Archive for January, 2010

London - Rainy Day Blues

London – Rainy Day Blues

Friday, January 29th, 2010

Frieda, is a fashion intern at Peter Jenson. Freida is wearing gloves made by her grandmother. “My bag is vintage from a lovely store in Sweden called Chic. Frieda’s waistcoat jumper is also from Chic and given to her by a friend. The coat is from a charity shop in Switzerland, and the scarf is […]

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London - Urban Squire

London – Urban Squire

Friday, January 29th, 2010

Kiko, is a DJ by night and by day he is the manages of the new Scottish mens wear store on Commercial street, called JS Dundee. Kiko’s outfit is made up from the latest collection of JS Dundee men’s wear. “My favourite trend is tweed and tartan. I like the scottish gentleman look. “My least […]

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London - Velvet Lace Secret

London – Velvet Lace Secret

Thursday, January 28th, 2010

Malikah says’ ” I’m not a fan of faux fur, I think it looks and feels tacky and although I’m a vegetarian, I love real fur, as long as it’s vintage… as long as it has been killed before I was born, then I will wear it.” Malikah’s fashion icon and inspiration is the Marchesa […]

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London - Belt-Tightening

London – Belt-Tightening

Wednesday, January 27th, 2010

Maria was dashing off to Soho House, when I spotted her wearing this Zara coat with such a lovely shape, –  “from a few seasons ago”, –  with tasselled boots bought from a boutique in Ibiza held together with a fabulous over-sized belt by Alice Temperly.

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London - Pick N' Mix

London – Pick N’ Mix

Tuesday, January 26th, 2010

Romy, is a young fashion designer from Holland, working in London as a fashion intern. Romy says” I am wearing a coat and sweater from H&M. My dress and bag I made myself. My boots are from Doctor Adams, which is a store in Holland. and the scarf was a present from a friend”. “I […]

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London - An Education

London – An Education

Monday, January 25th, 2010

Literature student Clio nicely blends a tweed vintage blazer, with a vintage silk blouse and H&M skirt, finished off with a gap scarf and a haberdashery headband. Clio’s favourite trend is… “the 1920’s look, especially some of Topshop’s current collection”. “Least favourite trend is florescent leggings and waist bands trying to hide a multitude of […]

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London - Topman Creative

London – Topman Creative

Friday, January 22nd, 2010

Lyndon is a ‘display creative’ for Topman, Oxford Circus. Lydon is wearing Topman all in one, Uniqlo long-johns , Dr marten boots, a vintage jacket and a YMC sweatshirt. Lyndon says’ “Trends I Like…. so long as someone is enjoying themselves….” “Trends I hate…. never hate… unless someone is too serious…. Then just let them […]

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London - Zip Coded

London – Zip Coded

Thursday, January 21st, 2010

Young fashion designer Jess is wearing her Barbour with a Castelbajac dress and shoes. Jess is part of dynamic design duo Fanny and Jessy. They describe their current collection as “androgynous clothing with a vibrant yet organic and casual low slung sex appeal”. So check it out.

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Blues Brother

Blues Brother

Wednesday, January 20th, 2010

Peter was on business in the UK all the way from Australia, wearing his Ben Sherman, retro 60’s suit and his cool Australian Akubra hat There was definitely  a touch of the ‘Belushi’ about Peters look. Peter told me that back home in Australia he and his wife love to collect Art Deco, and have […]

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London - To An 'Fro

London – To An ‘Fro

Monday, January 18th, 2010

I recently watched a fascinating documentary called ‘Good hair’ presented by Chris Rock for HBO. The documentary explored the issues surrounding black women and their hair and the huge industry that has grown around; weaves, extensions, and the relaxing of black women’s hair. I just loved the shape and colour this young woman’s Afro hair […]

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London - Laced Tee

London – Laced Tee

Monday, January 18th, 2010

Rosa says’ her favourite fashion style era is 80s-“Like A Virgin“-Madonna. I thought Rosa was rocking a ‘New-Pretty’ look with her vintage lace dress, white tee, Levis jacket and a pair of Hush Puppies, and the faux-fur stole. My brother and sister used to love Hush Puppies when they were younger. Sorry Bro and sis, […]

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London - Burlington Friends

London – Burlington Friends

Saturday, January 16th, 2010

Friends Isabel and Femanda mixing-up the vintage. Isabel, on the left, is wearing a borrowed coat from a boyfriend, with a pair of Clarks shoes and the skirt is an original vintage Scottish kilt. Fermanda mixes her vintage coat with Wrangler shoes and a Gap scarf.

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Tighten Up

Tighten Up

Saturday, January 16th, 2010
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Winter Tones

Winter Tones

Saturday, January 16th, 2010
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London - Breath Of Fresh Air

London – Breath Of Fresh Air

Saturday, January 16th, 2010

Joanna along with her mother Helen is the co-owner of the ultra-cool London women’s Boutique Oxygen. With it’s finely edited pieces and collections Oxygen has managed to establish it’s-self in less than a year – March 2010 will be their first anniversary. I myself won a wonderful Eugenia Kim hat at an Oxygen party raffle […]

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 London - The Big Thaw

London – The Big Thaw

Thursday, January 14th, 2010

The big thaw is coming and the weather man says it will be positively “spring-like” by Sunday. Mind you, they did get the winter forecast wrong all together this season. Well I thought Lisa nicely illustrated this ‘in-between state’, with her charity-shop-find cardi, River Island hooded scarf, a pair of Van’s, and Urban Outfitters leggings. […]

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London - My Fair Lady

London – My Fair Lady

Thursday, January 14th, 2010

It was a total coincidence that prop-maker for music video’s, Lucy, stood with her name in the background. Lucy is wearing a delightful eclectic mix, with ‘straight-up appeal’. Lucy’s shoes are from Office, long socks American Apparel, 40’s vintage dress, coat Topshop, vintage bag and American Apparel scarf.

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London - Chocolate Treat

London – Chocolate Treat

Tuesday, January 12th, 2010

HR administrator Slava is wearing a leather coat by Salvatore Ferragamo with trim fur. Slava’s skirt and tights are by Next, the boots are Cucio and her bag is CC Rossi. Slava says her “favourite trend for summer is pink and white, for winter it’s greens and browns, with lots of leather and fur, – […]

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London - Urban Turban

London – Urban Turban

Saturday, January 9th, 2010

I haven’t seen heals like these on a man since the 1970’s. I love the pale blue of the turban against the trench.

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Swag

Swag

Saturday, January 9th, 2010

Fashion designers Manjit and Deepak really caught my eye with their style. Manjit, (on the left) was wearing a vintage Mackee blazer, roll neck Gap sweater, Doghouse tee shirt, cardigan, Next, trousers, Topman, Shoes, Sergio Rossi. Deepak is with the fabulous Burberry man bag, the jacket by ‘Self, the shoes are vintage and Trousers by […]

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