Trends at International Fashion Week

Here are some of the main designs I caught on the runways at International Fashion Week. From Paris to Milan and New York – what trends will you be wearing this season? Here’s your guide to the latest looks! Patchwork This quirky look was seen all over the runways of Phillip Lim. What his work […]

Hey Loser! Why Aren’t You Wearing Vintage?

Styles of yesteryear: beading, brocade, gem clasps and pressed metal. These are accents that you simply don’t see these days, or if you do, they’re machine tooled, not hand-done as they were pre-1950. It’s becoming increasingly difficult to find genuine op shops, thrift stores or vintage shops. More often than not, these are turning into […]

What’s Your REAL Size? The Truth About Vanity Sizing

There have been times when I have been in denial about my weight. Since adulthood, I have only fluctuated about 10 kilos, or 22 pounds, which is quite a significant amount, but not dangerous. At a higher weight I am very uncomfortable: I feel like I look puffy and bloated. I am always tugging at […]

Why I Love Military Fashion

Military fashion is back this season! I have to admit that I’ve always been a fan! What’s not to love? Even if you’re a peace-maker (in fact especially if you’re a peace -maker) you should be garbing yourself in this gear in 2013! Who is Doing Military in 2013? To quote, “Every designer from […]