PaulaTrendsets has moved to www.PaulaTrendsets.com

PaulaTrendsets has moved from WordPress to its new and amazing home, http://www.PaulaTrendsets.com. I feel the need to thank you all for your loyalty and support since the 18 November 2010, when PaulaTrendsets.wordpress.com was initially launched. Upgrading from a blog to a website in less than 5 months is quite unbelievable and that’s all thanks to you, “PaulaTrendsetters”! … Continue reading

Lily Allen presents ready-to-wear collection

Lily Allen reveals her many talents as the singer and her sister Sarah Owen are expanding into ready-to-wear with a new vintage-inspired collection under their fashion venture Lucy In Disguise. The collection consists of 18 pre-fall pieces. Dresses of the range include a black beaded tulle dress, a 40s-inspired crepe tea dress and a high-waisted maxi dress, … Continue reading

PaulaTrendsets to be re-launched

For those of you who wonder why there have not been updates on the blog since the 6th March, and even for those who don’t, I have to announce that PaulaTrendsets is going under a spectacular re-launch and that has kept us quite busy during the past few weeks. The new website will soon be available under … Continue reading

Friendship in fashion – How Lady Gaga and Nicole Kidman showed support to their designer friends

I can’t be 100% sure that a professional field as competitive as the world of fashion is able to nurture pure, altruistic friendships, but I am romantic enough to tend to believe that we had a couple of nice examples of friendship in fashion in the past few days. Of course the case of Lady Gaga and Nicola Formichetti can be conceived as … Continue reading

The one dress that stole my heart at the Oscars

Roman empress or Han princess? I’d say no earthling. Cate Blanchett in Givenchy Haute Couture looked absolutely fairy for the first time after the “Lord of the Rings”. This statuesque pale violet pleated long dress, highlighted by a little yellow on the square shoulders,  goes so well with Cate’s fair complexion and classy attitude. I wish I can … Continue reading

How can a poncho fight HIV

Fashion has always been particularly sensitive towards taboo diseases such as AIDS, be it the famous nude celebrities calendars or special shopping events (read also A night with Mawi of London). But how can a poncho fight HIV? Well obviously not any poncho can do that. It has to be Kenneth Cole. The American brand has launched … Continue reading

Take your front row seat at Belle Sauvage (video)

Belle is for beautiful and Sauvage is for wild. The question is, how can anything smashingly wild feel utterly beautiful? Virginia Ferreira and Christian Neuman answered their part on the catwalk, by giving life to a seductively aggressive and primitively honest female who always knows, says and gets what she wants. [Watch video at the end of the … Continue reading

I saw, I liked at the London Fashion Week Exhibition

Besides the shows and the catwalks during LFW, the Exhibition in the Embankment Galleries is an interesting place to trendspot. Even Valentino himself was there yesterday to have a look at emerging talents. Here are a few things I liked from the showrooms. More are to follow through interviews and extensive reviews, so stay tuned on PaulaTrendsets, … Continue reading

Superheroines back in fashion (video)

Guess what – Wonder Woman is back in fashion. The iconic superhero girl who rose to stardom in the 1970s thanks to the omonymous TV series, was actually born in the 1940s -at the same time when World War II urged women to take up the place of men in the production line, offering the … Continue reading

London Fashion Week starts today

Would you like your fashion or beauty items styled or test-driven to be featured in a review for PaulaTrendsets? London Fashion Week starts today and the team of PaulaTrendsets will be trendspotting at the Embankment Galleries. Just post a comment so we can get in touch with you. Get the party started!