Discussions

Rolling in the Deep – trouble that is, Mr Lagerfeld

We’re gearing up to kick off fashion month – well, NYFW is well under way with several reports of FROW-gracing celebrity IT girls- and it’s all getting a little heated.[Read More...]

by 10th February 2012 Daily News, Discussions
The fetish trend: was it really so good being bad?

The fetish trend: was it really so good being bad?

“It’s so good being bad,” said Rihanna in her mega hit S&M, and rightly so. They’re the lyrics some fashion designers swore by when translating their inspirations for AW11 onto[Read More...]

by 7th November 2011 Discussions
What we really thought of Kanye West’s first fashion collection

What we really thought of Kanye West’s first fashion collection

I must admit that, perhaps unlike others, when I first heard Kanye West was launching a womenswear line, I was rather excited. Not excited in the way that Miu Miu’s[Read More...]

by 3rd October 2011 Daily News, Discussions, Fashion Fix

To boob boost or not to boob boost?

Looking down at my excuse-for-a-woman’s-pride of a chest, I feel particularly apologetic about my lack of wholesomeness.  The very assets that are the pinnacle of womanhood; the prominent markers of[Read More...]

by 27th September 2011 Discussions
Amy Childs’ Essex ‘allure’ in Vogue? Shaaat uppp!

Amy Childs’ Essex ‘allure’ in Vogue? Shaaat uppp!

If the elongated title has already confused you, imagine the flummoxed expression when I learnt that Essex’s finest had landed in the holy grail of fashion publications. The reasons for[Read More...]

by 12th September 2011 Discussions
The purse-friendly models: Alexa Chung for Vera Moda and Daisy Lowe for Peacocks… why?

The purse-friendly models: Alexa Chung for Vera Moda and Daisy Lowe for Peacocks… why?

Events in fashion often occur in twos. Two Kate’s got married in phenomenal dresses in the same year; two high-end designers recently collaborated with US department store Macy’s, and even[Read More...]

by 31st August 2011 Daily News, Discussions

John Galliano: Excuses of a fallen angel

As I pick up yet another issue of Vogue, filled with uncontrollable excitement at the thought of feasting my eyes on rich editorials, I feel a sudden rush of sadness[Read More...]

by 6th August 2011 Daily News, Discussions

Modelling prodigy or exploited pre-teen? Meet Thylane Lena-Rose Blondeau, the 10-year-old French model

We’ve become accustomed to seeing spotty teens take centre stage and call the showbiz shotguns in the music and film industries. Selena Gomez, Justin Bieber, Elle Fanning and Hailee Steinfeld[Read More...]

by 3rd August 2011 Daily News, Discussions

Zara Phillips’ wedding dress….granny-chic?

The Second Wedding as it will probably come to be known took place on July 30, when the Queen’s granddaughter wed long-term beau Mike Tindall in what was a surprisingly[Read More...]

by 3rd August 2011 Daily News, Discussions

Let’s talk: what’s with all the girl-on-girl hating?

Last week I read an article in the Daily Mail – where else? – that bashed Kate Moss for not looking as good at 37 as she did at 17.[Read More...]

by 6th June 2011 Discussions

Let’s Talk: the girl who let Terry Richardson exploit her

It was only a matter of time before someone came up with another Terry Richardson sex story, though I admit, this one’s a little different to the other disturbing tales[Read More...]

by 23rd May 2011 Discussions

Let’s talk: would women really rather die than be fat?

As far as stupid statements go, Kate Moss‘s “nothing tastes as good as skinny feels” is pretty high up there. Then again, she could have declared her love for Hitler[Read More...]

by 17th May 2011 Discussions

Let’s talk: Crystal Renn’s curves, where they’ve gone, and why we shouldn’t care

I’m almost disappointed at myself for writing this. I’ve never been one to jump in the discussion of Crystal Renn’s curves – talking about when they shift an inch or[Read More...]

by 10th May 2011 Discussions