Alexander McQueen AW13

Alexander McQueen

Every season I'm always in two minds over whether or not to post about press days. On the one hand, there are HUNDREDS of the damn things and it's hard to play favourites when most of the collections are so excellent. Plus, should you want to see what's hot next season you could just check Style.com. Then again catwalk snaps, no matter how good don't show quite the same detail as my (admittedly far less professional) close ups and after getting up close and personal with the couture worthy offerings of Sarah Burton at Alexander McQueen it just seems wrong…

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Look Du Jour: Call it Coral

coral

What: Coral dress: Boutique by Jaeger, Necklace: Anne Bowes Jewellery, Heels: Kurt Geiger, Bag: Anya Hindmarch. Where: Jaeger Boutique Launch Party, London. I've never been one to leave a party early but for some stupid reason, I thought I might break the habit of a lifetime at the Calzedonia Swimwear bash in Rimini. With this imagined self restraint in mind I RSVP'd "oui" to the Jaeger Boutique launch the following evening and even agreed to interview one of the designers... On camera. Suffice to say, all good intentions went out the window pretty swiftly in Rimini and having spent most…

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24 Hours in Rimini with Calzedonia: Part II

Calzedonia

So picking up where we left off yesterday, after an hour or so's time wasting in my hotel room I suddenly found myself with five minutes to get into my gladrags and report to reception. By this point I had inevitably managed to smear my lipstick halfway up my face and had to perform a slightly panicked and more than slightly shoddy rescue mission, leaving me looking like I'd just finished eating a very pink and rather messy ice lolly. Once I'd rectified the situation to the best of my make up abilities (AKA badly) I tottered downstairs as fast…

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