This week my college were lucky enough to have a visit from Designers David Longshaw and Kirsty Ward. Having worked at houses such as MaxMara and Alberta Feretti and studied at the likes of MMU and CSM it was incredibly inspiring to hear how they made it into industry and what their inspirations were. Not… Read More LONGSHAW WARD.
Street style AW16 London. Showing on Soho Highstreet by This Is The Uniform. Yssie x
Whilst in London I also attended the Judy Wu SS17 collection “Curve”. The aim of the collection was to magnify “the beauty of femininity, empowering women in this increasing fragmented world.” The word fragmented, was clearly a theme int he designs however they ran seamlessly into one stunning collection through the very clever use of… Read More LFW JUDY WU.
On Saturday I attended the showing of Asli Polat‘s SS17 collection at the OnOff Vinyl Factory in Soho. The show exceeded expectations with pastel coloured silk, ruffles and lots of floral (groundbreaking but classic) contrasting the ‘bondage’ tones with sheer fabrics, clear PVC and silver circular hardware. “While the Asli Polat women retains an air of… Read More LFW ASLI POLAT.
So tomorrow I’m heading down to London Fashion Week for the first time, like most of my friends and family you’re probably thinking.. what on earth? Well here’s how I did it: Visit http://www.londonfashionweek.com and find the press contact list for the shows, there will be a spreadsheet on there somewhere. Send every address an… Read More HOW I GOT INVITED TO FASHION WEEK.
For the first time in history (God knows why) NYFW saw a revolutionary collection from Jakarta based Anniesa Hasibuan which included all of the models wearing hijab. In Jakarta, almost every native wears a hijab so obviously those who are fashion focused want to style them properly, this is why it perplexes me that this… Read More NYFW: ANNIESA HASIBUAN
Welcome to my NYFW stand out for Friday 9th September 2016, honestly I probably won’t be doing these everyday but I especially loved Red Valentino and thought it would make a good post today. DISCLAIMER: This post probably isn’t the best example, but this fashion month I am going to try and make a point… Read More NYFW: RED VALENTINO
If you follow me on twitter, or even know me in real life, you will know the one thing I despise most in fashion is the word Kardashian. It doesn’t go with fashion. Oxymoron. No. So can you imagine my despair when Kanye opened NYFW? Usually I stray away from sharing my opinions on Yeezy… Read More YEEZY VS. YSSIE
Paris couture week was upon us so fast and is quite frankly one of my favourite weeks of the year, here are my opinions on all the shows… Misses. Versace first… Honestly I wasn’t crazy about it, it had a more RTW vibe to it than couture, I’m not sure where the fluorescent chains fit into… Read More Paris Fashion Week Hits and Misses.
Cruises, resorts and pre-collections from every brand you could imagine have been coming in thick and fast, making a nice distraction in breaks from GCSE revision. I’ve included my personal highlights and I would love to hear yours too! Notice the themes of darks colours like navy or black with bright floral prints, chunky sandals… Read More Resort, Cruises and Pre-Collections 2016.