Beauty

Supersized Levis on The Sartorialist




What’s not to love about this picture? I adore the XXXL fit of the jeans, super-crunchy, stiff denim with not an ounce of stretch and the paperbag-like cinched waist. And the abbreviated proportions of the silky top (loose but well-fitting on the shoulders). The boots didn’t go down well on The Sartorialist but I actually think they bring the outfit into the 21st century. My bugbear is they’re fighting with the hem of the jeans, so if they were just an inch shorter (the boots not the jeans), the look would be more harmonious. But the overall effect of the outfit with the beautiful curls and retro red lip is nothing short of wonderful. What do you think?

[Image: The Sartorialist.com]



Diane von Furstenberg’s fashion flash mob



Oh to have witnessed this Diane Von Furstenberg ‘fash’ mob, to launch her new fragrance Diane at Sephora in Paris. According to Harper’s Bazaar, 100-odd Von Furstenberg fans donned print wrap dresses and ‘performed a cheeky routine to Chaka Khan’s I’m Every Woman‘ along the banks of the Seine. How fabulous can you get?



London Fashion Week SS12 Day 5 Highlights



Handsome hair and outerwear at Aquascutum. “I’m not chasing Burberry yet but I can see we can catch up with Mulberry,” said Aquascutum’s Harold Tilman in the FT recently. Joanna Sykes’ immaculate tailored coats and oversized duffle bags shown for SS12 may well prove him right. The Joanna Sykes effect is already working its magic with new stockists including Bergdorf Goodman and Barneys. This is definitely going to be a brand to watch closely…
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