Design

On my radar: Astley Clarke’s Astronomy jewellery



Astley Clarke Dominic Jones Astronomy jewellery

Astley Clarke has found a gem in its new creative director Dominic Jones. His story is an interesting one. He got off to a bright beginning with his anti-establishment jewellery designs and it-crowd inner circle (think early 2010s Alice Dellal, Daisy Lowe and co), then ten collections in, he shut up shop. The business had grown fast and he wasn’t sure he wanted to scale. (more…)



Putting in my Raf Simons SS18 (new) order



Raf Simons SS18 New Order tshirt

After Raf, I consider myself New Order’s second biggest fan. So I’ll be ordering all of the New Order merch lanterns, tees and jackets from the Raf Simons SS18 collection.

Those aside, I also love the red cocoon coats (inspired by his time at Dior), the wet-look macs and the 4XL size sweaters. (more…)



Buy it now: Mulberry Small Maple tote



Mulberry Small Maple tote in oak

I wrote about the Mulberry Small Maple tote last year and since then have added one to my small collection of everyday bags. Mine is the oak colourway (buy it here), a beautiful deep tan that works year-round but is especially good in summer to elevate white or blue denim. (more…)



THE DRG STYLE INDEX: Monographie, A.P.C, Louis Vuitton, Selfridges and more!



Here’s the latest weekly DRG STYLE INDEX ranking, a round-up of the brands and industry stories currently buzzing on my radar…

1. FRENCH GIRL STYLE: MONOGRAPHIE
Monographie shirt-based womenswear

French girl style? Yeah, we all know it’s a racket but we love it anyway. Here’s the lowdown on the Myth of French Girl style in Racked – it’s a long read but hits the nail on the head. My newest French Girl discovery is Monographie, a shirt-based line by Frenchie Aude Castéja. (more…)