I formed MSL 5 years ago. On 30 July 2010 I decided to set up a company specifically about women. Why? Stimulated by a year of research in to the weft and weave of dress fabric including finding out more about my iconic dress from giant retailer M&S, I knew that there was an exciting...Read More
Warehouse is such a staple of British retail that it is hard to imagine a high street without it. Since opening their first store on London’s Duke Street, the high street giant has gone from strength to strength, established themselves as a global brand, and won themselves plenty of awards and accolades along the way. So what...Read More
Clothes shopping for many of us has become a tedious task. Step into more than one high street store and you’ll most likely find that you’re a different size in each of them. Frustrating isn’t it? But why do we continue to squeeze ourselves into those illusive smaller sizes and fight to fit into something...Read More
Have you heard the news? Fur is making a comeback. Whilst there are many things that we Semple girls will do for fashion, turning a blind eye to the cruelty and mistreatment of animals for an item of clothing is not one of them. But there is no need to let this trend pass us...Read More
Want great history? Go to England. Great food? aller en France! But if great fashion is what your heart desires then Italy is the only answer. From Missoni and Armani to Versace, Gucci and Pucci; the list reads like a who’s who of fashion royalty, with some of the most prestigious, forward thinking fashion houses...Read More
“London’s where I was brought up. It’s where my heart is and where I get my inspiration.” – Alexander McQueen, January 2000 There aren’t many things that stop us in our tracks, maybe a really great shoe sale or LFW, but when we heard that The Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty exhibition would be crossing the...Read More
Androgynous dressing is blurring the lines between gender more and more as time goes on. Slim silhouette cuts are no longer defining feminine attire and likewise, bold straight lines are no longer owned by males. The list of fashion items that fall into the new unisex trend are endless, but for this post, I’m going...Read More
With over 300 stores throughout the UK and beyond, it’s hard to imagine a high street without River Island. Who would have thought this high street giant started out as a fruit and veg shop? Image courtesy of Wikipedia.com With a long history dating back over 60 years, the journey to the River Island we...Read More
From Heels to Steel documents Vanessa Vallely’s journey from a council flat in the East End, to the testosterone fueled world of London’s high flying city slickers. But there is a lot more to Vanessa than corporate success. A 3rd generation Pearly Queen and mother of two, Vanessa joins us to document a more emotional...Read More
Previously associated with bad boys like James Dean and loveable rogues such as the Fonz, leather has become a staple in the fashionista’s wardrobe. Season after season sees a new take on the leather jacket and this Autumn/Winter will see leather quickly become your most versatile item. From leather vests at Antipodium to leather dresses...Read More
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