Black is the New Black

For many of us, when looking at the clothes rails, we prefer to be safely hugged by a garment that is the colour black. It appeals to us for various reasons; sure, it is non offensive, figure flattering and is the true match to any other colour. Looking back over the history of this, we … Continue reading

Fashioning the past: Spring/Summer 2012 Trends

There can be no doubt that the fashion world takes its design inspiration from the past, and the Spring/Summer collections of 2012 are no exception. Two particular periods of history have taken over the catwalk trends, with the motif of exuberance making its mark this year: the Baroque period of early modern Europe, and the … Continue reading