'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
Animal print fashion items worn in the right way can really add that special something to a plain outfit. Unlike the classic LBD, crisp white shirt or well fitted denim jeans, animal print is not usually considered a wardrobe staple but it really should be! It's a girl's secret weapon, just like that stiletto heal or a… Continue reading All about that animal print
It's difficult to know what the weather in London has in store on most days, particularly at this time of the year. So, a girl needs to be prepared for all eventualities! I always find that knitwear has that perfect balance, keeping you protected against those chilly mornings or evenings. It also means that at… Continue reading Spring Sweater Weather
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
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)!
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
Hi everyone! Hope you're all having a great bank holiday Monday! The weather hasn't turned it up a notch sadly but at least it didn't rain! Living in London, I've learnt the importance of layering (the hard way) which is why I took this Warehouse blazer (similar here and here) out for a spin. I… Continue reading Black & Grey