“Prada: Two’s company?”

The unprecedented creative partnership between Miuccia Prada and Raf Simons is a huge talking point in the luxury fashion world. Following the Prada Autumn/Winter 21 menswear show on January 17, Rose Elizabeth Dodd reports on how it’s going. The union between Italian fashion powerhouses Miuccia Prada, 72, and Belgian luxury menswear designer Raf Simons, 53,Continue reading ““Prada: Two’s company?””

Designing RED: Opulence Collection No.2

As a designer for the UCL MODO fashion society, I participated in the society’s second annual show, themed ‘Opulence’. Being in my final term of university, my schedule was jam packed, so I opted to make a smaller collection consisting of four pieces: two dresses and two headpieces. I began by mood boarding to defineContinue reading “Designing RED: Opulence Collection No.2”

Some closet grails…

3 of my favourite vintage pieces, dug out from the depths of my style icon/mother dearest’s wardrobe Whilst rummaging through the depths of my mother’s closet, I came across the most stunning Moschino blazer, lined with a fabulous lime green silk. The double breasted blazer, now mine, was bought to wear to a premier inContinue reading “Some closet grails…”

Designing RED: Sustainable Collection No.1

As a member of UCL MODO fashion society, and having always been quite nifty when it comes to DIY: I decided to participate, as a designer, in the annual sustainability fashion show. It is no secret that the fashion industry is harmful to the environment, the show takes this into consideration and raises awareness ofContinue reading “Designing RED: Sustainable Collection No.1”

Paris: Top 5 things to do

Paris is my favourite city in the world. The streets seep fashion, culture, art, romance and class. There is tonnes to do and see in Paris, I couldn’t begin to list them. Paris is a city that caters to all interests. Here are my top 5 things to do: Vintage shopping at flea markets VintageContinue reading “Paris: Top 5 things to do”

Power Suit Mode

Suits: representing superiority and attitude, whilst pushing the boundaries from work to everyday life. Challenging limitations of womenswear set by historical ideas about femininity. The trend covers all sort of cuts and styles, from oversized jackets and loose fitting trousers, to large shoulder pads and ankle sweeping cigarette trousers. Next on my list: a doubleContinue reading “Power Suit Mode”

Antony Gormley: RA – Review

Antony Gormley, an internationally renowned sculptor, with works recognised all across the world, from the Northern UK coastlines, to Manhattan skylines. Gormley has now taken over the main gallery at The Royal Academy with his latest sculptural installation. The exhibition explores Gormley’s diverse range of materials, including organic, industrial and elemental materials. The installation focussesContinue reading “Antony Gormley: RA – Review”