A.P.C

Jessica Ogden is doing fashion again



Jessica Ogden X APC

Good to see Jessica Ogden doing a full fashion collection. And for A.P.C no less. Taking inspo from the patchwork quilts she has designed for A.P.C for quite a number of years, this capsule features quilted denim, patchwork plaid and smocking details using leftover A.P.C fabrics.

Unsurprisingly the collection is being snapped up fast. Look out for the Jessica Overshirt (above), Rjae Overshirt (a patchwork jacket for men), Andrea Jeans (a perfect mid-blue crop) and the Nicole Jacket, a soft, lightweight denim. (more…)



Palate cleanser: The Row SS21



The Row SS21

After overindulging in 90s trash movies, toasted Panettone and lashings of brandy cream, it’s time for a palate cleanse. Here’s mine: The Row SS21.

What’s nice is that you can recreate these looks with stuff you already own. Just super-starch the shirts and steam iron the pants so they have a crease so sharp they could stand up on their own. (more…)



Shop the post: AMI Paris womenswear AW20



AMI Paris AW20 womenswear

I’ve spent a good few years fawning over AMI Paris’s menswear, so it’s great to see the fully realised womenswear come to pass. This sort of ‘vetements‘ offering is what the French do really well. The perfect trouser, blazer, sweater etc to create your basic ‘garconne‘ wardrobe to personalise as you see fit. Watch out A.P.C!

Of particular interest to me is the outerwear. (more…)



Positive fashion: Now you can buy your secondhand Levi’s from its own dedicated recommerce site



Secondhand Levi's
Secondhand Levi’s have been a thing for as long as I can remember. I can still recall the smell from the endless folded piles of denim at the Emperor of Wyoming, where after ten try-ons you *might* leave with your perfect fit and preferred shade of blue.

In 2015, vintage Levi’s hit the headlines when RE/DONE jeans arrived on the scene with its innovative model of tweaking old 501s to a modern fit. It was so successful that Levi’s decided to work with the founders than compete.

And this month Levi’s has launched its very own secondhand Levi’s microsite (more…)