Khaki kool: Military meets utility, girly-style

The stores may be filling up with off-shoulder blouses, spring-like dresses, vests, shorts and other warm weather pieces, but I’m still shivering despite my full armour of puffer coat and furry hat. So, with temperatures edging up just a bit, at this time of year I’m looking for transitional product, not full-on sunshine looks. And the…

Pre-fall 2016 trend: Denim wars, pick your side

We’ve had several seasons now in which runway designers have embraced denim and pre-fall 16 is no different. Well actually, it’s different in one key respect. Instead of denim looks covering the full range of options, this time they’ve polarised into two extremes. In one corner we have the ultra decorative, in the other something…

Paige Denim for sale – the price might surprise you

It didn’t even exist when the premium denim trend started but that hasn’t held Paige Denim back. It’s only 10 years old but it’s up for sale with a eye-watering valuation, according to reports.

Paige, named after founder Paige Adams-Geller, is known for its superb fit and is a celebrity favourite, with its flared Lou Lou style (a steal at £250 from Harvey Nichols) making waves at the moment.

10 reasons I love Gucci pre-fall 2016

The pre-fall collections moved into a higher gear today as Gucci released Alessandro Michele’s latest collection… and it’s a real ‘collection’. 78 looks, rather than the 20 or so many labels send out for pre-season. It continues the exuberant retro-boho-luxe-dressing up looks that Michele obviously loves (you can never accuse him of being a minimalist)…

American Eagle takes flight as AE and Aerie power ahead

The rewards of success. American Eagle has turned its fortunes around and returning interim CEO Jay Schottenstein is now permanent. The intimates Aerie brand is going from strength to strength and the shares are on an upward trajectory. Holiday season sales at the youth retailer are off to a “solid start” and should rise in…