LFW: Trendspotting @ Avant-Premiere Designers Library

AVANT PREMIERE UK is not only great at scouting emerging talent in fashion but also at receiving guests. And the agency’s recent London Fashion Week event was one of their best. Surprising fashion and gastronomy treasures kept unfolding inside a bright two-storey venue on a rare, sunny, London Saturday afternoon on the 21st February. There we had the pleasure to…

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Coolests men’s shirts and bow ties + the shoes to match

It was during my latest trip to Paris for Fashion Week in September when this window display on the rue de Rivoli caught my eye. The coolest men’s shirts and bow ties in town must be those of Coton Doux -and that’s a big word to say for a fashion metropolis like Paris. The best news is, you needn’t even…

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Men’s fashion: How to Dress for a Black Tie Event

Most of you have been there.  An invite arrives on the doormat or in your in-tray at work or email inbox; you’ve been invited to an event, and the dress code is strictly black tie. Great, you think, an evening of great food and entertainment, with a charity auction and perhaps even a goody-bag to take home at the end…

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