Cashmere is luxury for a reason: it should stay expensive

Cashmere is luxury for a reason: it should stay expensive

In the 15th century Mir Sayyid Ali Hamadani, the great Sufi poet and saint, brought hundreds of craftspeople to Kashmir. They settled in the valley and their trade flourished. Ali Hamadani’s contribution to shaping the strong and colourful culture of the Kashmir region cannot be understated. All kinds of arts and crafts grew up around […]

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The Fashion Exchange: Times are changing in fashion

The Fashion Exchange: Times are changing in fashion

A couple weeks ago, I attended the Fashion Exchange event run by the wonderful organization called Enterprise Nation. The event turned out to be far more interesting than the London Fashion Week events. The speakers were excellent and provided some amazing leads to the fashion entrepreneurs who came along. Buyers from John Lewis, Liberties, House […]

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Vivienne Westwood is the grand dame fashion needs

Vivienne Westwood is the grand dame fashion needs

  Vivienne Westwood is using fashion to make a difference in the world. The veteran designer has never been afraid to use her voice to demand attention. Westwood was one of the founders of the punk movement, bringing the anti-establishment message to fashion. Yesterday, the 74 year old started a new movement, called Mirror the […]

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Where’s the diversity at NYFW?

Where’s the diversity at NYFW?

There’s been so much body positivity in the news over the past year that it would be easy to think we were winning the battle to bring diversity into modelling. A look around the news on any given week seemed to indicate another successful campaign. It seems reasonable to think that we’d really made our […]

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An interview with body positive champions Curvy Kate

An interview with body positive champions Curvy Kate

We’ve been so impressed with Curvy Kate’s recent fighting for body positivity, and we’ve already talked about them. They’ve been in the news for their calling out Victoria’s Secret, for their BoobsOverBellyButton challenge, for their Star in a Bra contest. We’re very impressed so we asked Chantelle Crabb a few questions:   Curvy Kate is still […]

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