Posts tagged "british fashion"

London’s Victoria & Albert Museum Plans Show On ’80s Club Kids

Back in August when I was in London for the Olympics, my friends and I were treated to a special tour of the Victoria & Albert's collection of British evening gowns,worn by Queen Elizabeth to Princess Diana and beyond. The museum just announced their latest fashion-y exhibition, titled Club to Catwalk, which will explore the…

By: Julie Gerstein / December 23, 2012

Must Haves: 10 Perfect Pieces From Oasis

Oasis Clothing is synonymous with refined British style, and is one of our favorite imports from across the pond. Oasis's style is classic and pretty, but never stuffy. We've picked ten awesome items from their latest collection, so you can dress like a classic British lass.

By: Julie Gerstein / August 12, 2012

Awesomely Affordable: 10 Pieces Under $100 From British Retailer Jack Wills

Jack Wills has been a staple brand for British coeds for years. But it's just been in the last three that the company has made the jump over the pond and established roots stateside. We wanted to give you a look, and found 10 perfectly lovely English-inflected shirts, shorts and dresses -- all for under…

By: Julie Gerstein / May 26, 2012

British Elegance At The Royal Ascot Ladies’ Day!

British ladies have a reputation for being so much more refined and classy than their American counterparts. Well, let me just dispel that rumor right now. Brits are no more classy and elegant than we are -- if these pictures from the Royal Ascot Ladies' Day are proof. For some reason, there is a subset of British…

By: Julie Gerstein / April 14, 2012

The Good, The Bad & The WTF At The 2011 British Fashion Awards

Last night, the British celebrated their own particular brand of style with the British Fashion Awards, honoring the best in designing and fashion talent from around England. Women swept the awards, winning top honors for best fashion and accessories designers -- Victoria Beckham and Charlotte Dellal, respectively -- while Alexander McQueen head Sarah Burton took…

By: Julie Gerstein / November 29, 2011

We’d Have Never Guessed This Is A Swimming Cap

When it comes to fashion, some people are so obsessed, they're like bad painters. They just. Keep. Adding. So, seriously, is it that imperative that your toe nail clippers be embellished with Swarovski crystals or your key chain be from Gucci? Now for the little Miss Fancy Pants who wants to get noticed at the…

By: Leonora Epstein / November 2, 2009