Month: June 2011

Age-appropriate? Who Cares?!

‘Mutton dressed as lamb’, that’s an expression you often hear bandied around a lot in today’s society. In a world where women can look half their age, thanks to surgery and ‘fabulous’ personal trainers, you’d think that age restrictions would be few and far between, especially since size is a much bigger issue. However, there Read More

John Galliano: Saint Or Sinner?

For years, we marvelled over John Galliano as a whole, his personal demeanour, his designs for Dior and most importantly, his understanding of women. Galliano stood out as a god among men, a rare commodity, a man who could finally make women feel they wanted to feel. But one meltdown earlier in the year created Read More

The Body Issue

As the issue of body size rages on in the world of fashion, most modelling agencies are under the illusion that size matters. The 90s and earlier part of the last decade were filled with debate between the anorexic heroin addict Kate Moss’s of the 90s and the fight for normality and the ability to Read More

A/W 2011

Spring has only just arrived and already it’s time to start planning your autumn/winter wardrobe. This Spring/Summer 2011 collection had radical changes to the season previous, sporting loud colours, classic shapes, and most controversial of all, flats on the catwalk. But however different it may be, as usual, it works every time. Women pay not Read More

S/S 2011

IT’S TIME to put the winter woollies in the back of the wardrobe because we’re about to hit the summer with a bang! Gone are the warm colours like red and purple, we’re going to follow in Henry Holland and Betsey Johnson’s footsteps and bring back the vibrancy! We’re talking pastels with a bit of Read More

The New Sexy

Sexy has turned over a new leaf in terms of fashion and got our heads in a spin. Gone are the days of bodycon dresses, extensions and smouldering for the camera. The Paris Hiltons, Brad Pitts and Cristiano Ronaldos of the world are no longer the fashion forward and instead, people like Carey Mulligan and Read More

Oscar Fashion: Hit or Miss?

It’s time to roll up the red carpet and put away the scoreboards because Academy Award season is over. The Hollywood fashionistas were out in force to collect their awards, or at least clap half-heartedly as they watched their rivals collect it instead. But whose outfits made us sigh with jealousy, or indeed, gasp in Read More

Marc Jacobs: Ten Years On

He’s considered fashion royalty among his peers. He’s best friends with Victoria Beckham, has had his designs worn by First Lady Michelle Obama and has been listed on Times Magazine’s list of the 100 most influential people in the world. This year, his second range Marc by Marc Jacobs is in its tenth year and Read More