Tag: Trends

Trend Alert: Dream in denim

Denim seems to be having a bit of a moment. More than usual, that is. Pale and, more alarmingly, stonewash denim is invading our nation’s streets and magazines at a […]

Spooky style!

I’m a bit of a wimp when it comes to horror films, but a quick scan of the A/W runways and it looks like I might have to suck it […]

AW08 Trends: Laced with style

I have always had a soft spot for lace. Any fabric which makes me think of veiled ladies from old novels and Victorian dolls has absolutely got me seduced. How […]

AW08 Trends: Headwear

Hairbands, headpieces, elaborate hats and all decoration in the general head area has been the crowning glory of the fashion world for a while now, but it is a trend […]

Beauty: Crimping my style

Oh horror of horrors! Sorry to break the terrible news, ladies, but crimped hair appears to be back. I could have predicted this, really, as any truly terrible trends from […]

AW08 Trends: Great big hats in Paris!

We loved the great BIG, GIGANTIC headwear that came out of Paris fashion week. Galliano, Yohji Yamamto and Vivenne Westwood were among the designers that featured oversized headwear in their […]

Fighting Talk: Let the battle begin!

Fashion is a fickle creature; her moods are fleeting and her tastes volatile. Not too difficult to predict, then, that there would be an autumnal backlash against spring’s romance and […]

AW08 Trend Alert: Wide Jackets

(From l-r, Marc Jacobs, 3.1 Philip Lim, Calvin Klein) Come autumn don’t be surprised to find wide, unflattering coats sitting alongside belted fitted jackets in your favourite retail store. For […]

Trends: Blooming Gorgeous!

Pretty florals for Spring. Predictable, right? Not, so much. For Spring ’08, designers such as Balenciaga, Prada and Stella McCartney have taken an otherwise obvious trend and pushed it to […]

Kate Moss: Stars In Her Eyes!

If you didn’t know it already…stars are going to be a massive trend this year. Both Chanel and YSL went all starry eyed on us for their Spring/Summer 08 collections […]

2007: Top 10 Trends!

Eclectic is the word that comes to mind when we think of the trends that hit us this year. Styles came and went at a frenzied pace, some we loved, […]

I Heart Sunglasses…in the winter?

OK, so it’s been established that wearing sunglasses indoors is something only Bono or MJ (circa “Thriller) should be allowed to pull off…but what about sporting shades in the dead […]

Trends: Bright Shades

Just say NO. Well when it comes to dark colours that is. Granted it’s hard to do, especially if you automatically find yourself reaching for anything grey or black in […]

Trends: Pencil Skirts and Plaid

With all the Spring/Summer trends emerging from the catwalks it’s easy to forget that it is actually autumn…that is until you’re suddenly hit by a gust of cold wind. Worry […]

AW07: Headgear

If like so many, you aren’t a fan of having rose tinted ear lobes, herein lies your style solution. Hats! As we progress toward the cooler seasons headgear is making […]

AW07: Shades of Grey

From charcoal to stone, grey is the perfect shade for this autumn/winter. Its brilliant for layering as it reduces the intensity of other colours, so if you still want to […]

AW07: Knitted

Knits are integral to this seasons dress and with them they bring a new approach to oversized and baggy. From sweater dresses to cardigan coats, designers like Stella McCartney and […]

AW07:Tight Fit

The smock shape has dominated trends for a couple of seasons now, with loose cuts and a ‘fluid’ silhouette being summer favourites. However fashion week provided a sneak peek into […]

AW07: Discover your masculine side

Play around with your masculine side with this seasons statement pieces. Go for wide legged trousers, cropped blazers and waistcoats. Pair narrow trousers with a cardigan and add a baker […]

AW07: Bows

Amidst some of the more masculine looks on the runway this season, cute and flirty bows made a welcome appearance. Marc Jacobs added a romantic twist to the fitted skirt […]

AW07: True Blue

Due to popular demand we’ll be covering autumn/winter 2007 trends slightly earlier than planned. Coverage will span over the next couple of weeks. First up we’re talking colour. From electric […]

The Shirt Dress

My current obsession? Shirt dresses. If smocks make you well…. appear to be in the early stages of pregnancy and the maxi dress defeats the purpose of showing off your […]