Friday, 21 September 2012

Outfit Post: #DesignOvertime

In case we hadn't had enough culture of late, tonight we went on a late trip to the Design Museum to the see the Swarovski sponsored 'Digital Crystal' exhibition. In short, it was a bit odd, but nevertheless, very sparkly (always a winner with me) and well worth a visit if you fancy walking round gawping and going 'oooh' - as I do.

Lace pencil skirt - Phase Eight
Black top - Zara
Boucle Jacket - Next
Necklace - Topshop
Ankle boots - H&M
Bag - Bought in France
P.s. Note the clever picture taken by Alex, through the clear box outside the museum, filled with crystals and sprinkled with raindrops... Arty!

Thursday, 20 September 2012

London Fashion Week SS/13: Post 2 - Street Style

While I was off finding suitable ladies for His & Hers Magazine's Street Smart pages, Matt Fisher went off to find some more stylish LFW goers for Parade. Here's who he found...

Daisy Lowe

Off-duty model cool
Possibly photographed for ten minutes non stop - even in mustard stripes?

Matt's Fave: Will.I.Am lookalike... 

Bit of Austin Powers going on here?

Look out for my Street Smart in the next issue of His and Hers!

Monday, 17 September 2012

London Fashion Week SS/13: Post 1 - Outfit of the day

I made an effort this year! In past seasons, living in Liverpool, I've crammed LFW into a day, and thus worn a practical outfit... now though, times have changed! Taking advantage of  my ten minute journey to Somerset House, I wore heels and something other than an all-black ensemble, hurrah!

Silk dress - Temperley
Boucle jacket - Next
Leather pants - H&M
Ankle boots - Kurt Geiger
Bag - Bought in France
Necklace - Nour London

The dress came as a surprising acquisition on Saturday, when I found a freelance stylist selling off samples and old season pieces from shoots. As it was an 'opportunity', I purchased the above dress and a little black Luella number (that I wore to a show last night and neglected to take a picture of so you can see that another time), which I must say I'm very pleased with... Even the mother agreed they were 'good value'. Mr Stylist promises to keep me updated with other exciting bits I may like, so watch this space.

Also watch out for the second LFW post, featuring myself and Matt Fisher's street style efforts, which will appear when I'm over this major Fashion-Week-fatigue and my feet and ankles have un-swelled back to their normal size...

Wednesday, 12 September 2012

A Day out in Knightsbridge/ Midi Experiment the Second

Today, passing on the student lifestyle which we are supposed to be leading, we played the cosmopolitan Londoners role and headed off for a day in Knightsbridge; Harrods, the V&A and the Louboutin shop to be precise. Alex worked the leather and studs look and looked effortlessly cool; I, meanwhile, looked like SATC's Charlotte in my ladylike ensemble, which happened to serve as a second midi-skirt experiment... It's official, I think I like.


My picture was taken in a quirky bar in North London where we headed tonight for 'Walking the Lines', a viewing of the works of fashion illustrators such as Richard Kilroy and Jason Lear (google them, they're good). Not bad, we thought, for day 3 of the London life, and a good start for the week to come as LFW kicks off on Friday - look out for more on that...

P.S. Also note the clever leopard effect on my photo, all down to clever Alex, and I love it!