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London Fashion Week Survival Tips

September 20, 2015 LLG Fashion

(The beautiful opening show of London Fashion Week: JJ S Lee) This season the official London Fashion Week venue has moved from the stately Georgian surroundings of Somerset House to a Brutalist concrete car park in the middle of Soho. Whilst the cobblestones of the former’s courtyard were potential ankle-breakers, the endless ramps of the […]

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Travel: New York, September 2015

September 17, 2015 LLG Fashion

I’m here in New York on a dual mission: talking about my cookbook Friends, Food, Family, (which came out in the US on 01 September), to anyone who’ll listen, and to attend some of the shows and presentations at New York Fashion Week. (Above: at the Polo Ralph Lauren presentation on Friday afternoon.)

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Still looking for a new assistant for LLG…

September 1, 2015 LLG Fashion

THANK YOU TO EVERYONE WHO APPLIED AND INTERVIEWED: WE HAVE NOW FILLED THIS POSITION AS OF THURSDAY 03 SEPTEMBER   As you may have seen, the lovely Remy has moved on to a new job after a fantastic year of working for me, and I am now looking for a new assistant here at LLG. […]

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Festivals: Hanging out with Smashbox at Wilderness 2014

August 7, 2015 LLG Fashion

(Style note: Looking somewhat deranged in Karen Millen tulle and lace dress, and an ASOS flower crown.) There is a very strong argument that there is absolutely no point whatsoever in attending a festival if you aren’t going to a) dress up and b) wear some incredible make up.  So that is exactly what we […]

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London Event: FYI Starting Your Own Fashion Brand

August 7, 2015 LLG Fashion

I am thrilled to be supporting my dear friend and ex-LLG colleague Katie Rose’s inaugural event (TOMORROW – SATURDAY at The Hoxton – Holborn) for anyone interested in starting their own fashion label, whether now or in the future. After Katie left LLG, she went on to work with Lulu Kennedy at FashionEast, before leaving […]

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Style: Excellent Dressing Gowns, Wraps & Pyjama Sets

July 31, 2015 LLG Fashion

  At the end of April I had an operation, and was in bed for nearly three weeks afterwards. Two days before I was due to go into hospital I realised that I possessed absolutely no dressing gowns or pyjamas. Some frantic internet searching later, and I discovered that both John Lewis and Marks & Spencer’s […]

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Home: Buying a Household Clothes Steamer (the Kenley)

July 28, 2015 LLG Fashion

(My new dress from Moschino, via The Outnet, and beautifully de-creased by my new steamer.) Can a steamer change your life? Obviously not, but it can make it a damn sight easier. I’ve used the pro versions of these for years on delicate fabrics and clothes that can’t be pressed on an ironing board: all good […]

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We need a new assistant at LLG!

July 28, 2015 LLG Fashion

I am very sad that the brilliant Remy is leaving my employ at the end of this week and, with her departure to the world of social media channel management, we are looking for a new assistant who will, ideally, start in September. In the short-term I am looking for some paid temporary help -we don’t use […]

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Do you want to win £10 000, go to NYFW & get your work on Stylist Magazine?!

July 23, 2015 Australian designers

(Dress: Suzannah. Ankle boots: vintage Gianfranco Ferre. Photo by Remy Millar. Styled by me)  If someone said to you – put together a great outfit that had red in it somewhere, post a photo on Instagram of you or a friend in said outfit, and you could receive £10,000, the opportunity to style a Stylist […]

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Back to the 80s: Topshop Launches The Archive Collection – Iconic Topshop Styles Return To Store!

July 21, 2015 LLG Fashion

Please tell me some of you were children of the 80s who either wore, or aspired to wear, raw silk strapless cocktail dresses? To anyone who listened to Cyndi Lauper and to Madonna in the Like a Virgin days, or ever glanced at the Bystander pages in Tatler, this is the dress for you.

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