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Sophie Haslett

Freelance journalist; London gadabout. Fashion, the arts, words and a bit about Spurs

Sophie Haslett is a freelance fashion and features journalist. She has written for many leading British and Irish publications, including The Times, Stylist, GQ, ShortList, The Gloss magazine, Never Underdressed, The Telegraph and Grazia.

Why We All Need to Be Less 'Judgy' This Lent

I could feel it rising in me before I'd even had the chance to process what I was thinking. 'That Chanel dress Keira's wearing is so darn odd. Disturbing...', I tweeted, without so much as a second thought. There it was again, the judgyness: the cool, dismissive female-to-female criticism that slips so easily off my tongue.
11/03/2014 12:35 GMT

Teenage Dream

Fashion has always loved the "bright young things" that are drawn to its glamour like moths to a flame, but some of these girls are barely old enough to be dressing in adult clothes, yet alone be parading them down a catwalk in Milan.
25/01/2012 12:16 GMT

The Only Way is...Fantasy

"I'm against reality," Karl Lagerfeld said, as he unveiled his Bombay-inspired pre-autumn/winter 2012-13 collection in the heart of fantasy, Paris, last week. "This is the Paris version of the idea of India," he continued, in all his Burton-esque resplendent glory.
12/12/2011 14:35 GMT

The Only Way is...Essex?

Like it or loathe it, there's one trend this autumn that is getting increasingly hard to avoid. When I think of it, I think of tan. I think of false eyelashes, of white stilettos, and of round-the-clock maintenance. It is not fashionable, edgy or remotely high-brow, but somehow it is a look that is taking over our sartorial lives.
22/10/2011 00:18 BST

New Season Dressing

I don't know about you, but for me, spring in London can't come soon enough. In the meantime, however, my plan is to head to the Frieze art fair (there's nothing like the promise of new artists to bring out some seriously stylish dressing). Now, what to wear...
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