Sustainability: which brands are at the forefront?

The issue of climate change is one that appears to be intensifying which means we really need to do something about it. Using renewable and recyclable products is always at the forefront of ways to tackle climate change, but the conversation rarely includes the clothes we wear. Fashion is the second dirtiest industry in the…

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Africa is happening

When reading Edward Enninful’s editors’ letter for the July 2019 issue of British Vogue, I was instantly inspired. ‘Africa is happening’ he writes, as he describes how luxury and creativity is sweeping the continent. A continent often characterised by its shortcomings is now being seen in a new light as creativity is increasingly being expressed.…

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The Jacquemus SS 2020 show was spring and summer personified

Lavender field, pastel colours and a gentle breeze; what more could you want from a spring/summer collection? This celebration of Jacquemus’ 10-year anniversary involved his first merging of mens and womenswear in a stand out show. The set was an excellent choice. The spirited lavender accompanied the designs to a T and also provided a…

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Modelling through time

You’re so pretty you should model.’ ‘You’re tall have you ever considered modelling.’ I mean no-one has ever said this to me, but it is a common misconception that these are the only characteristics required to be a model. The first modelling agency was Ford models which was founded in 1946, this opened many doors…

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A new face in high fashion

As I visit the Vogue website to scan the pieces of Rihanna’s collection, I ask myself, what can’t this woman do? After shaking the tables of the beauty industry with Fenty Beauty, she is now coming for high fashion with her self-named brand, Fenty. Her basket of achievements continues to fill as she becomes the…

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What does it mean to be a cover girl?

Despite the digital age and the renunciation of all things print, it is still a great honour and a career milestone to be on the cover of a magazine. Amid the fear of the death of print, circulation of the major fashion magazines remain in the millions meaning their reach is extremely wide. The first…

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Top 10 looks from the runway

With fashion weeks well underway, I thought it would be a good idea to share some of my favourite looks so far. This dress is channelling both sexiness and elegance at the same time. The top of this dress is beautifully constructed; the cut outs reveal just the right amount of skin and create a…

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The best of haute couture

It’s haute couture season! I was really excited to see what the different brands would put together and how they would structure their shows. Below I have written about the shows that particularly stood out to me and what I noticed whilst watching them. If you want to check them out simply click on the …

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The rise of the urban brands

I touched on this slightly in my H&M x Moschino review, but recently in fashion the lines between high street fashion and high fashion are being blurred and both worlds seem to be combining. Not only are we seeing more high fashion pieces and brands in high street stores, but we are also seeing more…

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Vogue Jan 2019: Hit or Miss?

The future issue of Vogue (which is the theme for the January 2019 issue) was recently revealed. I loved the idea to have an issue dedicated to young people and the influence they have on fashion. In today’s society, young people are exhibiting a greater interest in fashion and are driving the narrative in terms…

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