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Bally conquers Everest… and your winter wardrobe

There’s a reason why the word ‘conquer’ is often used in relation to Mount Everest: a height like that is more than a mere climb. It’s a battle with the elements, a fight against the freezing cold temperatures, a war against the temptation to succumb to pain and give up. Doing that climb takes mettle, but also the right arsenal. Little do many people know…

The Bond Girl dress you can buy: Skyfall

Many movie costumes are custom made, such that the closest thing you can get to owning them yourself is a chance purchase of something similar, or to have your tailer whip you up a copy. But the James Bond franchise is as much about capturing the zeitgeist as it is about gadgets, girls and guns. Look back at the Bond films through the decades and…

5 things to do for James Bond day

James Bond day isn’t something celebrated every year. But this year is doubly special for Bond fans globally: it’s the anniversary of 50 years of James Bond, and there’s a new film soon to be released. With Skyfall hitting cinema screens later this month, it’s time to stop and indulge in a few Bond-themed activities. Here are 5.

Man-style shoes for women: a time-travelling device in the world of fashion

With British shoe artisanship being at its best this year many a style of shoe, such as Dr Martens and brogues, have been adapted to fulfil a feminine clientele. This year these traditionally British shoe brands have supplied the demand and branched out to create various interpretations of the female equivalent of male dominated shoe designs; breaking the boundaries of man-woman fashions and resulting in…

Sneakers for the fashionable Olympics spectator

Yes Olympic fever (nowhere near as ghastly as Bieber fever) has hit Fashionising.com’s London office. Finding the fashionable remedies hasn’t been quite as easy as you might think, however. Sure we brought you the best Olympic themed fashion photo shoot and followed up on the vintage Olympics theme by way of the John Smedley x Umbro recreation collection, but truly fashionable Olympic fusions have been few…

Miranda Kerr: from a campaign to the street

Such is the value of street style to brands that most fashion houses liberally give away their next season clothes and accessories to the models who have just walked their catwalks. That value is seen more than two-fold if the model in concern catches not just the eye of street style photographers but also the paparazzi. Hence models such as Miranda Kerr don’t simply front…

Pop Art pops up again, this time on your skirt

It’s a little hard at times to distinguish the line between the current fascination with comics, and the revived interest in Pop Art. That’s because the two things are themselves intertwined, so any hope of determining one’s influence on the other, in how they play out on the fashion scene at least, is futile. What we do know is that both are popping up (pardon…

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