Sunday, September 27, 2009


Check out this tune from my new fave band of the moment 'Neon Indian'. 

They are the latest band out of Brooklyn and as of right now their identity is still a mystery, they're being compared to Mgmt (another one of my faves) and have put out one groovy tune "Deadbeat Summer" which was a certified anthem during the hot summer months & upcoming summer months for those of you in the Southern Hemishere.....

London Fashion Week - S/S 2010
Celebrating 25 years of British Fashion 

**Insiders guide to**

London Fashion Week

We’ve all seen the pics that have been circulating the web of LFW S/S 10 & yes the return of Burberry & Matthew Williamson to London Fashion Week after years away was every bit as amazing as anticipated but not been one to follow the crowd I thought I would share a few of the more special & random moments of LFW with you.
Stylistas, Champers & Sunshine aplenty!!!

Have a peep into what the fash pack were wearing, celebs that were spotted, the much talked about LFW new SPACE, exhibitions, catwalk shows, model watch & some of my fave presentations..... Enjoy the show!

London Fashion Week moves to the palatial & majestical Somerset House as the new hub for the event which added a whole lotta lustre to the inspiring week

Inside the infamous BFC Tent where all the big runway shows happen!
This is where we indulged ourselves with champagne, make-overs by d lovely ladies in MAC & complimentary hair cuts from the sweet Toni & Guy personnel - It's a hard life ;)

Celebs spotted!

T4 Presenter Jameela Jamil looking fab in stunning dark blue velvet dress

Michelle Williams former member of Destiny's Child is right on trend wearing a sequins dress @ Bora Aksu show!

VV Brown & Jameela Jamil perfecting their pose

LFW Street Style!

Some of my Faves

Model Watch!

all the RAGE

What with Coco before Chanel, The September Issue and now Rage, going to the cinema is becoming quite a fashionable affair....

At the beginning of this month - RAGE  - premiered at the 2009 Berlin International Film Festival and was nominated for the Golden Berlin Bear.
The low-budget film — a offbeat murder mystery set in the contemporary New York fashion world — stars Jude Law as a cross-dressing model named Minx (looking surprisingly natural in drag!) & Dame Judi Dench as an acerbic fashion writer; Lily appropriately plays a young model named Lettuce Leaf, although her natural red hair which made her name has been replaced with a bleached blonde bob for the role which I think looks fab on her.

**Lily Cole in RAGE**

Eddie Izzard & Steve Buscemi are just a few of the big start names to appear in Rage which takes on a unique style of filming whereby monologues in front of the camera see each actor in isolation, shot close up against eye-popping flat color backgrounds. A unique screening took place last night where a live satellite broadcast the film to select cinemas across the UK. A live Q&A session followed for the world’s first multi-venue interactive premiere.

** The DVD will be released on September 22nd in the US and 28th in the UK. A special edition version of the DVD will be released through the official Rage website.

Friday, September 25, 2009

Ronnie Wood for Liberty of London

Spotted!!! Ronnie Wood (with his Still girlfriend Ekaterina Ivanova in tow) checkin out his own collection in Brown Thomas's, Dublin!!

Liberty of London's Creative Director, Tamara Salman and legendary musician Ronnie Wood are shaking up the fashion scene with an electrifying collaboration for Autumn Winter 09.

Check out a few of my personal faves......

Wednesday, September 23, 2009

The BIG Fashion Issue

There where many fashion events launches in conjunction with LFW but whilst in London for Fashion Week over the weekend I had noticed quite a few conversations of anticipation in regards to the up coming revamped Style Issue launching in The Sunday Times.

So I set my alarm for 9am on the Sunday morning put on my Breton T & tight skinny jeans and practically skipped with excitement to the nearest news agent in order to purchase 'The BIG FASHION ISSUE' that is The Sunday Times STYLE! Which is a staggering 24 inches in length (as seen below in comparison to my 13" Macbook)......

**Starring** model of the moment Lily Donaldson

And I must say I thoroughly enjoyed sifting through 110 pages of glorious fashion over indulgence!

If you were one of many whom had a little too much to drink the night before or were just too cosy under your Laura Ashley duvet covers in order to purchase a copy, here are a few tasters of what you missed ;)

Ruby Couture Designer Sale @ 
The Mansion House

For all you style savvy fashionistas out there one of the biggest Designer Sales is soon to come to Dublin, taking place at The Mansion House on Dawson Street, Dublin 2.

