Dressing the Queen by Angela Kelly

This is a great coffee table book — really fun and interesting read! It’s a birthday present from a good friend of mine, and although I’ve briefly looked at the photos when I first got it months ago, it’s been sitting on my book shelf and haven’t read it until yesterday.

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London Fashion Week (SS16)

Most people believe that fashion week is really all about the clothes. It really isn’t. And perhaps it never was. We live in a digital age where everything seems to be about being seen: for instance, “who’s at which show” (and they have Snapshot and Instagram to prove it), or “who gets photographed” (and gets to the street style page of fashion magazines),  or “who goes backstage”, or “who is sitting on the front row” (or The Frow) of international designers like Anya Hindmarch, Christopher Bailey, Christopher Kane, Paul Smith and Viviene Westwood. Continue reading