LFWeekend

P1070744It’s London Fashion Weekend, people, meaning that you can shop many of your favourite brands for way less. Head to Somerset House to take a look at the different stalls; everything from fashion website The Outnet with all their good stuff, to Amanda Wakely, Sass & Bide, by Malene Birger, Clements Ribeiro and loads of new designers. The discounts are really great so bring your damn wallet. Also, don’t forget to check out Rtister, who’s got a showroom there over the weekend! Continue reading

KTZ Afterparty at Sanderson

P1070619I like to consider myself a bit of a show off, but last night, I found I had met my equals, in terms of peacocking. Super cool brand Kokon To Zai (KTZ) had their post-show after party at the Sanderson hotel on Berner Street, and the fashion crowd gathered in all its glory. KTZ makes possibly the coolest street clothes you’re likely to see in a while- I’m a particular fan of the bomber jackets. It all started with DJ Sasko Bezovski opening up the retail stores “Kokontozai” in Paris and London, and these creative superstores later grew into a collaboration with Marjan Pejovski, thus birthing the label KTZ. The show earlier that day at Somerset House was a big success and now, after a strenuous fashion week, the peeps wanted to party. Continue reading

One of a Kind

DSC_0129I’ve just spent a wonderful day in Notting Hill with two girlfriends, Aleksa and Anna. We walked around Portabello Road in search of fur, costume jewellery, vintage collectors items and most of all bargains.

Are there any words in the world that sound sweeter in a woman’s ear than: one of a kind, limited collection, only one, custom made… Nope. That’s why I love shopping vintage- if you know the right stores, thats exactly what you’ll get. Just walk down the entire Portabello Road, and you’ll find loads of fun stores! If you’re looking for exquisite jewellery, you have to go to Hirst Antiques- it’s like Aladdin’s cave! My favourite store in the entire universe is located on this road- One of a Kind. Warning: do not enter if you have a weakness for everything fabulous. Their stock comes solely from collectors, stylist and celebrities- today they took me to the VIP back room, to show me what Kate Moss had just dropped off… Hot as hell. (By the way, happy belated birthday, Kate!) The store has been around for 19 years, and the boys who work here are divine. They flattered my huge ego by bringing out special hats and jumpsuits for me, claiming they had never seen anyone carry extreme clothes so well. Oh, boys! You do know how to make a lady blush! The entire scene turned into something very Gaga-esque; much to everyones liking. I do have a birthday coming up, so if you adore me and want to get me something special… you know where to go.

Anna found a beautiful fur coat that she bought- a chinchilla coloured Rex rabbit fur. These are hard to come by and she had been looking for a long time for one exactly like this so, congratulations! Anna writes for Swedish magazine Plaza Kvinna, about her life as a Swedish babe in London. Check it out!

Now, let’s introduce Aleksa to you- she is a Brazilian born, London based blogger and business woman, who is about to open a jewellery store. You can check her blog out here! She is an amazing photographer, and she’s responsible for todays pics! 🙂

A few words about my outfit, if you even care: I am obsessed with white clothing (does it make me appear more innocent? Not that I’m not but…) Statement pieces like the Anna Karin Karlsson sunglasses are a must in my wardrobe, as are cool gloves and jacket. The leopard fur is from Joseph, the dress is from Zara, the belt is vintage Gucci (I don’t really wear a lot of logo stuff, but it gives a bit of a retro look here, so lets not be shy about it). The bag is Miu Miu and my heels are Kurt Geiger.

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AlexiLook

DSC_0073“Hero” Beanie: Funky Bling

Sunglasses: Giorgio Armani

Earrings: Antique pearl and diamond

Cashmere Sweater with 19th century lace detail: Kathryn Spence

T Shirt: J Crew

Skirt: BCBG Max Azria

Boots: Original Motors Biker Boots

Dog: Dylan 🙂

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