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Less Is More [More Or Less]

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Less Is More [More Or Less]

Most of us have heard the expression "Less is more" but how many of us actually put it into practice when it counts?Studies have shown that we only wear about 20% of our clothing on a regular basis, and that we wear each item on average only 7 times. Michael Kors espouses the 'meat and potatoes' rule: 70% of your wardrobe should be 'meat and potatoes' and 30% should be 'dessert'. Asking yourself "Is it meat and potatoes, or dessert?" can really assist with regulating unwise purchases. Another simple way to make every purchase count is to apply the "Pay...

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"I don't do fashion. I am fashion." - Coco Chanel

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"I don't do fashion. I am fashion." - Coco Chanel

Fashion and style are the subjects of many memorable one-liners and sound bites, uttered not only by notable fashion commentators, but by those passionate about all things sartorial. From Coco to Karl, Andy to Yves, here are our pick of 10 style quotes to live by: 1: "Delete the negative; accentuate the positive." - Donna Karan2: "You are never overdressed or underdressed in a Little Black Dress." - Karl Lagerfeld3: "Fashion wasn't what you wore someplace anymore, it was the whole reason for going." - Andy Warhol4: "Style is knowing who you are, what you want to say, and not...

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Fast & Furious

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Fast & Furious

Fast fashion is a contemporary term used by fashion retailers to express the ability of designs to move quickly from catwalk to shop floor to capture current fashion trends.Owing to the instant coverage of fashion and street style online, retailers must respond quickly to changing fashion trends, which now take place in weeks, instead of months. Where once it took six months for a product to go from cutting room to shop floor, this time has been slashed to as little as two weeks. This increase in productivity is causing serious consequences for the environment - textile waste is piling...

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