The Chanel Jacket

Designed in 1954 by the lady herself, the Chanel jacket is now considered one of the most revolutionary pieces in fashion history. During her visits to Scotland with the Duke of Westminster, Coco discovered tweed – which would later become the basis of her first jacket. Inspired by the straight, fluid lines seen in mens tailoring; Chanel wanted women to be able to move freely; to not feel like they were ‘in costume’. The jacket’s minimalist straight cut.....

Harper’s Bazaar, Chanel & “Thinking Fashion”

Bath in Fashion 2016 was another massive success and the catwalk shows, events and guest speakers once again excelled the previous years. When I heard that there was a talk by the editor of Harper’s Bazaar; Justine Picardie – I jumped at the chance to listen. Harper’s Bazaar is the worlds oldest fashion magazine. Their motto is ‘thinking fashion’; the aim, to use fashion as a starting point to look at the ways it affects other parts of our lives. Picardie.....

BIF ’16 – Coco Chanel – The Legend and the Life

It’s that time of year again when Bath’s high street becomes abuzz with bloggers, eager shoppers and dedicated followers of fashion. It’s no secret that mum and I love Bath in Fashion and have no hesitation in saying that we think it’s the best event in the city’s calendar. This year is no exception and we are so excited for the catwalk shows, in-store events and talks by some of the industry’s finest. Speaking of which, it was ‘elbows out’ to purchase tickets for Justi.....