The imitation game: A fashionista’s dilemma

The trickling down of trends from catwalk to High Street is a key part of the fashion industry – and of course trends are often influenced in the other direction too. Either way, the expectation is that when we shop, we will choose one or the other: the high end piece or its high street version. … [Read more…]

London Fashion Week Mens AW17 – My Highlights

London Fashion Week Mens (previously London Collections: Mens) recently ended, leaving us with a taste of trends for AW17. Here are my top memorable moments! #1. The Return of the Queen  In her debut show on the London men’s schedule (her first in London for years), and in a barely concealed dig at the establishment, … [Read more…]

Victoria Beckham OBE. Why Not?

A wave of indignation continues to sweep across the land at the news that Victoria Beckham is to receive an OBE for “services to fashion” and for her charity work. I personally don’t attach too much significance to the honours system nor do I particularly consider myself a fan of Mrs Beckham’s (who, before the Kardashians, constantly topped my … [Read more…]