June 2010

Chutzpah’s Weekly Barometer

June 30, 2010

Follow my blog with bloglovin A light hearted look back over the past week’s good, bad and indifferent including the “don’t even go there’s”. LOVING Denny & Dazzle from http://www.37oldlondonroad.co.uk/ as featured on “Mary Queen of Shops” (BBC2). Delightful old hippies who were injected by a new lease of life and were undeniably enthusiastic in […]

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Harvey Nichols goes loco for Lula.

June 30, 2010

Follow my blog with bloglovin Lula magazine (http://http://www.lulamag.com/) is one of those trendy mags that makes anyone over the age of 40 feel 90. Yes, it’s unabashedly stylish and has a charming idiosyncratic style but I remember the days when I’d have thought Lula really edgy and kooky. Now, I just like good photography on […]

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Jean Paul Gaultier collaborates with La Perla

June 29, 2010

Follow my blog with bloglovin Finally, some fashion news worth waiting for! Hold on to your girdles and basques girls as, at long last, Mr Jean Paul Gaultier is teaming up with one of the most exclusive and sensual global lingerie brands, La Perla. Says Gaultier, “La Perla is the pearl of lingerie, with a […]

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Prelude to Autumn: Wonderwood by Comme des Garcons

June 29, 2010

Follow my blog with bloglovin You know its that time of year when its mid festival season, Wimbledon’s on TV, there’s scorching heat and mugginess in London and the designer stores are already ridding themselves of Spring/Summer by tempting us with 50% off sales and sneaking in loads of Autumn/Winter 2010, when we’re still in […]

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Evoking travel – The Three Escales a Dior.

June 27, 2010

Follow my blog with bloglovin The sweltering hot humid sultriness of London in uncharacteristic hot weather always makes me long for faraway places where the heat is more congruent and the lifestyle supports the need to slow down, wear loose flowing clothing and relax. There’s an implicit longing for the sea and in my case […]

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Chutzpah’s Weekly Barometer

June 24, 2010

Follow my blog with bloglovin A light hearted look back over the past week’s good, bad and indifferent including the “don’t even go there’s”. LOVING Cosmopolitan Blog Awards Finally! Cosmopolitan, who have long been an innovator as a magazine and a brand have launched the Cosmopolitan Blog Awards. The inaugural launch of the awards is […]

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Tom Ford’s White Musks

June 24, 2010

Follow my blog with bloglovin Still fascinated by the depth and imagination of Patrick’s Suskind’s 1985 novel ‘Perfume’ (set in 18th Century France), I don’t know why, but I rather imagined Tom Ford’s collection of musks to be a lot more true, heavy and gritty than they actually are. Gone in my imagination is the […]

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5th Scottish Fashion Awards

June 23, 2010

Follow my blog with bloglovin Alexander McQueen did a lot towards making tartan sexy again. It was OK to have a Scottish connection and also be in the upper echelons of fashion. So many of the industry in London and New York are, after all, deplaced Scots. So it was heartening to see the Scottish […]

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Re-vamped Parisienne – A step too far?

June 20, 2010

Follow my blog with bloglovin I can see what YSL are trying to do with this one but straight up front, I’ll deign it’s not for me. But then again, it isn’t aimed at me. The reworked Parisienne is a younger, more emphatic berry laden, zestful spritz of Mlle Parisienne’s heady lifestyle, aimed firmly at […]

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New trade show launches – Paris Fashion Days

June 20, 2010

Last week at a two hour presentation in Covent Garden Hotel, in stilted English and confusing mis translated terms (NB. Really NOT the best way to express complicated ideas guys, when trying to enlist the support of the UK trade press) it was announced that yet another trade show was launching on the international circuit: […]

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