Tag Archives: designer

Spring Summer 2017 Predicted Trends

Following the buyers briefing, below are the predicted trends we will see emerging for SS17. I will of course update these with my next blog following the SS17 catwalk shows. COLOUR Complimenting fashion brights will be neutral tones and more natural whites rather than bright white. Blue is set to be a big colour contender next […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Autumn Winter 2015 Trends!

Having reported at London Fashion Week (HERE), I had an idea of the trends to expect for autumn winter 2015, but analysing them now, there are definitely some strong themes we can expect. In particular, the designers seem to be looking back in history for inspiration. As mentioned by Ken Downing (Senior Vice President of Neiman […]

Off The Rails London – Menswear Event

For anyone who may not have heard, there was a new menswear event this week-end in London’s Truman Brewery called Off The Rails London. It was a 4x day event running from 30th Oct to 2nd Nov and showcased over 70 classic & contemporary menswear brands. It was the first event of its kind and from […]

La Redoute AW14 Press Day Paris

This week I reported at La Redoute’s AW14 press day in Paris. It was no surprise that the event drew in crowds of journalists and bloggers as the overall collection had something for everyone in timeless, effortless French style that La Redoute does so well.           In case you are not […]

Autumn Winter 2014/15 Trend Forecast

From Carvalli’s flaming catwalk to Moschino’s McDonald & Sponge Bob Square Pants collection, there was certainly a  variety of stand out looks that could become big trends next season. Taking a look across the board, here are my predictions…. COLOURS Red –  Flame and blood reds were a bold & popular colour choice (seen by designers such as […]

La Redoute A/W2013 Press Day – Paris

Last week I boarded the Eurostar and headed down to Paris for the much anticipated press day of La Redoute’s A/W 2013 collection at Atelier Richelieu. Based on what I had seen on the A/W catwalks recently with punk and the androgynous look being prominent (not quite La Redoute’s style) I was intrigued to see […]