Dressing the Monarch

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The Queen recently received a BAFTA award at a ceremony in Windsor in recognition of her contribution to British film & TV.  To celebrate, Vogue magazine have compiled a fascinating gallery of images depicting the changing styles of our staunch monarch.

Born in 1926, Queen Elizabeth II has seen varying styles and trends come and go. From the formal attire and ribbon adorned garments of the thirties and forties, to the floral prints and bold colours of the sixties and seventies.

Her adapting style even…[Read More]


Chaneling Coco

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What do these three slender beauties have in common, you ask? Well come May, they will all have played the role of one of the most iconic designers in history.

Keira Knightley has been confirmed to star as Coco Chanel in a new short film. The project, directed by Karl Lagerfeld coincides with the 100th anniversary of Chanel’s first ever boutique. [Read More]

The Cost of Being Fashionable

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Earlier this week, Sarah Jessica Parker justified her love for designer footwear after revealing the extent of the damage that her feet had suffered as a result of wearing poorly constructed shoes.

The Sex & the City star, famed for her love of labels Manolo Blahnik and Jimmy Choo, tried cheaper styles when researching the character of Kate Reddy in 2011 film ‘I Don’t Know How She Does It’.

Whilst on the set of the film, the fashionista claims to have twisted her ankle as a result of wearing…[Read More]

Supersize Me!

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Oversized Bags

As autumn/winter 2012-2013 draws to a close and we are frantically filling our wardrobes with spring-fuelled trends and stowing away our winter coats, one fashion must-have that should NOT be pushed beneath your bed is your best friend, the super size bag.

No matter the season, fashion has finally made Mary Poppins the modern-day style guru, making it socially acceptable to throw everything that you possibly own over your shoulder; from hairspray to Filofaxes, from a pair of comfy shoes to the entirety of your make-up bag. You could even include a speedy outfit change, as long as it is displayed oh-so-proudly in a functional yet…[Read More]