The Cat’s Meow

• This season’s obsession with the updated classic • The cat’s out of the bag: the pussy-bow is here to stay. This style has withstood the test of time and we’re seeing it everywhere this fall: on the autumn/winter runways, dresses and tops from Gucci to Valentino, Chloe to Chanel displayed pussy-bows proudly. Even Erdem’s … More The Cat’s Meow

Snapchat Geofilters: The New Passport Stamps

• How location specific filters are spreading a travel-centred culture • “Travel is the only thing you buy that can make you richer,” goes the age-old adage. And it’s true: travel introduces you to new cultures and customs that enrich your lives in a way that a new dress or phone never can. While travel has … More Snapchat Geofilters: The New Passport Stamps

RIXO Girls

• The LCF grads behind up-and-coming label RIXO London • A quiet, unassuming street in Fulham, West London. In amongst the red brick terraced houses is a brilliantly pastel purple house. “Our landlord was painting it and he asked us if there was a colour we wanted,” Orlagh McCloskey explains. “We said light lilac and … More RIXO Girls

Stella McCartney Sues Steve Madden

• The American shoe brand is in trouble again. • Stella McCartney is suing American shoe brand Steve Madden over a bag that McCartney alleges looks strikingly similar to McCartney’s Falabella bag. The claim, filed Tuesday in New York, alleges that Steve Madden’s $108 (about £70) BTotally bag is a “poorly-made copy” of McCartney’s bag, … More Stella McCartney Sues Steve Madden

Cinderella Shoes

• Roger Vivier’s Enduring Influence on the Modern Woman’s Life • In 1953, French shoe designer Roger Vivier began working with Christian Dior to create opulent women’s shoes, and the rest is fashion history. A year later, when Vivier was working at Dior, he developed the stiletto shoe – a shoe with a thin heel … More Cinderella Shoes