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Style Icon: The Leather Biker Jacket!

Screen Shot 2014-12-12 at 2.18.30 PM December 13th, 2014 by

It may surprise some to know that I own just one leather jacket – a Cole Haan I found on sale during a trip to Seattle five years ago. Not usually one to buy on impulse I did just that hoping I wouldn’t later suffer the scourge of  buyers remorse! Fortunately it turned out to be […]


Style Clash! Trend Meets Classic!

Alexa Chung November 2nd, 2014 by

Every so often the fashion world experiences somewhat of a mini revolution where trends evolve with such rapid succession that its hard to fathom where they came from or indeed how we ever existed without them. Fast forward to Fall 2014 where sports wear can be incorporated into just about every look; declining sales in […]


Sale Alert! J Crew Eaton Cropped Pants!

Eaton July 15th, 2014 by

Having worked fashion retail for numerous years I have learned the key to successful sales shopping is to have an open mind yet remain realistic. Bargain hunting is at best an opportunist game of luck which ultimately involves the right piece being in the right shop at the right time for the right price! A […]


Coat Style! Top Five Peacoats for Fall!

Burberry Peacoat October 20th, 2013 by

The “it” coat for Fall 2013, according to the world of fashion, is referred to as “oversized”! Design houses, such as Celine and Stella McCartney, all showcased their own voluminous interpretations, while the high street duly followed suit with more affordable options. I actually own an oversized coat, aka the cocoon, purchased from Jaeger’s limited […]


Fashion Rules! Classic pieces for Fall And Beyond!

Classic Style August 27th, 2013 by

Recently, I read “The New Speed of Fashion” article written by revered fashion journalist, Suzy Menkes, in which she rails against the fast pace of todays fashion world: “Who are the crazy ones? The buying public demanding fashion now!, clicking online to buy during Burberry’s live-stream runway show months before the clothes are produced for […]

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