovers"
One of my favourite boutiques in London is Wolf and Badger. The store, which rents space to carefully selected young fashion brands, has become so well known and respected in the fashion industry it is hard to believe they are only 3 years old! Yes, Wolf and Badger turned 3 this week so I went […]Read more "Wolf and Badger"
For those of you it might have passed by, Jade Jagger (daughter of Mick and Bianca) founded a fine jewellery line in 2009. The Indian-inspired pieces are stocked around the world, in her standalone stores in London and Goa and now, in Joseph. To celebrate, she hosted a drinks reception at the Joseph store on […]Read more "Jade Jagger at Joseph"