Saturday, 19 May 2018

Get the Look - Sophie Countess of Wessex's outfit to the Royal Wedding

Sophie, Countess of Wessex wore British Couture and ready-to-wear designer Suzannah for the Royal Wedding. Suzannah designed a bespoke bodice top for Sophie and it has been paired with the Suzannah Curve Midi Skirt. Please see below the Suzannah Threadwork Bodice Top, similar the top Suzannah designed for Sophie, and the Curve Midi Skirt.

Curve midi skirt £995.00

Sequin Daisy bodice top £695.00

Pippa Middleton wears The Fold & Robinson Pelham to the Royal Wedding

Sister to the Duchess of Cambridge, Pippa Middleton wears the elegant Hepburn dress by British brand The Fold to the wedding of Prince Harry & Meghan Markle

The Hepburn dress is made in pure Italian silk, patterned with a delicate floral print inspired by chinoiserie. The artwork was exclusively painted in Italy for The Fold.
 The close-fit bodice gently falls into a softly pleated skirt, which creates beautiful movement.
 Price £495 / $695
 Available now at the Fold Chelsea store (28 Cadogan Place, SW1X) and online

Pippa also wore earrings by British fine jewellers Robinson Pelham to the Royal Wedding. The Tsar Star Earrings in 14ct white gold are set with diamonds. Price £3660.00

Friday, 18 May 2018

Gwyneth Paltrow, Global Charity Ambassador for Frederique Constant

Actress and philanthropist Gwyneth Paltrow is the Global Charity Ambassador to Frederique Constant for the 3rd year running.

Wednesday, 16 May 2018

Regent's University of London Graduate Fashion Show 2018

Regent's University of London held their graduate fashion show where the fashion students were able to present their own signature style designs.

Alison De Meirsman
Tilted 'The Warp Parade', Alison De Meirsman's collection incorprates random stone washed, bleached and dyed denim, a 1950's print and transparent asymmetric layers of silk and organdie.

Nouras Obeid
Titled 'Misplaced Digits', Noura Obeid was inspired by Surrealism and a temporary escape from reality. Colour palette inspired by photography of Sanja Marusic.

Takwa Dalbani 
Ttitled 'Drifter 1967', Takwa Dalbani was inspired by the 'make love not war' peace movement in San Franciso during the summer of love 1967. Flowing silhouettes, colourful palette and transparent textures to celebrate the vibrancy of that era.

Rojia Hatami
Titled 'Chaotic Splendour', Rojia Hatami's collection is of exaggerated, voluminous pieces gathered with the use of leather straps, Inspired by the tranquility that exists after a storm. 

Unnati Shah
Titled 'A Proper Woman', Unnati Shah explores details from saris such as layering, pleating, gathering and the asymmetrical silhouette to create a contemporary collection

Laura Gadza Cermak 
Titled 'Where's F***ing Wonderland?',Laura Gadza Cermak was inspired by Alice in Wonderland and the idea of hell - things not always as they seem 

Kripali Rajwani 
Titled 'G-Cube2', Kripali Rajwani was inspired by Tetris, a primary game introduced in 1984. Kripali translated its simplicity and minimalism into a collection of cuboid shapes, bright colours and blocks 

Ilyes Ouali 
Titled 'Frozen Trash'. It tells a story of a rich couple's life in a French ski station in the 80's. the clash of evening wear and technical ski wear shows the underlying reality of their happy times. Climbing accessories refers to the final chapter when they decide to throw themselves from the top of a mountain.

Celine Klein
Titled 'Creatures des Bois' , Celine Klein was inspired by the mythological spirit of nature- the Nymph. Ruffles grow sporadically out of the seams as though nature is blossoming out of this mythical recreation in order to adorn the wearer.

Srimah Khan 
Titled ' Ardour: The Heat of Passion' , Srimah Khan was Inspired by organic forms and the texture of fungi using oversized silhouettes. Masculine shirts with feminine elements show the woman as strong & confident yet beautiful & delicate

Ziyu Wu
Titled 'The Abandoned Doll in the Corner', Ziyu Wu's collection represents vunerable women in society by emulating the form of a broken doll. Design elements are various differing simulations of body parts and joints.

