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Monthly Archives: June 2010

The Perfect Green Army Parka……only a dream….

Last year on a long holiday in Paris, I visited the Montreuil flea market with 2 great friends, Dee and Charlotte, we had a great adventure, digging our way through the piles of vintage clothes being sold for a song…..my other dear friend Jeff had recommended this market for that very reason…..I was in the [...]

Tonne Goodman Style editorial…….

Thinking of the amazing Tonne Goodman, I came across this editorial in US Vogue inspired by her style…..all the greats have had this tribute done, and this one fitted right into the Celine moment I am feeling this week……and I do love a woman who can appreciate a good tote bag….. US Vogue, August 2008

Love, Chloe……

Love, Chloe….the latest fragrance to be launched by Chloe….will be available later this year, was recently launched in Paris……the new ad features model Raquel Zimmermann, looking very Faye Dunaway, you might agree….the ad directed by Roman Coppola, it is exuberant, sexy and completely glamorous, reflecting the new look for Chloe, notice the amazing cape in [...]

US Vogue’s Tonne Goodman…..Eternal Classic….

Having been a long time fan of the always impeccable, always amazing fashion editor, Tonne Goodman, it made happy to read that the Council of Fashion Designers of America awarded her a very well deserved Eleanor Lambert Award this month. Having worked in fashion for the last 40 years, first off as a model, then [...]

Resort continues……Celine 2011…

Phoebe Philo it must be said, redirects fashion with every collection, whether you work in fashion or not, it is impossible not to fall under her spell and vision, with her modern day Lee Radziwill ladies, wearing her clean, minimal and utterly modern clothing…..there is nothing nineties about it….with what is essentially her seventies aesthetic, [...]

These are the Days……are made of magic….

What a week for wonderful art inspiration! The second solo show for the incredibly lovely and talented Leah Bartholomew……opens this Thursday evening at Gorker Gallery in Fitzroy……her previous debut show, Where the Dry Leaves Fall, was one of the most beautiful gallery visits I have had in a long time…..I felt very lucky to have [...]

Another Marc Jacobs discovery……

My dear friend Gen mentioned this great clip to me on Sunday and I thought I should share it….by Another Magazine…directed by Chadwick Tyler…it features the Marc by Marc Jacobs collection and it captures the spirit of this brand entirely….the fun, excitement, the beauty and the change of moods it reflects in all it’s collections…down [...]

Vogue Nippon….weekend inspirational…..Abbey in Paris….

I just received the new Japan Vogue July issue…..and died a little when I saw this amazing shoot…..now if you weren’t sure whether to try a fur coat or vest….after seeing this, there is no question….it is now a mission to find that perfect one…. Born to Privilege, Photos, Angelo Pennetta, Styled by Sissy Vian, [...]

Heaven on Earth…..Joshua Yeldman

A couple of days ago, I had been in a meeting with my director, as I was about to leave I spotted a card by this amazing artist, Joshua Yeldman….I saw just a small portion of his artwork, but instinctively knew it was something incredible……his work is so utterly beautiful, intricate and mystical…….and the joy [...]

Resort time in New York…….

The traditional role of a resort collection, is to add a little extra to the customer’s spirits and wardrobe in the middle of winter……but maybe with all these weather changes, it will one day be summer when it gets released…..these are my ultimate current favourites….Stella MacCartney showed some perfectly cut styles…..Marc Jacobs is shining again, [...]