Here’s to the Fashion Eccentrics
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Here’s to the Fashion Eccentrics

Earlier this month, the music world mourned the passing of one of the brightest stars of the century, David Bowie, who was known for his fearless and inimitable fashion sense. He was the ultimate British eccentric who was mixing three piece suits with jumpsuits, wearing make-up and high heels, and gender bending before the term even existed. This … Continue reading

Power Dressing
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Power Dressing

For some, this phrase conjures images of big hair and shoulder pads as seen on Dynasty characters and 1980s air hostesses. Yet for many women in the public eye – be it business, politics or international affairs – power dressing is a part of their job. Thankfully, many of them have adopted a  much more sophisticated approach to dressing for … Continue reading

Sustainable Fashion: Living Up To High Standards
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Sustainable Fashion: Living Up To High Standards

Since the launch of green stilettos, I have been exploring the various permutations of “sustainable” fashion: ethical, eco-, fairtrade, green, responsible and slow fashion are all terms being used interchangeably by the industry itself as well as countless magazines, forums and blogs that report on this growing trend. Is there a roadmap to navigate the rapidly expanding universe of sustainable fashion? What does “sustainable … Continue reading

The Art of Transformation
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The Art of Transformation

Metamorphosis is a Greek term that stands for “transformation”. A biological process that is common in many insects, it is also perhaps one of the best ways to describe fashion. From day to night, season to season and through the years, we change our clothes and, in doing so, transform ourselves. This week’s article is all about the … Continue reading

Dressing for a Cause
Lifestyle / Random Thoughts

Dressing for a Cause

Our clothes are used to send a multitude of messages. A football jersey professes one’s support to home team; a business suit conveys professionalism and competence; a red dress implies sensuality and desire. From sans-culottes of the French Revolution to bra-burning feminists of the 1960s, clothes were used to make a political statement. Indeed, we use fashion to literally wear our … Continue reading