With awards season coming up, many celebrities will be running to designers in the hope of looking their best. Speeches are secondary. Your outfit says what your words can't. London Fashion week in February is also a prime time for people to don their best outfits and get noticed.
I love shoes. Shoes don't care how much Quality Street you ate over Christmas, the straps won't strain after a big dinner and they are so much easier than clothes to shop for as the sizes tend to be pretty standard across brands, with far less variation than you find in clothing.
Ever since his mixtapes and homemade music videos started appearing on the internet A$AP Rocky has been a force to be reckoned with in, not just hip hop, but the music scene as a whole. The 24-year-old rapper from Harlem, New York is not your average rapper.
I never gave much thought to sexism while growing up. After all, it was the 1990s and then the twenty-first century. But I have begun to notice sexism around me - not overt discrimination as such, more a tone in which women are spoken about, or just a person's awareness of someone's woman-ness.
The global industry that employs one sixth of the world's population is riddled with issues such as fast fashion, toxic chemical use, forced labour and waste. Let's make 2013 the year each of us become conscious consumers and demand that the fashion industry is changed.
Hot on the heels of the opening of Menswear Fashion Week 2013-2014 in London, Vogue.fr launched a new platform dedicated entirely to masculine style, with all the latest shows, backstage snaps and street style.
Digital print Queen Katrantzou's beautiful collage-like designs are perfectly fused with Heck's mesmerising paint over-like photography, as colourful patterns expand into an abstract and other-wordly realm.
2013 looks like we could see some strange and interesting trends again so I thought I would share my thoughts on some of them, along with other predictions for 2013. Some are serious, some are silly and others are further proof that fashion continues to break down barriers.
The sartorial cupid's arrow is a hard hitter. A couple of weeks ago, I fell head-over-demi-heels in love with a neatly wrapped parcel under the Christmas tree. A transparent indigo clutch in the ideal day to night size made up my first piece of the perspex puzzle.
Before I could flash my new membership card around I had to buy a new P.E. kit; this thought filled me with more fear and dread than the fiercest personal trainer ever could. Let's just cast our minds back to the grey days of school P.E.