It’s been a surreal season this London Fashion Week. I set out with one agenda and finished up with quite another, which illustrates perfectly the joys of being freelance and having to be prepared for anything. Work as a fashion freelancer can definitely be compared to London buses - you can wait around for ages until your feet get sore then several all come at once.
It was less of a ripple and more of an earthquake that was caused by the screening of the BBC Documentary Fashions Dirty Secrets last year. Stacey Dooley’s exposé investigated the true cost of our obsession with new clothes, revealing that the fashion industry is the most polluting in the world, second only to oil.
As the festive season approaches it’s time to add a touch of sparkle and glam to your usual make-up routine - there’s no better time to try something bold, to dazzle and shine for those festive events and parties. Here are a few ideas with some tips and tricks on how to add a Christmas vibe (without tinsel) to your make-up with some of the hottest new products.
Veterans from the British Army's 1st Battalion of the Royal Anglian Regiment, ‘The VIKINGS’, are set to hit the catwalk this coming September during London Fashion Week (LFW). They will include and feature two amputees - walking wounded - as part of efforts to challenge the stigma associated with war wounded in society at large.
International Excellence Magazine photographed its latest fashion shoot at Worplesdon Golf Club, a gorgeous 18 hole golf club just outside Woking, known for its classic Surrey Heathland layout and superb short holes.
Oriental Fashion Show Paris - The Jewel Of The East
Ambitiously positioned smack bang in the centre of Couture Fashion Week, when the world is watching Paris almost as much as the World Cup -the two events being ironically similar in levels of drama and exhibitionism - the Oriental Fashion Show bursts onto the scene and certainly attracts attention.
Santamaria Shirt Makers in Notting Hill Gate is the genteel place to have a bespoke shirt made to measure. At this lovely little boutique just off Pembridge Square Gardens you can create the ultimate shirt, choosing from a huge list of gorgeous fabrics and be fitted to perfection.