The inspiration for today’s post came from an unusual source: Pope Benedict XVI. After he announced his resignation earlier today, I spent some time researching his sartorial habits (I don’t usually pay much attention to papal fashion, I admit) and stumbled across his well documented penchant for red smoking slippers. Well, it just so happens […]Read more "divine inspiration"
If there’s one pair of shoes I should have bought last year, it was Zara’s gold lace-ups. I used them a couple of times on shoots, but never thought I’d actually have the nerve to pull them off myself. I see people wearing them sometimes, and they always look cool. And it always gives me […]Read more "The Golden Girls"
A very silly story for you today: behold, the brogue mobile phone! This creation is a collaboration between artist Sean Miles and O2 to highlight the importance of recycling old handsets. Nokia and LG handsets have been upcycled into these brogues, some Louboutin heels (I’m not featuring those for obvious reasons!) and Hunter wellies […]Read more "a funny for Monday"
OK, this isn’t exactly a trend, but I have spotted a large number of particularly lovely tassel loafers around this season. That’s not to be confused with penny loafers of course, with their little slot at the front which was actually originally designed for storing coins (fact!). The Rupert Sanderson shoes I’m wearing here are some of […]Read more "loafing around"
Happy Friday everyone! Today is turning out to be an excellent day. First I was sent some brilliant socks from Catherine Tough (they are really nice, check out the website here), then I booked a holiday (a chance to wear sandals! Yay!), and finally, I got my mitts on the new Grenson SS13 look book. […]Read more "Friday I’m in love"
Yesterday I learnt that I’m not only going to be covering London fashion week for The Times, but also jetting off to Milan and Paris too. This is brilliant news, obviously, but did set me off panicking about my outfits a whole three weeks in advance (this would be classed as last minute planning in […]Read more "Bob’s your ankle"
OK, this post isn’t going to be to everyone’s taste. I’m not even sure it’s to mine. But the sheer volume of luxe hi tops out there has forced my hand and we’re going to discuss. By luxe, I mean either luxury brands turning their hand at making hi tops (something that has been going […]Read more "high fashion hi tops"