Month: May 2012

in the news: the devil wears prada sequel is coming

in the news: the devil wears prada sequel is coming

I love The Devil Wears Prada by Lauren Weisberger – I own the book in two languages and have seen the film adaption starring Meryl Streep and Anne Hathaway more times than I can count – so I’m very excited by the news out of […]

the queen’s jubilee = british sales!

the queen’s jubilee = british sales!

This weekend marks the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee and to celebrate, many of my favourite British retailers are putting on some smashing deals. Here are a few I know about – if you know of any more, leave a comment! Anthropologie: It’s not a British brand […]

friday film: a therapy

friday film: a therapy

I think it’s great that so many fashion labels have started putting out short films to promote their collections and today’s is one of the best I’ve seen so far. A Therapy from Prada stars Helena Bonham Carter and Ben Kingsley, and was directed by […]

(almost) at the movies: the great gatsby

(almost) at the movies: the great gatsby

We’ve been waiting a while for this trailer to land and today, it’s finally here! The upcoming release of The Great Gatsby is directed by Baz Luhrmann and stars Leonardo diCaprio, Carey Mulligan and Tobey Macguire, and it’s lined up to be the biggest release […]

what’s on: ballgowns: british glamour since 1950

what’s on: ballgowns: british glamour since 1950

If you’re in London over the next few months, be prepared for the onslaught of fabulous exhibits timed to coincide with the Olympics. The one I’m most excited about is Ballgowns: British Glamour Since 1950 at the V&A. The exhibit features more than 60 gowns […]

best dressed at cannes 2012 opening ceremony

best dressed at cannes 2012 opening ceremony

It’s that time of year when the south of France becomes extra glamorous – the Cannes Film Festival kicked off tonight. There were some gorgeous gowns on the red carpet and here are a few of my favourites. I always love Diane Kruger. Sartorially, I […]

fashion inspiration: new girl

fashion inspiration: new girl

One of my favourite new shows this year was New Girl. After watching the season finale last week, I’ve decided to combat my inevitable withdrawal from the show over the summer by injecting some Jess (Zooey Deschanel) style into my wardrobe. Almost everything Jess wears […]

in the news: fashion’s night out 2012 dates announced

in the news: fashion’s night out 2012 dates announced

Vogue has announced the dates for this year’s Fashion’s Night Out. Interestingly, the event, which started as a way to boost sales for NYC retailers during the GFC, has been expanded so that it will now take place in all 19 countries where Vogue is […]

in the news: brad pitt for chanel n°5

in the news: brad pitt for chanel n°5

Well, here’s an interesting twist in the perfume wars: Brad Pitt is going to be the new face of Chanel N°5. Yes, that’s right. The actor will be taking over where Audrey Tatou and Nicole Kidman left off. Apparently he’s also receiving a seven-figure salary […]

best dressed at the met costume institute gala 2012

best dressed at the met costume institute gala 2012

After my all my complaining that this year’s red carpets had been too safe, we’ve been rewarded with a fashion forward one for a change. But what else would you expect for the Met’s Annual Costume Institute Gala. This year’s event launched the new exhibit, […]

friday film: dior secret garden – versailles

friday film: dior secret garden – versailles

Friday at last! Is it just me or did this week drag on forever? Let’s kick off the weekend by looking at the gorgeous new collection of clothing by Dior, as worn by Daria Strokus, Melissa Stasiuk and Xiao Wen Ju in La Galeries Des […]

in the news: anna della russo for h&m

in the news: anna della russo for h&m

H&M has just announced its next collaboration – an accessories line with Vogue Japan Fashion Editor and all-round style icon Anna Della Russo. The collection will feature jewelry, sunglasses, shoes, bags and a trolley, all featuring Della Russo unique and flamboyant style. Our first peek […]