Gucci Resort ’17- The State of Things To Come

Fashion. Its in a particular state right now, and several designers are trying to unpick their way out of the particularity of the situation whilst others have remained stumped. Season to season there is a raging debate on the nature of collections and the impact on the consumer and designer. For us, its a spectator sport…

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#NYFW AW’16 An Atmosphere- Tommy Hilfiger

I like a good atmosphere in a fashion show sometimes. I know, I am guilty of belabouring the fact that sometimes too much can be too much when it comes to fashion, and we lose the actual point to be made and taken- the clothes, but sometimes the atmosphere contributes to the feel of the…

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#NYFW Fall ’16- The Celebrity Designer

Fashion Week is here again, and the spectacle has begun, from Burberry’s announcement to skip the seasonal calendar, more or less, to Tom Ford over the thing all together and Kanye’s tomfoolery, it is gearing up to be another one of those seasons that will have us all exhausted by the end of it. If we…

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#NYFW SS16-Pretty Dresses & Fishermen’s Hats

For the past few seasons, I’ve found fashion week to be a bit mundane, and repetitive, we keep having the same arguments and going round the same circles, New York is too long, London too short and typical, by the time we get to Paris its all so tediously messy, and somewhere along the line…

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PFW SS15- Chloe & Valentino; Sweet Dreams Are Made Of These

Fashion week, yes, its over. Thanks heavens for that. I wasn’t a fan of this round of fashion weeks. After New York where the boredom set in, I tuned off and went away on vacation, returned to even more of a circus, and it felt like it went on forever. We’ll get to that later. Despite…

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Couture- Fall ’14

When it comes to couture, I have a love-hate-misunderstood relationship with it. I expect couture to be big and bold, and detailed and confusing, and intricate and wild, and everything besides simple. It is the one place I expect a designer to go far out wild and crazy a la Gaultier, because couture is not for…

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