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Monthly Archives: November 2011

Ken Russell’s……The Boyfriend…….1971

He was an English film maker who defied his critics and went with his vision, regardless of the popular tastes of the the times…….he made some truly crazy movies….anyone who has seen, Women in Love, The Devils , The Lair of the White Worm or Tommy would agree……sadly he died over the weekend at age [...]

World of Interiors……….Tea Time with Molly…..

During my London travels, I had the chance to catch up after many years with my dear friend Molly……she had moved to London in the nineties and never looked back…..I met her on my 18th birthday….and at such a defining time she invited me into her amazing world and made a lasting memory…………and her world [...]

Winter Daze…..Metal #25

I am still without my winter clothes, they will end up here in time for spring……… and while taking a break from trying to figure out how to make summer clothes look less summery….I saw this amazing shoot in Spanish magazine Metal, the knitwear looks incredible, the layering amazing, perfect with my Lover coat from [...]

Miu Miu……..Fall.Winter 2011

Miu Miu…Fall.Winter 2011…….still the most beautiful collection of the current season, the dresses, with the most exquisite embroidery, the coats, each one pure perfection, be it the cut, design or fabric, I would love one of each, then you have those incredible embellished prints and shoes………….there has been much discussion in the press on whether [...]

Wear it Today, Tomorrow, Forever: Spring.Summer 2012

Chloé……..with new Creative Director, Clare Waight Keller ex Pringle Creative Director, taking over from the much missed Hannah MacGibbon, it was going to be a tough presentation…..who is yet to forget the amazing Raquel Zimmermann strutting in those Chloé ads? So the Charlie’s Angel seventies lady is gone and in comes a Chloé which was [...]

Oh La La…..at Le Bon Marché

Christmas windows and every kind of fairy light are going up in Paris right now…..beautiful yes, but the crazy rock and roll theme puppets at Galleries Lafayette were too much…..this one below from Le Bon Marché has been the most daring I have seen yet, it would surprise even the locals, every time I walked [...]

The Craft of Gucci….Love Magazine No.6

I bought Love Magazine {Autumn/Winter}  a few months ago and was totally blown away by this amazing shoot….all the Gucci pieces were taken from the new Gucci museum opened in Florence…..it’s a shoot I keep going back to, for the Gucci pieces from the sixties and seventies look so incredibly modern, impeccably made, out-of-this-world designed [...]

Eternal Romantics: Spring.Summer 2012

Chanel…….ahhh! let me count the ways! What Karl Lagerfeld creates needs no words, more watch and learn instructions……he is the most visionary designer in fashion…he leaves the past for others to search….he needs no vintage references because he designed them all already…his collections for Chloe in the seventies are still my favourite to collect, back [...]

Hermes…..Scarf Fete…..Le Bastille, Paris

Yesterday Hermes, threw a scarf party at the Balajo nightclub in the Bastille in Paris….on arrival, it felt like being at a school formal, many had dressed in the rockabilly theme, which made for some amazing outfits, the cutest fringes and ponytails, embroidered full skirts and great make up……there was a little tattoo shop stationed [...]

Modern and Amazing: Spring.Summer 2012

Acne….the new colours and proportions…it’s undone, uncomplicated and totally new…..and the hair colouring is amongst the best of all the collections… Kenzo…….this is a lable I love especially the seventies and eighties collections…..the prints, the knitwear, the textures and the casual high fashioness Kenzo brought to Paris in the seventies defined that era…..so where did [...]