My Favourite New Spring Scents

  As winter drags on, I long for sunnier, warmer days and destinations. We all do. And these days, I can only find solace in day-dreaming of the Spring by browsing Spring fashion and beauty editorials. So for everyone’s sake – and as a little distraction from the renewed cold spell in London – I … Continue reading

Rumour Has It: LVMH to Acquire Tiffany&Co and Burberry

Since presenting their somehow disappointing results in January, everyone has been speculating as to what LVMH’s next move will be. Published on January 31, LVMH’s results for 2012 showed that the Leather Goods & Fashion branch, dominated by Louis Vuitton, has been struggling. The popularity of the luxury brand is to blame, say some. Indeed, … Continue reading

My LFW Pick: Burberry Prorsum AW 2013

Trench coats, trench coats, trench coats… oh, how lovely they were. Christopher Bailey’s Autumn-Winter 2013 collection called Trench Kisses showed a lot of fantastic coats updated for the season with heart prints, sleeves in leopard or translucent rubber, accented with strips of polished metal. Little strips of leather with eyelets adorned skirts, jackets and several … Continue reading

Focus… London Fashion Week: Burberry Prorsum SS 2013

One word: metallics. Christopher Bailey reinvented the Burberry trench for Spring with high shine satin basque in jewel and citrus shades, setting the tone for this glimmering and brash presentation. Other key elements of this collection included capelets in both miniature and elongated cuts as well as exaggerated oval dolman sleeves. The foil-finish shirting from … Continue reading

Focus… Burberry’s Flagship Store Opens on Regent Street, London

It has been a long time coming; or as least it feels like it. Burberry has finally opened its Regent Street store. The stunning Grade-II listed building on London’s premier shopping street is the brand’s largest London store and will house a big screen to stream the label’s fashion shows, as well a permanent stage where bands … Continue reading

Focus… Vogue’s Fashion Night Out in London

Excited about Fashion Night Out tonight? For those of you in London, here is a list of the some of the key events: Liberty is hosting probably one of the most interesting celebrations tonight with a plethora of designers – Jonathan Saunders, Roksanda Illincic and Richard Nicoll, and cocktails by Cointreau. Visit Manolo Blahnik on … Continue reading

Focus… London Fashion Week AW 2012: Burberry Prorsum

Burberry took a walk on the quirky side for Fall 2012. Stripes, bow-tie belts, owl-print tops, and bomber jackets made an appearance, sometimes layered together for something that was like Christopher Bailey’s take on street style. It was a definite departure from past collections that hung purely in the sleek and sophisticated category. This collection … Continue reading