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Monthly Archives: February 2010

Phoebe Philo in the New York Times….

The always amazing biannual New York Times Style Magazine {Spring 2010} came out online a couple of weeks ago… is a little smaller in size than usual, but the standard still is what you expect from the best….I loved the story “Phoebe Philo’s Third Act” by Alice Rawsthorn, on her return to the fashion world, [...]

Little Darlings……..

How could it be, that in the early eighties all the teenage girls in films were so beautiful and effortlessly cool….in films like Little Darlings, Fast Times at Ridgemont High, even Square Pegs, they never seemed short on a new style to wear or new music to listen to….it was hard being a little kid, [...]

Lover presents….The Harvest

The Harvest. Vignette.01 from LOVER® on Vimeo. There is nothing more exciting than awaiting the new Lover collection….the magic, the new colours, the textures, the styles and the infinite new possibilities of great new outfits that it is about to open up, to new and old Lover pieces and even those other special things hanging [...]

Sunday Breakfast… the Luncheonette

A couple of weekends ago, I went to the Luncheonette in Kensington….it opened at the end of last year…and has been the new little heartbeat in the area….Olivia Robinson, the owner who dreamt up this delicious place, had worked in a couple of amazing cafes in New York….and was inspired to open her own……she designed [...]

Paris Vogue classic….

Every December/January there is a tradition for Paris Vogue to have a guest editor….there have been many incredible people who have guested….Baryshnikov, Nelson Mandela, Helmut Newton, Kate Moss, Drew Barrymore, Charlotte Gainsbourg…..all amazing issues dedicated to their loves and passions…..but my all time favorite is the Sofia Coppola issue from 2004…there is no denying it, [...]

Alexa Chung strikes again!!!

On monday night at New York’s Bowery Hotel, J.Crew’s junior denim line Madewell launched their Fall 2010 collection, designed in collaboration with everyone’s favorite fashion it girl Alexa Chung……and what a week it has been for this lady of the-never-wrong-outfit-collection….inspired by the sixties but looking decidedly seventies, the colors were soft and pale, washed out [...]

Opening Ceremony at the Ace Hotel…..

To celebrate yet another clever collaboration…New York store and center of all things new and amazing, Opening Ceremony asked Gia Coppola and Tracy Antonopoulos to make this sweet little film…..awww!!! non plus one final from Tracy ANTONOPOULOS on Vimeo.

Happy Valentines….to all the romantics and star crossed lovers!

Alexander the Great

We have awoken to the saddest news today, Lee Alexander McQueen has died. It seems the devastating loss of his mother recently, spiraled him to this darkness. In an industry that is more commerce than art, he managed to create a company, where unseen genius and innovation were created in every product…..he himself was a [...]

Daydreaming at Shibui…..

A few days ago, I made the return trip to my colorist……I don’t go often enough….but do enjoy the three hours of reading…..imagine my delight whilst I was getting my hair done, to see the most wonderful montage on the back wall…..of a short film they made with Melbourne photographer Gen Kay….it captures something of [...]