Just In: The latest trends from Tokyo

When I visited the ‘Dress Code: Are You Playing Fashion?’ exhibition in Kyoto last week, I was intrigued by the curator’s conclusion. The theory is that we are no longer naively falling for trends in the same way that we used to. Yes, many of us still follow the rules that are set for us across seasons, years and decades. But with the internet, social … Continue reading Just In: The latest trends from Tokyo

My no new clothes challenge: from shopper to stylist

Perhaps it’s not the standard time of year to make a resolution, August. Yet if there was one month I needed to squeeze my spending, it was this one. After an impromptu trip to the UK between jobs (not being paid) I’m planning my packing for next month’s ten day holiday to Japan (also unpaid, as I haven’t accrued the leave). My budgeting app suggests … Continue reading My no new clothes challenge: from shopper to stylist