Havana – A riot of colour

I have always wanted to go to Cuba and its recent habit of relentlessly popping up in conversation, the media, books and magazines made it impossible to do anything but scratch the itch and book flights. In recent years there … Continue reading

Hello 2017! Hello UAE!

I have to admit, I have somewhat neglected my blog recently. As one of my resolutions for the year I plan to get back into the saddle, blow the cobwebs off my keyboard and get writing again (who am I … Continue reading

Un Week-end à Paris

Nothing quite beats a weekend in Paris, and it is for that reason that I challenge anyone to say their weekend was more perfect than mine. It all began, as most weekends do, on a Saturday morning. Within a few … Continue reading

Vogue 100 – A Tribute to my trusty friend, Vogue.

I can remember reading my first copy of Vogue magazine. My parents had taken my sister  and me away to the Loire Valley in France for a family holiday. We were staying in a beautiful house with a comfortable living … Continue reading

A Review – Louis Vuitton: Series 3

On a gloomy day in London where it hadn’t rained but rather poured a ray of sunlight came in the form of Louis Vuitton: Series 3 and the opportunity of getting lost in my favourite world – that of LV. … Continue reading

Review of the V&A’s Shoes: Pleasure and Pain

If didn’t possess a love for Manolos prior to whizzing round the V&A’s latest fashion-focused exhibition entitled Shoes: Pleasure and Pain, then you will after. Equisite in every possible way, Manolo Blahnik’s expertly crafted shoes are the real show-stoppers in … Continue reading

Amy – A Story of Love, Friendship and Tragedy

Late last week date night came in the form of a trip to Clapham Picturehouse to see Amy – the new docufilm directed by Asif Kapadia. The film, as seems always to be the case with anything about Amy Winehouse, … Continue reading

Far From The Madding Crowd

If ever there was a lesson in how to flawlessly wear gingham and bandana print whilst being a ballsy protofeminist it is this- Carey Mulligan in Thomas Hardy’s Far From The Madding Crowd. As the film opens with Carey swinging … Continue reading

Review of Alexander McQueen – Savage Beauty

Following his death in 2010, the Alexander McQueen retrospective in New York was perhaps just as hotly anticipated as the ready-to-wear shows at NYFW. The exhibition promised to look back on both a man, and his art- an art form … Continue reading

Day Two in Kraków

Saturday morning came and the six of us crawled from our beds dishevelled and hungover. Hilarious tales of the night before were retold, hairbrushes teased through tangled hair and makeup application resembled that of plastering in desperate attempts to disguise … Continue reading