Dior @ des Arts Décoratifs, Paris

The fashion exhibitions at the Musée des Arts Décoratifs in Paris makes those held at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London look like child’s play. Across multiple stunning galleries, the shows display the world’s most beautiful clothing, styles and stories across a programme of la crème de la crème of sartorial exhibitions. The current […]

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Vogue @ NPG

People collect all kinds of things: books, stamps, coins, the new and the antique. Like many others, I collect magazines. While many men and women regularly buy vogue, my collection currently fills over four bookcases. I have even had shelves break under the weight of my hoard. Whenever I go away, the first thing I […]

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Blumenfeld @ Somerset House

In 1923 Erwin Blumenfeld opened a leather goods store in Amsterdam. It specialised in ladies handbags and the business went bankrupt in 1935. He had started off his working career as an apprentice dressmaker and would go on to become one of the highest paid and most sought after fashion photographers of the 20th century. […]

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Valentino @ Somerset House

137 garments designed by Valentino Garavani are currently on display at Somerset House. A space well regarded for its support of fashion has been transformed into an Italian showroom, presenting us with the work of the master of couture’s fifty year career. As with many of the world’s greats: Twiggy, Madonna and Iman to name […]

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Hermes @ Burlington Gardens

My mother once asked me: ‘Wouldn’t you rather buy art than an Hermes bag?’ While it is no secret that I one day aspire to be the proud owner of a Birkin, my adoration for art has often given the bag second place in my list of currently unattainable items. However, after visiting the Leather […]

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