Isabella Blow: Fashion Galore!

Style icon, image maker, muse, and patron of fashion and art, the inimitable late, great Isabella Blow has left an indelible mark on the world of fashion. In life, her name became synonymous with out-there couture hats, and increasingly provocative fashion spreads and collaborations that established her as an unconventional and legendary figure within the…

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Stepping Up

You may not know his name yet but you’ve most certainly seen his shoes. At only 28 years of age the self-taught Japanese shoe designer Noritaka Tatehana has become a cult designer of extreme footwear for those who prefer their style avant-garde and unique. His gravity-defying vertiginous heel-less platform shoes are favoured by both Lady…

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Designs on Daphne

She is one of the most recognisable style icons of today, inspiring the creations of countless designers. But Daphne Guinness has over the years proven she is much more than a mere clothes horse, trying her hand at fashion design, perfume, and film. This year the trained opera singer also embarks on her first musical…

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Roland With The Times

Since 2006 Roland Mouret redefined the dress with the sell-out Galaxy and Moon dresses and made a feminine, curvy figure desirable once more. Victoria Beckham was such a fan that, well, frankly the similarity of her first collection to Mouret’s didn’t go unremarked. He’s dressed Rachel Weisz, Scarlett Johansson, Kate Middleton, and Dita von Teese.…

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An Appointment with L’Appuntamento

Last week I was asked by the lovely Claudia Albertini from Platform China Gallery to sit for a photoshoot at a fabulous homewares space in Chai Wan, Casa Capriz, run by another Chai Wan creative, Irene Capriz. The space was chock-a-block with amazing one-off vintage and industrial furniture finds from around the world, as well…

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