Category Archives: Musings

Bring Back: The Riding Habit

Riding_Habit_Fashion_Plate_c1847We all love some glaring direlictions from the path of delicacy and propriety now and again, don’t we. Continue reading

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Bring Back: Beauty Patches

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As some of you might know, I’m currently engaged in the rather draining task of writing my MA dissertation on the birth of fashion magazines in Georgian England. It’s a fascinating topic, and fed up though I am of bloody writing, I thought it might be nice to share some titbits with you. Continue reading

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12 Top AW15/16 Trends

trends 1One of the talks I got to see at the Vogue Festival a couple of weeks ago was a sneak preview of the salient trends of AW15/16, as told by Vogue fashion features editor Laura Weir. Continue reading

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The Vogue Festival

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This weekend, together with the fash pack, I descended upon the Royal College of Art for the Vogue Festival. Continue reading

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What’s On: Bath In Fashion

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Bath’s very own Fashion Week has been in full swing for a few days now, but on until the 29th, Bath In Fashion is well worth a visit if you’re in or around town… Continue reading

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Savage Beauty

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I have been looking forward to the Alexander McQueen ‘Savage Beauty’ exhibition at the V&A for close to a year now, and I finally got to experience the hype first hand this weekend. I went on opening day, which obviously was very exciting, but also very very crowded. The pushing and shoving and neck-craning did get a little annoying at times but in a way it added to the electrifying sense of sheer intoxication which the V&A managed to convey so well. Continue reading

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Pig Feet

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I was at London Zoo some time ago when I made a surprising discovery. It involved the humblest part of some pig-like creature’s anatomy, and had I not glanced downwards when rushing past on my way to the TIGERS (more on my love of tigers in posts to come) I might never have discovered it at all. Pigs look remarkably like they are wearing heels. Continue reading

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