March 2012 Archive

Christys' Stylish Collection

Christys’ Hats Rock

Published in News.

‘The best dressed should never be without a Christys’ Hat.’ One of the most revered, never mind the oldest, hat establishments in the world, Christys’ Hats is the only company in the world still producing top hats and bowlers in the traditional way. Today, they are listed among the finest menswear producers on the planet… Read more »

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Hats off to the Races – Aintree

Published in Fashion.

The Grand National – Thursday 12th – Saturday 14th April 2012 Ladies Day Friday 13th April It’s officially countdown, with just over 2 weeks to go until one of racing’s greatest annual events. The world famous Grand National, hotly anticipated by both the racing fraternity and fashion world alike is guaranteed to be a memorable… Read more »

Gina Foster 'Premier' Style

Gina Foster

Published in Designers.

Gina Foster is the milliner with a regal touch, and while she has been quietly creating a stir among savvy millinery fans for a number of years, and already boasts a loyal following among celebrities and members of the Royal Family alike; she is fast becoming the milliner to watch on the fashion scene. A… Read more »

Philip Treacy Creates Style

When is a ‘Fascinator’ not a ‘Fascinator’

Published in Fashion.

‘If one is a Greyhound, why try to look like a Pekinese?’  - STEPHEN JONES, QUOTING EDITH SITWELL Millinery whimsy… exotic frippery…jaunty little pillbox…decorative trappings, worn in lieu of a formal hat; in recent years all kinds of headwear has come under the umbrella term much disliked by milliners – the fascinator. Popularity of the… Read more »

Paris Fashion Week

Paris Fashion Week – AW12/13

Published in Fashion.

The last of the main fashion weeks is drawing to an end, and the Paris shows haven’t disappointed, making bold statements in luxe fibres, with historical inspirations abounding. Hoods and capes look set to be a key trend for Autumn/Winter, as does fur headwear. Yves Saint Laurent – Stefano Pilati’s poignant final collection demonstrated classic… Read more »