The Street Style Files

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Image by BostonTrader.nl Between Suzy Menkes' vitriolic anti-peacocking piece, The Circus of Fashion and a panel discussion I attended at this year's Vogue Festival featuring Anna Dello Russo, Susie Lau and Garance Dore, recently I've been wondering what it is about street style that we find so irresistibly compelling? I reckon Susie "Bubble" Lau hit the nail on the head during said talk when she described it as "voyeuristic". But as I suspected all along and forty five fascinating minutes of listening to her, Anna and Garance confirmed, our international obsession with what other people wear is about more than…

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LPA Loves: Tara Jarmon

Tara Jarmon

For the past few months I haven't been able to make it down Bond Street (dahhhling) without stopping at Tara Jarmon. Generally speaking I'm careering along as fast as my impractically shod feet will carry me, late for one thing or another, so I've not yet been able to go in for a proper browse. But that, my fashion loving friends, will all be changing pretty soon. Tara J might just be my new style obsession. How I've only just found out about this brand is conclusive proof that I really don't know as much as I like to think…

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Casio London 1st Anniversary Party

Casio London

Isn't it funny how last minute decisions often turn out to be the best ones? You know, those spur of the moment nights out where you end up dancing until dawn. Or that unplanned handbag purchase that ends up being a cost-per-wear marvel. Having vowed to give parties a miss last week in an attempt to get vast amounts of uni work done, I caved on Wednesday and decided to pop along to the Casio London bash "just for a quick one". I don't know if you've ever managed to achieve the holy grail of mid week partying and head…

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