Some disagree but I found it quite exciting viewing Burberry’s ‘Tweetwalk’ live Twitpic show and Dolce & Gabbana’s’s Twitpics on my BlackBerry while out shopping yesterday. While the last few seasons have seen fashion editors tweeting first 140-character reports, then blurry Twitpics and the ocasional Twitvid, now the brands themselves are tweeting the action in tandem with (or just after) the shows. (more…)
Before Christmas I wrote about the flurry of new ‘subscription box’ start-ups that are embracing the world of fashion and beauty on my blog for Glamour Magazine. These are essentially clever curation services that deliver monthly ‘care packages’ to subscribers containing handpicked shoes and accessories (Stylistpick), beauty product miniatures (Glossybox) or no-brainer menswear items picked by a woman (Bombfell) to save you the time and bother of shopping or to give you a monthly ‘surprise present’ at a fairly affordable price. (more…)
Woo hoo, Shaun Samson menswear, now available at Selfridges… If you’re down Oxford Street way, be sure to check out the Bright Young Things windows, showcasing the work of London’s best up-and-comer talent. To go with his collection, Shaun’s window has a Mexicana theme with rainbow coloured Piñata letters spelling out his name. Sweet!
Above pic: Matthew Zorpas/Filep Motwary
Some digital fashion snippets that have caught my attention…
TOPMAN LAUNCHES ONLINE MAGAZINE
Topman’s digital zine, Generation launched last week. It’s an eclectic mix of culture and style and from my first look doesn’t seem to be about pushing product, it’s purely content driven. I find it a bit too visually chaotic but I like the variety of content. (more…)