London Fashion In Film Festival

fashion in film festival

Much as I love a glamourous bash - and I really do love them - now and again it's nice to do something a little different. You know, wear flat shoes after 6pm and challenge your mind rather than your liver. Luckily for me, such events do exist even in the world of fashion. For the past week, London has played home to the 4th Fashion In Film Festival. Entitled Marcel L'Herbier: Fabricating Dreams, this season focused on the work of "one of France's most innovative but internationally overlooked directors whose career straddled the avant-garde and mainstream cinema". Apologies for…

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The Street Style Files

street style

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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