Camilla Elphick: Going Places

I first discovered Camilla Elphick back in 2013 when she'd just graduated from the BA (Hons) Cordwainers Footwear course at London College of Fashion. Her graduate collection was a massive hit in the LCF pop-up College Shop that year, and I bagged myself a pair of her gorgeous candy coloured donut print heels. The PEZ... Continue Reading →

Lingerie Lust List: June

I'm rather late with this month's Lust List, but it's a very exciting one indeed. I visited the open studio event for the BA (Hons) Fashion Contour students at London College of Fashion yesterday afternoon, and saw so many wonderful designs that I knew straight away I was going to need more than one blog... Continue Reading →

Playful Promises Winner: Pippa Davidson

As I mentioned a couple of weeks ago, Playful Promises have now revealed a limited edition collection of three lines designed by competition winners. The collection includes flattering high waist briefs, a retro soft-cup bra, a push-up bra and a longline bra all in dulcet pink tones with oriental influences. Each bra is available in... Continue Reading →

Playful Promises Winner: Eva Lai

Back in December 2011, I reported on the launch of the Playful Promises design competition. They invited students, graduates and those with a flair for fashion to submit designs for their SS13 lingerie collection, called Paradise. I'm delighted to announce that Playful Promises have now revealed a limited edition collection of three lines designed by... Continue Reading →

Advice for budding journalists

Last night I had the pleasure of spending an hour in the company of a woman who writes in a down-to-earth manner about fashion, who has a column in The Guardian, and who isn't afraid of a bit of sarcasm. Yes, Hadley Freeman was speaking at London College of Fashion. I took my seat in... Continue Reading →

Review: Millinery by Sakura Designs

People don't wear hats often enough these days. There was a time when no self-respecting lady or gent would leave the house without one but, unless it's winter or you have a penchant for getting stared at in the street, it's not a terribly 21st century thing to do. There are occasions where headwear is... Continue Reading →

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