Author: Frankie Mathieson

Love your style: Michelle Williams

Remember Dawson’s Creek’s Jen Lindley?  The good girl gone bad, gone good, gone bad, gone good again?  While my contemporaries admired Joey Potter’s laid-back style, I was all about Jen’s […]

Love your style: Emma Roberts

She may only be 18 but acting royalty Emma Roberts has already found her feet where fashion is concerned.  On the red carpet she favours fun and flirty dresses and […]

Love your style: Kate Mara

Actress and girl about town Kate Mara is best known for her work on 24 and Brokeback Mountain.  A fixture on the LA and NY party circuit, Mara knows how […]

Love your style: Heidi Klum

The Project Runway presenter, supermodel and supermum Heidi Klum was not always known for her style but these days the Victoria’s Secret stunner is hard to ignore. It all started […]

Love your style: Riley Keough

Riley Keough is best known as Elvis Presley’s granddaughter, and many expected she would follow his musical footsteps with a singing career.  Instead, Lisa Marie’s daughter has established herself as a model and is […]

London Fashion Week: Horace AW09

While waiting in a crowded reception room for the Horace show, I found myself standing next to a group that perfectly encapsulated the Horace spirit – rainbow haired, pierced and […]

London Fashion Week: Sado AW09

With some of the prettiest colour combinations I’ve seen, Carlotta Gherzi’s AW09 Sado collection featured simple silk pieces in grey, raspberry, orange and peach.  Prim puff sleeve blouses, boxy cropped jackets, and […]

London Fashion Week: Bernard Chandran AW09

Bernard Chandran’s AW09 collection was inspired by the ‘romance of the Far East’ which apparently translates as metallics, voluminous shapes, and graphic prints. Lame, glitter and studs in silver, gunmetal and gold reflected […]

Watch this face: Georgia May Jagger!

Mick Jagger and Jerry Hall’s youngest daughter is the second of their off-spring to follow her mother’s footsteps into modelling. With a pout to rival her sister Elizabeth and a […]

London Fashion Week: Qasimi AW09

Making their debut this time last year, Qasimi is the brainchild of the architecturally trained H.H. Khalid bin Sultan AlQasimi and Elliott J. Frieze. For AW09, the duo chose the magnificent […]

Trend Alert: Leotard Ladies!

Wordsmith Lady Gaga recently retorted “it‘s never too cold for a leotard.  It seems the music world may well be in agreement with this statement.  Previously an item worn only […]

Valentines Gift Guide 2009!

Make sure there’s no more heart-shaped candies, red roses, or cuddly bears being gifted this Valentine’s day. Whether it’s your boyfriend or your best friend that’s sharing the love and […]

Clinique 7 Day Scrub

I’ve been using Clinique’s 7 Day Scrub Cream on and off for nearly 10 years.  For those of you who love exfoliating on a daily basis Clinique’s gentle but effective formula is […]

Haute Couture: The Highlights from Paris

The Haute Couture season began in Paris this week with John Galliano’s fantastically outlandish Christian Dior show – drawing on Flemish folklore for inspiration, Galliano‘s tremendous silk dresses were more […]

Clinique Superbalm Moisturising Gloss

The idea of a lip balm which is also a gloss has always baffled me.  I have never believed a single product could be capable of offering conditioning benefits whilst masquerading as […]

Top Ten for 2009

A new year, a new lot of items to lust over. Not sure where to begin? Update your wardrobe with these 10 key items and start off 2009 with a […]

Charles Darwin Jewels

Alexander McQueen proclaimed Charles Darwin the inspiration of his S09 collection.  Interpreted by McQueen via skeletal neck pieces; Darwin’s theory of evolution involving science and nature has become an evident […]

Blake Lively’s W Cover

Clad in red with the star-spangled banner as her sole accessory, Blake Lively is the ultimate American Girl on this month’s W cover. A devout follower of Lively’s show Gossip […]

Label Alert: Built by Wendy

Built by Wendy is the brainchild of designer Wendy Mullin. Founded in 1991, the label began life as a collection of hand-sewn guitar straps in fabrics as diverse as tweed […]

Spring 2009: Key trends we love!

Fast forward four months and visualise yourself heading off to the office in your underwear, strutting your stuff as a space invader, or working the Miami Vice look. Not such […]

Wedding Belles: Bridal Market Week

Remember the fabulous Muriel in Muriel’s Wedding? A pre-svelte Toni Colette portrayed dreamer Muriel who longed to get married and wiled away the days pretending she was, trying on wedding […]