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SS17 trend report: Peasant tops



The Beguiled peasant top

Peasanty-Victoriana wear is about to get a massive uptick in attention thanks to Sofia Coppola’s The Beguiled. I love this look. I had a French Connection Swiss dot Victoriana peasant top a few years ago that I loved but was always just that bit too small for me. I could never find a replacement so when something like this becomes a trend, it’s great because it means there are so many more options out there for you to get your hands on. (I never understand why people slag off trends, they are great for this reason. Consider… white jeans.)

There are quite a few high-collared peasant tops in the sales, especially from the likes of Chloe and Atlantique Ascoli, which is handy as they’re otherwise quite expensive. But you can also find similar from Gap, & Other Stories, Toast and See by Chloe. I’m not generally a lace-lover but I would definitely wear this See by Chloe number – dressed down with denim and boyish shoes of course…

Victorian-style peasant tops and dresses as worn in The Beguiled

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IMAGE: The Beguiled
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Net-a-Porter new season now



Chloe Moretz modelling new season trends in Porter magazine

This is that funny time of year when it’s blazing hot but the mags are full of new season ad campaigns. And coats. Porter mag is tempting me with come-hither boots and poet’s blouses and Net-a-Porter is bursting its proverbial seams with cashmere overload.

So it’s a good time to think ahead. Alongside the utility-luxe basics that I tend to go for, there’s a lot more romance and whimsy around. Chloe’s blouse has the loveliest trailing scarf (more…)



Antonio Lopez – Future Funk Fashion exhibition



Antonio Lopez - Future Funk Fashion opens at l Museo del Barrio , East Harlem

Fifteen years in the making, Antonio Lopez – Future Funk Fashion opens today in Harlem. An extensive exhibition, it features more than 400 of the influential artist’s illustrations and creative projects. (more…)



Petit Déjeuner – The Many Faces of Phyllis Wang



Part 2 of my DRG film strand, Petit Déjeuner takes us to the fashionable heart of Paris for coffee and comedy chat with my favourite raconteur…

Phyllis Wang
and I are balancing in heels on the back of her sofa, checking ourselves out in the mantelpiece mirror. We’ve just been trying on Céline shoes, talking about her comedy club, her love of Parisian life, her Asian mum and the joy of socks. She has downed her third coffee of the day. Although it’s afternoon, it’s technically breakfast time for this Taiwanese-American Parisienne, who works nights as a stand up comedienne, moonlighting as a fashion collaborator between shows. (more…)