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Autumn Winter 2016/17 Trend Forecast

As ever, I recently visited the WGSN trend seminar at the UK’s largest fashion trade show Pure London to bring you the latest information on the predicted AW2016/17 trends ahead of fashion week. So here we go…. COLOURS Red will dominate next season. We have already seen burgundy being the favourite colour for men’s fashion […]

Dangerously Skinny Model Petition

In the news recently, 23 yr old model Rosie Nelson launched a Change.org petition calling for a new law to protect models from getting “dangerously skinny”. After 112,000 votes it has gone viral and MP’s are now debating whether new legislation is needed to protect models here in the UK. A number of countries like France & […]

Spring Summer 2016 Trends

Its taken me while to get round to writing this having spent most of my time looking after my new baby, but having witnessed a few shows at London Fashion Week, knowing the predicted trends from WGSN and looking through the collections in Milan, Paris & NY, here are the key trends I think we can […]

Will We See ‘Plus Size’ MALE models?

I wrote a blog a few months ago about the growing popularity of plus size female models and how they have started to now be used in major publications, shops and catwalk shows. I even wrote a TV programme treatment about it! But this is soon becoming old news as we already understand the importance […]

Spring Summer 2016 Trend Forecast

This trend forecast for Spring/Summer 16 has been taken by WGSN from a number of sources ranging from insagrammers to directional brands. I will be following it up after the fashion season with my definitive list. COLOUR We are looking a more feminine direction of colours such as bubblegum pink in contemporary styling (i.e not barbie doll!) , […]

Menswear Spring Summer 2016 Trends

Having viewed all of the menswear collections for Spring Summer 2016 there is a definite focus on comfortable fashion. From baggy trousers to pajama suits and informal outerwear, here are my predictions for next year….. BAGGY TROUSERS From London to Paris, relaxed loose fitting  trousers were seen all over the catwalks. Worn either formally as a suit or […]

Met Gala – Fashion Event Or Publicity Oportunity?

The Met Gala is the ultimate red carpet event for fashion. Held in New York this week it has been a well documented fashion event with models and celebrities wearing standout dresses to grab the media spotlight. In contrast to the fashion in the early years, this year showed many celebs in show stopping ‘barely there’ outfits, which leads you […]