Livia Firth’s new collection suggests smartest shoppers buy where others pass
Confession time. When I shop, I am drawn like a moth to a flame to the prettiest, most eye-catching pieces. Yesterday, I took a short cut through Zara – I know, madness. Know thyself, woman! – and ended up buying a spaghetti-strap black lace bra-top thing, with some half-baked idea about how I was going to wear it over a shirt at fashion week in a sort of entry-level-Vetements way.