The Sportswear Trend: A Nationalistic Collaboration of Sport and Style


There is a particular catwalk trend that has added poignancy and relevance to the fashion world this year: the sportswear trend. This is not considered a momentary trend but instead a particularly nationalistic celebration of British style. In a year that has seen Boris Johnson herald the fashion industry as crucial to British creativity, excellence … Continue reading

‘A Lighter Shade of Blue’: The S/S Trend – Pastels


[January, 30, 2012] http://redbrick.me/35655 Perhaps a subtle retaliation to the Steps come-back at the end of 2011 or more likely an unrelated but happy coincidence, the fashion world has pioneered a lighter instead of ‘deeper’ shade of blue this season through arguably the key trend: pastels.  While I returned to University in the middle of January … Continue reading

Feature Interview with Stephen Webster (for SID Magazine)… I’ve gone global!


In September of this year I was asked to be a contributing features writer on new luxury publication SID magazine interviewing jewellery designer Stephen Webster. I had heard of Webster’s work before but was not fully aware of its global audience, decadence and extravagance lodged in the everyday (for example, it’s focus on nature) prior … Continue reading

The Metropolitan Costume Institute Gala


The annual Costume Institute Benefit gala held at the MET in New York attracts the Fashion elite; from models to actresses and designers and is potentially the one event a year that Anna Wintour remains at for more than fifteen minutes (as, in this case, she was the host). This year the gala was themed … Continue reading

S/S Stripes


Having been bombarded by emails from vogue.com, Grazia Daily and marieclaireuk ordering me to wear stripes and more stripes this summer – I’ve decided to take notice and compile some of my favourites. What’s so great about stripes this season is they are large and bold, simultaneously feeding another trend – colour blocking. Buy yourself … Continue reading

The Clothes Show Live: Reviewed


The Clothes Show Live at the NEC Birmingham – the perfect opportunity to go and spend money you don’t have on clothes you don’t need, but desire desperately just before Christmas. The fashion event held every year attracts a huge number and variety of people, from celebrities and wannabe models looking to be scouted, to (predominantly) girls of all ages looking for, as Gok would … Continue reading