Colour is a power which directly influences the soul - Kandinsky

Fashion and interior design; there’s always been strong, unbreakable links between them and, besides shape, form, and texture, the impact of colour has always fascinated me. Much in the same way as architecture has always informed how I design and experiment in the studio.

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“Let us dance in the sun, wearing wild flowers in our hair...” ― Susan Polis Schutz

Fashion. Fun. Freedom: why it’s all about feelings.

It was Giorgio Armani who once said that “jeans represent fashion democracy” and, besides making the case for denim’s broad social appeal, there is a larger point to be made here about individuality, empowerment and freedom.

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Summer Style: Why the mark of Britishness is the hottest style this season

Few things capture British culture and style as much as the British summer events calendar. Whether it Ladies Day at Royal Ascot, the quintessentially English Glyndebourne, a classic summer party or wedding or the sporting style of Wimbledon, the colourful choice of events  around the nation shows our endless love for buying into British style.

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A celebration of the couturier – who made your clothes?

"There is something so purist about couture," Clare Waight Keller explains. "It is the ultimate vision of a house. That's where people look for the pinnacle of fashion."

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Every building tells a story

“It’s about the sense of proportion. It’s about the interaction between the landscape and the building. And it’s about what kind of girl will emerge from this landscape.” – Nicolas Ghesquière, Louis Vuitton

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Modest fashion and the Modern headscarf

In theory, silk scarves have everything going for them. Indeed, that’s exactly what Shahira Yusuf recently said about Basma Design!

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Quinn, the Queen and the glory of the Silk Scarf

This time of year always suggests two elements to me: reinvention and renewal.  Extended party nights, which last until the early hours, segue into New Year’s resolutions - it’s a time for transformation.

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‘Don’t forget to fall in love with yourself first’ this February – Carrie Bradshaw

This time of year always suggests two elements to me: reinvention and renewal.  Extended party nights, which last until the early hours, segue into New Year’s resolutions - it’s a time for transformation.

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"The whole point of life is to live life and be – to use all the colours in the crayon box" - Ru Paul (American entertainer)

This time of year always suggests two elements to me: reinvention and renewal.  Extended party nights, which last until the early hours, segue into New Year’s resolutions - it’s a time for transformation.

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“Luxury must be comfortable. Otherwise it’s not luxury.” - Coco Chanel

If you appreciate comfort, value the finer things in life and admire craftsmanship and design – or if you know someone who does – then a luxury silk scarf is the Christmas gift you want.

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“Fashion is not something that exists in dresses only. Fashion is in the sky, in the street. Fashion has to do with ideas, the way we live, what is happening”. - Coco Chanel

The first memory I have of a printed silk scarf - and indeed the one which inspires me every day – is that of my mother wearing one from her own beautiful, exotic collection.

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"When I wear a silk scarf I never feel so definitely a woman, a beautiful woman" - Audrey Hepburn

The first memory I have of a printed silk scarf - and indeed the one which inspires me every day – is that of my mother wearing one from her own beautiful, exotic collection.

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