Monday, 15 November 2010

The Fall of Fabric

There’s nothing better than beautifully draped fabric. It flatters a woman’s body like nothing else can. Also, is that a baby bump under Rachel Zoe’s gorgeous black dress? I hope so – I just adore her and ‘Rog’!

Sunday, 14 November 2010

Great News for Insomniacs!

According to a study by LSE, I must be super clever. I knew there was a silver lining to getting no sleep!

University Goes Editorial

Even though I think the styling in this shoot is a bit ‘blah’, I love the concept! Hooray for university chic! I have to say that no one in this city actually dresses this way, nor do they walk around cradling their teddy bears, however, I do love that they’ve tried to indicate that the typical ‘trackies and a hoody’ scenario can actually be dressed up to look stylish! Thank you, Elle Belgique!

Saturday, 13 November 2010

How to Wear a Scarf...

Isn't this just a fabulous way to wear a scarf? I had to share it!

Giant Polo Ponies Take Bond Street!

Perhaps we all get complacent about these things nowadays, but I was honestly starting to think that technology couldn’t surprised me any more. I was entirely wrong. I read about the Ralph Lauren 4D experience online, and thought nothing of it – 3D technology is in every cinema now and, increasingly, on TV too – and how different could one more D be?

Well, not understanding anything about the technology, this is visually stunning. I love that fashion is leading the way in this, but I can’t help but wonder what else they can do with it, while at the same time worrying that we’ll soon be walking around in a world reminiscent of Inception, with streets folding over on themselves and building appearing and disappearing instantaneously… Alarming thought for a Saturday morning!

The Official Ralph Lauren 4D Experience - London from Ralph Lauren on Vimeo.

Friday, 12 November 2010

What's On Watson?

I know what you’re thinking. What is this girl’s beef with Emma Watson? Well, I’ll stop trashing her when she stops giving me material. Firstly, let’s not kid around, I was seriously disappointed to see her on the cover of Vogue this month. First Cheryl, and now this? But more disturbing than that are the outfits our dear Watson has been sporting on the red carpet over the last couple of days. So, you don’t have style, so what? You’re in Vogue bragging about having £25m in the bank, so HIRE A STYLIST!
This is not just a moan, though, I have suggestions…

You want to wear black lave? That’s fine! How about this DAY Birger et Mikkelsen Lace dress? No silly feathers, no visible bra, and no call for disastrous fashion tape applicationsTiffany’s jewellery for seriously chic sparkle, a Lulu Guinness clutch for a touch of English rock’n’roll and Louboutins. The make up is great, we’ll leave that alone.

If I could dress you however I liked, though, you’d be wearing this…

The most amazing Oscar de la Renta dress you, or I, or anyone, has ever seen, columnar, the height of elegance. Understated jewellery from Tiffany’s (bracelet from charmandchain), Louboutin shoes and a Swarovski crystal-covered clutch. A red carpet look that says, ‘Look world, I’m all grown up, and worthy of the cover of Vogue’… And not a bra strap, feather or shred of tit-tape to be seen…


Monday, 8 November 2010

Indian Wedding

Etsy is such a treasure trove – I could spend forever browsing! I thought I’d share these with you, aren’t they striking? Gorgeous.

Sunday, 7 November 2010

The Art of the Trench

There is nothing better than a classic trench coat. One of my flatmate recently showed me a gorgeous vintage Burberry trench that made me lusty for one of my own. Mr Sartorialist, Scott Schulman, undertook a project for Burberry called The Art of the Trench, which is super cool, but outside of the realm of Burberry are these babies, also utterly enviable. I may have to invest, I think. With the right layers, I might avoid freezing to death in the brutal Edinburgh wind!

Friday, 5 November 2010

St Tropez Hair, Scottish Weather

I’ve wanted to lighten my hair for a really long time. I dyed it a deep reddish-brown over a year ago, and as I patiently wait for it to grow out, I’m taken by a feverish desire to go light, light, LIGHT! Friends have said that my hair-moods reflect my state of mind, and I think, to an extent, they’re right!

A while ago, I saw that Rachel Bilson had unusual colouring, and then about a week ago, I saw this piece about Leighton Meister and immediately made an appointment at Daniel Hersheson to get uplights or ‘Baliage’...

I have come to realise (after the Hair Horror of 2010) that it is worth not cheaping out when it comes to hairdressers, and Amy proved me right. She did a beautiful job, and I’m absolutely in love with it! Hooray for sun-kissed hair in rain-spattered, freezing-cold weather!


Wednesday, 3 November 2010

Paris vs. NYC

This is such an adorable blog – a great addition to any GReader! Exploring the differences between these two fabulous cities. I just love the illustrations...

Tuesday, 2 November 2010


By this point, I’m sure you have all seen the wonderfully bizarre video premiering the Lanvin for H&M collection (including an alarming shot of a plus size model on a treadmill...). Here is my wish list. You’d better believe I’ll be first in line for these on the 23rd! I can’t get them out of my head! I MUST have them in my wardrobe!!!




Breaking (Old) News

I had no idea! Baz Luhrmann is making a movie of ‘The Great Gatsby’! I have mixed feelings about it – ‘Romeo + Juliet’ is one of my favourite adoptions, but how will Gatsby fair at the hands of hallucinogenic Luhrmann-mania? What do you guys think? Genius? Or slaughterer of classic literature?