From digging out last years crop tops and going to work with a slightly burnt nose to turning up the heating and ensuring my beanie is close by at all times….yep, it’s that uncertain, temperamental time of year again – Spring!!!  Mornings now consist of deciding whether to wear my new mules with or without socks, seeing if it’s warm enough to wear anything above the knee without tights whilst always remembering to carry my scarf…just in case.  I feel stuck in a rut of dungarees, jeans and jumpers, constantly fighting the urge to look like a typical ‘hipster’ in their Birkenstocks (so comfy) and sports socks (so warm), since when was fashion so practical yet oh so cool?  This could be a good go on and then you remember, the pre collections, of course!  My trans-seasonal calling card this pre-season is the impeccable Celine with all the clean lines, subtle trends and understated luxe you could wish for.  It’s decided, I want it all and I want it now!

Celine Pre SS14 By Phoebe Philo

Celine Pre SS14 By Pheobe Philo


Celine Pre SS14 By Phoebe Philo



Wrapping up 2012…

2012!! It’s flown by and I am struggling to remember key factors!  Already we’ve seen the pre AW13 collections, we are currently working on the AW13 shows and looking forward to SS14! Fashion; it moves fast, so you better keep up! Once I took a minute to think, how could I really forget?  Here is a round up of my best bits of 2012:

From space age materials at Balenciaga to the retro 90’s sweatshirt comeback at Kenzo; microtrends ruled and fashion was suddenly fun again!!  The Gucci fedoras and Louis V hand-cuff’s of AW were packed away and we were ready to go head to toe in print by the new Queen of LFW Mary Katrantzou followed by dinner in our oh so chic pyjama suit!  Needless to say it was another Fabulously Fashionable year and one that will go down in history for the ‘New Era’ beginnings at the newly named Saint Laurent, Christian Dior and most recently Balenciaga.

So long 2012……

Strong Motif’s made a comeback and with them wardrobe staples you couldn’t miss:

Branded LtoR: The Givenchy Dog, Balenciaga Space Age and Kenzo Tiger

Motif LtoR: The Givenchy Dog, Balenciaga Space Age Jumper and the Kenzo Tiger

I literally feel lost without a ridiculous amount of rings, all day, every day.  Luckily, Phoebe Philo seemed to agree….

Couture Knuckle Duster's

Celine Knuckle Duster’s – Street Style by Tommy Ton

Raf Vs Heidi as the two fashion houses went all out to show they had made the right move – They both looked pretty good to me!

Christian Dior Pre S/S13, Saint Laurent S/S13

Christian Dior Pre S/S13, Saint Laurent S/S13

Shaping shoes for years to come; shoe of the year arrived in the form of the Valentino Rockstud Slingback!

The Valentino RockStud Sling Back

The Valentino RockStud Sling Back, Street Style

Victoria’s Secrets landed in the UK and the show…Exploded!!


Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show, Finale 2012

Happy New Year!!