5 Minutes With: Raquel Allegra

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I've recently realised that I usually start my posts with the same phrases. One of which is "remember my post aaaages ago on x" and I'm afraid to say that tried, tested and done to death opening line applies today. But you'll have to forgive me. One of the most wonderful things about blogging has been writing a feature on a particular person, brand or designer I find inspiring and later getting the chance to actually work with them. When the inimitable creations of LA based designer, Raquel Allegra launched on Matches and I thought both her work, and the…

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Lacoste in Paris

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As you may have gathered from my no doubt infuriating Instagram feed, last week I managed to fit two trips to Paris into the space of four days. Admittedly the first trip wasn't exactly full on fabulousness, research days spent in archives rarely are, but the second which came courtesy of Lacoste most definitely was. Before we go any further, let me take you back a few years to the start of my relationship with the quintessential French sportswear brand. Picture the scene, your's truly aged 11 or 12 finally, after months of whinging, moaning and sulking manages to persuade…

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Look Du Jour: Be Bright

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What: Bright pink jumper from Boutique by Jaeger, Hudson jeans (c/o), Sandro coat, Mulberry bag, Rag & Bone boots (c/0) & Anne Bowes Jewellery Necklace. Where: Paris There's something about Paris, the land of black on black and low key nonchalance, that always entices me to don my brightest brights. Perhaps it's my inherently contradictory nature (damnnnnn was I a difficult child!) or maybe it's the fact I know full well I'll never be able to nail the effortless loucheness so many Parisiennes seem to exude and therefore shouldn't even attempt. The fact I'm currently working with Mod Mods as…

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