With beauty consumption at an all-time high, it’s no surprise to see an explosion of beauty books on the market. Last year saw much anticipate guides from Caroline Hirons* and Funmi Fetto*, and it feels like we’re going to see more variety over the coming year or two. (more…)
If you know Alyson Walsh and her blog That’s Not My Age, you may know her book, Style Forever which came out in 2015. A statement on why style doesn’t disappear when you’re over 40, it’s been a hit with women of all ages, dispensing no-bullshit advice from Alyson and her coterie of global tastemakers. And happily, she’s about to release book number two. Know Your Style is released tomorrow, with even more observations on cultivating individual style, this time without the age focus. (more…)
Two of my greatest passions are coming together this weekend for a three-day love in.
The Shop at Bluebird (retail porn for aesthetes) and the Fashion Illustration Gallery are going large on last year’s Fashion Illustration Gallery Art Fair (FIGAF), extending it over 3 days at the King’s Road emporium.
Last year I spent hours chatting to illustrators about their work (more…)
Save the date for my fashion illustration panel discussion at the Apple Store Covent Garden on Thursday 14th July. I will be talking to illustrators Gill Button and (newly graduated) Manjit Thapp, as well as fashion features editor of AnOther Magazine, Olivia Singer. (more…)