Fashion · Lifestyle

How to stay warm in winter

We all know how cold it gets in the UK during the winter but these last few days have been particularly chilling! Dressing appropriately is so important but getting the right balance between sensible and stylish can always be a challenge. Hopefully if you stick to the below rules, you'll get that balance right! Wool… Continue reading How to stay warm in winter

Fashion · Lifestyle · London

Audrey Hepburn at Christie’s

Audrey Hepburn is one of my favourite actresses not just for the joy that her movies usually bring but also for her style - she was a fashion icon and the epitome of sophisticated elegance. In September, the auction house Christie’s held a sale of Audrey Hepburn's personal belongings. Auctions can be a really great… Continue reading Audrey Hepburn at Christie’s

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Amazon’s new fashion line ‘Find’

“We are passionate about fashion and design for people who feel the same. We believe our customers have their own personal style and Find is about celebrating that." Glen George, Director of Find. Is there anything Amazon can't do? The answer is probably no! You may have heard through the grapevine that Amazon is launching… Continue reading Amazon’s new fashion line ‘Find’

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Shopping Haul – Zara, Topshop, ASOS, Next, TOMS

It's mid-way through the week and I've already started getting that weekend feeling...Am I the only one who gets this way?! Anyway, enough about the weekend. Over the last few weeks, I've been scouring the shops for some fashion inspo. I love this time of the year when all the shops are transitioning and the… Continue reading Shopping Haul – Zara, Topshop, ASOS, Next, TOMS

Fashion · Lifestyle

Fashion inspiration – Balenciaga

'Haute couture is like an orchestra whose conductor is Balenciaga.’ Dior Last weekend, I visited the 'Balenciaga - Shaping Fashion' exhibition at the Victoria & Albert Museum. The exhibition looks at the work of the Spanish couturier Cristóbal Balenciaga, focusing on his forward looking designs and his influence on modern fashion. From introducing the baby-doll… Continue reading Fashion inspiration – Balenciaga

Fashion · Food

Discovering new places – Shackfuyu, Soho

Shackfuyu is owned by Bone Daddies, the company responsible for Flesh & Buns - that was enough to sell the place to me! Contemporary Japanese inspired food at it's best in the heart of Soho, you should definitely give this place a shot. We went for the 'express menu' which was excellent value for money… Continue reading Discovering new places – Shackfuyu, Soho

Fashion · Food

Spring came early (plus Cutter & Squidge)!

Cutter & Squidge is a cute little cafe in Soho. Set up by two food obsessed sisters, creators of the 'Biskie', it's not to be missed! It's also good to see that the lovely cakes and biskies are (kind of) good for you i.e. the ingredients are mostly local and not overly sugary as some… Continue reading Spring came early (plus Cutter & Squidge)!

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London Fashion International SS17

It's that time of the year again - London Fashion week has come and gone, leaving us with the exciting prospect of SS17!  Attending London Fashion International is now a ritual for me. I love seeing a platform being given to a wide range of international designers which I personally think adds great variety to… Continue reading London Fashion International SS17