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Crosses & crucifixes: a jewellery motif for fall

Creeping out of the shadows and into the light, Gothic fashion became widely revered at the alter of fashion last winter. And so, with the dark romance still continuing, there’s a closely entwined accessory trend that’s bubbled up to meet it. Crucifix and cross jewellery for fall 2013 fashion mostly take on the ornate and Gothic forms; but that’s not to say you can’t go…
The sign of the cross
The sign of the cross
The sign of the cross
The sign of the cross
The sign of the cross
The sign of the cross
The sign of the cross
The sign of the cross

Regal, regal, Medieval: royal dressing for fall 2013

Holding your head high in a disposition of poise and grace is – with some outfits – a requirement. For others, it’s an inevitability. The feeling of plush velvet or brocade against your skin, the fitted bodice of a dress pulling your shoulders back, the audible jangle of beading that rings out with each step you take, all influences your mood and enforces a regality…
God save the Queen
God save the Queen
God save the Queen
God save the Queen
God save the Queen
God save the Queen
God save the Queen
God save the Queen

10 awesome dresses from Resort 2014

As real fashion enthusiasts, we constantly learn how to make the best of the present trends and we learn to react fast. But despite all that, nothing feels as familiar to us than living in constant contemplation, dreaming about that perfect leather jacket in the middle of the summer and carefully putting together endless must-have list with items that will hit the stores within many…

Alexander McQueen Resort 2014

Free-spirited, young and carefree, the Alexander McQueen woman replaces the dramatic fall wardrobe with an utterly liberating display of garments for resort 2014. The working women of the 1940s are the inspiration behind Sarah Burton’s organic cruise offering, but alongside the World War II factory girl references, the 1960s flower child had a fair share of influence over the second half of the collection.

Know, see, do, read: for the fashioniser’s weekend

Misquotations to quote during all those dinner party conversations (just don’t misquote the misquotations), animals you never knew existed, rare natural phenomenon and how to look great in photos. Plus in our weekend reads, the story behind the real-life Bling Ring and how Sarah Burton became fashion royalty. After the break, a fashioniser’s guide to the weekend.

Get your punk on: the tough accessories to snap up right now

Picture an evening gown with plunging neckline and floor-sweeping hem. Now add some tough accessories: an upper-ear cuff, a spiked tiara, a studded clutch, a sharp talon ring… any of these things can change the mood of the look instantly and completely. And yet, they maintain a luxuriousness, adding an edge rather than necessarily taking over. This is punk as fashion statement, not as subculture.…

Alexander McQueen’s fall fantasy

It was back in February during Paris Fashion Week when Sarah Burton first introduced us to the exuberant and splendid Elizabethan era in a confined 10-piece collection envisioned for fall / winter 2013.  Alexander McQueen’s creative director further explored the inspiration borrowed from the priest’s cassocks worn during the golden age for the main line-up, a display of 32 ready-to-wear looks that managed to keep the fantasy…

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