Posts tagged ‘Fashion’

August 8, 2014

& Other Stories

&Other Stories | Cat Eye Sunglasses & Other Stories | A-Line Skirt & Other Stories | Angular Pendant & Other Stories | Wool Cap Image Map

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While scouring the web for inspiration and nice things I came across & Other Stories. I have never heard of this brand before, but Miss Moss introduced me to their utter amazingness! It’s not in a showy way, it’s a subtle amazingness, but amazing nevertheless .

& Other Stories | Leather Belt & Other Stories | Brass Cuff & Other Stories | Patterned Coat & Other Stories | Double Breasted Cape Coat & Other Stories | Long Viscose Skirt Image Map

” Today, a woman with a love for fashion creates her own style.

She wears things that feel right to her and reflect her personality. & Other Stories is about bringing everything she can wear into one place, focusing on the whole look. We believe shoes, bags, jewellery, lingerie and beauty are key for styling and just as important as clothing.

Our collections are built around inspiring fashion stories. All our lines are diverse, ranging from masculine tailoring to feminine chic and designed to provide endless styling choices.

Carefully selected materials are an important ingredient in every piece. & Other Stories aims to design lasting wardrobe treasures within a wide price range.”

& Other Stories | Knitted Cotton Sweater & Other Stories | Shinjuku Bloom Body Souffle & Other Stories | Lip Colour - Red Light & Other Stories | Wool Blend Scarf & Other Stories | Small Leather Chain Bag Image Map

& Other Stories | Blusher - Red Light & Other Stories | Viscose 3/4 Sleeve Blouse & Other Stories | Knitted Cotton Sweater & Other Stories | High Neck Blouse & Other Stories | Leather Shoulder Bag & Other Stories | Heeled Ankle Boots Image Map

At first glace I thought them to be a  conglomeration of  Topshop, H &M and a brand like Calvin Klein or Balenciaga, they bridge the gap between high end and good prices beautifully. I think once you hit a certain age the timeless quality of what you buy becomes more meaningful and satisfying: a simple style, a good cut, quality materials and careful craftsmanship. & Other Stories seems to typify this for me, quality and style, a winning mix.  

& Other Stories | Fitted Dress & Other Stories | Leather Gloves & Other Stories | Waisted Coat & Other Stories | Rhinestone Choker & Other Stories | Hair Claw Image Map

& Other Stories | Embellished Leather Shoulder Bag & Other Stories | Swirl Earrings & Other Stories | Cropped Jeans & Other Stories | Dragonfly Necklace & Other Stories | Zebra Blouse Image Map
July 21, 2014

Kirsty Mitchell’s Wonderland

Wonderland : Lady of The Lake

WonderlandI’ve been following Kirsty Mitchell’s ‘Wonderland’ series for a while now, only last year did she finish her epic 4 year photographic series. It is nothing short of amazing what Kirsty has created under a minuscule budget and small windows of opportunity. Every prop of costume was created, or sourced and utilised by Kirsty herself: she was designer, stylist, location scout and photographer all in one. You can see more of the series, behind-the-scenes photos and purchase prints at Kirsty’s Website. I hope you enjoy her creations as much as I do…

Wonderland : Wild ThingWonderland "Gammelyn's Daughter"

Wonderland "Gammelyn's Daughter, a Waking Dream"
Wonderland  'While Nightingales wept'
Wonderland : The Path of Possibilities
Wonderland 'The Guidance of Stray Souls'
Wonderland - 'She'll Wait For You In The Shadows Of Summer'
Wonderland - 'The Fade Of Fallen Memories'(Images from Kirsty’s Flickr portfolio)

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