Awesome Ideas: Buy-Nothing Challenge

I've always loved acquiring things. Objects that may not have any meaning to others, but which all have a reason to be in my possession. In recent years, most of these acquisitions have been purchases (rather than gifts or swaps) and the vast majority have been clothing or accessories. Whether it's a want or a... Continue Reading →

In praise of shopping therapy

The first step is admitting you have a problem, so here goes... my shopping habit is getting out of control. This year, a combination of body image blues and being on far too many retailers' mailing lists has meant that my wardrobe has received much more of a 'refresh' than it perhaps needed. It started... Continue Reading →

How to Find Your Personal Style

As someone who has a definite style, works at a fashion college and is rarely seen in an outfit that hasn't been carefully planned out, I often get asked for style tips. Last summer I played the part of personal shopper twice and it got me thinking about how I could distil my advice into... Continue Reading →

Winter at Wolf & Whistle

Have I raved about the AW15 collection at Wolf & Whistle yet? It's full of stunning separates and beautiful dresses that are, as is usually the case with this brand, smart enough to impress at work or an event whilst keeping a sense of quirky individuality. The prints are their best yet, with big bold... Continue Reading →

Men, style and fashion

Fashion is often still thought of as something that is only of interest to women. Despite centuries of astonishingly elaborate menswear before the Great Masculine Renunciation of the late 18th century, plus a recent resurgence of menswear, many people still believe that an interest in looking good is something rather feminine. The vast majority of... Continue Reading →

LCF College Shop returns for 2014

The London College of Fashion annual festive pop-up shop, COLLEGE SHOP, has opened today with the biggest and most exciting stock of student and graduate work in its four year history. I have visited the shop every year - in the vibrant Carnaby area of London - and am always impressed with the creativity of... Continue Reading →

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