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Anthropologie Leeds and what I bought within

July 28, 2017 No comments

  I went shopping – again – after work yesterday to my current favourite retail destination, Victoria Gate in Leeds. Opened in October last year, Victoria Gate is the most beautiful place and Yorkshire is very lucky to have it. If you haven’t been yet, it’s so worth making the effort because it’s heavenly, and[Read More]

This week’s Great Yorkshire Show catwalk

July 14, 2017 No comments

Tweed is a major fashion trend for the coming autumn/winter, seen on the catwalks of Paris, Milan, London, New York and now … Harrogate. On Tuesday this week, I was at the Great Yorkshire Show as part of my day job, specifically to watch, video and report on the annual fashion show. Originally introduced around[Read More]

Leeds College of Art graduate fashion show

June 30, 2017 No comments

Leeds College of Art Graduate Fashion Show has become one of my favourite annual events. For the second year now, it has been held within the magnificent Corn Exchange, downstairs. The two curving staircases make an unusual and effective catwalk entrance, and there’s plenty of room for the audience. There was prosecco served on the[Read More]

The fashion season is here and buzzing

May 19, 2017 No comments

Busy is not the word. Jam-packed and crazy – that’s more like it. It’s been a spring of fashion in Yorkshire, with catwalks and models and hair stylists and make-up artists and, most of all, clothes, gorgeous clothes and accessories everywhere you turn. So, last month saw the Leeds International Festival catwalk, when two shipping[Read More]

Country art to buy and view at Cordings

March 24, 2017 1 Comment

Art lovers, take note. Countrywear specialists Cordings is holding a Country House Art Sale at its beautiful Harrogate store, starting today and running throughout this weekend, March 24-26 2017. “The challenge when opening our new store in Harrogate was to reflect the heritage of our brand through our intimate association with country pursuits,” says Cordings[Read More]