Peggy Porschen Cakes is a lovely shop in the centre of London. It’s considered as an Instagram-worthy place because of its adorable pink colour. No one misses a chance to take a picture in front of the store. However, you should visit it for its delicious freshly baked cupcakes. It also serves cookies and layer cakes and offers its own blend of teas. The shop is not big like the usual coffee shops but this is what makes it unique. The atmosphere is nice and the stuff friendly. If you have a sweet tooth, you would love Peggy Porschen Cakes.
In the London Collections Menswear week, the fashion crowd found out the first menswear trends for Spring 2016. Topman Design, opened the fashion week with a collection inspired by the punk-rock movement of 70’s, followed by top British designers such as Christopher Shannon and Astrid Andersen who made their overthrow in menswear with their distinctive designs. Stuart Vevers for Coach did a considerable effort where intense colorful prints attracted the attention of many shoppers. A futuristic collection by J.W. Anderson came up next, in more abstract lines which the designers give a try for the first time in menswear. The tattoos also appeared on the catwalk as Alexander McQueen house’s jackets, shirts and trousers were full of tattoos and navy details. The fashion week closed with Cristopher Bailey’s show for Burberry, with a special collection full of lace! The first trends that were spotted at the shows were the multi-variety prints, the navy, gray and black colors and the futuristic designs. Below, you can see some of the best looks of LCM:
What for a great exhibition, that any woman would love to attend (or at least 99%)! Five years in the making, Victoria & Albert Museum will launch Shoes: Pleasure & Pain, with more than 250 pairs! They have both historic and contemporary styles from the whole world to be seen and admired!
The late fashion designer Alexander McQueen (1969-2010) has an exhibition of his great work in London, at the Victoria and Albert Museum. It opened in March, so if you are a fan of his work and are in London, please don’t miss the chance of visiting it!
La Perla did so well in 2014, with a new luxury Atelier collection and a new lingerie flagship store on Old Bond Street, in London, that opened on Feb 20th – an address coveted by many, on a street that certainly displays the best in fashion.
Mick Jagger pays tribute to his late partner L’Wren Scott, who passed away in 2014. He launched a scholarship fund under L’Wren Scott’s name at Central Saint Martins in London. The three year-scholarship will cover the tuition fees of the MA Fashion course, plus living expenses of one lucky dedicated student!
We might be a bit late to this “announcement” (we blame it all on Fashion Week Month which took most of our time), but now that the dust has settled and all the news and photos are out, we can finally write our own article about it. Victoria Beckham, after being a fashion designer for 6 years now, finally opened up her own store a couple of weeks ago at 36 Dover Street, London W1. The store is 6,000sq ft and an architectural masterpiece of minimalism.