Posts tagged ‘GAP’

June 9, 2014

Double Denim Rocks!

Olivia Palermo double denim

Olivia Palermo in a new ad campaign

We love our jeans and what’s not to love about our indigo darlings in every shape or form?  That’s why double denim is just so fantastic.  Far from cringe-worthy cowboy fashion of yesteryear, it is a wonderful way to look supremely relaxed and cool.  And the best bit?  You can’t go wrong!

I bought a gorgeous polka dot bleached denim shirt from Gap but they no longer sell it and I also bought a tres chic oversized denim shirt from Les Parisiennes in Delhi, however, I LOVE these ones too:

j crew denim shirt

J Crew Classic Chambray Popover £78

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May 6, 2013

Fashion Victims and Villains

Soho neon pocket tank top 2

Top by new ethical fashion brand, sketch london.

Left-leaning newspapers have been running a series of articles ever since the Bangladesh garment factory collapsed.  The death toll has now sadly passed 500, mostly women, but why are consumers and fashion brands being made to bear the majority of the guilty burden? That fingers have been pointed at some brands was inevitable and fashion is regularly targeted for being a poison of the world: the very sick and visible face of capitalism and greed.  In Bangladesh and India the tragedy is being reported as a corrupt failure of building regulations not a story about Evil Fashion Brands.

The usual suspects of British ethical fashion have been carted out with the usual snippets of condemnation and hissing at the likes of Primark, GAP and so on.  Will consumers care they ask? Can they afford to I ask?  This could be a long article so please get a cuppa or a glass of wine.  I promise you will learn a thing or two.

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