Knitting: The new black

February 25, 2009 by Clark · Leave a Comment 

For many people, the only exposure they have had is a faint memory of grandma’s clicking needles by the fire. For an increasing number of people however, knitting is a vibrant and rewarding activity that is becoming ever more of a social hobby. While some may argue that it is a dying art, the knitting community is actually a thriving global concern, with groups meeting and knitting in public, racks and racks of books and magazines, gigabyte upon gigabyte of podcasts, and more converts every day.

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Bag Lady Style: Fashion to carry

February 24, 2009 by Clark · Leave a Comment 

So when choosing the ideal bag to accessorise with, what do you look for? This season, the focus is on the big, the chunky and the noticeable. Gone are the days when it was a squeeze to fit your lippy and your mobile in your delicate Barbie-style clutch. The new boldly patterned bags are big enough to fit your boyfriend in (though why you’d want to…). They’ll take you from breakfast to two a.m. kebab without a hitch.

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BRIGHT THE GOOD BRIGHT: Colours for here and now

February 24, 2009 by Clark · Leave a Comment 

Throw out your winter greys and browns. Drab and dreary is out, out, out. After what is thought to have been the harshest winter in two decades, the catwalk is celebrating springtime with a riot of bright colours, absurdist fantasies and fabulous twists on vintage styles. Let’s face it, doesn’t a ‘forties tea gown look better in lurid pink and sick green? But of course.

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Oscars style- fashion that never fades

February 24, 2009 by Clark · Leave a Comment 

While the cutting edge of fashion can be a nightmare to keep up with, not to mention prohibitively expensive, there are some fantastic style ideas from Hollywood of years gone by that have endured the decades and still look beautiful.

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This season’s must-have footwear

February 24, 2009 by Clark · Leave a Comment 

This season, the high heel is back in fashion (is it ever really out of fashion though?), with Sky-High heels being the key to the hottest look. All of the big designer labels are in on the act, but be aware that most of these shoes are horrendously impractical, not to mention many designer brands being incredibly ugly. Read more

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