Charles James Beyond Fashion

The Met Gala, New York, 2014 – Who Wore It Best by Jo Bayley

The Met Gala, New York, 2014 – Who Wore It Best by Jo Bayley

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Monday 5th of May saw fashions finest descend on The Metropolitan Mueseum of Art in New York City. The Costume Institute Gala or the Met Ball as it is fondly known, is THE Oscars of fashion. It is one of the most exclusive events in New York City and at…

Charles James: Beyond Fashion at The Met – Jo Bayley Reports

Charles James: Beyond Fashion at The Met – Jo Bayley Reports

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As you might have all guessed by now I LOVE FASHION! Thinking about it, I tried to pinpoint a favourite designer, but I don’t think I favour one in particular. There are some whose aesthetic I don’t quite understand but can appreciate, and others who I immediately “get”. Then, there…

Charles James Ballgowns – Evolution of The Ball in Society

Charles James Ballgowns – Evolution of The Ball in Society

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Charles James designed dresses for ‘The Ball, a grand glittering social occasion enjoyed for centuries in cities of Europe, England & America, and now the world

New Year, New Fashion – Welcome to 2014 Fashion Elixir

New Year, New Fashion – Welcome to 2014 Fashion Elixir

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Welcome to Fashion Elixir for 2014. I trust you, my lovely readers had a wonderful Christmas and a joyful beginning to the New Year. So, what’s in fashion for 2014, I hear you ask! Perhaps you will be wearing the Pantone colours for 2014? This year they are Celosia orange,…

Fashion Elixir – Jo Bayley’s Christmas Wish List 2013

Fashion Elixir – Jo Bayley’s Christmas Wish List 2013

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What would you like under your tree? Could it be the latest Gucci handbag with iconic bamboo handles, or a divine Saint Laurent clutch? Maybe it’s stunning calfskin, satin and mesh heels from Dior or Emporio Armani jewelled flats. What about the fabulous Tom Ford cats eye sunglasses? The list…