Month: May 2009

May 31, 2009 / Déjà Vu
May 26, 2009 / Collections

I’ve had quite the fascination with belts the past few seasons. Call it a remnant, or perhaps a revival of the…

May 24, 2009 / Collections

The great recession of the Noughties? This is no Valley of Ashes, my friends. Decadence is still in full swing, where…

May 24, 2009 / Collections

Her Thirties. A time when a girl leaves crazy fashion experimentation behind and accepts the graceful woman that she is. The…

May 19, 2009 / Magazine Rack
May 17, 2009 / Collections
May 14, 2009 / Inspiration
May 14, 2009 / Collections

Lots of designers were hanging out by the ocean while thinking about their Spring 09 shows. Gucci rocked the South Seas…

May 12, 2009 / Jewellery

Jewels. Fools we are for falling in love. Shove aside reason. These rocks rock any season. And what’s that on your…

May 11, 2009 / Déjà Vu
May 10, 2009 / Inspiration
May 10, 2009 / Collections

“I would go out tonight…but I haven’t got a stitch to wear…” When the ’80s were good, they were very, very…

May 3, 2009 / Collections

All this recent talk of prints and Princes reminded me of the regal state of menswear lately.

Old world princes are to be had whether it’s Rajput or recent influence. Raghavendra Rathore has the lineage – both royal and rag-trade. His family origins date back to the maharajahs of Jodhpur and he’s trained at Parsons, having worked for DKNY and Oscar de la Renta before launching the Rathore Jodhpur label in the mid ’90s.

Indian Prince at Rathore Jodhpur AW09
Modern Indian Prince at Rathore Jodhpur AW09
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The Maharajah of Nawanagar, b. 1872
Etro's Rock and Roll Regalia
Etro's Rock and Roll Regalia
Etro embellishes their modern heir to the throne with rock and roll cool and colour. Bhupendra Singh of Patiala shows off rocks of a different nature during his reign from 1900-1938.
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Bhupendra Singh Maharajah of Patilia, b. 1891