1. The New Little Black Dress

    The New Little Black Dress

    You probably have a little black dress that has solved your wardrobe dilemma of what to wear on many occasions. With a storied history (since 1926), this humble closet workhorse, with limitless potential and universal appeal, has managed to strike the perfect balance of being practical, versatile, elegant and effortless. It’s no wonder it's a crucial part of every woman's wardrobe. It goes with just about everything and can easily be dressed up or down depending on the dress code. It's the dress that makes you feel your best self and that is why we love it!

    So is there any point in investing in another LBD when your sartorial security blanket is timeless, fits well and does the job? Coco Chanel went through many revolutionary changes in fashion, and so the LBD must honour its founder, and evolve with the times.

    This season, designers have revisited this wardrobe staple and turned the humble LBD into a wardrobe hero.  Keeping simplicity a keynote in the designs (

  2. 5 Incredible Party Outfits

    5 Incredible Party Outfits

    With the holidays here and the calendar choc-a-block with parties, 'tis the season to sparkle and shine. Ditch the holiday sweater in favour of diva glam!

    Office Party Chic

    Bella Hadid in a Vivienne Westwood Couture thigh-high split sequin dress.

    It’s your time to shine with your boss and colleagues and the best way to do this is with a figure-flattering slinky sequin dress, teamed with bold earrings or necklace (not both) and your favourite party shoes. Sequin always ensures a great night is in store!

  3. 4 Celebrities Teach Us How To Wear Animal Print

    4 Celebrities Teach Us How To Wear Animal Print

    In case you didn’t know, animal print is in right now! Here are four celebrities who are embracing this summers hottest trend.

  4. A Weekend In The Wardrobe Of The Duchess of Sussex

    A Weekend In The Wardrobe Of The Duchess of Sussex

    The Duchess of Sussex rarely suffers a fashion failure and we are sure that little Prince Archie's arrival will not interfere with her sartorial flair!
    Join us for a few days in Meghan's wardrobe and get some fashion inspiration for all of your weekend plans - day-time elegance, evening glamour, relaxed chic. It's all here!

    Try it for yourself: for the pantsuit, use a wool gaberdine with a little stretch, or a silk crêpe for more of an evening-wear look. For a blouse or a simple camisole, use a soft silk-satin or a microfibre crêpe de chine.

  5. Met-iculous Fashion: The Met Gala 2019!

    Met-iculous Fashion: The Met Gala 2019!

    The Met Costume Gala can always be counted on to deliver the most sensational of fashion and the 'hautest' of couture.

    Rihanna as the most fabulous Pope we ever did see, in custom Maison Margiela in 2018, anyone?

    Gisele Bündchen in Dior


  6. What Do You Think Of Victoria Beckham's New Capsule Collection?

    What Do You Think Of Victoria Beckham's New Capsule Collection?

    Joel & Son Fabrics are big fans and admirers of Victoria Beckham's designs. Incredibly elegant, yet still very wearable.

    VB has revisited some of her signature silhouettes from the past decade to deliver a new capsule dress collection for Spring. Our verdict? We love it! Chic, feminine cuts for the modern woman - precisely what "Queen" Victoria is renowned for.

  7. Spring Fever Has Arrived Again: Kaftans And Dresses

    Spring Fever Has Arrived Again: Kaftans And Dresses

    Spring has sprung and there is nothing that Joel & Son Fabrics loves more than welcoming the new season with fresh deliveries of gorgeous printed linens and cottons.

  8. Making The Perfect 'Little Black Dress'

    Making The Perfect 'Little Black Dress'

    The Little Black Dress. Few fashion styles are as timeless and reliable as this chic fashion icon, first popularised by Coco Chanel and Jean Patou in the 1920s.
    Let Joel & Son help you to create your ideal LBD. Look through our Little Black Dress menu online for a selection of perfect fabrics. If you are feeling inspired, here is a quick guide.

    The Original Chanel LBD.

    Coco Chanel's seminal, long-sleeved, un-lined design from 1926.

    Some of our favourites.
    The Minimalist 90s Knee Length

  9. 'Dior: Designer Of Dreams' At The V&A, London

    'Dior: Designer Of Dreams' At The V&A, London

    Journey to the couture wonderland of Christian Dior with Joel & Son Fabrics.

    This week, we were taken to the incredible Dior exhibition, currently on show at the Victoria & Albert Museum in London.

    'Dior: Designer of Dreams' is fashion heaven, gracefully tracing Dior's evolution from its founding

  10. Four Fast Facts On Lace

    Four Fast Facts On Lace

    Beautiful, feminine lace has always been a couture staple. This delicate 'openwork' fabric is popular for both day and evening-wear, and is of course, an enduring bridal choice.

    Joel & Son Fabrics stocks an extensive range of the finest quality lace, from guipure, corded and chantilly, to embroidered, beaded and printed lace.

  11. Three Ways With Bouclé

    Three Ways With Bouclé

    Bouclé (otherwise known as tweed) is one of our absolute favourite fabrics, a versatile wardrobe staple that looks wonderful for any season or occasion.

    Joel & Son Fabrics constantly receives new bouclé ranges with the newest colours and styles, sourced from only the finest Italian and Spanish mills. Why not step inside our bouclé wonderland and discover the largest, most in-vogue selection of this elegant fabric, and create your own style classic with one of our beautiful bouclés.

    Fancy some inspiration? Try one of these...

    Make your own summery version of Alexander McQueen's contemporary take on tweed, with one of our new blue, light bouclés.

  12. Slip Into Silk - What Is A Silk Jacquard?

    Slip Into Silk - What Is A Silk Jacquard?

    As we quickly drift towards Spring, we are feeling inspired by summery print dresses on the runways and stunning new deliveries of printed silk jacquards are arriving daily.

    Dolce & Gabbana

    Jacquard silk gives the impression of a print on a print, as there is a slightly raised, soft pattern woven underneath the print.

    Joel & Son Fabrics are globally renowned for our jacquards! They are crease- resistant and make up beautifully, sourced from only the finest Italian fabric mills, and we usually have the matching silk chiffon as well.