Coming soon: a Lauren Manoogian store

Lauren Manoogian pre-spring 24

Spring is almost here but it’s still cold AF and I’m not quite ready to give up the four-ply. Good news for NYC readers; Lauren Manoogian (above) is getting ready to open her first store in Broome Street, where you can envelope yourself in her signature alpaca sweaters, robe-y cardigans and humungous scarves. Closer to home, we Brits can get them from Harrods*, Selfridges*, Net-a-Porter* and Couverture*. (more…)

Costume designer Wendy Chuck on cinematography, colour choices and cultural references

The Holdovers costume designer Wendy Chuck

“Sometimes things happen on the day and I remember the day that Angus sits in the background reading in a tan sweater and noticed the chair was the same color and I brought it up to Alex and Eigil and they were happy to leave it as it was and it actually works that he’s blending into the chair as he’s starting to feel more comfortable there.” (more…)

Buy it now: If you’re thinking about mini mules

Prada yellow mules SS24

Despite my long-standing aversion to mules, I’m inexplicably attracted to Prada’s SS24 mini mules. They’re now available online and are likely to be taking over your IG feed adorning the soles of the Fashion Month street style set imminently.

Mule advocate Manolo Blahnik once said, “When you walk in mules, you walk a bit differently. It’s very sexy to me”. Maybe it’s the concentration and slow walking pace required to keep the pesky things from flying off your feet, but I do find high mules to be high maintenance and very ‘male gaze’. Maybe that’s the point. (more…)

Miuccia Prada is a Vogue cover girl

Miuccia Prada Vogue March cover 24

UK Vogue had 40 celebs on its cover, but US Vogue has Miuccia Prada. I know which one I’m more thrilled about!

TBF, I don’t get excited about Vogues these days, but I do love a Miuccia profile. The cover is fresh and casual and of course I’m loving the inside shots of Mrs Prada (as she prefers to be known) in her uniform of prim skirt, boxy short sleeve knit and trademark slither of white tee to uplight the face. (more…)