Cross Check

Clashing checks may not seem like the most obvious of sartorial steps, but if there’s one thing I know and love it’s a good clash.  All my favourite combos are things that shouldn’t work together; pink and red, socks and…

LFW AW16 Holly Fulton

There are few shows I look forward to as much as Holly Fulton’s.  For AW16 we see her continued use of billowy silhouettes and deconstructed paisley all paired back with a muted colour palette. Citing artist David Inshaw as a…

LFW AW16 Jamie Wei Huang

Another season of Jamie Wei Huang has all the hallmarks we’ve come to expect from the designer. “Lily” returns with Wei Haung’s trademark elongated shapes, restricted colour palete and leather finishing for a post war inspired collection.  With cacoon like…

LFW AW16 Shrimps

Shrimps is the perfect antidote to minimalist fashion. With a 60s biker girl vibe and polka dot Yayoi Kusama would be proud of, Shrimps AW16 collection is a high octane fun mash up of clashing colours and textures.  All the…

LFW AW16 Sophia Webster “I myself am strange and unusual”

It’s Lydia Deetz meets Corpse Bride this season for Sophia Webster. Her darkest collection to date sees her teaming up with Edward Meadham for her gothic infused presentation “I myself am strange and unusual.” Gone are the candy coloured brights…

LFW AW16 Check in to Motel Clio

Prepare to meet your new designer crush. Clio Peppiatt’s “Motel Clio” filled instagram feeds this weekend in a flurry of faux fur, embroidery and yes, those bunny slippers.  The young designer takes her trademark kitsch designs, bringing us back down…

Dead Sleekit: Look Twice

From Jonathan Saunders to Holly Fulton, us Scots have always had an eye for print. It should come as no surprise that print and colour are the very foundations of emerging designer Iain Macdonald’s label Dead Sleekit.  The award winning…

Karen Mabon: Rosebud

Panda parties, cats in fancy dress, and the garden of Eden, they may not seem the likeliest of bedfellows but all play a part in Karen Mabon’s latest collection “Rosebud.” Mabon isn’t a stranger to surrealism with Panther Birthday’s and…

On Making a Statement

I can’t sing the praises of good basics enough. A few safe investment pieces can last a life time and are worth the extra cash. I sound like a broken record at this point. By now, if you’ve been reading…