What Is Shrobing, And How To Wear It? We can thank Balenciaga designer, Demna Gvasalia for our obsession with artful outerwear off-shoulder styling. His debut show for AW16 showcased an upscale anorak, which was cut and styled to be worn peeled-down off the shoulders. The contrast of wearing ordinary outwear as though if were an exotic opera-coat was startlingly modern. And so…. The trend for ‘shrobing‘ (i.e. shoulder-robing) was born!

We are so excited to have new collections from all your favourite brands such as the extremely easy-to-wear and very tongue and cheek collection of tees and sweatshirts by Zoe Karssen as well as the new collection from MiH that provides us with effortless and understated yet perfectly tailored denim jeans. We have also received the new collection of Helmut Lang which has some slouchy knits and soft leathers that

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Feb 2012

ONE OF THE BOYS

The highly anticipated SS12 collection by J W Anderson has finally arrived at Please Don’t Tell and we have fallen head-over-heels in love with the boy/girl aesthetic that in his own words “can be borrowed from a man to a woman and a woman to a man”. Having already established himself internationally as a talented menswear designer J W Anderson’s womenswear collection for AW11 left nobody in any doubt as to

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Dec 2011

BEST OF BRITISH

The eyes of the fashion world were drawn to England’s capital city in September as the British elite of designers showcased their designs for 2012. There can be no doubt that London designers pave the way for others in terms of creativity and creativity certainly triumphed as designers such as Christopher Kane, Peter Pilotto, JW Anderson, Meadham Kirchhoff and Jonathan Saunders exhibited their Spring/Summer collections. Prints and patterns predominated the catwalks

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Nov 2011

SPRING FORWARD

Rain, wind, more rain…these past few November days have been miserable. Each day we are greeted by another cold, grey morning and each day we struggle more and more to force ourselves out of our warm, cosy beds. Everywhere we look we are surrounded by grey and we all have to face the fact that as December fast approaches the days are going to get colder, darker and, well, grey-er!

  The leather jacket is a perennial wardrobe staple that will take you through each season in style. An easy and wearable piece, it has always been an absolute must-have for our wardrobes and this season is no different. The leather jacket made it’s way down many AW’11 runways and the key word was colour. We say dusty pink leather at Acne, dark greens and rich browns at Valentino, vibrant

The arrival of Zoe Karssen’s playful tees from the AW11 ‘POP GIRL’ collection have had us lusting after the effortlessly edgy prints all week here at Please Don’t Tell. Having only established the label in 2010 this Amsterdam based brand has rapidly emerged as one of the coolest off-duty brands around and has become a firm favourite with fashion conscious celebrities around the world such as Fearne Cotton, Alexa Chung,