>> 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...

>> Longtime Style Bubble readers will know of my affliction that renders my skin red and blotchy as soon as it comes in close contact with metal that are a smidge less than 100% hypoallergenic. Even silver and certain types of gold can cause a mild itch. Titanium, pure gold and platinum seem...

Finally we have two extreme feline styles, influenced by the 40s and updated with hand cut mesh metal arms to give them a more industrial feel. Some of his diverse inspiration imagery... Mauricio will be launching his Maustein label properly for S/S 13 but here's a reminder of some of...

>> 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...

>> My blogging game has gone a bit haywire of late due to personal reasons (sadly no Style Bubble bot has emerged to spout off in my place) and will imminently resume normal service. One cheeky Bank Holiday weekend beforehand though is drawing this fallow period out. I'll be venturing up to...

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...

) which is probably down to Miller's experience of working with Vivienne Westwood, Margiela, Comme des Garcons, Azzedine Alaia at prices that aren't hitting the roof. In fact there's a veritable bargain in there right now as a pair of the SUPER high Prada espadrille/brogues are in there for...

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...

>> I promise there will be something far more weighty and show-related coming soon but with a lot of the collections I loved, i'll be revisiting showrooms and looking at things up close to really grasp the gist of things so hopefully you guys can be patient and not think I'm swanning about...

As if I could ever get my nails into perfect rounded square tip formation and of course, I don't have pierced ears as longtime Style Bubble readers will know. This is in fact Linlee Allen modelling all of this Nora Kogan, formerly known as St Kilda enamel jewellery, namely their signature Man...

 

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