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F is for Fast…stop trying to pull a Fast one on us Mark…

Ok, so i said it last season and i’m happy to say it again… I’m all for fashion not being aimed at just size zero, but there are still things that should be left to the thinnies… …case in point: Mark Fast’s (Fat cons)…Body cons…I think the worst thing about the whole thing is that … Continue reading

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L is for Lacey…Without being Racey…

Lace is deffinately set to be a trend again, but instead of its usual association with winter and ‘the party dress’. Note Prada’s 2009 collection or Stella Mccartney’s 2010 resort collection;       This time it is for spring summer…as at Erdem… Questionable however, as the lace dresses seen on the catwalk at the … Continue reading

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H is for Hollywood…G is for Glamour…

Old hollywood glamour is what springs to mind when i look at the looks from the Zac Posen show. The elegant mix of black, cream, and light tones of red, really compliment the sillouettes for the season…This ladylike elegance is remenisent of better days…glamour and dress code. It appears as if Posen isn’t the only … Continue reading

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A is for All-in-ones…B is for Black…

Trend spotting: The Black All-in-one It said Spring Summer, but by the looks of these black onesies, it would seem like it was more like winter. They are the kind of looks you could picture on the list for the office party, that sultry glamour, made complete by the piercing red lipstick. (As seen at … Continue reading

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M is for Men…Who doesn’t love them…

Men from fashion weeks the world over…what they all have in common?…apart from the obvious ;)… They’re all dressed so well…with charisma in a very fabulous me way…not to mention the beauty. Be it deshevelled or clean cut…these men know what they’re doing, and they do it damn well.   None of this try hard … Continue reading

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N is for Neutrals…

Neutrals have been a big player for SS/11… From Chloe to Margaret Howel and Julien Macdonad. They have all used neutrals, creams and beiges in their SS/11 collections.   Here are a few of the neutral collections from the coming season… Jean-Pierre Braganza Emilio de la Morena Margaret Howel Juilen Macdonald David Koma Chloe’s collection … Continue reading

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P is for Parties…

40 Years of Roberto Cavalli: Celebrating the works of Cavalli, the real celebrity dresser. Believe it or not, but when he opened his first store in St Tropez, it was still a basic fishing village in comparison to the hub of the fabulous and rich it is now.   Cavalli…the best bits from an interview … Continue reading

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H is for Honolulu…S is for Sailor…

Dior’s combination of casual chic tailoring and floaty hawaiin themed florals conjured up a story which could have easily have beenĀ in a movie… For me, it was a cross between Pearl Harbour, arabian chic and a lineup of tattoo pin up girls…  

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S is for Sonia…R is for Rykiel…

This collection in 3 words: I WANT CANDY

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C is for Colour…P is for Pantone…

So…what are the colours set for 2011? When I look at the collections from all 4 fashion weeks, (New York through to Paris) there are deffinately some trends and similarities with the colours, but what do the experts say are the colours for S/S 11… Now lets take a look at menswear…see any similarities?… Here … Continue reading