London Fashion

A Brief History of British Luxury

Penelope Sacorafou | Posted 03.04.2014 | UK
Penelope Sacorafou

The word luxury is brandished about a little too frequently these days. As a result the definition of luxury has been watered down too much, steering away from the skills and traditions that it relied upon, and moving towards implying a more "bling" lifestyle that can be considered often rather vacuous.

Scoop International Fashion Show London - Neon Trend Continues Into Spring/Summer 2014

Christine Babington Smith | Posted 24.09.2013 | UK Style
Christine Babington Smith

The main theme at this year's show was Young British Designers, whilst previous years have focused on Scandinavian and Belgian labels. It's a great place to get a preview of trends that will be arriving in fashion forward stores and it looks like the neon trend is set to continue into 2014.

On Safari at London Fashion Week

Chanel de Yong | Posted 22.04.2013 | UK Style
Chanel de Yong

All in all, London Fashion Week is a circus of extravagant looks, with each caricature out to compete against the other. Next time you decide to make a trip, it may be a thought to check out your local fancy dress shop first. Who knows, you may decide to dress up as a zebra!

The New Guard

Eleanor Doughty | Posted 26.01.2013 | UK Style
Eleanor Doughty

A few years ago, we might have cited John Rocha and Matthew Williamson as the hottest tickets for London Fashion Week. The New Guard have trounced on that theory. They are more than just BFC sponsored talent, the lucky creatives that escaped the unemployment net. They are the rebirth of British fashion design. Yeah, I said it. An actual rebirth.

Summer Fashion Failings

Antonia O'Brien | Posted 11.08.2012 | UK Style
Antonia O'Brien

For me the main offender is flashing too much flesh. I understand when it's a hot day the last thing you want to do is wear body-covering clothes, but there are some style offences that are just socially unacceptable. Topless on the high street, sheer leggings and unkempt toenails are just the beginning and what follows next, on my list of summer fashion fails.

John Rocha worth an Oscar

Gisele Scanlon | Posted 18.02.2013 | UK Style
Gisele Scanlon

What sort of a writer would I be if I didn't post something this week about fashion and film? Watching John Rocha's Autumn/Winter 2012 show tu...

Thieves Make Off With £40,000 Of Marc Jacobs' Collection

The Huffington Post UK | Olivia Williams | Posted 18.11.2011 | UK

Some £40,000 worth of designer Marc Jacobs' Spring/Summer 2012 collection has been stolen in London this week, according to the Metropolitan Police. ...