Discussions

5 Positive things that could result from Condé Nast scrapping its internship programme

5 Positive things that could result from Condé Nast scrapping its internship programme

We’ve all experienced a Devil Wears Prada-esque ‘cerulean’ moment, hailed the unpaid victors of fashion cupboards when they’ve come out a lawsuit, ‘salary’ in tow, and agonised over the dark[Read More...]

by 24th October 2013 Discussions
Cheap fashion finds: Embarrassing or exciting? (Well, the Duchess of Cambridge approves!)

Cheap fashion finds: Embarrassing or exciting? (Well, the Duchess of Cambridge approves!)

If you’re frowning at the title of this post, frankly, we don’t blame you. Who doesn’t love starting a dinner table conversation about their latest Gucci snaffle at the nearest[Read More...]

by 17th October 2013 Discussions
Inspirational vs. Inane: Is the lure of the luxury good worth dreaming about?

Inspirational vs. Inane: Is the lure of the luxury good worth dreaming about?

If recent research is anything to go by, then the luxury goods industry is booming. Booming beyond cultural and financial borders; letting the emerging economies ride the Prada-lined wave of[Read More...]

by 10th October 2013 Discussions
The real reason behind Kim Kardashian’s baby wardrobe Insta-binge

The real reason behind Kim Kardashian’s baby wardrobe Insta-binge

When Kim Kardashian, world’s hottest-mama-right-now, decided to embark on an Instagram binge to introduce the world to her daughter’s teensy, top tier designer wardrobe, we looked at our sorry Zara[Read More...]

by 3rd October 2013 Discussions
6 things we learnt from Miley Cyrus’s latest (twerk-free) music video

6 things we learnt from Miley Cyrus’s latest (twerk-free) music video

OK, we had to. Had to what? We had to dissect the latest in-yer-face offering from the House of Cyrus and all things non-Disney: 23 Alluding to Michael Jordan’s jersey[Read More...]

by 26th September 2013 Discussions
Smoking turns e-chic…or does it?

Smoking turns e-chic…or does it?

Some call it a sickening, oft-glamourised anti-health hype; others simply refer to it as “having a fag”. However you choose to approach the issue of smoking, opinion will always be[Read More...]

by 24th September 2013 Discussions
Reflecting on London Fashion Week…(Spring/Summer 2014)

Reflecting on London Fashion Week…(Spring/Summer 2014)

The hub of all excitable activity, and displaying a manner of dressing that even those residing across the Atlantic strongly envy (yes, those polished NYC queens), London is a melting[Read More...]

by 23rd September 2013 Discussions
5 Unspoken fashion week rules we’re breaking

5 Unspoken fashion week rules we’re breaking

Tomorrow marks the beginning of a 5-day celebration of fashion in the near future. Editors, bloggers, camera wielders and, sadly, some desperate-to-get-papped individuals dressed to kill (no, not literally) will[Read More...]

by 12th September 2013 Discussions
Inspiration vs. Reality: Are Alexandra Shulman’s educational efforts beneficial?

Inspiration vs. Reality: Are Alexandra Shulman’s educational efforts beneficial?

Whilst bright-eyed and bushy tailed editors from notable publications all around the world jet into New York, for today’s highly anticipated kick-off of New York Fashion Week (wait till you[Read More...]

by 5th September 2013 Discussions
The selfie-centred nation: Snap happy or plain crazy?

The selfie-centred nation: Snap happy or plain crazy?

Hello, and welcome to the millionth conversation about turning the camera on yourself. The selfie really exploded this week, legitimising its existence by snapping up a place in the Beverly[Read More...]

by 30th August 2013 Discussions
Ladylike style: Prim and proper, or just plain boring? (We can’t decide)

Ladylike style: Prim and proper, or just plain boring? (We can’t decide)

We want a twee twinset, live for Celine’s floaty, knee-length skirts, and can’t say no to a good old British afternoon tea: are we really turning into FLOTUS/K. Middy clones, with our[Read More...]

by 29th August 2013 Discussions
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Sweating the small stuff: Is fashionable gym gear important?

Sometimes, a brow-raising snapshot of someone committing an act of foolishness in the name of fashion is all it takes to get mouths moving at HQ. And this week, we’re[Read More...]

by 15th August 2013 Discussions
Knee deep: Revival of the over-the-knee boot

Knee deep: Revival of the over-the-knee boot

Ankle boots, yes. Cut-out styles, OK. Cult (and costly) Saint Laurent suede versions, HELL YEAH! Thigh-highs, oh, wait… The above pretty much defines our reaction to the plethora of boot[Read More...]

by 12th August 2013 Discussions