◈fashion week: sunday◈

With Alessia and everyone at The Do-Over Milano Adidas Party

◈fashion week: saturday night◈

Thanks to my flatmates as ever, I tagged along to a packed event at Slam Jam near Naviglio Grande. Craig Redman's show 'Protagonist'; an exhibition of Italian fashion figures, stylised in thick black outlines and abstract block colour and pattern. 
After we had food and drinks along the canal and then headed to the new Cub NME at Smoking Kills Club.

via solferino▴pinacoteca de brera▴vintage market

milano unica

Last Wednesday I was sent to Milano Unica to do some trend research and get some inspiration. I spent a lot of time in the trend area making notes for autumn/winter 2012. In the buyers area the Tiss et Teint window display of beautifully designed posters caught my eye, I have also included sneaky pics of their fabrics.

Obviously the rest of my time was mostly spent in the vintage section. The only drawback is that as far as I've seen in Italy and of course at trade fairs like these, it's not like merrily trawling through flea market bargains it's more hundreds of cases of classic jewellery, vintage Chanel handbags, Hermès silk scarves. I did find some amazing pieces by Elizabeth the First, one in particular I loved where they had used embroidered fabric from Afghanistan and created a huge fur lined sleeveless overcoat. They had a lot off very nice things at their stand from around the world.



All the things I wanted to put on here over summer but was too lazy/having too much fun/other to do.

Firstly: car boot stuff. I enjoy collecting and then hoarding things, some that will never some in handy.
But look at all these effing cats.


I arrived in Milan on Friday, here are some bad quality phone pics of my time so far ENJOY.