Most people now in this fast-paced world are in pursuit of trying to find the most natural, productive and unadulterated way to be human, aiming to cut out stress from their lives. Whether that would be through decluttering the house of superfluous junk, or clearing out your the mind through focused mediation, de-stressing and finding the 'real' seems to be a focus for many people nowadays.
Every couple of months or so, the fashion crowd shifts shades- from pastel to navy, just in time for the changing seasons and below tolerable temperatures. However, there are the new kids on the block who don't think that wearing seasonal appropriate shades is important. Why not wear canary in winter? Who has defined it … Continue reading The Colour Game
The year does not truly start until September- the autumn leaves bring in new prospects and books, expositions, the beginnings of Doctor Who and that first cup of steaming tea when it's freezing outside. It's also the time for change- in particular for new starts, as it was for me, with leaving the metropolitan lifestyle behind and entering a slower pace in Durham where I can't get around on the Tube. The move to the countryside of dales and moors is in order- away from the smoky grey bustle of London.
Embellishment by zofia-zwieglinska featuring matthew williamson Looking towards the winter season, we see that we need a certain over-exuberance of prints, colours and textures. With beautiful cashmeres, silks and wools, as well as baroque appliqués and jewels glowing like amber, there is no end to this extravagant folly. These beautifully baroque outfit pieces would look … Continue reading Fashion Inspiration: Golden Hour
Due to my current obsession with light colours, the collections in Milan didn't really translate very well to my envisioning of the winter season, after such a beautiful array of light, airy and futuristic garments. The futurism was still there, just maybe not in such a varied form- references to the black and white film … Continue reading Farewell Raf Simons @ Jil Sander