Style Notes

Steep vs. Cheap: Gingham trousers

From Wizard of Oz-inspired looks at House of Holland, to intricately embellished, cut-out creations at Balmain; gingham rocked the runway this spring, and it’s not about to take a back […]

Spotlight on…Cutler & Gross

WHO: When you think ‘staples,’ great quality basics, sun protection and the perfect pair of black pumps probably come to mind. But, have you ever considered sunglasses the linchpin of […]

Spotlight on…Virgos Lounge

WHO: Established in 2008, Virgos Lounge is a London-based womenswear brand offering vintage-inspired pieces with an updated slant. Think retro silhouettes charged with new season embroidery; a gorgeously, scalloped-sleeve gown […]

Spotlight on…Lie Sang Bong

WHO: Dubbed the “Korean McQueen,” Lie Sang Bong is one of the most highly regarded fashion houses to hail from Korea. With a twelve-year Parisian tenancy under his belt – […]

Spotlight on…JORD Wood Watches

WHO: If unique style is all about challenging the norm and rewriting the rules, then Jord Wood Watches are up there with the trendsetters. “Jord,” which is Swedish for “earth, […]

Spotlight On…..Yvel

WHO: They say there’s nothing like a labour of love, and that’s certainly something jewellery brand Yvel knows about. Crafters of ornate, luxury jewellery; the brand is the brainchild of […]

Steep vs. Cheap: Houndstooth-print coat

Spy the snowstorm this morning? Rather, did you survive it? Well, given spring hasn’t fully sprung, yet, we’re still hanging onto our toasty, winter-warmer essentials. Yes, that involves a rather […]

Steep vs. Cheap: Printed Trousers

Hey spring, we see you! Well, sort of. Save for the recent blustery climes, we’ve long been dreaming up our new season wardrobes and, nothing quite says “See ya, winter” […]

Steep vs. Cheap: Baby blue tote

If you’re tired of sporting a boring black bag to match the glum weather, how about prepping for spring with this week’s Steep vs. Cheap find? We’re introducing the spring-soft […]

Steep vs. Cheap: Red Sweater

Nothing beats the toasty promise of a new, super-soft knit, and one that delivers a dash of much needed colour is even better. Enter this week’s Steep vs. Cheap pick: […]

Spotlight on Roksanda Ilincic…

Having witnessed her epic London Fashion Week catwalk shows first hand over the years, we can confirm that Roksanda Ilincic definitely doesn’t do things by halves. So, when the designer’s […]

Steep vs. Cheap: Pink mini skirt

If you failed to get your hands on this season’s must-have pink coat, then surely a pink skirt should do the trick, right? Let your love affair with Barbie’s favourite […]

Steep vs. Cheap: Heeled boots

Trusty boots are the cornerstone of an accomplished winter wardrobe, and when they look as good as this week’s Steep vs. Cheap finds, they become even more irresistible! Black boots […]

Steep vs. Cheap: Chunky knit scarf

Looking at the frost-coated rooftops and grey clouds, it seems high time to invest in the chunkiest winter accessories possible! And given our affinity for all things knitted and super-cosy, […]

Steep vs. Cheap: Shearling tote

You probably own a pair of snug, snow-proof shearling boots. Even a trusty shearling jacket that you dust off once the annual chill sets in is a wardrobe staple. But […]

Spotlight on ME&EM

Nothing beats the buzz of discovering an inspirational hideout, intimate eatery or shopping treasure trove on your doorstep, and we feel the very same buzz every time we come across […]

Spotlight on…Knomo

With exactly one month left today until London Fashion Week (the best of the four – we know we’re biased!) kicks off, we bet the pre-fash week wardrobe panic is […]