Insights

Fashion insights and observations of the high street, fashion icons, the trendsetters and anything or anyone that makes me smile. Fashion as an industry is at a crossroads in many ways right now, but it’s still fascinating, compelling and absolutely exciting. 

It’s officially #BeanieSeason!

It’s officially #BeanieSeason!

It seems winter, proper winter, may well be on the way to the UK soon, according to the forecasters. Which means we’ll all be bundling up and trying to stay…Read more
Space Fashion Week

Space Fashion Week

Unless you’ve been holed up on a desert island lately (or in space :-)) you'll know that Star Wars: The Force Awakens, the next installment in the movie franchise, landed…Read more
Fashion graduate collaborates with Samsonite

Fashion graduate collaborates with Samsonite

Luxury luggage supplier Samsonsite repeated it's sponsorship of the International Catwalk Competition at Graduate Fashion Week earlier this year.  Now the winning designer Chou Yun Ting is seeing her images emblazoned…Read more
Global and local

Global and local

Last week was a celebratory one for Cardiff fashion retail - the opening of the largest H&M store in the UK in St David's Shopping Centre and the first birthday celebrations for…Read more
Fossil savings

Fossil savings

If you love a leather bag as much as I do, it's a real treat when you can buy quality leather at a really reasonable price. I've loved US brand…Read more
Lovely Lunar Boots

Lovely Lunar Boots

So many people have said to me recently that they're looking forward to cooler days so they can start layering up and wearing winter clothes. Autumn and Winter 15/16 certainly…Read more
70’s shapes

70’s shapes

I have to admit to having an obsession with the shapes and tailoring from the 1970's right now, which surprises me.  I've often thought that the high waisted, elongated trunk look of…Read more
Maxi Dresses from Jane Norman

Maxi Dresses from Jane Norman

I'm finally off on my summer hols today and I've been on the look-out for a cool maxi dress. I know they've been a summer staple for a while but…Read more
Farfetch Trends

Farfetch Trends

We've been watching and loving Farfetch for a number of years now and applaud how they create access to some of the globe's most innovative designers, both well-known and lesser-known.…Read more