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Shop the post: double shirts in the wild



Popeye City Boy Style

Now the sweaters are off, it’s time to think about shirts. Why wear one when you can wear two (or three)? A small button-down under a bigger one worn undone. Two identical, worn unbuttoned over a tee. Two different styles, or the same style with contrasting stripes.

Take some inspo from these examples in the wild – I will… (more…)



Trend report: what to wear for SS24



Bally SS24

Spring is properly here, so it’s off with the coats and on with the T-shirts. LOL April Fool! Alas no, it’s still pretty chilly in NW10, so my Spring trend report is leaning a little towards knits and waterproofs for another few weeks. But amongst the leather outerwear and aristo-inspired Barbours and barn jackets, there are skin-baring T-bar shoes, shiny, happy tinted lip oils and molto pops of primary colour (the Italians do it better). (more…)



Tod’s AW24: Press here



TODS AW24

Two quick takeaways from the Tod’s AW24 show. Precision-pressed creases on overlong tailored trousers to give a super-lengthening effect to legs (above and below). And the double-shirt styling – so simple and achievable (above and bottom).

Pressed creases are a trend that continues where Prada left off. Mrs Prada, that is. Her deliberate steam-creased skirt folds went viral after appearing in M Le magazine du Monde last year (below). But if you’re going to attempt this look, do it like you mean it. (more…)



Street style: Lolita Jacobs



Lolita Jacobs by Asia Typek

Lolita Jacobs is one of my fave Insta follows for her curatorial eye, but her relatable personal style is great too. Jeans factor highly, in combination with cool, just-statement-enough pieces. Even guest modelling on a runway, she keeps her innate boyish spirit about her.

If you like her vibe, try to get your hands on L’Etiquette Femme – the French magazine that she fashion directs alongside her styling and art direction gigs for the likes of MaxMara and Gucci Beauty. (more…)