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Sunday, 19 October 2014

60s style orange dress by Georgia King


My 60s devotion continues apace - but this weekend I am *not* wearing vintage. I know, right.

This splendid 60s-inspired number, absolutely on the money for autumn, is brand new...

Thursday, 16 October 2014

Beautiful, glamorous long dresses for Christmas


It's that time of year when the allure of pre-Christmas glamour makes us want to go out and splash a whole heap of cash on a statement dress that will make onlookers gasp.

I can't even keep track of how many dazzling dresses I've had stashed in my wardrobe over the years, from the full length gold sequin stunner to the bright pink 1960s mini dress with so much embellishment it weighs almost as much as me.

It's still October, but I'm already coveting this beautiful maxi evening dress by Darling, an elegant gown that reflects the catwalks of Nina Ricci and Alexander McQueen: vintage inspired, embellished in the right places and with a smattering of gold / silver glamour.

This statement style is perfect for the season; the Saphia maxi is available in sequin or silver for £225.

darling.com, £225


Sunday, 12 October 2014

Channelling Cilla Black fashion: 60s knit in olive green


If I will go catching up on shows set in the sixties about Liverpudlian fashion icons like Cilla Black, it will cost me money...

Saturday, 11 October 2014

John Lewis boys' bedding - and win a bedroom makeover worth £1,000


There are two things guaranteed to influence a purchase for me: a good brand and a product named after a Beatles song...

Wednesday, 8 October 2014

New London course in fashion blogging and journalism


Here's something new (and a bit of shameless self promotion): I'm running a new one day workshop in February next year on fashion blogging and journalism.

As well as the fact it's running during fashion week, I'm also super excited because it's going to give a fresh perspective on the transferable skills involved in fashion blogging and fashion journalism.

It's also suitable for complete beginners, so I'm really hoping to meet some fresh-faced fashionistas, keen to make their way in the fashion world.

Roll on February!

Image: Lucas Nascimento, ready to wear SS15 @ London Fashion Week