Review: Olaplex No. 3 Hair Perfector

If you read my post about ‘things I wish I knew when I started my curly hair journey’ you’ll know that I once dyed my hair blond. In one sitting. From dark brown to blond. It took around 8 hours (insert expression of devastation from Brad Mondo).  I went blond whilst freelancing away from home […]

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Interview: Vanya Taylor

All About She Vanya Taylor

Following All About She’s incredibly successful year and the release of their debut EP ‘Go Slow’, we sit down with the talented trio’s lead singer, Vanya Taylor, for a spot of girl talk. You’ve had a busy year with your band All About She, what can we expect over the coming year? 2014 was a […]

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Interview: Christopher Beales for Le Photographe

Ditzy blog interview with Christopher Beales

The SS/15 collection for Le Photographe was themed around the biblical narrative of the ‘garden of temptation’. Aesthetically the collection created depth and interest through contrast of heavy beading and tailored shapes. Lightness and structure were key elements to each design, to build contemporary yet progressive silhouettes. Tailored jackets were seen with oversized shoulders, pencil […]

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Interview: Dora Abodi

Dora Abodi SS/15 Ditzyblog interview

The futuristic tribal style of Dora Abodi’s SS/15 collection wowed at LFW. The collection aimed to fuse classical art with ritualistic concepts and modern technological aesthetics. The designer’s Transylvanian roots were encompassed through the dark romanticism narrative evident throughout. The stand out colour palette included; metallic royal blue, antique gold, champagne silver and transparent black. Fabrics […]

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Interview: Bernard Chandran

Bernard Chandran SS/15 Ditzyblog interview

Bernard Chandran’s  SS/15 collection ‘Venus in the Daytime’ wowed at day 2 of LFW and was designed for the ‘Urban Goddess’ – which has been greatly inspired by the classic technique of Madam Gres. Chandran used very simple cotton fabrics and turned them into beautifully ‘Greek Goddessesque’ pieces using plenty of draping and flat pleating. […]

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Merit Award winner Gyo Yuni Kimchoe

Merit Award winner Gyo Yuni Kimchoe

Parveen Devi reports on Gyo Yuni Kimchoe, Fashion Scout’s Merit Award winner for SS/15. Photo by: Kris Mitchell | Hair by: TONI&GUY Fresh into fashion, the ready-to-wear powerhouse of Gyo Kim and his partner, Yuni Choe, Fashion Scout’s Merit Award winner for SS/15, excelled today for day two of London Fashion Week. On winning the […]

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Review: Late Night with Laura Mvula

Parveen Devi Review. BBC Proms Lare Late Night With Laura Mvula

Parveen Devi reviews BBC Proms ‘Late Night with Laura Mvula’ Photo credit: Mark Allan/BBC Stage-side, the Metropole Orkest were sat perfectly poised to the left with the choir to the right. The subtle lighting and iconic setting amped up the anticipation levels as the hordes waited intently for the classically trained singer, pianist and composer […]

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Canvas Bar: Review

Canvas Bar Review

Parveen Devi headed down to the Press Launch of Canvas Bar, the newest watering hole in east London. Writing for House of Papillion, she gives us the lo-down on everything, from the yummiest cocktails, decor, music and artwork. Including an exclusive interview with Director, Eli Azimii. On the new cocktails served at Canvas Bar, Eli […]

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Interview: Crama

Parveen Devi interview with Crama Crama is an emerging men’s, streetwear brand that oozes comfortability, style and artistic flair. Parveen Devi speaks to the brand designers to discuss all things Crama. Today I am joined by Craig and Jay, the designers of the Crama, thank’s for coming to see me today, its great to have […]

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