Introducing: Thu Thu

Thu Thu is the latest in a long line of contemporary labels bridging the gap between girly and grown up. I love these breezy campaign images by  Lena Emery and the fabric mixing that designer Thuy Duong Nguyen incorporates. She uses vintage upcycled fabrics from Vietnam for her dresses, skirts and signature biker jackets. Buy now from Browns and Matches (coming soon). (more…)

London College of Fashion MA13: the standouts

Something new for London Fashion Week this season: the addition of the London College of Fashion MA show. I usually have an aversion to student shows (they just end up being soooo long), but in this case, a concise edit of ten graduates was speedily delivered. (more…)

Karen Walker and Ari’s girls

Talk about eye-catching, these vibrant portraits of Ari Seth Cohen’s ‘Advanced Style‘ ladies are popping right off the page. Commissioned by Karen Walker to launch her SS13 eyewear collection, Karen Walker Forever, they’re a ‘celebration of eternal optimism’ and  feature four stylish seniors shot in their own New York homes. (more…)

London Fashion Weekend: Weekend Insider Guide

Are you Fashion Week-ed out yet? If not, there’s more. Increasingly, Fashion Week is stretching beyond the front row and out to the consumers who want to shop it all… now. London Fashion Weekend started on Thursday and is a way to piggy-back on the buzz of Fashion Week, with shopping ops from LFW designers like Pringle Of Scotland, Issa London and Michael Van Der Ham, in the exact same location as the shows themselves.

I’ve written a wee post for the Weekend Insider Guide about how to get next season’s looks now. Have a look if you’re going to London Fashion Weekend, or even if you just want a heads-up…