Articles by: Megan McCluskie

Future Fashion Now Exhibition at the V&A

Future Fashion Now Exhibition at the V&A

Admittedly, I am somewhat uncultured and usually traipse around museums patiently waiting for the light at the end of the tunnel: the gift shop. The

by 8th June 2009 Fashion Fix, Grab Your Diary
Zip me up before you go-go

Zip me up before you go-go

So you may usually be on the defensive when told to to zip it – but this summer, it’s a style directive you’ll definitely want to follow. Yes, it’s time[Read More...]

by 4th June 2009 Fashion Fix
Fashion at its best , chic, cheap and convenient: The rise of online fashion outlets

Fashion at its best , chic, cheap and convenient: The rise of online fashion outlets

The secret’s out: While sample sales and high-end fashion outlets were once-upon-a time a thing of Sex and the City folklore, new online fashion outlets mean that cheap chic is[Read More...]

by 2nd June 2009 Deals & Discounts
Daily Fix: The Boyfriend Blazer

Daily Fix: The Boyfriend Blazer

Finding the perfect cover up for cool spring days and breezy summer nights is often a sartorial challenge. But fear not: This season we can borrow from the boys with[Read More...]

by 31st May 2009 Fashion Fix
Summer 09 Trend: Body Con

Summer 09 Trend: Body Con

As we are all by now well aware, the eighties made a colossal comeback on the catwalks for spring/summer 09. But it is one microtrend in particular that captured the[Read More...]

by 28th May 2009 Fashion Fix
Summer 09 Trend: Desperately Seeking Denim

Summer 09 Trend: Desperately Seeking Denim

Moving on from the sombre and dramatic runway looks of last year, designers are opting for a more innovative, daring and colourful palette this season. It should come as no[Read More...]

by 28th May 2009 Fashion Fix
Summer 09 Trend: DIY Studding

Summer 09 Trend: DIY Studding

Ever since the punk scene was thrown open to tattooed Vice-readers, the emerging metal revival has bubbled up into mainstream and high fashion. This time around, punk comes to subvert[Read More...]

by 27th May 2009 Fashion Fix
Summer 09 Trend: Fringing

Summer 09 Trend: Fringing

Move over Dame Shirley Bassey! Fringing has gone beyond curtain trimmings and upholstery, surfacing in a myriad of chic guises on this season’s runways. Yes, this season, fringes are growing[Read More...]

by 27th May 2009 Fashion Fix
Summer 09 Trend: Jumpsuits

Summer 09 Trend: Jumpsuits

Convenient (step in, zip up, and go!) and inconvenient (best to have a friend for trips to the bathroom) in equal parts, the jumpsuit is back on our fashion radar.[Read More...]

by 26th May 2009 Fashion Fix
Summer 09 Trend: New Nudes

Summer 09 Trend: New Nudes

It’s the naked truth: Birthday suit dressing is officially in vogue. If you’re the colour-shy type and usually live in black during the winter months, this new nude trend is[Read More...]

by 26th May 2009 Fashion Fix
Summer 09 Trend: Florals

Summer 09 Trend: Florals

With the onset of summer it’s no surprise that seasonal florals rear their head once again. However, this season you can forget looking sickeningly saccharine as we see a new[Read More...]

by 25th May 2009 Fashion Fix
Summer 09 Trend: Colour Block

Summer 09 Trend: Colour Block

It’s time to get vivacious as this season is awash with bold brights and vivid hues. Yes, loud and proud colour block combinations make for a dynamic, confident look this[Read More...]

by 25th May 2009 Fashion Fix