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Pendants: A Girl’s Best Friend.

Published on 09.12.08

It’s the poetic version of diamonds and the bohemian version of pearls. Instead of wearing your heart on your sleeve, let it dangle on a chain. It’s the kind of subtle, expressive jewellery you’d expect Virginia Woolf to wear, while Kate Moss has been wearing her favourite pendant for months, a sure indication of a […]

It’s an Investment

Published on 09.03.08

With the economy in tatters, one of the biggest trends being pushed by high fashion designers this season is “timeless classics”. While we all love a good deal, investing that little bit extra in a piece that’s going to last for years to come is well worth it. Aside from possessing something you know you’ll […]

Would mother approve?

Published on 08.25.08

Marc Spellen Apparently, love for emergent fashion is not a quality peculiar to Mum alone. While at the Beatrice Inn of NYC’s West Village last Thursday evening, I spotted Bee Schaffer (and her socialite entourage) dressed exclusively in 3.1 Phillip Lim – save for Sydney, the birthday girl, who opted for Lanvin. Sporting Dries and […]

Dark it Up: A/W brings a Pandora’s Box of purest black.

Published on 08.22.08

“I’ve been 40 years discovering that queen of all colours was black” -Auguste Renoir A guest post by – Audrey Rogers – frassy-audrey.blogspot.com Forget florals and femininity, this season brings in waves of sharp tailoring, dark shades and sultry eyes. This is gothic at its most stylish. Think Ashley Olsen’s smoky eyeshadows, leather fascinations and […]

Lou Doillon’s Cool Creep

Published on 05.11.08

The coolest girl of Paris’ jeunesse doree, Lou Doillon, slithers and skitters with the aplomb with which she dresses – all to the sounds of the hopeful romantics Cazals (http://www.myspace.com/cazalsuk). “Somebody loves me, somebody somewhere?” Lou, more like everybody, everywhere.

Celebrity Style: Thandie Newton

Published on 03.25.08

Thandie Newton in bright Matthew Williamson. I applaud her support of London talent, but this frock is too heavy-handed to be considered positive publicity. Thandie Newton again, here at the Fat Boy Run premiere, in another London designer – Alice Temperley. The black hoisery detracts from the dress’ intricate details. Photos: WireImage

Fall 2008 Trend Report: The Tunic/Pant Combo

Published on 03.21.08

Fall 2008 Trend Report: Pointed Toes

Published on 03.08.08