Workplaces have always been a fascination, I have Pinterest boards dedicated to desk set-ups, offices and studios, so when I got the chance to see inside one of my favourite designer’s studio I jumped at the chance, and it was such a delight. Bora Aksu‘s studio is eclectic, fun, quirky, jam-packed, and so divine, well I would say that as I think he has about the same amount of dolls as I do. OK, so I’m more of a Barbie girl, but I was so giddy looking over Bora Aksu’s incredible vintage doll collection, even if some, OK most, are a
Fashion week for me can be a little bit of a blur, but one show that I always remember, no matter what season, is Bora Aksu and that’s because he always delivers something beautiful, romantic, and utterly dreamy, but oh so wearable. I remember it each season as his collections always stands out for its intricate detailing, gorgeous colours, and beautiful make-up. For spring/summer 2016, it was no different, I was in awe at the gorgeous colour palette starting with frothy pink, dusky grey and white and leading into vibrant deep orange, pink and yellow hues, as well as the
LFW is upon us everyone, this means I will be frantically running to shows, hailing cabs, wearing fancier clothes, catching up with pals, and being amazed by the gorgeous fashion collections. Day 1 has been a long one but a good one, probably one of the best day 1’s I have had in a long time, which I think has a lot to do with how much I loved the dreamy, romantic and exquisitely crafted Bora Aksu collection.
For autumn/winter 2014, Turkish designer Bora Aksu was inspired by his mother, her life as a teenager at board school, and used the letters she wrote to friends and her drawings as the starting point for his collection. It was romantic, feminine, with a hint of nostalgia with the models strutting down the catwalk with ribbon plaits to showcase the schoolgirl within a 50s uniform shape of lace knee-length skirts, dainty jackets, peter pan collars, woven knits and patchwork detailing. There was also a lightness to the designs as well as a soft and girlie colour palette, which was sometimes
There is a calm about this London Fashion Week, maybe it is because it is like my tenth or eleventh season, I really have lost count, or maybe it is just with the rain I know there is less pressure on my outfits because lets face it I am going to spend the whole five days soaked. Today, I most certainly got soaked, it poured all day, so no proper outfit picture, just a crappy one taken on my mobile inside The Apartment, but I just had to share as I love this stripy dinosaur jumper from ASOS. I promise