On my radar: The V&A Reading Rooms

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Thanks to my good friend Hips Like Boys for alerting me to the V&A Reading Rooms. I love a bookshop, especially a browse-friendly one, and even more especially a fashion-design-art one. Claire de Rouen and Koenig Books in Charing Cross Road are my first choices for book porn but tend to be a bit, er compact, for extended browsing. Continue reading

Quote of the day

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“I don’t understand why in St Pancras they put up that tacky statue of two people kissing when they should have put up a statue of Manolo Blahnik. That would be much better.”
Ines de la Fressange, The Telegraph

AW11 press day highlights part 3

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Lulu Guinness’s dolly-faced bags

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Vassar Girls

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LCF sent me its MA fashion journalism newspaper last week and I couldn’t put down Rebecca Tuite’s story about the ‘Vassar Girl’ look (the female Ivy League look, if you will). The Vassar Girl look was epitomised by an unofficial uniform of Bermuda shorts, Brooks Brothers shirts, twinsets, Shetland sweaters, loafers and knee socks. Continue reading

From the vaults: the return of the trunk show

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Last year I wrote a piece for Glass magazine about the newly revived interest in trunk shows. The trend is building in 2011 with the launch of businesses like ‘online trunk show’ Moda Operandi and the likes of Jason Wu hitting the road, so I thought I would reproduce the piece here. Continue reading

Quote of the day

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When I’m at home I look like a slob! T-shirts, sweaters and Uggs. I love Uggs, they are the best thing that have happened to feet!
Andre Leon Talley, Grazia

What Liberty London Girl said at Fashion Business Club

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I was given the golden opportunity to interview the fabulous Sasha Wilkins (of Liberty London Girl fame) yesterday as part of the networking event, Fashion Business Club. Continue reading

AW11 press day highlights part 2

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More things to love at the Aw11 press days including…

Roger Vivier’s studded loafers and flats – and new eau de toilette (especially La Rose)
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