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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 […]

best dressed at the white house correspondents’ dinner

best dressed at the white house correspondents’ dinner

While the White House Correspondents’ Dinner should technically be for the staff and press of the White House, for some reason it always seems to end up overrun with celebrities. This has two distinct upsides – a more interesting selection of fashion… and more people […]

fashion inspiration: the duchess of cambridge

fashion inspiration: the duchess of cambridge

It was a year ago today that Kate Middleton married Price William to become Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge – and a bone fide fashion icon. So who better to look to for today’s fashion inspiration than the most recent addition to the British royal family? […]

at the movies: the avengers

at the movies: the avengers

The Avengers has to be one of the most hotly anticipated films of the season. It is the end product of Disney’s acquisition of Marvel Entertainment and brings together several pre-established actors-as-heros including Robert Downey Jr. as Iron Man, Chris Hemsworth as Thor and Chris […]

in the news: vivienne westwood’s QEII collection

in the news: vivienne westwood’s QEII collection

Queen Elizabeth II is celebrating her diamond jubilee this year and in her honour, Vivienne Westwood has created a capsule collection inspired by some of the Queen’s most memorable outfits. Fear not, though – Westwood’s dresses are not inspired by the Queen’s recent, brightly coloured […]