Altuzarra, Altuzarra, 3.1 Phillip Lim, 3.1 Phillip Lim, Sonia by Sonia Rykiel SS17

NYFW SS17:All power to the peplum hem skirt

The peplum hem skirt floats in and out of style quite regularly and for SS17 the wind has turned in its favour again – and caused it to crash head on with the frill skirt. Should you care? Well, yes. It means there’ll be lots of them in the stores come next spring/summer.

Proenza Schouler SS17

Proenza Schouler: Ticking trend boxes and more

Fashion weeks are all about trends, right? Well yes, for most of us. But for the labels concerned, they’re actually about offering up a new vision of what a very specific set of customers who might want to buy-into that label will want to wear. It’s why some labels happily tread their own path leaving…

Altuzarra SS17

NYFW SS17: Is Altuzarra about to hit the big time?

The silhouette may have looked grown up and unadventurous from a distance, but when you got in a little closer, Altuzarra felt surprisingly youthful, even joyful and definitely not one for those who prefer to keep their fashion discreet. Deceptively conservative pencil shaped skirts and slim blazers were revealed to be cut in snakeskin, decorated…

Victoria Beckham SS17

Victoria Beckham: Softness, slouch and the power of colour

What was the best clue to one of the key trends for SS17 at Victoria Beckham’s show on Sunday? Was it the models or was it the pop-star-turned-serious-designer herself as she took her bow? Actually, it was the latter. The woman whose career has been notable for ultra-minis, wiggle dresses and skinny pants appeared in…