Fashion

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

Lifestyle

Ultimate Guide to Notting Hill

Sunny days are always the best days to visit Notting Hill. That's when all the colourful, small houses brighten up, adding to the villagey vibe of the area. With its many cafes, restaurants and shops, it really is the perfect place to spend a morning or afternoon. Despite it now having a reputation for being a… Continue reading Ultimate Guide to Notting Hill

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

Food

Prêt-à-Portea Afternoon Tea – The Berkeley Hotel

For my birthday this year, my friends and I went to The Berkeley Hotel for afternoon tea. With its fashion inspired selection of delicacies, it was the natural choice! The Berkeley’s Prêt-à-Portea afternoon tea is carefully thought through and updated every six months to follow the changing seasons in fashion. With its 10th anniversary this year, pastry… Continue reading Prêt-à-Portea Afternoon Tea – The Berkeley Hotel