Tuesday, 20 December 2011

All That Glitters!

A shopping feature I wrote  in the style of Grazia...


Sparkle those stilettos, twinkle your trousers and jazz up that jacket in preparation for a glittering Winter. By Sacha Musgrove.

From glam rock David Bowie’s glistening wardrobe in the 70’s, to the more recent decades’ sparkle-hype around Christmas and New Year, it’s about time that glitter entered the fashion world as a must-have. And it definitely has.
Fashionista’s are going wild for glittery garments. Moschino took the androgynous route with silver, glistening suits as part of their A/W11 womenswear collection. They also brought to light a cheap and chic tinsel dress, perfect for that upcoming Christmas party while Alexander Wang designed a stunning pair of pink, glitter trousers which were teamed up on the catwalk with a black, fur coat.
Nicole Scherzinger was recently spotted at LA Fashion’s Night Out, wearing a sparkling, gold suit by Oscar De La Renta. She joins a growing list of celebs sporting the glitter trend, from the likes of Alexa Chung and Kate Moss to the X-Factor judges Kelly Rowland and Tulisa.
Miu Miu’s A/W11 suede/glitter combo boots have the fashion world reeling. Take your pick from gold, silver, pink, yellow and more. You name it, they’ve done it. Shoe designer Jeffrey Campbell has also designed some highly sought after glittery ‘Lita’ platform boots with inspiringly high, wooden heels.
On the high street, Topshop have an array of glitter star tees and shimmering shorts in gold or merely just sparkling denim, proving that glitter isn’t just for eveningwear. They have also added a touch of glitz to their feathered jewellery. Accessories are twinkling at Asos too, with star pendants, earrings and rings. Anya Hindmarch has glammed up a basic style clutch, which comes in gold, grey, pewter and black.
If you want to keep it low key, note Kate Moss’s effortless glam as she teams an oversized gold tunic with some leggings and a clutch. For a flicker of sparkle try adding glitter to your nails, as seen recently on Alexa Chung. Or try out MAC’s glittering eye-shadow which wowed on the Ashish catwalk at London Fashion week this year and is now available in most colours.
New US company (Jessie J’s favourite) Violent Lips have introduced what appears to be the next big thing - the glitter lip tattoo. Available in a shimmering array of colours and styles, you can see that the lips speak for themselves.
It’s always this time of the year that glitter dazzles its way into our wardrobe so we suggest you take full advantage.

Love Sacha...

Friday, 28 October 2011

Louis Vuitton S/S12

Louis Vuitton S/S12 catwalk report, written in the style of Vogue...

Once again, Kate Moss wows for LV.
A welcoming, white wonderland opened up a world of magical designs in a glistening fairytale at Louis Vuitton. 

A pure white fabric cylinder rose high at the Louis Vuitton catwalk show to reveal a theatrical, snow-white carousel. Doll-like models with pale rose lips and lashings of mascara gracefully side saddled white horses, while gold fairy lights shone above them. Each had their hair tied back, some sporting glittering diamante and pearl tiaras. Enchanting music sent twinkling sounds as one by one each model daintily stepped down onto the glossy catwalk that circled the carousel.

Alexa Chung sat front row wearing a Peter Pan collar and puff sleeve dress, accompanied by other celebrity guests including Nicole Richie, Abbie Cornish, Uma Thurman and Rachel Zoe.

The 60’s inspired silhouettes were complete with empire line waists, high necklines and trapeze skirts in a pastel colour palette consisting of mint green, daisy yellow, baby blue, peach sorbet, and icy white. Large, round buttons and square handbags complimented argyle-patterned jumpers and boxy, checked jackets. Full skirted, feather dresses were complete with doily lace collars while floral appliqué shimmered and polka dots were also present, giving a clear yet subtle reminder of Marc Jacob’s own A/W11 collection, which focussed on a spot pattern. As the music grew more dramatic, pastel greys and blacks were apparent on the catwalk, before white reappeared.
The summer daywear expressed femininity with delicate silks, soft makeup and chiffon layered skirts. Dainty court shoes with patent straps had three buttons on one side, some featuring metallic points. Models were accessorized with white, Louis Vuitton monogram umbrellas, placed delicately against one shoulder. Reminiscent of jelly shoes in the 80s, Vuitton’s stand-out, open weave, silvery, basket bags are sure to be a seasonal hit in spring while small, quilted clutches remained subtle.
As the spectacular show came to a magical end, supermodel Kate Moss closed the show with an elegant twirl before delicately sauntering around the fairground style runway. Dressed in a white, floral, ostrich feathered dress with her hair pinned back in a loose bun and held perfectly in place with a thin, gold Alice band, Moss seemed more than happy to be a part of the delightful show for close friend and creative director Marc Jacobs.
To finish, Jacobs (dressed all in white) walked around the carousel to a rapturous applause. Beautifully intricate and hinting fragility, the collection seemed miles away from his A/W11 dominatrix style designs yet it was undoubtedly just as mesmerising. The question on everyone’s lips is will he or won’t he move to Dior? It is clear from this stunning show that Jacobs could cut it in the Dior world but could Phoebe Philo cut it for LV? Hopes and rumours are circulating that he will remain at Louis Vuitton and after that beautiful show, we hope so too.

