Fashion shows

Burberry’s Brits

Burberry aw17
What did everyone make of the Burberry show last week? I loved it! After the initial buzz of the evening wore off, I canvassed some fashion industry opinion, and found the reactions to be 50/50 mixed. While Burberry is very much in favour of opening up Fashion Week to the wider public with its shop-the-runway model, in many ways I think you need to be there IRL to feel the full impact of the shows. (more…)

Burberry photography exhibition: Here We Are

Martin Parr Burberry photography exhibition

I always look forward to the Burberry LFW show but September’s show is going to be even better than usual. Christopher Bailey has curated a Burberry photography exhibition called Here We Are, celebrating some of our British photography greats. On display to the public from 18 September – 1 October it’s co-curated by Lucy Kumara Moore, director of Claire de Rouen Books and gives a hint to the theme of the autumn collection. (more…)


Matisse in the studio Royal Academy exhibition

I had the loveliest, creative week last week. All the planets aligned and sent me off to visit friends in a far off land (Eastbourne), to an excellent film screening (the Dries van Noten movie ) and to the Matisse In the Studio exhibition, where I reacquainted myself with a long lost friend.

I loved Dries, the movie. (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…)