Category Archives: McQueen

Classic Clothing Series: The White Shirt

The white shirt is one of those ‘wardrobe essentials’ I find very difficult to get right.  Not only do I find it difficult to find the perfect classic white shirt, I find it hard to obtain a white shirt with … Continue reading

Posted in Accessories, Clutch, GAP, Jeggings, McQueen, Reiss, Shirt, Whistles, white, white shirt, Work wardrobe | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 18 Comments

Sarah Burton for McQueen Spring 2012

I was thinking about a woman as an object of desire. We go to such lengths to adorn ourselves that we almost become our clothes or are taken over by them. This is a collection about excess – an exploration … Continue reading

Posted in Fashion, Fashion Show, McQueen, Sarah Burton, Style | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 20 Comments

The Oyster Dress And Me.

Last week I visited the Alexander McQueen “Savage Beauty” exhibition at The Metropolitan Museum in Manhattan.  The queues were long, the display area was packed; but nothing could take away from the spectacle of the clothing – it was a … Continue reading

Posted in ASOS, beauty, Dress, Fashion, Manhattan, McQueen, Reiss, Style, Uncategorized | 22 Comments

A Blaze of Glory

Alrighty then blog readers I managed to ditch the black for this latest post. Scanning Vogue’s August edition for the latest styles for the forthcoming months there was a clear lean towards tailoring and also towards cinched waists (albeit created … Continue reading

Posted in blazer, McQueen, white | Leave a comment

Sack of potatoes…

British fashion designer Alexander McQueen died yesterday. His death comes just before London Fashion Week and I’ve been reading lots of tributes in the newspapers. There is a wonderful picture/video feature in the Guardian today if blog readers are interested. … Continue reading

Posted in McQueen | Leave a comment

For McQueen and Country…

My McQueen jeans finally arrived this weekend, courtesy of ASOS. Heavily reduced from ‘you-don’t-really-want-to-know’ to ‘a-far-more-acceptable-amount’, blog reader, we are officially high waisted this season. Stop it if you have images of Simon Cowell flashing through your head… So, for … Continue reading

Posted in denim, jeans, McQueen | 1 Comment