Calvin Klein, Versace and Dolce & Gabbana are challenging the notion that "you have to suffer for fashion" with their spring
Hands up who has bared a naked leg this week. I have! The sun was back from maternity leave for a couple of days and bathed London in glorious sunlight. I am perpetually optimistic regarding mother nature's attention to the weather.
The vibe in Milan was thick with these heavy fabrics, elegant, elongated cuts and timeless silhouettes, but some designers like Karl Lagerfeld, Donatella Versace and Peter Dundas contrasted the main themes, presenting rock inspired collections dedicated to the folky feel of the 1960s and 70s and the 1980s punk movement.
I have equipped you with all the magical pieces you need for the season. From ankle boots to your new winter coat, to a selection of bags (big and small) to the warmest jumper, I think I have it covered. So to the final bow: the statement necklace. It's big and bold, always chic but hardworking.
Presenting the last of my autumn essentials posts, inspired by a need to not carry everything around at once for a change. To top it off, it's a super chic balance of macro versus micro- my favourite one from this little lot works perfectly with a certain oversized coat I just might have bought.
With the Marni for H&M collection a mere matter of days away from hitting stores, we've suddenly become a lot more excited
It's been the year of hysteria-inducing designer/high street collaborations. Louise Gray's beautiful range for Brora was an indisputable highpoint. Similarly Jean Paul Gaultier for La Perla was top of the Christmas list. But other unions warrant less praise.
This weekend, I'm all about finding some key pieces that work the red and pink colour clash trend. This super-hot look shows no sign of slowing since it's recent Spring Summer 2011 catwalk revival, with designers including J Crew and Louise Gray having showed more of this eye popping colour contrast for Spring Summer 2012 too.