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Beauty bits: Chanel’s spring shades, Meadham Kirchhoff’s fragrance and a Kevyn Aucoin exhibition

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Oh man, I am so done with winter already! Luckily, every day of pure white cloud overhead brings another postie delivery of spring beauty goodness…

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Tory Burch Beauty has now arrived (at Harrods and Toryburch.co.uk) and it’s a nicely considered offer. Packaging-wise, the gold-on-orange fretwork is gorgeous, although you’ll be slightly disappointed if expecting something weighty as it’s not metal. On the upside, that makes it lighter and easily portable. The products themselves are similar to Aerin in terms of wearability. Continue reading

Neelam Johal is Burberry’s first ever Indian campaign model

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Great to see lovely Neelam Johal representin’ the brown girls in the new SS14 Burberry campaign.

You’ll remember that the Burberry show was Neelam’s first ever catwalk show and spotting her on the runway was one of my highlights of LFW. Along with a load of up and coming music and acting talent, Models 1′s Neelam is seen giving great trench coat on a squishy velour couch in Chris Bailey’s front room and grinning from ear to ear as every new young Burberry face should. Talk about living the dream…

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Cutest speeches from the British Fashion Awards: Miuccia Prada sounding genuinely thrilled to win the gong for International Designer of the Year, and Edie Campbell (Model of the Year) thanking her pony Dolly… Bless!

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The Visitor

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Jacket, YMC///Shirt, Our Legacy at Hubshop///Backpack, Herschel at Hubshop

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Tartan trousers, Lou Dalton///Washbag, Herschel at Hubshop

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Striped sweater, Dr Martens///Tartan trousers, Lou Dalton///Suede shoes, YMC

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Duffle coat, Mackintosh///Double collar poloshirt, Raf Simons for Fred Perry

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Duffle coat, Mackintosh///Double collar poloshirt, Raf Simons for Fred Perry

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Wool polo shirt, Raf Simons for Fred Perry///Jeans, H&M///Suede shoes, YMC

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Striped sweater, Dr Martens///Tartan trousers, Lou Dalton

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Biker jacket, Blitz Vintage///Check top, YMC///Trousers, Peter Jensen

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Biker jacket, Blitz Vintage///Check top, YMC///Trousers, Peter Jensen

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Wool polo shirt, Raf Simons for Fred Perry///Jeans, H&M///Suede shoes, YMC

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Patterned jumper, Levi’s Vintage Clothing///Jeans, Levi’s Red Tab

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Patterned jumper, Levi’s Vintage Clothing///Jeans, Levi’s Red Tab

I styled these pictures a few weeks ago for Boys By Girls with photographer Emma Miranda Moore and model Laurence Ainscough at Premier. We wanted to capture the feel of a visitor staying in an unfamiliar house and feeling slightly displaced. And maybe watched…! Laurence was brilliant fun and regaled us with his adventures as a student in Paris. I’ll be putting his interview up soon…

Flashback! Marc Jacobs for Louis Vuitton 1998

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It’s easy to forget that Marc Jacob’s early shows for Vuitton were much more pared back than what we see now. There are hardly any catwalk pictures online from that time but I absolutely love this video of the AW 1998 Louis Vuitton show (above), featuring Naomi Campbell, Kirsten Owen and a demure-looking Gisele.  Any of these looks would easily look current today.

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London Fashion Week SS14: Day 4 highlights

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Christopher Kane is a hotter ticket than ever and some suggested there was evidence he’s been Kering-ed. Well, there were certainly a lot of entry-level sweatshirts on show, AKA the new product category that’s proved a winning formula for Kenzo and Givenchy. Along with the hologram dresses (above, what were they made of?) and revisited Princess Margaret pleat pieces, I was wowed by these epic applique pop art dresses. Just brilliant.

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From the vaults: House of Style Model Conversation

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Oh! How fantastic is this ancient footage of the supers on MTV’s House of Style, which just resurfaced on District MTV? It’s Cindy Crawford talking to Naomi, Linda, Lauren, Christy and Beverly Johnson about getting scouted, making it in modelling and feminism. Plus – added bonuses! – cameos from Kate Moss, Polly Mellen and Anna Wintour and a young model in original grunge-wear on a go-see. (This footage is from the early 90s).

Watch it here and thank me later…

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Remembering Laura Ashley

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Now here’s a most excellent Facebook campaign for people of a certain age. To commemorate its 60th anniversary, Laura Ashley has created the Laura Ashley Memories Facebook Campaign, inviting fans to share pictures and memories of their favourite Laura Ashley smock/curtains/wedding dress/tea cosy/whatever. This is such a simple, sweet idea from a heritage brand with a truly connected fan base – people really do have a fondness for their Laura Ashley.

Those who share their photos and memories can potentially win a £1000 gift card and a tour of the London archive (now that’s a fabulous prize, no?). Here’s a couple of submissions already – the 80s is the most popular decade by far…

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First look: Miss Vogue

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**SPOILER ALERT** Ding dong! The inaugural issue of Miss Vogue has been published and my verdict is in. First impressions: it looks like Teen Vogue! I was expecting a full-size issue and something thinner, so it’s good to see a perfect-bound spine. I was totally not surprised to see Cara on the cover – I expected her or Edie (P.S, thank you Vogue for putting a model on the cover). Continue reading

Glamour magazine: How Cara Reinvented Cool

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Much as I love digital, there’s still a buzz to be had from seeing my byline in print. Glamour magazine commissioned me to write a few words on Cara Delevingne, in which I tried to pinpoint the essence of her success. Conclusion? It’s a combo of everygirl personality plus a super-social media presence that her fans love to engage with. And from a brand point of view, rather like some uber-bloggers, Cara has the cash factor – when she wears something, it sells. (As streetwear brand Hardware LDN told me, “when Cara was spotted wearing Hardwear LDN at London Fashion Week, we sold 200 units within the hour”.) No wonder she gets repeat-booked by brands like DKNY, Chanel and Burberry – it’s all about the ROI, baby!

You can read the four page feature in Glamour, out now…

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