Why does Zandra Rhodes have pink hair and things I learnt at her 50...

An icon for anyone with coloured hair Dame Zandra Rhodes is the most famous Brit to swap conventional locks for hair that truly represent her. I can’t remember when as a teen I first...

Birthday reflections: why I’m no longer shying away from my age

Today is my birthday and I’ve just turned 39. ‘Wait so you’re not 26?’ ‘I hope you don’t mind me asking but how old are you?’ ‘Saw that pic of you looking like you were 12' Yes these...

Weavers of the Clouds: Textile Arts of Peru – Craft and Travel’s favourite exhibition...

Image: Sebastian Castenada (This is my preview post, see my review from when it opened here.)  To say I’m excited about the forthcoming Weavers of The Clouds exhibition at the Fashion & Textile Museum in London would be...

10 Style Commandments from Sue Kreitzman

I heard more wisdom about life from Sue Kreitzman in 60 minutes at last night’s Riposte Magazine ‘A Question of Taste’ event than I’ve heard in the last few years. I’m a total Sue...

The World of Anna Sui – In Conversation with Anna

I nearly exploded from excitement the day I heard there was going to be an Anna Sui exhibition at The Fashion and Textile Museum in London. Embodying everything fashion should be, I love how Anna’s work...

Stop Brexit Fashion – when style and politics collide

Pin badge from Froggie and Rosbif Some serious effort has been made over the last few months at the numerous protests that have taken place by Anti-Brexit campaigners. Look back at the photos and you’ll see...

The Craft of Jacketing – Customised Denim Jackets by Peter Gibson (Exhibition, Fabrications)

You’ve probably seen a customised denim jacket at some stage, but you’re unlikely to have come across the incredible detail, dedication and storytelling that goes into the jackets embellished by Peter Gibson. Best known...

My 1st Photowalk- Shoreditch, London

Photowalks have been a thing for a while now but it wasn't until the summer that I finally had the chance to go on one. To be honest although I was booked onto Blogtacular's...

DIY POMPOM CHARM NECKLACE TO WEAR AT GLASTONBURY (& OTHER SUMMER FESTIVALS)

With less than a week to go until Glastonbury gets the UK festival season kick-started there’s a deluge of articles about what to wear, buy and what beauty looks to create for Glastonbury across...

Breaking Fashion: why has the BBC commissioned a TV programme that promotes fast fashion?

There’s one word to sum up the BBC’s new style show Breaking Fashion: Appalling. For those of you who haven’t heard of it let me explain. Breaking Fashion is a six-part fly-on-the-wall style documentary that’s currently...

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