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Areia De Londres
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I'm not ready to give up on the Summer yet. I'm one of those sad souls marching on stubbornly with the tight-free look, choosing instead to flaunt the natural pattern of my chicken-skin in the now so frosty mornings. Subtle reminders of the August sunshine ...

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Uterqüe snake skin ballerinas with chain detail
If you haven't come across   Uterqüe   yet, you have been missing out on a paradise for the smart-casual minimalist. Created in 2008 by the Spanish group Inditex, the brand is the most recent addition to the likes of Zara, Massimo Dutti, and Oysho…with a tw...

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Amongst the crooked houses and cobbled pathways that nestle the heart of Lisbon, lives a handcrafted fairytale. Two young tailors spin stories from trails of ethereal fabric, pinned onto the bodices of earthy-wood figurines. From their fingertips emerge rou...

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The Shrimpton legacy
Sometimes I feel that fleeting moments of mad social
rebellion are the ones that end up typifying a decade. And the evidence is
almost always dug out of a dress-up box, or the spidery back of your closet,
for a cringe-themed dress up party that you’d rather...

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A snapshot of the crop top epidemic 

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Cut the crop
                                          Proenza Schouler The days when 'crop top' brought to mind 90s high-school films and undignified nights out on girly summer escapades are long gone. I wouldn't have seen it coming, but it appears that crop tops can a...

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Do the funky monk
I am a massive fan of the new wave of Monk shoes that have swept through London. Traditionally a moderately formal shoe, they strike the perfect balance between smart in form and touch, and casual in detailing. The perforated white calf skin on this pair of...

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Anne Saint-Marie
Mostly, I find that London has it all and I am never short of things to do and see during the week and on the weekends. But this month, I do wish I were making an impromptu trip to Paris. The Papier Glacé exhibition at the Palais Galliera celebrates a centu...

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Becoming "Conscious"
In 2007 I read an article in my monthly issue of Marie Claire that changed how I viewed the fashion industry forever. "Prada Vs Primark" was a duel between Katie Spicer, the average highstreet shopper who pairs the occasional designer item with an abundance...

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Zara lace pencil skirt
Last weekend, I went to the Vogue Festival 2014, and heard from some of the most influential figures of the fashion world. It also posed some interesting questions that got me to reflect on my own interpretation of 'fashion', but much more importantly on my...
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