Image: ‘The culprit found legless at the scene of the crime’
Strathclyde Police (Glasgow) have been adding anti-crime labels to ‘Buckfast’ tonic wine in an attempt to warn consumers of the violent behaviour associated with the alcoholic drink.
Image: The Louise Gray ’Hey Crazy’ after-party was popular with everyone
Somerset House has closed its gates to yet another super successful London Fashion Week. Critical voices from around the globe routinely praise London and its designers for exhibiting creativity and genuine talent. There is something different about British Fashion…foreign spectators simply devour it.
It’s official: cold weather impacts significantly on society at large. First, it doesn’t do much for office morale- ‘Oh no, it’s snowing again’ my colleague bleakly declared this afternoon. It’s only been a few days and everyone is complaining about the drop in temperature and having soggy feet! I simply don’t understand the alarm.
Colours have a significant impact on a person’s emotional state. They can also affect our ability to concentrate, learn and perform.
I thought it was the dizzying sensation of being in love that sent women into a flap when she’s faced with ‘the big question’. But now I understand. It’s the tiny egg blue Tiffany & Co box, perched on the hand of the man you no longer have anything to say to.
It seems that modern day consumers no longer have to choose between the ease and simplicity of online shopping or the drama and buzz of the high street. Retail brands are drawing on the emotional benefits of both physical and digital purchasing channels, to create a holistic brand experience that is set to completely re-define they way we think about shopping.
Alexander McQueen have certainly raised the stakes in the world of luxury accessories with the arrival of their first ‘it bag’. Ladies and Gentlemen, please be upstanding for ‘the Heroine’.
Hedi Slimane, the recently appointed creative director at Yves Saint Laurent, has changed the name of the 50-year-old label in a move to mark a new direction for the French fashion house. As of spring/summer 2013 the ready-to-wear collection will carry the label Saint Laurent Paris (SLP). ‘No more YSL??!’ I hear you gasp. I too was deeply shocked and confused when I was made aware of this cruel truth. The audacity of the man, axing the founder’s first name only a few years after his death - surely Yves will be turning in his grave.
With the imminent arrival of the London Olympics putting a blazing spotlight on Britain, how we portray ourselves to the rest of the world is more important than ever.
The trend-sters at Stylus.com have identified, ‘Sun, sea and safari’ as a key trend this season for both high fashion and high street designers. Shoppers are being transported to the jungle, with Mulberry and Banana Republic embracing the animalistic theme, adorning their window displays with Zebra’s and monkeys.