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…)
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…)
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…)
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
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…)