Subversive Fashion @ Barbican

Subvert [verb], to undermine the power and authority of (an established system or institution. Midway through the current Subversive Fashion exhibition at Barbican Gallery I turned to my friend and said ‘this is lacking a bit of oomf isn’t it?!’ He looked at me and nodded, with a tinge of disappointment in his eyes. The […]

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Italian Glamour @ V&A

Dolce & Gabbana, Ferragamo, Gucci, Missoni, miu miu, Moschino, Prada and Valentino. This is a list of just some of the most prominent brands in Italian fashion. It is fair to say, that while most think of Paris as the sartorial centre of the world, Italy has provided, and continues to provide a spectacular range […]

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Prada @ Harrods

I have been waiting for months for the Prada exhibition at Harrods to open. Words cannot describe how obsessed I am with Miuccia Prada. I have been known to brush my teeth in my miu miu sunglasses (I love them that much) and have been pining after the Prada runways all through my teens, just […]

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Gatsby @ Brooks Brothers

The Great Gatsby is one of my favourite books of all time. Normally, I despise film adaptations of my favourite novels, however, I have been more than intrigued my Baz Luhmann’s upcoming take on F Scott Fitzgerald’s classic. While the actors, the set and the script are of course integral to the film, it is […]

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