Wave On
Wave On

>> The weather is flip-flopping about, undecided between spring and summer.  Enter the non-wooly looking, unexpected placement of Merino wool in spring summer collections, as exemplified by House of Holland's wave-fuelled pieces.  Their presence is prompted in part by pirate radio waves, the rooted beginnings of Mike Skinner's breakthrough album...

Right Hyères, Right Now
Right Hyères, Right Now

The last time I was at Hyères was exactly a decade ago.  Back then on the blog 1.0 I enthused and gushed about this annual celebration of grassroots fashion and creativity, nestled in the Robert Mallet-Stevens designed Villa Noailles.  It was the novelty of seeing seeds of young graduates in...

Polle and Pompula Up Your Life
Polle and Pompula Up Your Life

>> Longtime Style Bubble readers will know about my Uniqlo fixation, dating back to when the brand first landed on these shores to provide me with the eye-soothing layers that would balance out the cray.  Their design collaborations have always erred on the side of unexpected - from Undercover's Jun...

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Into Another Garden with Chanel
Into Another Garden with Chanel

There’s talking about Chanel haute couture.   There’s seeing it from afar on Style.com (rest in peace…).  There’s going to the shows, and being swept away by the set, the music and the magic of it up close in the showroom.  Then there’s the ateliers, seeing the custom made forms...