Category Archive: Fashion

Dad’s the coolest, mum’s a goth

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Making a stand for Garys

The Independent, The Metro, The Guardian (the list goes on) all recently reported that the UK would soon run out of ‘Garys’. The name has fast become one of the least popular today. Brooklyn-based designer… Continue reading

Shoefingers. It’s a thing.

My dad loves shoes. Like me, and the rest of the population who’d rather eat beans for a month than forgo the thrill of new shoes, he always has. He has a distinctly… Continue reading

Happy Black Friday: take 10% off tschüss

Everyone’s a fan of Friday and with 10% off the tschüss item of your choice, and free delivery thrown in for clothing purchases, this one’s kinda special. Happy Black Friday. Let’s shop! Offer… Continue reading

All change for tschüss

Not only has it been rather quiet here at TTSS, but it’s also been tumbleweed central on the tschüss front too. This hasn’t been without intention though. Tschüss clothing is currently undergoing a makeover,… Continue reading

I’m running away to a typing pool

Not quite – but if anyone knows one as chic as Orla Keily‘s (and there’s the offer of a complimentary as-featured Orla mustard print frock involved) I’ll be donning my sneakers as fast… Continue reading

Tomorrow: £5 Facebook sale

We’re having a proper clear out here at Tinker Tailor so at 7 p.m. GMT, Monday 26th August – that’s TOMORROW – we will be having a £5 sale on Facebook. What will… Continue reading

tschüss! launches on ASOS Marketplace

First our in-house label, tschüss!, opened a shop upon Etsy; now we’re rather excited to share with you that we’ve just launched on ASOS Marketplace. You’ll find the lovely Karen (whom happens to… Continue reading

This weekend: vintage shopping and festival fun

The sun is beaming over London, it’s almost the weekend again, and here at Tinker-Tailor, we’re getting ready to team up with The Vintage Event again for a duo of retro-filled shopping days. Needless… Continue reading

Sneak-peek: more tschüss! prints and a new design

It’s fair to say we’ve been rather busy here at Tinker-Tailor; we’re just about to update our Etsy shop with four new blouses featuring one-of-a-kind print combinations and the first tschüss! dress – exciting… Continue reading

Introducing tschüss!

It was a cold January day strolling through the Marais in Paris when our label tschüss! first came to life. This was four years ago, when a vintage blouse bought within the architectural district… Continue reading

What I want most

Yes, this is a unabashed materialistic post, but having just clapped eyes on Preen by Thornton Bregazzi’s pre-fall frocks, I’m quite literally salivating. Is it wrong to will on *winter? I think not.… Continue reading

A look to love

Socks & stilettos. Need we say more?

“Sometimes love isn’t firecrackers, sometimes love just comes softly”

The focus of my recent admiration has been well and truly honed in on one brand and hush now, don’t tell anyone, please, but it’s a wedding brand – The Lane. It’s their… Continue reading

Telling tales of adventure

A few years back I met a tall, utterly modest girl named Hannah. She soon scurried off from the brand we worked for, swapping the London 9-5 to cross continents upon the back… Continue reading

A little Friday inspiration

Featuring/from: Pinterest Fashion-and-fine-reads (Pinterest) Richard Braqo Div Sagar Marlene Dietrich (in Hitchcock’s Stage Fright) A Bohemian Life Gabriella Marina Gonzalez Nowmanifest  

Embracing the dark side

My mother loves goths. More to the point, she loves being one. When she first revealed this penchant for dressing-up I asked her, “What would you have said if I was a goth… Continue reading

Arm candy (that’s ethical, too)

This little treat arrived in the post today. A travelling, trackable wrist accoutrement that’s not only ethically-sourced and utterly beautiful, but is also designed to encourage global acts of kindness. Band 4 Hope… Continue reading

Wishes can come true (so I keep telling myself)

Shameless hint-dropping for the birthday ahead, but heck, complete with my birth stone sapphire, this Zoe and Morgan skull ring may as well have my name on it. Note to the boy: don’t… Continue reading

Icons and inspiration

Lately, I’ve been thinking a lot about icons. Not necessarily those pivotal figures like Marilyn Monroe and Audrey Hepburn – whom without a doubt, are indeed icons – but more-so photographs, items –… Continue reading