Celebrating Women in Business

Oh my days, Women in Business Excellence Awards 2017! Last night saw the 2nd year of the event held at the Hilton in Brighton\UK. It was a lot of fun. It was such a treat to attend and be part of such a magical evening, celebrating all the amazing contributions women make to business in the region. Just awe-inspiring. And, seriously OMG the outfits! It was … Continue reading Celebrating Women in Business

Family Store By Name, Family Store By Nature – Insider

If ever there were a concept store that captured the fun, beauty and quirkiness of illustration of today it would be this shop in Brighton\Kensington Gardens called Family Store. It is a total gem of a store, that puts ‘newness’ and art at it’s heart.  The store was founded last March in 2016, after taking inspiration from concept stores popping up across Europe. It’s a … Continue reading Family Store By Name, Family Store By Nature – Insider

Alex Wek, A Super Model With A Difference – Insider

In a sea of white skinny models, stands a tall beautiful strong black woman from South Sudan. Her name is Alex Wek. Her beauty is so refreshingly unique in comparison to the sea of white women we tend to observe on the catwalks. More needs to be done to improve diversity on the catwalks, however this blog post is not about that, its about Alex … Continue reading Alex Wek, A Super Model With A Difference – Insider

Orginal Stussy At Cool Hand Luke – Insider

You can’t get any cooler than this store in the North Laine, Brighton called ‘Cool Hand Luke’. It’s been running for over 13 years and was originally set up for the Hip-Hop scene that needed better access to street cred worthy threads preferably from the states. This is a men’s clothing store, (lucky men). This store stocks a vast array of jumpers, jeans, shirts, t-shirts … Continue reading Orginal Stussy At Cool Hand Luke – Insider

Festival Fashion & Fun In The Sun – Insider

It’s that time of year for me when I start to get really excited about the Sonar music festival in Barcelona. I have been attending since 2006, and for me it really is one of the best festivals in Europe. Sonar is renowned for its amazing, vast line-up that runs concurrently with it’s Sonar+D conference. Why would I want to wear wellies for the weekend, … Continue reading Festival Fashion & Fun In The Sun – Insider

Tattoos, Your Permanent Accessory – Insider

When people look back at this era there is one thing in fashion that really stands out and that’s the rise in popularity of tattoos. I think back in the day when our parents were young, free and single, tattoos where really only reserved for sailors and dodgy men. Apologies for the stereotyping there, but it certainly wasn’t accepted in the mainstream. Tattoos were not … Continue reading Tattoos, Your Permanent Accessory – Insider

Statement Socks, Oh Purrleease – WTF?!

STOP PRESS…. Word on the fashion street is that statement socks are in! Hold up while I catch my breath from laughing so much. Seriously, that is so funny.  So, pretty much throughout my entire childhood, teenage and adulthood years, the sight of someone being seen wearing socks and sandals has always been a prime opportunity, to smirk, laugh and take the piss. Yes, we … Continue reading Statement Socks, Oh Purrleease – WTF?!

Tokyo Fashion Week – What a Breath of Fresh Air! – Insider

There is something extra special and exciting about Tokyo Fashion Week. It’s hard to put your finger on it. Fashion on the streets of Tokyo, for me, really does set the standard. Bold, brave and trendsetting are just a few words that spring to mind. Layers, tailoring, colours and exciting emerging designers from emerging markets. It feels so new, as opposed to old and well … Continue reading Tokyo Fashion Week – What a Breath of Fresh Air! – Insider

Bring On The Braids – Stylist

I am so happy to see this trend sticking around! It was a bloody awesome look last spring/summer and it’s still a bloody awesome look this spring/summer. There are so many reasons why I love this look. It’s clear, crisp and creative. There are so many ways you can choose to indulge this trend. Little braids, long braids, Dutch braids, French braids, bo-ho braids and … Continue reading Bring On The Braids – Stylist