Business of fashion

Beauty blogging: do we need a palette cleanse?



Kylie Jenner Lip Kits

OK, firstly please excuse the terribly pun-ny title, it seemed like a good idea at the time. But seriously, there’s been a lot of talk about blogging fatigue lately – particularly beauty blogging and I thought it would be interesting to discuss. (more…)



Dries van Noten AW17



Dries van Noten Aw17

I watched the Dries van Noten AW17 live stream on Facebook Live and enjoyed the interaction and running commentary from fellow viewers. It was wholly positive except for some anti-fur comments. I loved seeing my fave 90s models – Cecelia Chancellor, Emma Balfour, Amber Valetta, Kirsten Owen – owning the catwalk in Dries’ boxy blazers and slouchy denim (with ankle socks and chunky heels or winklepickers – fab!). (more…)



At Self Service, content matters



Claire Thomson Jonville Self Service

I’m not a big fan of the word ‘content’. Too often it signifies churned out ‘filler’ that brands use because they feel they need ‘something’ on their endless marketing channels. (Which they do, but it could be much more meaningful than the same content we see everywhere.) Hopefully Ezra Petronio will help change that with his Self Service spin off, Content Matters. (more…)