Club to Catwalk London Fashion in the 1980s : A review

Having lived through the 80s I was excited about seeing this exhibition when I was in London last week.  I’m not sure what I was expecting but this really took me by surprise.  I think my memory of the 80s had morphed into Dynasty style, power dressing, Thatcherite-ness but this fantastic exhibition focuses on what…

Primark -v- Vivienne Westwood : Two shopping experiences

In the space of a couple days I made two purchases, one from my local Primark and the other from the gorgeous Vivienne Westwood boutique in Conduit Street, London.  Both experiences were positive and I’m not here to criticise but there is no denying that they were very different experiences. Firstly Primark.  What can I…