February 2012 Archive

From Alice Temperley's LFW Show 2012

London Fashion Week Wrap-up

Published in Fashion.

Hats really are having a major fashion moment, as seen on the catwalks at London Fashion Week.  Fur hats were everywhere as Russian trends swept across many of the collections, conjuring up images of icy winds and palaces. Fur headwear also featured at the Renaissance inspired Alice Temperley collection. This was in the form of… Read more »


LFW – Menswear Overview

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‘Menswear is something we are extraordinarily good at…. It is an intrinsic part of British heritage and history’- DYLAN JONES, EDITOR, GQ MAGAZINE LFW Menswear day featured a packed line-up from designers including Martine Rose, Gieves & Hawkes, Christopher Shannon, JW Anderson, Lou Dalton and James Long. Luxury fabrics such as cashmere, velvet, tweed, mink… Read more »

The Queen and Zara Phillips

Cheltenham Festival – 13th-16th March 2012

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Set in the rolling countryside of the Cotswold Hills, the much anticipated magnificence of Cheltenham Festival is fast approaching. For 220,000 people it is the opportunity to watch some of the world’s finest jump jockeys, horses and trainers, whilst also experiencing a truly magical event. Horse-racing and fashion go hand-in-hand and as one of the… Read more »

Kate Middleton

Kate crowned Queen of Hats

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Kate Middleton has been named ‘Hat Person of the Year’ by the Headwear Association for her year of hats 2011. Beating the likes of Sarah Jessica Parker, Gwen Stefani and Lady Gaga, Kate earned over a staggering 90% of the public votes for her fabulous and varied headwear throughout the year. She follows on from… Read more »

Coco Chanel

Coco Chanel (1883 – 1971)

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‘Chanel above all else, is a style. Fashion, you see, goes out of fashion. Style – never.’ – Coco Chanel One of the most influential and innovative fashion designers of all time, Coco Chanel has shaped fashion history and style as we know it today, by introducing a looser and more relaxed silhouette and freeing… Read more »