Wednesday, 25 February 2015


Yesterday I practically ran back to the Tate for the Ashish show. I burst through the doors to backstage just as the models were finishing in hair and makeup. My expectations for a crazy collection and even crazier crowd were surpassed...

Here are my favourite characters from backstage, a few looks from the show and then backstage again afterwards with the beautiful model Shae.

After weeks of work on the space, I'm sad to see all the graphics coming down from what was (for me atleast) such a beautiful world of Topshop within one of London's most incredible buildings. Until September!


Monday, 23 February 2015


After two weeks deliberating and carefully crafting every graphic needed within the Tate Britain for Topshop's Unique AW15 show... Yesterday I finally got to see it all come together!

I won't go into all the last minute tweaks, technical hitches and model dramas (Kendall totally slipped as she walked in from the rain, shh!) Let's just say it was as interesting as ever, and I can't wait to catch a show or two tomorrow - Ashish is on my list!

My favourite parts of the whole day were watching the practice walk through (first picture), telling Julia Sarr-Jamois that she is my girl crush and brushing shoulders with Alexa Chung backstage.

Wearing my favourite coat - Monki, silk jumpsuit - Topshop and boots - Topshop


Friday, 20 February 2015


I still don't know quite how I feel about this coat. Back in Summer I noticed samples of it hanging around in Topshop head office, and vowed I would buy it once instore...

I bought it without thinking twice, but have to admit that all these months later it's still hanging with the tags on. I've worn it here with both trainers and heels, but still don't know if I'm in love with it.

Coat - Topshop, Jeans - Topshop, Top - Missguided, Heels - Zara and Trainers  - Nike Internationalist


Wednesday, 18 February 2015


Working for Topshop, and sitting alongside the Beauty packaging designer - my main collection that has grown over the past few years is nail varnishes.

Admittedly, I have about three times what's pictured here... All stashed away in drawers and bags. But these are my top picks - all lined up neatly on my acyrlic holder.

You can buy the holder here - and there are bigger ones too. For £9, it's been one of my best storage buys for my flat!


Monday, 16 February 2015


This Topshop fur jacket has been the perfect alternative this Winter to my long wool coat. On those days where I'm heading out after work, or just for a change on weekends - it is so surprisingly warm!

Fur jacket - Topshop, Bralet - Topshop, Jeans - Topshop Joni


Tuesday, 10 February 2015


Before heading to Amsterdam last month, I searched endlessly for a warm longline coat - to no avail. I departed with just a leather jacket, secretly knowing I would need to buy one over there to brave the sub-zero temperatures.

By the end of the first day, we had been in over twenty shops, but I wasn't happy with a single one. As a final attempt, I dragged Gus into Monki. As soon as I saw it, I knew. Slightly cropped sleeves, perfect length and thank god - warm!

I've been back from Amsterdam over a month, and honestly haven't taken it off.

Coat - Monki, Top - &OtherStories, Jeans - Topshop Joni and trainers - Nike Huarache.

Couldn't help taking pictures of Gus's vintage varsity jacket we found over there (his surname is Walsh, so I couldn't let him leave without it!)


Monday, 2 February 2015


I don't know what rock I have been under, but I only heard about Depop last week... It seemed like the perfect solution to two years worth of buying too much (certainly too much Topshop!) and an exciting way to start getting rid of the permanent six or so binliners of gorgeous unworn garments sitting in my hallway...

I spent this whole weekend photographing loads of amazing pieces, and will slowly be uploading them all. Please check out my Depop @laurensissons where I will be selling this amazing sweater along with a few (ahem, hundred) other things!

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