Love Sacha...

Watch the entire show here...

Sunday, 23 October 2011

Nice nails.

Alexa Chung sporting a lime green, glitter manicure. Amaze.


Love Sacha...

Thursday, 20 October 2011


Sooo, on Tuesday I went to see Wolf Gang @ Koko in Camden Townnn. If you don't know their music - check it out (The King and All of his Men is probs the best tune to youtube). As usual they were reallllly good. About half way through the gig, I made a quick drinks trip and to my absolute amazement, bumped into Alexa Chung en route. Yes, it was fab.

Oh look it's me and Alexa Chung.

Don't forget to check out Wolf Gang!

Love Sacha...

Friday, 14 October 2011

Totes need a pair of these.

Thanks to my lovely Uncle & Auntie I'm getting a pair of these Jeffrey Campbell Lita boots. YES. I'm just undecided on which colour to go for? I'm definitely thinking glitter - just because. But I do like the striped ones, although I'm not entirely sure I could pull them off. Hmmm... Assistance please.


Love Sacha...

Wednesday, 21 September 2011

Street style @ London Fashion Week

Model, Joules... Getting papped by just about everyone.

Nisha & Amber "The Broken Hearts." 

Chas Andersen, former model, 21, Bethnal Green.

...I did catch his name, I just forgot to write it down.

Vivienne Westwood fan, Michelle Dulce.

Molly Taylor. Feather hat designed by Alexander Hark.

Helen. Nice shirt, amazing boots.

Tartan maddd Sian. I like.

All images are my own.

Love Sacha...

Monday, 19 September 2011

As ya do.

As you know, London Fashion Week is in full swing down at Somerset House this week. As a dresser for PPQ I spent Friday evening backstage, preparing the models for what appeared to be a nineties inspired show. I have to admit it was slightly awkward when my model (Yulia Terentieva) got stuck in her skirt and I had about 30 seconds to get her changed and back on the catwalk, BUT (with the help of about 20 people attacking the skirt) we did it.
     Following a hectic but brilliant show we casually 'hung' backstage with Peaches Geldof, (by 'hung' I mean she briefly made an appearance) and then we all hit the after party at The Mayfair Hotel! Bumped into Erin O'Connor, snapped a few pics AND THEN - highlight of my evening - Jay Camilleri asked me for a lighter. Due to sheer excitement and in my overwhelmed state I replied with a VERY enthusiastic "HELLO YOU," as though we were bezzies. This was slightly awkward but still.

Yulia's first look, the pencil skirt & blazer in blue with
PPQ print and a white print tee underneath.

Yulia's first & second look on the catwalk...

Model Yulia in PPQ SS12 

Yulia in the second look. PPQ SS12.

WOW. Some of the nails for the show...

So prettyyy.

Just hanging...

Peaches Geldof backstage with PPQ
designers Percy Parker & Amy Molyneaux.

I just HAD to throw this one in... you know, beings we're all mates and stuff...

Jay Camilleri.


Love Sacha...

Saturday, 17 September 2011

If I were rich...

...I'd have all of these. Dream life.

Chained dagger skull knuclebox clutch
- Alexander McQueen £1,695.

Dagger skull pony box clutch
- McQ £925

McQ - £1,215. Yes thanks.



Ultimate fave. 
Peppered pony de-manta tote. £1,660
 - McQueen.

Oh and this, if it was gold obvs.

McQueen filigree skull ring £225.

Love Sacha...

Sunday, 11 September 2011


I JUST LOVE these images by Corinne Day of Kate Moss aged fifteen, taken on Camber Sands in 1990.

Not part of the collection but my fave of Kate by
Corinne Day - taken in Day's flat in Croydon in 1990.

Love Sacha...

Wednesday, 31 August 2011


How cute are these little pendants new in at Topshop! Ranging from £8.00-£12.50, a perfect addition to any outfit :)

Love Sacha...

Thursday, 11 August 2011

The September Issue.

Ok, I can only apologise for my lack of posts over the last month but I've been overly busy moving house, turning 21, and going to NYC - which, if you were wondering, was amazing. Sooo, I've been failing massively at my blog & spent the majority of my time drinking & shopping BUT I've finally had the chance to go wild on the internet & I've just seen the online preview for The September Issue of US Vogue which, as mentioned in the previous post, (or maybe the one before, god knows, feels like I've been away for years) boasts Mario Testino's images of the Moss-Hince wedding. Just lovelyyy.

Recreating the backseat wedding photograph taken of Mick & Bianca
Jagger in 1971.

Page Boy military jacket - ADORABLE.

Casual guestlist...

Matrons of Honour.
L-R: Stella McCartney, Sadie Frost, Vivienne Westwood, Jess Hallet,
Kate Moss, Lucie de la Falaise & Rosemary Ferguson.

See more pics at vogue.com/magazine OR buyyy ittt.

Love Sacha...