New York Fashion Week Series: Rodarte SS15

Fashion Weeks

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I have admired the beautiful, poetic designs from Rodarte for a long time – this season a dazzling array of punky mermaids and glamorous pirates walked the catwalk to the tune of ‘The Big Ship’ by Brian Eno.   “When Kate Mulleavy and Laura Mulleavy were children, their father would take them to see the famed tide pools of […]

Paris Fashion Week AW14/15 Series: Isabel Marant

Collections, Fashion Weeks

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If there is one thing I have learned from having a best friend who is French, it is the power of the a silk t-shirt or blouse, slim jeans and ankle boots.  Yes, that just-rolled-out-of-bed-and-can’t-be-bothered look, done so well by the French woman with that je ne sais quoi – whether it’s last night’s clothes (slouchy tee, […]

New York Fashion Week Series: 3. Rodarte

Lifestyle

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Kate and Laura Mulleavy – the sisters behind Rodarte – have a special place in my heart for their quirky and romantic designs.  I always feel they offer something unique and ethereal season after season and this September was no exception. Opening Ceremony’s blog described Rodarte’s spring summer 2013 collection as “a bit Dungeons and Dragons” combined […]

New York Fashion Week Series: 1. Rag & Bone

Lifestyle

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In the first of my Fashion Week series, where I’ll be talking about my favourite spring / summer 13 collections from amongst the recent runway presentations in New York, we have Rag & Bone.  I’m usually wholly more interested in the menswear aesthetic at Rag & Bone – I like their crisp military inspired notion […]