Finally working my way through the various post ideas I have had over the last number of months, and Clerkenwell Design Week is next on the list. Luckily for me, the longevity and integrity of the design on display in May (gulp) means that this post is still fresh. Apart from the obvious design perving … More Clerkenwell Design Week 2014
Happy Chinese New Year! While this might be a month late in the Gregorian calendar, according to the Chinese, my New Year post is bang on. Over the four years of this blog, started as a resolution, my focus has shifted considerably. I am no longer a student. I am a real-life, full time employed, … More Happy (Chinese) New Year #1
A while back I realised that despite having comparable incomes, my friends were all leading far more interesting lives. They used their incomes to DO things, to travel. Weekends away, road trips, going to the country, exciting holidays. That sort of thing. Turns out I had been so focused on clothes, booze and fags for … More Visual Diary – the travel edit. Safety not guaranteed.
Seeing as summer is refusing to come out to play, sweaters have been on my mind. Mostly the Givenchy ones. Givenchy everything most of the time, but particularly the sweaters from the Autumn Winter 13 collection. Bambi, shark skulls, flaming tamborines, pin up girls, fallen angels, fire paisley…Ricardo’s crew know how to mix print to … More Moodboard: All Givenchy Errything
While I’ve been very bad at blogging for quite some time now I’ve been pretty productive elsewhere in my life. Here’s one of the moodboards I’ve been working from in the studio. Check, plaid, tartan. Whatever you wanna call it. It’s not newsworthy that grunge is back – even Look magazine is all over that … More Trend Watch: Plaid
Dragons are the new tigers. If you don’t believe me, I refer you to Dries Van Noten’s AW12/13 collection. If you still don’t believe me, well, fine. But I’m telling you. Dragons rule.
I have a bit of a sick feeling in my stomach saying this. I think I love Cavalli now. I don’t know whether they changed or whether I changed but something has gone awry somewhere and now I can’t get enough. It has been creeping up on me for the past few seasons, pleated animals, … More Guilty Pleasure: Cavalli