Posts tagged "Luxury"

Fashion Sunday

Women in business. It’s a hot, hot topic at the moment, and rightly so – thanks to the Emma Watsons, Caitlin Morans and Lena Dunhams of our generation, the issue of the female gender in the workplace has become a headline issue. Particularly women and entrepreneurship; women reportedly make up less than a third of those in self employment (link), but this recent article on Forbes.com suggests that companies spearheaded... ...READ MORE

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Espadrilles by Lika Mimika

Europeans amongst you, let's be honest. This summer the weather has been distinctly average to say the least. All those trendy pool slides I invested in have been renegaded to the back of my shoe closet where they are gathering cobwebs until I migrate further south. In these transeasonal times it's virtually impossible to appropriately style your feet. It's too cold for sandals, but too depressing to be donning your... ...READ MORE

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PAPER Planes

I wrote a post a few months back questioning whether or not my (let's call it) petite frame could handle the cut of the culotte, and was delighted when the lovely lasses over at PAPER London offered to help me out with a pair to experiment with. If you haven't heard of Kelly Townsend and Phillipa Thakeray's London label, than you can thank me later for this particular introduction. PAPER... ...READ MORE

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Brothers, Sisters, Sons & Daughters

Luxury department store Barneys is creating waves in the SS14 advertising space. Whilst other retailers are featuring soft flower arrangements, bright summer colours and teams of models seductively draped around city-scapes, Barneys is launching an advertising campaign to raise awareness about transgender issues. Bold right? I'm ashamed to say that at first I shrugged it off as another provocative marketing initiative in the style of Harvey Nichols or United Colours of... ...READ MORE

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Michael Kors Menswear AW14

Not so long ago I wrote a post about Michael Kors' pre-fall collection for women, lusting over the masculine tailoring, bloated silhouettes and luxurious fabrics. It seems appropriate then that I should share with you their AW14 menswear line, which is equally refined.Michael Kors creates clothes that look and feel luxurious, but are easy-to-wear, understated and, above all, comfortable. Like British designer Nicole Farhi, there is no room for fussy... ...READ MORE

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