So, I’m continuing my foray into maximalism with a loud combination: leopard and velvet. Velvet was a massive trend on the A/W’16 catwalks, appearing everywhere from Alberta Feretti’s velvet suits to Stella McCartney’s velvet puffa jackets. Now, a few months on, it’s everywhere on the high street. While I thought a…

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Leopard and Ruffles…

Leopard and ruffles provide for the ultimate maximalist combination. Maximalism was a massive trend on the A/W’16 catwalks, for all brands from Prada to D&G. And, judging from the September fashion shows, it doesn’t look like the trend is about to disappear for the coming season of Spring/Summer ’17. I have…

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The “It” Jacket This Season

There’s no doubt an “it” material this season, and that’s shearling. Of course, this immediately translates to jackets, and I’m not missing out on the trend. I have a slight confession to make: I think I’m jacket-obsessed. I think I have about 30 or so in my flat alone. I…

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Back to Uni…

At exactly this time every year, when I go back to uni, I suddenly get a new urge to re-live my schoolgirl styling days. Cue satchels, cute little pinafores, check prints. Tell me I’m not the only one? There’s just something about September, about the brown leaves turning crisp in…

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Transitional…

Ah, the transition from summer to autumn. Leaves are turning brown and crunchy, the weather is getting colder (or, in the case of London’s heatwave, staying stuck at 22 degrees), and the smell of Halloween pumpkins draws ever nearer. But for me the hardest part is finding a transitional outfit,…

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