Author Archives: Alexandra

Pretty Pictures: Gray Malin Antarctica

Thought it might be time to share a few thoughts and updates with my readers. Some of you may have noticed I am not posting three times a week at the moment – and it is because I have been … Continue reading

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Fashion 101: How to do Fashion Design Research

I’ve been asked this many times and I feel like it is time to stop avoiding the question. So here it is – my guide on doing research for a fashion collection. Firstly, I need to stress that research is … Continue reading

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Fashion Quote: Vivienne Westwood on Making Less Clothes

I’ve got a personal loathing for Vivienne Westwood because of an absolutely terrible customer service incident many years ago – and it doesn’t help that I think that everything she makes, aside from her jewelry, is kind of ugly. But … Continue reading

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Love: Polarn O. Pyret

If you’re a reader who has no interest in childrenswear, I’m asking that you give this article a chance. This isn’t only about childrenswear, it is about the makings of a great clothing brand. Polarn O Pyret is a traditional … Continue reading

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5 Reasons I’m Happy About Peter Copping to ODLR

I’ve yet to read a negative comment about Peter Copping’s new position as creative director at Oscar de la Renta, and I think that’s because it is really good news. Here’s why. 1. He is a good designer. Peter Copping … Continue reading

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