Don't let the first episode of season three of Downton Abbey fool you (What? You haven't seen it yet?). While tradition is very much a part of London's DNA, it hasn't been the driving force of style since the mods, punks, and glam rockers messed the whole thing up.
Starting with those disrupters, the quintessential London look has been as much about leather jackets and ripped stockings as it has been about hunting jackets and boiled wool. Need further proof? We stalked the streets during last week's London Fashion Week for the best in local fashion fare — there's not a naff one in the bunch!
Doug Funny had it easy. He'd pull on a white T-shirt, a green vest, and some (surprisingly on-trend) front-pleat khaki shorts, and he was out the door faster than you can say Patty Mayonnaise. Unfortunately, in the 3-D world, it's not that simple. But, that also means exciting options abound — yes, even for your 9-to-5 read
In the beauty world, "cult products" is a widely recognized term. From NARS' Orgasm blush to Urban Decay's Naked palette, there are a few items that nearly every beauty aficionado has used in their lives. But for fashion? That concept is a little harder to grasp. The pool is small, but there are a few items that'll get read