Taking Control

To say Raf Simons is a control freak might be an understatement. Rumoured to have exited Dior in 2015 from growing frustrations at not being able to control and direct both the mens and beauty lines, the Belgium designers resignation was a shock in what seemed as a successful collaboration between himself and the LVHM powerhouse. Fast forward to him…
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Block Out…

Diana Vreeland once declared ‘the eye has to travel’. And I couldn’t agree with her more, as a visual person I can get bored very easily of seeing the same view. I need that refresh that only seasonal changes or travels can produce. And there really is nothing better than seeing something fresh, letting your eyes run over a new…
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Raf Is Back…

After months of whispers, the worst kept secret in fashion has finally been confirmed – Raf Simons is officially now the chief creative officer at Calvin Klein. Since the iconic American designer sold Calvin Klein in 2003, the brand has struggled to find its feet in the fashion world although underwear, jeans, and fragrance have continued to dominate their markets with…
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Blooming Luxury

Around this time every year, I enter a temporary frame of mind where I question and try to justify what is luxury. At first thought I’m sure we would all say it is about quality – the most supple leather, the most delicate silk and the softest cashmere. But sadly with brands like Kanye West’s which produce luxury clothing that…
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Oh My Goddess…

Since first being appointed by John Galliano in 2008 to be the face of Christian Dior’s “Lady Dior” campaigns, Marion Cotillard has returned season after season for the iconic French brand and starred in advertisements alongside some of the season’s must have accessories. Relaxing by the swimming pool for the SS15 installment,
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