Entries by lauren

Trend Report: Stripe up for Spring 2018

Statement stripes dominated the catwalks throughout the Spring/Summer 2018 runway shows, proving an established method to adding explosives of colour to our wardrobes. From vibrant colour blocking at Givenchy and Tory Burch to more subtle, softer tones at Jason Wu, the stripe is as we’ve never seen before in such varied forms of sizes and […]

In Spring, We Wear Pink

The pinafore dress has been around for a fair few seasons now but with the utility trend that’s started to emerge for 2018, it is definitely here to stay. Pinafore dresses are a great all-year-round piece for your wardrobe as they’re so versatile to style with various tops and tees for different seasons and temperatures […]

Double Denim

Denim – it’s casual, it’s informal, it’s ordinary, and, originating from workwear for men, at its’s very least, denim is not feminine. Compare this to the sophisticated, dreamy, elegant work of fashion designer, Roksanda, and you create garments in two completely alternative parallel universes. In our second project of second year studying Fashion Design, in […]

Statement Ruffle Sleeves

I have a little a bit of a love for ruffles. Okay, make that quite a lot of love for ruffles. There’s something about adding some ruffles to an outfit that makes it look and feel so much more fun to wear. The fall of the fabric gives a smooth, dynamic movement to the garment […]

January Sale Inspo

Sadly, the Christmas holidays are now way behind us and 2018 is well into full swing, but the January sales are still going strong with so many wonderful bargains up and down the high street. How easy is it to spend so much time just scrolling through the endless amounts of reductions and offers? The […]

Balenciaga: Shaping Fashion at the V&A

Christian Dior once said, “Haute couture is like an orchestra whose conductor is Balenciaga. We other couturiers are the musicians and we follow the direction he gives.” (The V&A Museum) Until February 18th 2018, Balenciaga: Shaping Fashion, will be at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London and it’s an exhibition that you won’t want to […]

A Staple with a Twist

Being so close to the seaside is always something I miss when I’m at university in Leicester and when I’m home in my little seaside town, I always love wondering down to the beach to see what the sea’s doing. I love how it never looks the same; always different size and colour waves rolling […]