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Inspired by the Prada AW 2011 catwalk and winter’s love affair with 60s mod and 70s glamour

Adorn London’s Gemma Douglass takes us back in time to the west coast of the USA to Haight Ashbury, San Francisco, California 1967 "My ideal holiday destination would be to travel back to the summer of love and walk the pavements of Haight-Ashbury, San Francisco circa 1967 with flowers in my hair and long pendants […]

By Gemma Douglass Ethical fashion used to be… well, to put it bluntly…a little bit beige! The words ‘ethical’ and ‘fashion’ and ‘trend’ were rarely used together. This is just not the case any more and in the accessory kingdom there is a growing number of fashionable brands such as ‘Made – by the people […]

BY GEMMA DOUGLASS Royal weddings demand regal jewels.  There is much speculation over how Kate Middleton will be ‘adorned’ on her big day.  Of her royal jewels thus far this much we know: alongside the sapphire engagement ring belonging to Princess Diana, she will be wearing a wedding band of Welsh gold, designed by crown […]

Erickson Beamon Rock the Runway by Gemma Douglass No strangers to sending show-stopping jewels down the catwalk, Erickson Beamon continue to collaborate with leading designers each season during the London and New York Fashion Weeks, whilst showcasing an array of remarkable mainline collections of their own.  With their thirtieth anniversary approaching, Erickson Beamon boast an […]

When it comes to menswear (and actually men in general), I love a mix of romance and rock ‘n’ roll. Think English Dandy and Rock ‘n’ Roll legend. This goes for their jewellery too. I covet jewellery that has a story to tell, a history behind it that gives it an ‘other-worldly’ quality.     Coin […]

The red carpets have been rolled and stored, the champagne glasses restacked, the lids put on the lipstick, shoes back in their boxes, clothes pinned on mannequins, models sent to the spa and designers on a weekend break. This marks the end of four weeks of Spring/Summer 2011 and what an inspiring season it has […]

With crushes on Marc Bolan and Mick Jagger circa 1969 and dreams of going back in time and being a Biba girl in the early seventies, or dancing with Fred Astaire in the thirties, Gemma has long had a love affair with the past and believes she was born in the wrong decade. With a […]