Monthly Archives: December 2013

“Fashion is ver…

“Fashion is very important. It is life-enhancing and, like anything that gives pleasure, it is worth doing well.” Vivienne Westwood, designer

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We’ll Always Have Paris

What is it about Paris? I first went there as a teenager, have visited as part of a couple and am now here as a mother with my three year old son and my mum. I love it and so … Continue reading

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“When Paris sne…

“When Paris sneezes, Europe catches cold.” Prince Metternich on a state visit in 1830 This is a taster – my next blog comes live from Paris!

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The Fashionable Forties and Beyond…

  I have an ongoing debate with a slightly older cousin over what age one is classified as ‘middle-aged’. For him, the minute he turned forty the writing was on the wall, that was it, he was now middle-aged, game … Continue reading

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Festive dressing at LK Bennett

Androgynous tailoring or girly Hollywood sparkle, which way will you go this Christmas?

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β€œReinvent new c…

β€œReinvent new combinations of what you already own. Improvise. Become more creative. Not because you have to, but because you want to. Evolution is the secret for the next step.” Karl Lagerfeld, designer

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How To Departmentalise Your Life

I happened to be in the fabulous institution that is Liberty early this week. Nothing unusual in that except that Monday saw the launch of the Channel 4 documentary about this very shop. Did I imagine a sense of anticipation … Continue reading

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Getting your Cheapskates on Part 2

My son, the 3 yr old photographer: snapping his own cool half price shoes Β£18 at Jones the Bootmaker!

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