May Proust: Wendy Puyat

Your symbol of high fashion – An individual style inside and out, a point of view that is one’s own that is not only worn but lived Your favourite fabric – I love good silks, cashmere and beaded fabrics Your favourite colour – This season I love a neutral shade of blush pink, bright melon … Continue reading

WIW Unearthed: Faux is the New Black

Vintage faux fur shrug, Alexander McQueen coat, Ralph Lauren sweater, Givenchy dress, American Apparel tights, Rochas pumps, Prada bag

SHOES, SHOES, SHOES SS11!

After just a preliminary sweep over SS11’s shoes, I’ve already got my eyes on these (and, of course, every shoe that Christian Louboutin has every made). ‘I want, therefore I must have.’ Is that how the saying goes?? Alaia Alexander McQueen Amaya Charlotte Olympia Chloé Chloe Sevigny for Opening Ceremony Dior Giuseppe Zanotti Givenchy Gucci … Continue reading

Givenchy Goes East

Riccardo Tisci’s the latest designer to catch Yellow Fever casting all Asian models for his Japan(ese Robot and dancer Kazuo Ohno)-inspired Spring 2011 couture show. As usual, tons of gorgeous organza and tulle and the attention to detail is extraordinary (last year zip pulls were bones, this year wings!). One of the looks required 2,000 … Continue reading

Almost here…

Fall/Winter might be the season that carries the most clout, but Spring/Summer has always been my personal favorite. Can’t wait ’til March! Until then, here’s a taste of what’s to come…. Balenciaga (Gisele Bündchen shot by  Steven Meisel) Chloé (Iselin Steiro and Malgosia Bela shot by David Sims) Giuseppe Zanotti (Anja Rubik shot by Inez & … Continue reading

January 2011 Proust: Laura Li

Your symbol of high fashion — Beautifully well-made and cut statement pieces that can transcend through the ages You favourite fabric — Silk jersey – comfy+wrinkle free! Your favourite colour — Grey/brown tones The collection you will never forget — Riccardo Tisci’s first collection for Givenchy The style you most dislike — Trashy+ thoughtless Your favourite fashion photographer — Juergen Teller … Continue reading

Resort 2011: Sugary sweet or downright naughty?

Which are you? ACNE BALENCIAGA CELINE GIVENCHY JEAN PAUL GAULTIER CHRISTOPHER KANE MARC JACOBS ALEXANDER MCQUEEN CHLOE SEVIGNY FOR OPENING CEREMONY PRADA PREEN YSL

November Proust: Vivian Ho

Your symbol of high fashion — Discreet taste and elegance You favourite fabric — Shearling…light, warm, soft and luxe to sink into during winter. Bliss. Your favourite colour — Black, taupe, charcoal grey The collection you will never forget –McQueen, Tom Ford for Gucci – those hipster pants and the horsebit buckle, the tailoring The … Continue reading

August Proust: Diana D’Arenberg

Your symbol of high fashion — Individuality You favourite fabric —  silk, lace and velvet, black leather, chain mail Your favourite colour — Black. And occasionally red. The collection you will never forget –Alexander McQueen A/W 2009 and A/W 2010, Chanel Paris/Shanghai collection, Givenchy Couture A/W 2010/11, Galliano for Christian Dior S/S 2010 The style … Continue reading

Red is the New Black…