Shoot: “A thing of beauty is a joy forever”

Styling – Grace Buck, Kathryn Gilbert and Aleks Cvetkovic Photographer – Charles Roberts Models – Lily Fox, Gabriel Harris and Matthew Robinson With thanks to Blenheim Palace and www.wishwantwear.com Matthew wears: dinner suit by Moss Bespoke, silk waistcoat by Gieves and Hawkes, dress shirt by Marks and Spencer, silk pocket handkerchief by TM Lewin, bow […]

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The Yahtorialist

by Thomas Cuthbertson A friend came to visit me in Oxford last weekend. Having grown up in a small Northumberland town, I have, to this day, stayed close friends with people I have been with since nursery school. One such friend thus has the unparalleled low-down on all of my quirks, foibles and peccadillos. Yet […]

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OxStu on… festival chic

By Arpita Ashok Mud, music and making love (in the artistic sense, of course…): festival season is upon us. This might seem like a look that doesn’t have its foundations in fashion. Firmly rooted in the cheap and cheerful and sometimes the completely unfashionable, it may seem difficult to find catwalk inspiration. However, take a […]

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Style survival: a strategic affair

By Aleks Cvetkovic Shopping, as I have recently been discovering, is a tactical business. At heart, we’re all creatures of habit. A little consideration can reveal the realities behind the myriad of shopping strategies that we all employ to ensure our wardrobes hit the spot this Summer. Firstly, somewhere out there ensconced in their exquisitely […]

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Style O’Clock: Baroque

Styled by Raffaella Tomassi Photography by Adam Russell The Milan Autumn/Winter show this year was dazzled by Dolce and Gabbana’s Baroque creations (for those unsure as to what exactly this involves see this). Yet, you ask me, how am in supposed to incorporate this onto my wardrobe, especially as its not actually Autumn or Winter, […]

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OxStu on… baroque

By Arpita Ashok This is not the season for wallflowers. Whether it’s adding a little luxe to your sporty look, sparkling in sequins or smoldering with a vampish lip, it’s clear that extravagance is in the air. And nothing says all-eyes-on-me more than Baroque. Once seen only on the Versace catwalks, occasional period dramas or […]

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Retro: you’re brand new

By Aleks Cvetkovic Vintage fashion? Nowadays, it’s just that; ‘vintage’. The love of retro style is nothing new, having developed far beyond a seasonal trend; the retro scene has been around for years and is now no longer a fleeting fancy but an ever-popular industry in itself. The challenge with any industry is how to […]

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The Yahtorialist

By Thomas Cuthbertson The briefest of etymology lessons is really all that is required to confirm a statement of irrefutable fact. The word “corduroy” is said to be an anglicised corruption of the French corde du roi; an origin that amply confirms the kingly status of this reliably furrowed fabric. So sought after are its […]

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