In a handbag count of the front row yesterday, the first day of London fashion week, one brand came out the clear winner.
Lorraine Candy, editor-in-chief, Elle"The easiest and most impressive heels of the moment come from Nicholas Kirkwood.
It is early afternoon and I am standing in my kitchen, on the phone to Sarah, the Guardian photographer.
"I wanted discipline, severity and fetish," Marc Jacobs said backstage after his stunning show at New York fashion week.
Just along from a surf'n' skate shop, next to the impossibly named Latin Lingo clothing store, the new C28 store slots right into the Northridge Fashion Center mall aesthetic – a concrete pavilion in a sun-bleached part of the San Fernando Valley.
1) Clothes are like a suit of armour when you're young.
It is possibly the most famous promise in British retailing: "Never knowingly undersold" has been at the heart of John Lewis's business since 1925.