There’ll be bags, shoes, accessories and garments by Prada, Maxmara, Gucci, YSL, Balenciaga, Chloe, Stella McCartney, Alexander McQueen, Dior, Jill Sanders, Givenchy, D&G, Cavalli, Galliano and Versace all reduced by 80% – wowzers!
You’ll also be pleased to hear that there’s no entrance fee meaning you can pop in and out over the weekend as the stock rotates.
Opening hours are below!
Happy shopping….
Thursday September 24th –  7.30pm until 9.30pm
Friday September 25th – 10am until 9pm
Saturday September 26th – 10am until 6pm
Sunday September 27th –  11am until 6pm – phew! The Mansion House on Dawson Street, Dublin 2.


There will be bags, shoes, accessories and garments galore by the most luxurious designers in the world including Prada, Gucci, YSL, Balenciaga, Chloe, Stella McCartney, Alexander McQueen, Dior, Givenchy, D&G, Cavalli, Galliano and Versace all reduced by a whopping 80%!

So pop in and out over the weekend and check out this exciting & extremely recession friendly sale.

Opening hours are below:

Thursday September 24th –  7.30pm until 9.30pm
Friday September 25th – 10am until 9pm
Saturday September 26th – 10am until 6pm
Sunday September 27th –  11am until 6pm

Happy shopping….

Tuesday, September 8, 2009

AnOther Magazine

In celebration of this decade in fashion AnOther Magazine has paired the most influential designers with fashion's finest accomplices; the actresses, models, musicians and muses who inspire with their sense of style and the power of their image.
Here are a few of my fave......

Kirsten Dunst in Rodarte spring/summer 2009

Chloë Sevigny in Miu Miu spring/summer 2006

Kylie Minogue in Christopher Kane spring/summer 2009

Michelle Williams in Louis Vuitton Spring/ Summer 2007
// Christopher Kane for Topshop Round 3\\

Since graduating from the elite London fashion college of Central Saint Martins in 2006, Glasgow-born Kane held his first catwalk show at London Fashion Week (LFW) in the same year, & has since been unstoppable......

With his 7th collection to be shown at this months notable LFW - celebrating it's 25th year of British Fashion - Christopher Kane certainly picked a momentous occasion to show his 3rd & latest collection for Topshop with it hitting stores in just little over a week (Friday September 18th to be exact) in order to coincide with the start of London Fashion Week.

With Jourdan Dunn heading the CK/Topshop campaign, the fabulously fashionable line in question is his biggest collection for Topshop to date with 39 pieces consisting of heavily studded and riveted pieces in both structured and body-conscious styles, with a small accessories collection of the most covetable shoes since, well, ever. Oh, and there’s also a version of those fabulous gorilla print tees to get your hands on. Set your casio alarms now, fashionistas!

Sunday, September 6, 2009


MANIAMANIA is a jewellery label by stylist Tamila Purvis and art director Melanie Kamsler. The preview range, "Real Life Awaits Us" consists of gorgeous strong molten metal neckpieces and cuffs with calcite crystal, soft leather and details inspired by the 1973 film by director Alejandro Jodorowsky, "The Holy Mountain". 
ManiaMania show off their stunning jewellery with this directionally inspiring campaign image (above), complimented with the use of this incredible, eerie-esque colour smoke theme. Be set to be visually inspired by this cutting edge dynamic new duo's new collection - launching soon for Southern Hemisphere Fall/Winter 2010.
// If Fashion is Your RELIGION-This Is Your BIBLE \\

The September Issue:  is  about  the  making  of  the  September  2007  issue  of  Vogue.  Anna  Wintour,  who  is  the  editor-in-chief  of  the  US  magazine  has  insisted  The  Devil  Wears  Prada  was  fiction  and  not  based  on  Vogue,  hmmmm.....

Well we will all soon be able to make up our own minds about that one! The September Issue officially premiered in New York last week, and attracted the créme de la créme from the fashion world such as model of the moment Chanel Iman, Sienna Miller, Oscar De La Renta & Marc Jacobs. 

The behind-the-scenes documentary on the magazine - gives us an eagerly anticipated peak into what really goes on behind those glossy design clad front doors. We can look forward to scenes such as, Anna grilling two editors on whether pink is the most appropriate message for September to the revelation that Grace Coddington is 'the last remaining fashion editor who dresses the models herself'. 
Filming in the Vogue offices for eight months, they managed to come away with over 300 hours of footage, you can look forward to seeing the likes of daughter Bee Shaffer, plus plenty of designers — Karl Lagerfeld, Thakoon Panichgul, Nicolas Ghesquiere — all making appearances, and there's even an especially timely moment where Wintour ponders the end of her career.......Watch this space!!!