I DIE! (“We never say – oh, I have everything I need now.”)

I never thought Tom Ford could actually do something like this! I underestimated him. Sure, I knew how capable and talented he was but this… this is so much more than I expected. I thought his collection would be just another luxurious line we’ll all want in our closets but in the end it stunned … Continue reading

value strategy opposed to volume strategy

Suzy Menkes recently wrote an excellent article about Hermes, the last bastion of luxury in today’s fashion industry. You can find it here. It seems that Bernard Arnault of LVMH acquired a 17.1 percent stake in the company. At first, this horrified me because I’m sick of him buying all decent family created and owned fashion … Continue reading

Get it made

Many fashion insiders keep a secret. It is the name of their tailor. The importance of having one is known to anyone who’s ever payed more attention to their style and looks. If you ever find a good tailor, make sure you stay in good relations to him/her cause he/she might just be your best fashion friend. … Continue reading

haute quality

There are many, many street-style blogs I follow and read searching for inspiration and new, cool looks. It is sometimes shocking for me to see how freely “real” people in several European capitals dress. Their imagination has no boundaries and they obviously don’t want to blend in. Sometimes I wonder what does it depend on … Continue reading

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