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…)



Trend report AW17: Mohair



Prada AW17 by sara cimino Hunger TV

Maybe it’s because we’ve been battered by Storm Doris, maybe it’s just my bad circulation but my icy extremeties are crying out for tufty mohair layers. For AW17 they’ll be delivered by Prada, who showed fuzzy mismatched twinsets and beaded skirts styled with floral-printed coats and bedazzled shoes. (more…)



THE DRG STYLE INDEX: Céline, Revlon, Santoni, Save Khaki



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

1. GET READY FOR CÉLINE E-COMMERCE (AND FINE JEWELLERY)

Celine fine jewellery to launch
News just in: Céline is planning e-commerce by the end of the year. Good news for Céline-ophiles, especially as it’s also working on extending its shoe offer and introducing fine jewellery. (more…)