Monogramming schmonogramming, this is real personalising. ESK Cashmere (their cashmere socks are rarely off my feet at the moment) has introduced a custom colour sweater service in which you can match one of over 100 colours to eight of its best-selling sweater shapes. (more…)
Here’s the latest weekly DRG STYLE INDEX ranking, a round-up of the brands currently buzzing on my radar…
1. THE NEW PIRELLI GIRLS
How amazing is the new Pirelli calendar? I’d much rather be inspired by Fran Lebowitz (for the month of May) than an oiled up Gisele, and if you’re not keen on Fran, take your pick from Tavi, Patti, Yoko, and more (more…)
Did I mention I have this thing for sensible knitwear? I’m very particular – I like crew necks and V necks in a traditional cut with minimal details. I don’t like it when the ribbing is too narrow or the waistband too deep. And I like classic colours – red, burgundy, camel, navy, grey. (more…)
Like it or not, autumn has almost arrived and the only good thing about that is the prospect of Fashion Week-ready newness. So let’s be postitive. I was in Selfridges yesterday and headed straight to Miu Miu which is the best it’s ever been this season. I can definitely get down with all its pleated, kilty skirt shapes, from this OTT green python number to the more sedate, wool boucle tweed skirt – accompanied by Isabel Marant’s sensible red cable knit.
Thick, textured knitwear is always a yes in my books, so I’m seriously warming to Carven’s check sweater and these supersized cashmere socks from Barrie. Meanwhile, 3.1 Phillip Lim’s tufty grey sweater has the go-anywhere factor that I love, as do Vetements‘ oddball jeans.
On the jewellery front, I’ve just discovered Charlotte Chesnais, whose rings and bracelets are original but wearable…
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WORDS: Navaz Batliwalla/isneyrollergirl
IMAGE: Bruce Weber