Sneaker Pimps. Cheating on my Stan Smiths with Bart (The Imitation Game part deux!)

“Isabel Marant blatantly ripped-off Stan Smiths!” At my local deli the other morning, I overheard a group of friends arguing over trainers, specifically Adidas Stan Smiths and Isabel Marant Bart Sneakers.  What they were saying was a little OTT but essentially true and it’s a view shared by many since the Bart Sneaker was launched in … [Read more…]

Fashion Week AW 17- High/Low lights from London and the best from Milan so far

A little late with this one (it’s been a busy few weeks!) but here are my high (and low) lights from the recently concluded London Fashion Week.  Follow the link at the end for the best bits from Milan so far….: #1. Simone Rocha: For using older models. And for nearly changing my mind about … [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…]