Who: Catherine Mellor, ICT Manager from Highbury, London.
What: Glasses – Tom Ford. Scarf & tights – H&M. Dress & necklace – Cos. Coat – APC. Boots – Acne. Knee-high socks – American Apparel
Why: Catherine describes her style as minimal, practical & modern. Her favourite item at the moment is her navy dress from Whistles.
Who: Miles Williams, Interior Designer from Kensal Green, London
What: Jodhpurs – BBC costume dept sale. Shirt – Levi’s vintage. Oversized cardigan – Homless ‘pop up shop’. Army dress jacket – ‘The Military Guy’ Portabello Market. Scarf – H&M
Why: Miles describes his style as ‘swap shop chic’ and likes that he can wear what he likes and not what he’s told to like. His favourite item at the moment is his Penfield bobble hat (cos it’s bitterly cold at the moment!) and his Euro Disney ‘Mickey’ jumper is a close second.
Who: Marie Grant, Receptionist/Illustrator from Queens Park, London
What: Coat – Gharani Strok. Top – vintage Frank Usher. Skirt – New Look. Shoes – vintage Gina. Bag – vintage Louis Vuitton
Why: Marie likes to mix old with new, or smart with casual and her outfit has a lot to do with her mood of the day. “I love that London has no boundaries when it comes to fashion, you can be as wierd and wonderful as you like. Plus there are hidden gems all around London to find cheap, unusual bits – the trick is to keep them a secret!” Marie’s favourite accessory at the moment is her vintage Gucci bag (circa. 1960′s) she got 10 years ago in a charity shop for only £2.50!
Who: Chantal Vorres, PA from Stoke Newington, North London
What: Coat – Gap. Hat & scarf – borrowed from housemate. Mittens & necklace – b-day pressie. Denim shirt – her Dad’s. Leggings – Topshop. Trainers – Converse
Why: Chantal likes to mix vintage with high-street and try out new combinations. “I think the London fashion scene is really edgy and fun. People are not scared to try new things and no one bats an eye which means people have the freedom to be really creative and over the top. London has a fantastic mix of shops, markets, vintage and independent designers so there is something for everyone’s taste and budget. London rocks!” Chantal’s favourite item at the moment are her Converse trainers – “they have injected some fun into my outfits and made me look at my wardrobe with fresh eyes”.
Who: Myree Tydings, Graphic Designer from London
What: Shoes – Marc by Marc Jacobs. Trousers – a little shop in Hong Kong. Jacket – Alexander Mcqueen. Beanie – River Island. Scarf – Jigsaw
By: Nicolette Lang-Andersen, London