>> I'm starting to wind things down a little here at Style Bubble, starting with a little mini-break to the wonderful restaurant and hotel Le Manoir aux Quat'Saisons in Oxford, as a belated birthday getaway with Steve. If I wasn't "feeling" Christmas-y beforehand, I've returned with...

As a result, Hussein Chalayan worked with Palladrium on two evening dresses in his'Domisilent' A/W 12-3 collection, using palladium to create neckpieces that were then backed onto neon acrylic. Chalayan has never been one to shy away from the new and the unknown and by partnering with this...

Fashion Blogger Icon Susie Lau of the Style Bubble teams up with Pretty Ballerinas. You go girl! Style Bubble blogger Susie Lau has been announced to be the brand ambassadress for footwear brand Pretty Ballerina's new collection. The campaign sees Susie modeling the range and being...

As I was bumpily landing into Heathrow yesterday, Topshop and Meadham Kirchhoffwere reliving their S/S 12 show in celebration of the Diamond Jubilee at the Oxford Circus branch, and I was lucky enough to get Steve to go down there on my behalf as Style Bubble correspondent, despite the fact...

Long time Style Bubble readers will know that I generally don't like getting in contributors or photographers in to observe something in my place. Goes against the whole personal "bubble" thing-a-ma-jig. However I had to make an exception on this occasion, when Giles Deacon was invited to put...

>> You're going to have to endure some sentimental mush as I'm deep in the process of packing up six years worth of belongings (plus the remnants from my flat before this current one, where Style Bubble first began) and inadvertently stumble upon things that send me on mad Google Image...

The concept of dipping into the past to seek out a future seems to be a way of balancing the dream and the reality. When done with idiosyncratic flourish as Simons did at Dior, it becomes a way of pushing haute couture forward. Towards where, you might ask. Perhaps it's on a technical and...

Hussein Chalayan: I'm not interested in sounding like a hero but it is that much more difficult as an independent. It's very different to being backed by a conglomerate. Let's turn to a different subject. Let's talk about your upcoming dance show Gravity Fatigue(at Sadler's Wells from the

Just as I'm about to make my way through my normal route to walk to Rag Tag for my first dose of 2nd hand Comme on this trip, a girl comes up to me and tentatively asks "Style Bubble san?" Being recognised anywhere is always awesome but in Japan, it's particularly giddy, because of precisely...

Oh, and speaking of the past, Simons may have sent us on an epic time travel experience for Dior Couture but soundtracking each section of the show with a different Sonic Youth song (Flower, Teen Age Riot, Screamking Skull and Into the Groovey to name a few) was exactly the grounding type...

 

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