Fashion Month Is Here... New York Gets the Party Started | Posted 11.11.2012 | UK Style

New York Fashion Week kicks off a month of fashion madness, as brings you the designers, the models, the parties, the street looks, and of course, the shows.

Orla Kiely Talks New Uniqlo Collection, Her OBE, and Palm Springs Sunshine

Christy Osborne | Posted 11.11.2012 | UK Style
Christy Osborne

This year's Fashion's Night Out was seriously buzzing. The streets of Mayfair were jammed with fashionistas on the hunt for exclusive purchases and the opportunity to rub shoulders with the designers themselves.

Fashion's Night Out: Shopping and Champagne Gets London Buzzing

Sarah McGiven | Posted 07.11.2012 | UK Style
Sarah McGiven

Fashion's Night Out (aka FNO), the annual international shopping event and brainchild of US Vogue's Anna Wintour designed to help kickstart the economy, happened on Thursday and London is still buzzing from a night of parties, shopping and free champagne.

Why Ugly People Shouldn't Bother With Fashion

Alexander Walters | Posted 23.10.2012 | UK Style
Alexander Walters

It's a Saturday afternoon and, having told me that my wardrobe is a little "tired", my girlfriend decides to take me shopping in Shoreditch. We go to a store called A.P.C. It's French, which is apparently justification for charging £75 for a t-shirt. 

The Legacy Of Coco Chanel - Create A Chanel Inspired Home

Nikki Wright | Posted 01.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Nikki Wright

Yesterday marked what would have been Coco Chanel's 129th birthday, despite dying in 1971 her legacy still lives on. Coco was a pioneer in the world of fashion with a colourful and exuberant character.

Smart Casual or Casually Smart - What Does It Really Mean?

Gabriel John | Posted 29.07.2012 | UK Style
Gabriel John

One thing that I have spotted recently is how so many gents don't understand the concept of 'smart casual'.

Vexed by Vintage

Viki Imrie | Posted 15.09.2012 | UK Style
Viki Imrie

Once upon a time, long before I moved to London, I used to enter Oxfam with a heady sense of adventure about the the delights I was sure to discover. And discover I did, knocking aside the elderly in my greedy quest to rifle through the rails, gathering great swathes of questionable but utterly brilliant items into my arms.

Effortlessly Cool Menswear Label, Folk, Debuts First Women's Collection

Sarah McGiven | Posted 16.09.2012 | UK Style
Sarah McGiven

Folk is one of those understated, effortlessly cool clothing brands often spotted on trendy media types and music industry boys who want to look like they haven't tried too hard. Through combinations of intricately stitched patterns, beautiful fabrics or unusual, interesting cuts, for all it's seemingly simple design, Folk stands out because it's all about the detail.

Nike Unveils Next Level Sports Tech Innovations to Help You 'Just Do It'

Sarah McGiven | Posted 09.09.2012 | UK Style
Sarah McGiven

The disused warehouse style location for Nike's European Media Summit which took place in London this week looked just like a set from a Spider-Man film.

We're Dressing Better but It's Not Quite There Yet Chaps

Gabriel John | Posted 08.07.2012 | UK Style
Gabriel John

It has to be said there are a lot of dapper chaps out there in London Town, but there are no excuses for some of the fashion nightmares that I see on a daily basis.

Looking After Your Shoes

James Field | Posted 05.09.2012 | UK Style
James Field

Have you brushed your teeth? Have you polished your shoes? Two questions I'd often hear before heading to school. At the time you don't fully understand the benefit, but thanks to my parents making sure I brushed my teeth before going to school and to bed, I have teeth that have been fairly good to me. If you look after them, they last. The same with shoes.

The Leather Satchel Company - A Product Review

Akeela Bhattay | Posted 24.08.2012 | UK Style
Akeela Bhattay

I bought my very first leather satchel in 2006, when leather satchels weren't a popular fashion essential and certainly not looked upon as an attracti...

The 'New' Smart...

Sarah E. Williams | Posted 20.08.2012 | UK Style
Sarah E. Williams

I remember going for my first interview for an office job, it was only a office junior position - which everyone knows is a glorified tea-maker (I make a mean cuppa) - but I was ecstatic.

Weekend Shopping: Rediscovering High Street Beauty With Boots' No.7

Sarah McGiven | Posted 15.08.2012 | UK Style
Sarah McGiven

Remember when you were little and your mum used to wear No7 make up and you thought it was SO grown up?

The Silver Factory

Angela Scanlon | Posted 14.08.2012 | UK Style
Angela Scanlon

The future of Irish fashion is safe. That is, if 16-year-old Cameron Cavaliere is anything to go by.

That Leather Thing...

Sarah E. Williams | Posted 12.08.2012 | UK Style
Sarah E. Williams

For as long as I can remember I have always looked on at the leather jacket in an awe-inspiring kind of way, it was a coat to be looked up to, respected and to be honest SO not anything I could wear, I simply wasn't cool enough.

What to Wear: To a Wedding

James Field | Posted 12.08.2012 | UK Lifestyle
James Field

If the wedding dress code is morning suit and you're thinking shall I hire or buy, my advice is to buy. By all accounts if you hire you are looking at a bill of around £120 for the weekend. If you're hitting the age where weddings become part of a weekend regime during the summer months, you only need to go to two in order to justify the cost.

Extreme Weather - The Real Victims

Nickee Todd | Posted 12.08.2012 | UK Style
Nickee Todd

Stating the obvious but half-term was a wash out. In previous entries I have moaned about how the persistent rain has messed with my spring/summer wardrobe and that was at the beginning of May.

Solange Knowles Responds to Her Natural-Hair Haters

Naomi Mdudu | Posted 12.08.2012 | UK Style
Naomi Mdudu

The saga got me thinking. Where's the backlash coming from? Knowles is one of the few African-American women in the public eye actually embracing her natural hair so shouldn't this be supported rather than criticised?

Hava(ianas) Nice Day!

Kate Lawson | Posted 11.08.2012 | UK Style
Kate Lawson

I'm really hoping it doesn't rain on 15 June. Why? Because it's National Flip Flop Day, and to mark the occasion, iconic summer footwear brand, Havaianas are launching a limited-edition flip flop as part of their 50th Anniversary...

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.

Shoe Designer Wins the Theo Paphitis Award

Zoe Yates | Posted 04.08.2012 | UK Style
Zoe Yates

Milly Jupp, from Hertfordshire is a woman who has many things on the go, though they all fuse together... Milly has recently been awarded the coveted Theo Paphitis Small Business Sunday Award for her original shoe sculptures and 'art to wear' shoes!

What to Wear: On a Date

James Field | Posted 04.08.2012 | UK Style
James Field

Job interviews, weddings, parties. What to wear for these occasions are all a walk in the park compared to deciding what to wear on a date. Rest assured both of you will be as anxious as each other to pitch it right. Easy. Right?

Should You Always Try to Overdress?

Jess Shanahan | Posted 29.07.2012 | UK Style
Jess Shanahan

I've often been told 'aren't you a little overdressed?' and I wonder why it would matter. As Oscar Wilde said: "You can't be overdressed or overeducated". I think we live in a world of baggy jeans, ill-fitting dresses and horrible old t-shirts. I don't understand why someone wouldn't want to make an effort when they go out.

University of Westminster 2012 Fashion Graduates Runway Show

Joao Paulo Nunes | Posted 27.07.2012 | UK Style
Joao Paulo Nunes

On 24 May 2012, I joined some 500 guests in the seductively cavernous space of the Ambika P3 venue in central London to witness the University of West...