LOVE love this front cover and editorial shoot by photographer Ishi for Vogue Netherland featuring Senegalese model Kinee Diouf. Shot in Morocco, it really is eye poppingly stunning. The colours, the angle, the everything is just KAPOW! Continue reading Kinee Killing It in Vogue Netherland
Prints just lift the spirits so. Recently I met someone wearing the delightful orange and zebra print below, by young designer, Charlotte Taylor. Her bold , fun designs paired with elegant silhouettes always bring a smile to my face. The current collection was inspired by a trip to Rajasthan last year and features traditional Indian techniques and fabrics with icons such as peacocks, sacred cows … Continue reading Wonder of The Print World: Taj Mahal
To mark Art Basel Miami Beach, designer Charlotte Olympia worked with British artist Boyarde Messenger to create a collection of hand painted shoes based on her signature Dolly Pump, inspired by six famous paintings including works by Picasso, Mondrian, Pollack, Van Gogh, Lichtenstein and Hodgkin. See more pics at Citizens of Fashion. Continue reading Art On The Soles Of Her Feet
I have just been to the hairdressers for a trim. I would love to see my hairdresser’s face if i’d whipped these pics out and said I want “something like this”. These amazing creations and hair sculptures are part of the Tressé Agoche collection, by Haitian-American designer Joanne Petit-Frére. See more of her work at http://www.tresse-agoche.com Continue reading Hairmazing Hair Sculpture
I am not a trainer/sneaker girl. Nosiree but these, a collaboration between Be&D and artist Trong Gia Nguyen, are rather fetching…… Currently on sale at Fab here for £69. Continue reading These Baseball Boots Were Made For Sashaying
When I heard about Ndani, a Nigerian fashion pop-up at Selfridges, I was keen to check it out because A) I practically live in Selfridges B) I don’t recall ever seeing any African country in the style spotlight to a mainstream audience C) It’s just lovely to see something different. The “tribal” trend is a perennial fashion favourite but very rarely (ever?) is there any … Continue reading World’s Best Department Store, Selfridges Showcases Nigerian Fashion
This is what i want for Christmas. This headdress by milliner extraordinaire, Stephen Jones, as sported by Jourdan Dunn during the Olympics Closing Ceremony. (While i’m at it Jourdan’s face, body and the arm Gandy wouldn’t go amiss but it’s the headdress i want). Despite the fact that I’ve not been naughty, I suspect it will have got lost in Santa’s online shopping delivery. Oh well! … Continue reading What I Want For Christmas
Forget H&M collaboration this, and Top Shop collaboration that, finally here’s a masstige collection I’m really excited about. The American chain J C Penney has just announced that its next designer collaboration will be with London-based, Nigerian designer, Duro Olowu. The collection will include womenswear, stationery and accessories by Iris Apfel, with prices between $10 and $100. The bad news is that JC Penney is … Continue reading JC Penney Announces Collaboration with Michelle Obama fave, Nigerian Designer, Duro Olowu
Way before Halloween and the ghoulish decorations took over the shops I’d noticed how ubiquitous skulls have become. Once the preserve of Goths, bikers and cults, skulls are now so mainstream that M&S and BabyGap have children’s clothing and shoes covered in them. It seems we just can’t get enough of skulls. Browsing the High Street, you’ll find a plethora of skull plastered products. I’ve … Continue reading Skulls, skulls, skulls: style trick or treat?
I love bamboo so much – sometimes wonder if i was a panda in former life…..minus the being forced to move to Scotland and mating problems obvs. Spotted this gorgeous little bag in the Splash boutique at Loews Miami Beach Continue reading Was I A Panda In Former Life?