Frisky Friday…

Spring is finally here and you know what that means? It means you can start thinking about your summer wardrobe! And, what better way to kickstart your wardrobe of creativity than with a Missoni playsuit? Only joking – this jumpsuit … Continue reading

Yes, I am an Ashamed Snob.

Prepare yourself for one of my rants and please excuse the poor writing – I speak my mind…literally.

You see, since I’ve started interning at Now magazine I’ve had a sneak-peek insight into different aspects of fashion and, well, I have weird opinions about the most irrelevant things. But they’re pretty relevant to me, I am thinking about them after all.

So, rant #2 since starting Now:

I’ve been to one, two, three…five (yes five) press releases now at:

  • Coast
  • French Connection 
  • Motel
  • Office
  • Debenhams

(Gosh, next seasons collections are to die for!!!)

I’ve always thought of these labels as “cheap” – boy was I wrong. In an admittedly snobbish way, I have shunned these labels because to me they seemed tacky. I sound like a pompous idiot, but it’s true. Because of the way these brands are advertised and because of the magazines they are promoted in, I have never thought of them as fashionable. I don’t know about any of my FABULOUS readers, but when I see a fashion label and it doesn’t look elegant or sophisticated, my automatic (and unintentional) though is…what utter crap.

Man, am I ashamed of myself!

The collections were beautiful, with stunning textures and pastel colours – everything was to die for. I never thought I would see myself type ooo I really would love that dress from Coast – but now I am typing it and it’s true. Maybe it’s the way the clothes and accessories are presented at these releases, maybe that’s what makes the clothing more attractive. I don’t know. But something in the way the clothes were presented made them stand-out in such a stunning way. 


I swear I’m not writing a love poem here. I am simply expressing my shock.

So now I have my multiple vouchers for these fab labels, I’m going to go and do a bit of spending this weekend and I am going to wear my top from French Connection, skirt from Motel, shoes from Office, bag from Debenhams…blah blah blah…with pride. And I bet I get compliments muahaha.

Moral: never judge an item of clothing by its label.

Lots of love,

An unintentional and ashamed snob