Fashion’s new anti-social media

As the excitement of London Fashion Week descended once more onto the capital, social media networks were abuzz with tweeters, viners and instagrammers documenting every minute of the spectacle. Through them, we were given an insight into backstage preparations, every look sent down the runway and, of course, the post-show parties. Outfits were captured both […]

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My Sartorial Life

Recently I have been panicking about what to wear to my cousins wedding this weekend. Outfits for weddings are a big deal. There’s no way around this scorching fact.  Being sent into town under the instruction to buy myself a ‘pretty dress’ is one of the hardest tasks I’ve had to  interpret and manage.  Can […]

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How to be powerful, now

The collision within the past fortnight of two events; the death of Margaret Thatcher, and an internship interview, naturally made me think about the politics of power dressing. Thatcher’s navy, broad shouldered suits, pearls, and the obligatory handbag became, in the Murdoch media’s eyes at least, a symbol of her forthright leadership style. It seems […]

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