Pandora Sykes

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…

And Apropos Of *Almost* Nothing, I’m Into The Waistcoat

Fashion

Where once it was on my no-go list (along with neon and lace-free skate shoes) I’m now a paid up appreciator of the waistcoat. In particular, the semi-backless one for summer.

Have Festivals Become The Ultimate Normcore?

Social Commentary

The modern day music festival has got as much in common with original festival culture, as Scientology does with common sense.

How To Wear Overalls

Published Work

I lent my thoughts and tips vis-a-vis The Dungaree to The Coveteur. Here, I deconstruct the somewhat confounding sartorial challenge that is the trousered one-piece.

Easy With A Twist

Fashion

A striped shirt with a game-changing detail = your perennial wardrobe winner.

Paloma Blue Cruise Collection

Styling

I styled the Cruise lookbook for silk resortwear label, Paloma Blue.

V IS FOR VYSHYVANKA

Fashion

Vita Kin’s modern take on a traditional Ukranian dress that’s wooing me and the rest of the fashion industry.

Confessions Of A Speccy Kid

Social Commentary

No-one wants to snog you, they steam up in discos and aged 10, you make mad, bad fashion choices. Fifteen years later, and I’m speccy four eyes, once again…