Tuesday, 15 May 2018

Natalie + Alanna - 'Collection IV'

Based out of New York and London, Natalie & Alanna have drawn their inspiration from cinema, music and the subcultures of their vibrant cities and beautifully combined it with elements of lace, leather, organza and silk as well as embellished with crystals and ostrich feathers.
Above image shows rose and butterfly knit top and matching knit flare trousers. Accessorised with coin purse , chain belt with silk flower charm and mint green silk charmeuse scarf trimmed with ostrich feathers.
Natalie & Alanna's beautifully conceived pieces stem from their long-term partnership and shared style philosophy. Natalie's passion for surface design and tailoring paired with Alanna's appreciation for avant-garde and whimsy results in a balanced and impeccably crafted collection, season after season.

 Above image shows black double silk georgette camisole with crystal straps and black lambskin wide cropped trousers with crystal embellishment. Accessorised with black leather crossbody handbag and black flocked tulle fingerless gloves.

The fashion forward collection consists of contemporary dresses, evening wear, knitted top and trouser suits plus tulle trench coats; with prices ranging from RRP £136/$180 - £1,280/$1,634.
Handbags are a collaboration with The Ascent, New York.
Photography by Jon Gorrigan

Charlotte Tilbury launches new Eyes to Mesmerise Shades

Monday, 9 April 2018


Top Model, the leading UK and Worldwide model search competition, fashion and awards event, celebrated the end of their year-long 10th anniversary celebrations with a star-studded weekend of glitz, glamour and celebrity VIP’s at the Hilton London Metropole Hotel on Fri - Saturday night (April 6-7th) supporting the CHILDREN with CANCER UK charity.

The finalist walked the catwalk in stunning outfits by fashion designers Omar Mansoor, Michaela Frankova, AGA Couture London, MIA by Mia Vickery, Akani, See-Saw Menswear, Louise Rose Vintage Couture, Karen Gold, Luxury by Feyi, Afrodite, SC3 Collection and Buzzjay Fashion Studio
 Farnborough College of Technology students also presented their Conceptual Art collection, part of the Top Model Education Partnership Initiative supporting young talent..
The first finalist on Saturday's catwalk wore Karen Gold London statement red jacket with long black skirt and cropped top.
Outfit by Karen Gold London worn by finalist Maria Esipova
Another finalist wore Karen Gold London's white jacket with black lace cuffs and statement red dress.

Omar Mansoor showed part of his SS18 collection

 and his new Royal Ascot collection. Hats by Elena Shvab Millinery

The finalists sparkled in AGA Couture London's sequin cocktail dresses

 And dazzled in Luxury by Feyi's 'Crystal' sheer beaded ball gown and 'Queeny' strapless crystal printed ball gown.

 HOPE (Top Model Australia) won thee international Worldwide title. Hope wore a silver evening gown by couturier Omar Mansoor. (here she is with the designer himself)

First runner up for the International World place went to another Australian model, Maria Esipova (wearing Karen Gold London), here below with Hope
Maria, also  won the inaugural ‘Sophie Fraser-Smith Models Model Award’, introduced in memory of the model and Top Model team member Sophie-Fraser Smith, who was tragically killed in a road accident in 2017.
2nd runner up wore AGA Couture London beaded evening gown. Here posing with the designer Agnieszka Klaput

Karolina Maximova won the top photographic model. Looking photogenic in Omar Mansoor dress from his SS18 collection

 Other awards included  Over 25’s 25-35 and 35-45 age group titles. The below gown 'Alexandra'  adorned with crystals and pearls and made to order from Luxury by Feyi was worn by the winner of the Classic Chic over 25s . The designer herself wores a LBF (Luxury by Feyi) t-shirt.

  JAIME PROCTER from Bermuda won the overall ‘Public Vote Award’ for charity, raising over £2,500. (and also was the 3rd runner up of the International Worldwide place )

 The total raised for CHILDREN with CANCER UK from the Top Model 2018 campaign will be in excess of £37,500, breaking the previous record amount from 2016 and passing £180,000 in fundraising since 2010.
Main sponsors were DCBL and Covet Hair UK

Monday, 26 March 2018

Le Studio Pierre AW18 at Paris Fashion Week

Titled 'Jurrasic Pierre', the AW18 collection of Le Studio Pierre pays a tribute to childhood during the the 70’s with an humoristic twist inspired by the Jurassic times .

Colour palette emulates the blazing tonalities of volcanic eruptions

 fluffy faux fur in oversized cuts

Boys scout’s scarfs with dinosaur prints used as suspenders on an overall or as a headscarf

 slipdress dresses merge with casuals pyjamas and elegant tailoring.

Photography by Emma Descraques


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