Carlene Thomas Bailey

280 posts  |  Last entry Oct 13, 2017


Thursday night in London: Blogging, Instagram and home offices

It was a busy week in London with new retail store openings and retail talks about the future of work, from home offices to working remotely on your phone.

Beyond beauty: The rise of new hybrid spa and health centres

Not your average beauty treatment. Consumers demand more transparency from beauty treatments, as they become more concerned with their overall wellbeing.

The 2017 Kering Talk: Gucci goes fur-free, shaping a sustainable future

Last night both Kering and the London College of Fashion came together to announce how they plan to design a more conscious future for fashion.

Supreme hype clothing

Where are the women’s brands coming for Supreme’s hype crown?

Retail 'drop' culture has a consumer gender divide, with more men in line outside skate/street hype stores than women. Why is that?

How Alexandre de Betak brought storytelling to life via his outstanding catwalk sets

New book, Betak: Fashion Show Revolution reveals how design & production agency Bureau Betak has spent the last 25 years creating the coolest catwalk sets

Sheer Chemistry- new nude tights company

Sheer Chemistry’s founder on why her tights are an empowerment tool

Nude tights are changing, with new brands committed to offering options for women of all skin tones, especially those who have traditionally been ignored.

Alexander McQueen Paris S/S18

11 of the most romantic rock looks from Alexander McQueen

Alexander McQueen Paris: The latest fashion week collection for S/S18 was a mix of a rocker sensibility and the beauty of an English garden.

7 noteworthy bags and shoes spotted at Paris Fashion Week S/S18

We've rounded up the coolest, most talked about bags and shoes of the season. And yes, even those Crocs have made the list. WGSN reports

Paris Fashion Week Analysis for SS18

Paris Fashion Week Analysis for S/S18: The catwalk was both soft and stentorious

Paris Fashion Week Analysis: Huge displays of optimism were juxtaposed with the discomfort and more messy parts of everyday life.

King and Tuckfield is making stripes cool

This premium London fashion line is making deckchair stripes cool

King and Tuckfield's S/S18 collection is all about 1950s summer holidays, beach nostalgia and colourful deckchairs. WGSN reports.

Business tips from kristina

7 business tips for a happier life from kikki.K founder Kristina Karlsson

The most successful people have the best morning routines. Here kikki.K founder Kristina Karlsson shares her business tips to start the day with a smile.

Over the knee socks are in right now

Hosiery in fashion: The fall and rise of over the knee socks

Over the knee socks are back for S/S18. Seen on the catwalks in Milan and London, this statement sock is on the rise again. WGSN reports