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Newsflash: Temperley to return to London Fashion Week

The dates for the next London Fashion Week were only announced last week and we are already hearing confirmation of who will be showing... or better yet, who will be returning to our fair city for next season. I am... Read more »


Newsflash: Nicole Farhi robbed at knifepoint

Alarming news this morning with reports that designer Nicole Farhi has been robbed at knifepoint, outside her £3 million North London home last Thursday. The 61-year-old had more than £8,000 jewellery and foreign cash... Read more »


Why you should not forget the Marchesa girls' titles

Remember this: Georgina Chapman is the brand's co-founder and designer Keren Craig is the brand's co founder and looks after the textile and business side of things . Why should you know the difference between the... Read more »


Lanvin and Acne collaborating on line of jeans

When Lanvin designer Alber Elbaz (pictured above) does things, it's certainly not by halves. Yes siree... jean-wearing fans of Lanvin will be super-excited to know the label is to introduce its first line of jeans -... Read more »


Donatella Versace: Hillary Clinton doesn't need to wear trousers to show she's strong

Picture this: Presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton in a body-hugging, possibly cleavage-baring, thigh-revealing Versace dress (safety pins optional). Is this the image you have of a woman in politics or power? Well,... Read more »


Bruce Oldfield shows off his McDonald's designer duds

Earlier this year we blogged about Bruce Oldfield's strange new venture - McDonald's . The British designer once favoured by Princess Diana , has been employed to work his magic on McDonald's staff uniforms... and the... Read more »


Newsflash: Christian Louboutin to launch European flagship in London

Is it really true...? I am happy to report that yes, it freakin' well is! The Holy Grail of shoes is headed our way with the announcement that Christian Louboutin will open his European flagship store right here in... Read more »


Stella McCartney lands global sunglasses deal

Stella McCartney is well on her way to becoming a global brand, with new stores in India , and now she has landed a deal with Luxottica Group SpA to distribute her range of sunglasses worldwide. The Brit designer's new... Read more »


Balenciaga to launch a online store

Balenciaga are set to join other fashion houses as they all join the world of online shopping. WWD are reporting that the brand will launch their first e-commerce site on May 15 with bags, shoes, sunglasses, scarves and... Read more »


Duffy is Dolce & Gabbana's new inspiration

Songbird Duffy has found a couple of new fans in Dolce & Gabbana . The Welsh musician has impressed the Italian designers so much with her talent and retro '60s style they have signed her onto become their new muse.... Read more »


Tommy Hilfiger introduces London to Tommy TV

US designer Tommy Hilfiger flew into the capital this week to introduce us to his new baby - Tommy TV , a new music-based online television channel. At the official launch yesterday, Parisian musical duo One Two... Read more »


Tilda Swinton invited by Miuccia Prada to Met Costume Institute Ball

Our very own Tilda Swinton has been invited to attend this year's highly anticipated Met Costume Institute Ball by Miuccia Prada . The Oscar-winner will join US actress Kate Banks in accompanying the designer to the... Read more »


Marc Jacobs to bring another store to London, is featured in T: Style magazine

The best news I've heard, well, today: London will be getting its very own Marc by Marc Jacobs store next year! The buzz is it will be situated on South Audley Street (so a convenient hop skip and a jump away from the... Read more »


3.1 Phillip Lim and co. arrive at Gap today

Feeling a little disillusioned by what's currently on the High Street? Then mosey on down to your nearest Gap store today where the latest crop of designers will unveil their creations for Gap's white shirt collection... Read more »


Vera Wang Asymmetric Lurex top

Do you have a figure that isn't all that curvy? Well this Vera Wang Asymmetric Lurex top could help give you the illusion of curves thanks to its graceful Grecian silhouette in a subtle metallic shade. The draped detail... Read more »


Julie Verhoeven sticks with Mulberry on t-shirt range

Illustrator Julie Verhoeven is sticking firm with Mulberry by continuing her range of t-shirts for the British label. That's right, Mulberry isn't just about luscious handbags, it also stocks some great clothing such... Read more »


"I hate children, charity is boring, I hate to be touched" - More wisdom from Karl Lagerfeld

I reported way back on Karl Lagerfeld's 'Prestige' magazine interview , but back then I was so busy getting on my high horse about his comments on anorexia that I didn't truly appreciate the brilliance of the interview as a... Read more »


"I am DJ Karl, or as they say in France.... DJ Karl."

Admit it: you're just as curious as we were to find out what Karl Lagerfeld aka "DJ Karl" would bring to the table for his Grand Theft Auto DJ-ing cameo . Well today's your lucky day. To hear the designer "keeping... Read more »


First Look: Emma Cook's latest capsule range for Topshop

Emma Cook has quite a solid partnership with Topshop now, with her popular maternity collections driving mummies-to-be straight for the high street giant. Now her latest capsule range is set to hit the racks,... Read more »


Matthew Williamson celebrates 10 years in fashion in Manchester

Manchester-born Matthew Williamson returned to his home turf last night by bringing his '10 Years in Fashion' exhibition back to where it all began. The exhibition, which was first unveiled at the Design Museum in... Read more »