Monthly Archives: July 2018

  1. Sizzle, Spanish-Style, for Spring/Summer '19

    Sizzle, Spanish-Style, for Spring/Summer '19

    Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week, Madrid was held earlier this month, and showcased the cream of Spain’s fashion crop.

    Juanjo Oliva ignited the runway with a jet-black palette and a succession of beautiful, shapely designs that hugged the body in all the right places.

  2. The History of the Bouclé Jacket

    The History of the Bouclé Jacket

    ‘A girl should be two things - classy and fabulous’ - Coco Chanel

    Fashion designer Coco Chanel was already a formidable force in the fashion world when she discovered the functionality of inexpensive tweed fabric in the 1930s and began, somewhat revolutionarily, using the rough, unfinished wool in her couture designs.

  3. Best Dressed Women Of The Week 27.07.18

    Best Dressed Women Of The Week 27.07.18

    Best Dressed Women Of The Week.
    This week's best dressed women.

    We love Amy Adams in this incredible printed Stella McCartney dress that she wore whilst promoting HBO series, Sharp Objects.

    Mila Kunis whipped out this gorgeous strapless, red Valentino gown for the Los Angeles premiere of The Spy

  4. Heatwave Dressing for the Office

    Heatwave Dressing for the Office

    As much as we’re loving summer, remaining stylish, comfortable and work appropriate in blazing heat can be difficult. But we’re here to help!

    We spend a lot of time moaning about the lack of sunshine, blue sky and heat here in the UK, so when a burst of gloriously bright and warm weather hits, it’s mostly cause for cheer. However – as lovely as it is to feel the sun beating down when you’re outside and on your own free time, the searing temperatures can be oppressive when you’re at work, or negotiating a boiling hot tube ride. No-one likes to feel sticky or dishevelled, least of all in the office, but finding appropriate clothing to keep you cool as well as looking professional, can be a challenge.

    Luckily for you, Joel & Son Fabrics spends a lot of time sifting through seasonal fashion styles with our customers, many of whom are high-end couturiers, and discussing the best fabrics to use for summer wear. This means that we’re well placed to tell you exactly which

  5. News Alert! The Lyst Has Landed! Most Popular Brands So Far in 2018 According to the Lyst Index.

    News Alert! The Lyst Has Landed! Most Popular Brands So Far in 2018 According to the Lyst Index.

    12 thousand designers. 30 million shoppers. Only 10 brands can sit at the top of the Lyst, and you may be surprised by a few of them.  So what’s the most popular label so far of 2018? Drumroll please...
    The tides of fashion move swiftly, but it seems that certain designers hold a constant place in the hearts and desires of the fashion buying public. The latest Lyst rankings have just been released, and whilst there are of course a few new entries into the top ten, most of the brands claiming podium places are the amongst the best-known and most coveted in the world.
    International fashion search portal Lyst produces a ranking of fashion’s hottest brands and products every quarter, by aggregating and analysing the online shopping behaviour of over 5 million shoppers per month worldwide, across 12,000 designers and stores online. These are the top 10 brands so far in 2018. How many of these have you contributed to?

    1. Gucci
    2. Off-White
    3. Balenciaga
  6. Prince Louis' Official Christening Photos

    Prince Louis' Official Christening Photos

    photo's credit Matt Holyoak
  7. Best Dressed Women Of The Week 13.07.18

    Best Dressed Women Of The Week 13.07.18

    Best Dressed Women Of The Week.
    This weeks best dressed women.

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  8. Kate Middelton's Ice Blue Alexander McQueen Dress at the RAF 100th Anniversary Service

    Kate Middelton's Ice Blue Alexander McQueen Dress at the RAF 100th Anniversary Service

    Kate Middleton, the Duchess of Cambridge, sat in the front row at Westminster Abbey for the service celebrating the anniversary of the Royal Air Force, which turns 100 today.

    Kate looked impeccable in an ice blue dress designed by Sarah Burton for Alexander Mcqueen.

  9. Meghan Markle In Dior At The RAF 100th Anniversary Celebrations

    Meghan Markle In Dior At The RAF 100th Anniversary Celebrations

    The RAF celebrates it's 100th anniversary today and the Royals were out in full force to celebrate. The Duchess of Sussex wore a a little black Dior dress and looked incredible!

    What do you think of her classical, flawless style?

    Meghan Markle in a Dior LBD

  10. The Most Incredible Little Girl

    The Most Incredible Little Girl

    You've got to read this! Resa is just five years old, an inspirational young lady who is the daughter of one of our favourite dressmakers and long term customers, Antonia Pugh-Thomas. This is little Resa's story...

    Five year old Resa set out on a mission to walk from Land's End to John

  11. Best Dressed Women Of The Week 06.07.18

    Best Dressed Women Of The Week 06.07.18

    Best Dressed Women Of The Week.
    This weeks best dressed women.

    Priyanka Chopra - FASHION ALERT! The shirt dress is officially a summer 2018 must have.

    Camila Coelho - strolling through the streets of Paris looking incredibly chic in this gorgeous pink suit.

  12. Sophia Loren - Style File

    Sophia Loren - Style File

    Academy Award winner and style icon, Sophia Loren has been gracing our screens since 1950, with notable appearances in movies such as Houseboat and Two Women. This week's style file is in honour of our favourite Italian Goddess.

    The Elegant Evening Dress Style