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20/02/2021
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Do You Know the Secrets Behind Fashion Week?

Fashion Weeks are synonymous with high fashion and higher expectations.  The world’s first fashion week was in New York: 1943 (to provide alternatives to European fashion when the War prohibited travel between the countries); it would be another 40 years until London curated their own catwalk in 1983! The distribution of locations allows designers to localise their shows; Chanel in France, McQueen in England and so on… Whilst we know that the world’s largest luxury designers exhibit their collections in New York, Milan, Paris and London, do you know the... Read More

24/01/2021
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Ultimate Bag Guide: Dior Saddle Bag

Everything you need to know about Dior’s Cult Classic Saddle Bag… Dior’s iconic Saddle Bag debuted on the runway in John Galliano’s Spring/Summer 2000 collection and quite frankly ladies, the rest is history.  It’s adorned the shoulders of countless celebrities and before the year was out, Dior’s accessories sales had increased more than 60%!  Whilst the popularity of this kidney-shaped bag did decrease in popularity for a few years, it came back with a vengeance in 2018 when it made its impactful return on the arms of Beyonce, Rosie Huntington-Whitely... Read More

08/01/2021
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Britain: Did You Know it’s THE Fashion Hub of the World?

British Fashion: Britain hosts many of the most iconic brands in contemporary fashion. Our innovative and original ethos continues to trigger designers to not only be creative, but also commercial.  Over the years, Britain has cultivated a unique spirit that ignites the imagination of the fashion world. From birthing trailblazers, such as McQueen, to promoting refined craftsmanship (through the likes of Burberry & Mulberry); the continued originality of British designers subsequently maintains Britain’s status as THE fashion hub of the world!  A major strength of the British fashion industry is... Read More

23/12/2020
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Discover Why Vintage Handbags Are an Investment.

‘Vintage’ can often carry the negative connotations of being old, worn and unloved. However, when it comes to handbags, more often than not this couldn’t be further from the truth, as you’ll discover below…  Let’s take our minds back to the early 00s. Do you remember Sarah Jessica Parkers character Carrie Bradshaw? (silly question, we know!) From Manolo Blahniks to Fendi’s cult Baguette bag; her protagonists style constantly sparked worldwide trends… which remain active to this day!  Below, we’re going to guide you through some staples that are available at... Read More

28/10/2020
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Did You Get The Memo That High Fashion Is Turning Seasonless?

2020. New Year, New Values: 2020 has triggered a subversive end to the realms of high-fashion, that we have long since been accustomed to.  Seasonless styles are replacing catwalk trends, to nullify material motivation and reduce the way in which our visually saturated society glorifies trends and conspicuous consumption.  Earlier in the year, Gucci refreshingly labelled themselves as ‘Seasonless’ going forward. Publicly denouncing their annual 5 shows, in favour of 2, to tackle the obsolete nature of the international fashion calendar; as ‘clothes should have a longer life than the seasonal words attributed... Read More

09/05/2019

 The Many Handbags of Kylie Jenner

Our obsession with Kylie Jenner continues. This week we take a closer look at Kylie’s extensive collection of designer heaven. Mid last August, the 21-year-old self-made billionaire shared a tour of the entire “room” in her house dedicated to just her purses! 8 months on, it’s time for an update. Read on to delve into the archives of Kylie’s luxury chic…     Fendi Forever  In October last year, Instagram fans were graced by the vision of Kylie in baby blue latex paired with an eye catching Fendi Purse. The... Read More

30/04/2019

Donatella Francesca Versace – An Icon

An Italian fashion designer and current vice president of the Versace Group, as well as its chief designer. We all know her as a fashion icon and true diva, Donatella, Born 2 May 1955 (Happy birthday) has truly been a fashion icon over the years. During the 1980s, Donatella’s brother, Gianni Versace, launched a perfume dedicated to her, Blonde, and gave her her own fragrance label, Versus, which Gianni formerly ran for her. After Gianni’s death, Donatella took over all aspects of the label.  She had planned to work for... Read More

16/04/2019

Victoria Beckham – An Icon’s Birthday

Today is a true fashion icons birthday, Victoria Beckham! From Spice Girl to one of the most talked about fashion designers of this era Victoria Beckham turns 45. The life of an icon… In 1994, Beckham joined the all-female group, the Spice Girls. Each member of the group received a nickname from the media and Beckham was named “Posh Spice” The group is the best-selling female group of all time, selling over 80 million records worldwide. Not only did they have massive success in there music but also sparking girl... Read More

19/02/2019

5 Ways Karl Lagerfeld Changed The Face Of Fashion

5 WAYS KARL LAGERFELD CHANGED THE FACE OF FASHION He was larger than life. A force of nature. The fashion guru on the future’s edge. known as the creative director of the French luxury fashion house Chanel, as well as creative director of the Italian fur and leather goods fashion house Fendi and his own eponymous fashion label. Over the decades, he has collaborated on a variety of fashion and art-related projects. Here we look at 5 of the most influential impacts he had on fashion during his time. NO.1... Read More