Valentino Master of Couture Exhibition


I can’t help but feel it’s going to be a fabulous autumn. Especially thanks to this latest snippet of sartorial news which sees three of my all time favourite things – fashion exhibitions, Valentino and Somerset House – come together for a three month celebration of one of the world’s leading couturiers.

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LPA Loves… Nicholas Kirkwood for Erdem

Need I actually say anything more? I mean, how could a collaboration between hotter-than-hot, London based, former NewGen recipients Nicholas Kirkwood and Erdem be anything other than sublime?

Nicholas Kirkwood for Erdem
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5 Minutes With… Amy Smilovic

Amy Smilovi

In case there was anyone left in the English speaking world who still didn’t know, I’m off to New York for fashion week tomorrow!!! To say I’m looking forward to it would be a serious understatement. I am so ridiculously, over-the-top excited that I’m practically singing to myself as I write, resulting in some pretty strange looks from my fellow Starbucks goers. In a mere matter of days I’ll be gazing upon the latest collections from the likes of Alexander Wang, Jason Wu, Oscar de la Renta and of course, Tibi. I was lucky enough to see the Tibi catwalk show when I was in New York last September and can’t wait to see what Amy Smilovic offers up for SS13. With under a week to go until the show, I caught up with Amy in an attempt to find get the inside scoop on what’s in the world of Tibi…

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IDOL Magazine Hosts Issue Launch Party

IDOL Magazine

As you may have gathered by now, fashion parties on Friday nights are an extremely rare occurrence. Other than during fashion week – when weekends and weekdays cease to exist, merging into one, long, exhausting-yet-exhilerating blur of shows, champagne and impractical footwear – industry folk tend to host their celebrations on school nights, usually scuppering all my attempts to get any work done the next day. Well, IDOL Magazine are renowned for doing things a little differently so it’s should have come as no suprise that the independant fashion, music and lifestyle publication chose to celebrate the launch of their issue on the original party night. Given that I was moving house at the crack of dawn on Saturday, my plan was to pop in, say hello, maaaaaybe have one drink and then get myself home to bed. Suffice to say, all good intentions went straight out the window approximately 2 minutes after I arrived.
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Vogue Launches New Look Website


If you do one single thing today, make it checking out the Vogue website Not content with having been the award-winning digital fashion authority for nearly 17 years, the world’s foremost sartorial bible has decided to completely revamp their site.  The new site is apparently built in HTML5 and CSS3. For those who not fully versed in tech lingo (i.e me) that means it will look amazing on the small screens of tablet devices, on the largest of desktop monitors, and all sizes in between.

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