Pandora Sykes

RE-AQUAINTING MYSELF WITH THE HUMBLE BLACK JEAN

Fashion

Something strange: before this post, I didn’t own a pair of black jeans. Had positively hundreds of blue pairs. But somehow no black. At least, not before J Brand flung…

IS IT RUDE NOT TO REPLY TO E-MAILS?

Social Commentary

My colleague Jasmine and I debate unanswered e-mails, technological etiquette and if I will ever get piles.

My Quest To Diversify The Shirt Dress [Cont]

Fashion

I’ve developed a small penchant for the fanciful shirt dress, of late. I didn’t foresee this. Shirt dresses have never been my jam. Too predictable, for starters. For what can…

Seasonal Disaffected Disorder

Fashion

Forget SAD, I’m feeling SDD. So take a bi-focal approach to your outfit, during these tricksy meteorological times.

OLIVIA VON HALLE AW15

Fashion, Published Work

The lookbook for British silk label Olivia Von Halle’s Buckingham Collection – styled by me.

Big Call – But Is This The New ‘Skirt Over Trousers’?

Fashion

A unbuttoned shirt dress over a skirt feels less divisive than double-wrapping your pelvis.

The Problem With Age

Social Commentary

I could have had a kid 12 years ago; yet I can’t get served alcohol in Sainsbury’s. The problem with age is not the ageing, but the contradictions.

THE DRESS DAYS | MAN REPELLER

Fashion, Published Work

Whatever happened to the dress? The trouser, in its many forms, overtook it. I dedicate one whole week to the dress, for The Man Repeller.

When Hungry Bum Attacks

Published Work, Social Commentary

This article was published last Sunday, in The Sunday Times Style. But seeing as it might be the truest thing I’ve ever written, I thought it was worth sharing here, too…