It’s not uncommon to hear people exclaim that they need another holiday, immediately after returning from a holiday. They can be stressful, jam-packed and itinerary-filled. Perhaps it’s a holiday with the whole family, or more of an adventure-themed getaway, but taking a holiday doesn’t always mean it’s going to be relaxing. It’s so important to...Read More
I took a photograph of my shadow recently while in Ostia, the local beach near to Rome. I started to think about what shadows mean and wondered how I could develop a narrative around shadows and fabric, the reason why I was in Italy. I began with the following notes: ‘Am on an early train to...Read More
Joining De Rigo in January 2016, one of the world’s leading manufacturers and distributors of eyewear, I just knew I was making an exciting decision. But after a month of planning and anticipating De Rigo’s stand for February’s 100% Optical event, I was in for a real treat. De Rigo announced an exclusive license agreement...Read More
People often tell me that I am understated and when I was younger this felt like a criticism. However, over the years I have come to like being understated as it appeals to my sense of curiosity and playfulness. I spoke recently at the Festival of Marketing conference in London and at the end of...Read More
Last week I had the pleasure of visiting the delightful city of Rome. Full of wonder and charm, Rome is an ideal location for sites that will leave you breathless, history that will continuously have you full and people that will keep you smiling. We got lost, very lost, and it was perfect. We ate too...Read More
This week a feud between music legend Sir Elton John and fashion house D&G hit the headlines as Domenico Dolce shared his rather controversial thoughts on family and how he believes children born through IVF treatment are ‘synthetic’. I think maybe he should stick to labelling his clothes and not children – next he’ll be...Read More
Women, fashion and stories are at the very heart of who we are, and we are passionate about the style stories of exceptional women. We simply love fashion books, and our bookshelves are packed with mesmerising tales of high fashion combined with intimate stories of personal style. In aid of World Book Day, we’re celebrating...Read More
Our loyalties may lie in London but when it comes to undeniable sartorial greatness Milan is the place to show and be seen. As the AW15 Collections come to a close in Italy’s fashion capital we’ve rounded up our pick of MFW must-sees. Armani Sporting a delicate colour palette of dove grey and lilacs, Armani...Read More
Many of you know that my personal clothes are designed and made in Italy by my Italian designer. I have known Hilla for 15 years and during that time she has made, from exquisite Italian fabrics, my work and evening dresses, ball gowns, trousers, skirts and jackets to fit my body and style. I asked...Read More
Favourite fashion designer? For many this question would undoubtedly lead to a lengthy discussion on the pros and cons of a handful of admired creatives. But I can safely say that for me the question is simple. Since I first fell in love with fashion, many (many) moons ago, it was Domenico Dolce, Stefano Gabbana...Read More
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