YSL Kiss & Love lipsticks

YSL Kiss & Love lipstick

A brief respite from LFW to gush over these new lipsticks coming to the UK from YSL.

Rouge Pur Couture is one of my favourite lipstick lines and YSL has amped things up with this divine heart-embossed version.

It’s limited edition and arrives on November 4th in the UK according to British Beauty Blogger. (If you’re in the U.S, Sephora has them already to buy here and YSL has them to buy here.) Perfect stocking filler fodder, no?


WORDS: Navaz Batliwalla/Disneyrollergirl

LFW SS16 highlights: day 3

Margaret Howell ss16

My favourite LFW show for compiling my personal shopping wish list, Margaret Howell was in a chirpy mood yesterday morning, with bright pops of red punctuating her minimalist neutrals (above and below). (more…)

LFW SS16 Highlights: Day 1 and 2

Le Kilt ss16

Is there any point in doing daily LFW roundups in these days of Instagram coverage and watch-it-yourself Periscope shows? Hell, yes, if only for the reason that it reminds me of what I’ve seen when it comes to pitching to clients in six months three weeks time.

I’ll admit I’ve been easing into LFW slowly for the first two days, but I’ve already seen lots to whet my SS16 appetite. Happpily, I’m noticing a lot more colour and joy, bringing us out of the #liveclean minimalism we’ve experienced for so many seasons, into something more energetic.

Such as Le Kilt on Friday. I like what Sam McCoach does as a creative director. Her vision is believable and all-encompassing, from the casting to the venue and set design, to the music. (more…)

New season fashion books

The History Of Modern Fashion Daniel James Cole and Nancy Deihl

Years and years and years ago, I remember gearing up for my first term at fashion college. We were given a list of things we needed to buy, which necessitated a trip to R. D. Franks in Market Place (off Oxford Circus) to stock up on essential books and magazines. (more…)