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01 Feb '14

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FASHION BY NUMBERS | CHANEL COUTURE SS14

Lagerfeld’s vision for couture is a storm in a sneaker!

1. BYE BYE BLOW DRY Hair does its best impression yet of Scandinavian pop star fashion during the 1990s. One imagines that although it looks low maintenance, in reality … Read More

01 Feb '14

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FASHION BY NUMBERS | GIVENCHY SS14

1 Kiss Curls a la Renee Perle, the french artist Jacques-Henri Lartigue’s muse. Actually strike that, it’s the look you get after playing with the plastic attachment from the play-doh mop-top hair shop. They work on humans too, apparently.

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01 Feb '14

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FASHION BY NUMBERS | VICTORIA BECKHAM SS14

1 Easy on the makeup, ladies. VB may have been a founding member of the Wag empire, but there’s barely a scrap of slap at her shows these days. By keeping things au naturel in the face department, she cleverly focuses … Read More

10 Jan '14

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Fashion by numbers, Burberry SS14

Guyliner? Pah! Burberry‘s vision for spring/summer is as clean as a whistle. Hair is all soft fop, cheeks are windburned and rosy. Milan can keep its moody mediterranean models as creative director Christopher Bailey takes inspiration from his native Yorkshire.

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27 Dec '13

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Victoria by Victoria Beckham SS12

1 Headshot Whilst many warmed to her mainline collections, I’d proffer it was the arrival of her second line that marked the moment the tide changed for Victoria Beckham. When attempts to recreate her godawful bouffant were replaced by … Read More

27 Dec '13

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Fashion by numbers | Dolce & Gabbana AW14

1 Yikes. FBN has created its own Everest here with a look that’s dripping in metaphor. You’ve heard the phrase, the personal is political? Well we’ll call this look “the fashionable is political”. In fashion speak? A mini-crisis of church and state (cf. Italy 2013) calls … Read More