Women’s Fashion
Next stop...Summer!

Next stop…Summer!

It’s that time of year we never thought would come. The Bank holidays are over, the wedding of the year has finally passed, so what next? Despite the much welcomed April sunny spell, summer hasn’t even started yet! Whether you plan to jet off to sunnier climes or are looking forward to enjoying a potentially...
Tea party

Tea party

Forget brunch, afternoon tea is now the chicest meal of the day. And who doesn’t love a good cup of tea, accompanied by sandwiches, scones and delicious cakes?! We also like any excuse to dress up, and afternoon tea requires a vintage inspired frock. For the perfect afternoon tea ensemble take inspiration from 40s and...
The Royal Wedding: A stylist's dream

The Royal Wedding: A stylist’s dream

So I’ve been thinking, if Kate Middleton were to call me up and say “I need your help, none of these fancy couture designers can help me find what I want, I want you to dress me head-to-toe in House of Fraser” what I would put the future Queen of England in? Then, that got...
Royal Wedding fever

Royal Wedding fever

I told myself  that I wouldn’t get caught up in all the Royal Wedding hullabaloo… and yet here I am thinking about how I’m going to spend the day… do I go to Hyde Park, or hold a street party? What will Kate wear? Will she get to have flowers in her hair or will she...
Wedding Hats - How to pull them off with aplomb

Wedding Hats – How to pull them off with aplomb

There are very few occasions in life that call for a hat, so if you are a hat lover, you’re probably a fan of weddings too. But if you are not usually a hat wearer, donning one for a wedding may feel intimidating. According to the master of British millinery Stephen Jones, the trick to...
THE 2 DAY BRAND EVENT - NOW ONLINE!

THE 2 DAY BRAND EVENT – NOW ONLINE!

On your marks, get set – SHOP! The 2 Day Brand Event is online now and due to start tomorrow in  store. And with huge discounts on our favourite brands, including Bobbi Brown, Creme de la Mer, Biba, Warehouse, Ralph Lauren, Levi’s, Aquascutum (phew!) and many more – we’ve started loading our virtual shopping baskets...
The 2 Day Brand Event - Starts Online at 5pm Today

The 2 Day Brand Event – Starts Online at 5pm Today

Get set to shop in our 2 Day Brand Event. It starts exclusively online from 5pm today and then in stores this Thursday and Friday. There's 10% off Bobbi Brown and Creme de la Mer; up to 20% off Kurt Geiger and Paul Smith; up to 30% off L.KBennett and Diesel and many more brilliant...
More Maxi Dresses – 3 Ways to Wear the ‘It’ length now

More Maxi Dresses – 3 Ways to Wear the ‘It’ length now

So you bought a maxi last summer. And you wore it to festivals with metallic flats. But, as the trend reaches fever pitch, it’s time to work your maxi for office, weekend and nights on the town. Besides, mini dresses have started looking old (don’t worry; they’ll come back around in no time).
Step Forward Silver Jewellery

Step Forward Silver Jewellery

After several golden seasons, silver jewellery is back in style and we couldn’t be happier. Fashion has finally moved away from look-at-me statements – think It bags, oversized gold jewellery and saucer-sized shades – and shifted into a new era of quiet luxury. Silver jewellery, from pendants to delicate bracelets and demure stud earrings, has...
Mother-of-the-Bride Outfits - Almost as Important as the Big White Dress

Mother-of-the-Bride Outfits – Almost as Important as the Big White Dress

Wedding afficionados know that the minute daughters get engaged (Christmas, New Year and Valentine's Day commonly), Mother's begin their search for the ultimate Mother-of-the-Bride outfit. After all, the Mother-of-the-Bride will be standing next to her radiant daughter in countless photos - not to mention scores of young bridemaids and ushers, so it is no surprise...
London Fashion Week: Day 4

London Fashion Week: Day 4

  Another action packed day at the tents for fashion folk, and I was there capturing all the drama and action… The highs I love a good print, and Holly Fulton is one of my favourite print designers. I love her quirky use of colour and texture, and that sunshine yellow which seems to pop...
London Fashion Week: Day 3

London Fashion Week: Day 3

Another action packed day, it’s been exhausting but amazing, this season feels so much stronger than SS11, I can’t wait to see what tomorrow has in store. Keep following me on twitter for all the latest gossip from the front row as it happens: HoF_Sam. The Highs A magical high for the day was Mulberry,...