Category Archives: Fashion Surgery

The Vogue Festival: all style no substance?

Well look who it is! And it I’d have known you were coming I’d have baked a cake. I apologise for my journey into the fashion wilderness but I’m back and… better for having a day to recover from the … Continue reading

Posted in Fashion Industry, Fashion Surgery | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Come Sale Away

Happy New Year! And wishing your wardrobe a very stylish 2012… I’d imagine that, like mine, yours is groaning under the weight of newly purchased (and worn once) frocks for party season, kind Christmas gifts (“it‘s SO [not] YOU!” items … Continue reading

Posted in Fashion Industry, Fashion Surgery | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

That moment when you meet The One (Piece)

Forget Stepping into Christmas – despite my near religious beliefs to spend my working day in heels, the latest press release I received was to Jump In. That would be, more specifically, to jump into a….Onesie. Yes, the all in … Continue reading

Posted in Fashion Industry, Fashion Surgery | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

100 years… 100 reasons why I dislike the Westfield Viral Video

I’ll admit it. There will only be one major faux pas when Westfield Stratford City opens its doors on September 13th, an approximate 8 minute bus journey from my front door. That major fail? My imminent financial downfall. Yes, I’ll … Continue reading

Posted in Fashion Industry, Fashion Surgery | Tagged , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Lanvin: Je T’aime

There are several people I daydream about being on a daily basis. Karen O, Daisy Lowe and Alison Mosshart, anyone who’s ever had carnal knowledge of any / all of The Strokes and predominantly, post Glastonbury 2011, Ms Sasha Fierce … Continue reading

Posted in Fashion Industry, Fashion Surgery | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Show me your Wardrobe

I’m often asked via email or Twitter where various components of my outfit are from, so as I have 15 minutes to spare before I start the standard Saturday night hot date with the girls and Prosecco (sorry rents – … Continue reading

Posted in Fashion Industry, Fashion Surgery, I'm in Fashion (and this is my PR) | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Why it was HELL when ELLE Girl Closed

My name’s Katy and I’m a magazineaholic. Hello Katy. Yes, it’s not big, it’s not clever, but week after week I spend a ridiculous amount of money on fashion titles, thanks to the lure of glossy content and the addictive … Continue reading

Posted in Fashion Industry, Fashion Surgery, Retro Fashion | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 26 Comments

Dear Topshop: A Rare Fashion Fail?

   From: Primark to Prada To: Phillip Green CC: Topshop Creative Director, Topshop Brand Manager, Topshop PR Manager Dear all, I’m writing to discuss the car-crash campaign image that ‘welcomed’ me to your website homepage this week, and I … Continue reading

Posted in Fashion Industry, Fashion Surgery, Fashionable Beauty | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 10 Comments

Beauty and the Beastly – Top 5, #5

5.      Eyeliner Blame Cleopatra. Blame  a whole host of 60s’ fashionistas inspired by designers like Mary Quant. Blame the Goths, the Punks and any female front-woman worth their stylish salt (thank you, Karen O, VV from The Kills and any other … Continue reading

Posted in Fashion Industry, Fashion Surgery, Fashionable Beauty | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Beauty and the Beastly – Top 5, #4

4.      Lipstick You’ve watched Mad Men’s leading ladies get their pouts on, you’ve seen Nicki Minaj boast her very own MAC lipstick, Pink 4 Friday, only available on Fridays (those marketing types don’t get paid for nothin’), hell, you’ve even seen … Continue reading

Posted in Fashion Industry, Fashion Surgery, Fashionable Beauty | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment