Casual Glamour: Orla Kiely for Clarks

Orla Kiely’s last collection for Clarks launches today and the Casual Glamourpuss in me is always happy to step over to the sparkly side. Perfect with Prada-inspired cropped trousers and a neat jacket or charcoal opaque tights and a navy dress; the retro seventies-styling feels just right for now. The platforms are fantastic but I’mRead more

Ines de la Fressange retail store

Ooh la la, Ines de la Fressange has set up shop on the Parisian Left Bank. And next time I visit the French capital, I’ll be making a bee-line from the Gare du Nord. The eponymous concept store sells own-label fashion, homewares and vintage: ‘I want gaiety, mixing: joyful jumble fashion and lifestyle,’ IdlF toldRead more

Ines de la Fressange for Uniqlo 2015

  And now for some more Parisian Chic. Ines de la Fressange’s latest collection for Uniqlo est arrivé. Here are a few of my favourite bits and pieces (still available online at the time of writing). I should have blogged about this yesterday – one of my favourite items the 3/4 sleeve pocketed shirt has practically sold out –Read more

Ines de la Fressange on the Christmas cover of French Vogue

  So chic. And then, so photoshopped… But I like what French Vogue editor Emmanuelle Alt has to say: ‘I’m often asked about the Parisienne. What does she look like? How does she dress? Then I bump into Ines de la Fressange and it’s all there: the silhouette as slim as the stroke of RenéRead more