October 1, 2013 Claudia 3Comment

The top was produced in London in early 1980’s. Before 1920’s swastika was known as a good luck symbol in Western culture . In India,apparently, the swastika continues to be the most widely used  symbol of Hindus, Jainas , and  Buddhists and that is completely understandable that some people are using that  symbol to show their beliefs or emotions(in India…)  but… should the swastika top from 80’s be shown in a public (and very popular) exhibition? Since it became Nazi Symbol in 1920’s and ,whether we like it or not, IT IS related to the Second World War and many people just…

September 29, 2013 Claudia

Catherine Wales is London based designer who designed the DNA project- the three-dimensional accessories collection. This apparently was inspired by identity and the visual structure of human chromosomes.The DNA  was produced using white nylon with a 3D printer, the eight-piece collection includes  corset, a  feathered shoulder piece and a waist bracelet plus four transformative headpieces.Catherine’s futuristic collection is completely unique and can be used both editorially to stimulate conceptual thinking and scientifically to develop the capabilities of luxury fashion prototyping within the 3D space. The designer has been in the fashion industry for the past 15 years but this is the…

September 21, 2013 Claudia

I went to the Trend Catwalk Vodafone Weekend show in Somerset House this weekend.  It was basically the show divided into for sections – four different key trends for the season ahead -style advice on what  to buy. The show was styled by Pandora Lennard , an amazing stylist! She was just great and very comfortable talking. The first key trend is called ‘Pretty in Pink’ which is the 1980’s inspired from sheer to wool trend. This is a mixture of everything but that everything has its one main feature – it has to be very pink . From Barbies…

September 14, 2013 Claudia

Is there anything equally exciting as shopping? Yes , there is! Swapping clothes can be very exciting and less painful when it comes to  spending money .Thanks to Mrs Bear’s Clothes Swap Shop me and the other girls were allowed to swap seven items we were bored of for something we love .  The event is actually themed on a World War II “make do and mend” ethos ( for more information and pictures about the theme I’d recommend  to visit the Imperial War Museum in London). The  events are held at various locations in London with a regular once a month…