Lots of love for Tessa Metcalfe

Tessa Metcalfe jewellery, pigeon claw ring

Once again, my sister has introduced me to a wonderful jewellery maker (read about the first one here), with one of my Christmas gifts, and now I must introduce her to you. Hackney born and bred, Tessa Metcalfe spent her childhood between the capital and her grandmother’s Suffolk home; which, filled with oddities, including various … Continue reading

Do it Yourself rag & bone

Mary Charteris for rag & bone Jean DIY Project 2014

The latest DIY Project from rag & bone has been revealed, and quelle surprise, it’s ruddy great. Since 2011, the lifestyle and fashion brand has recruited scores of hot models, plied them with bags of rag & bone/JEAN, dished out digital cameras and let them go on their merry way – the results of which … Continue reading

Picnics, Posies & Pachyderms

Cath Kidston SS14

Paladin of pretty prints, it comes as little surprise that Cath Kidston’s new season collection is quite delightful. I’ve never really taken much notice of ‘The Home of Modern Vintage’ in a sartorial capacity but upon viewing the SS14 look book, I’d be wise to revise this. From teapots to those classic spots, budgies, giraffes … Continue reading

Press Daze

The best of the London press days SS14

Forget the festive season, if you are anything to do with the fashion industry (like me, darhling) you’re already thinking of SS14, and indeed incurring the wrath of the press day. Making LFW look like a sprint, this marathon month has brought with it a fair few delights, some of which are as follows… Sophia … Continue reading

What About Hince?

Kate Moss and Johnny Depp

What with the Nineties revival we’re currently experiencing, Paul McCartney employing the pair, and them being wholly beautiful and positively delicious, everyone is rooting for a Kate Moss and Johnny Depp reunion. Poor Jamie Hince. Well, maybe not so poor Jamie Hince, I’m sure he doesn’t really give two shits about the media banging on … Continue reading

When High End Meets High Street

Zara floral dress

Making the inexpensive appear high end is typical of Zara, to my delight. But now the high street store has gone one step further, by bringing out a designer inspired dress – before the designer has even shown it. I spotted this super-chic creation on the rails a good few weeks back and today when … Continue reading

Tales of Endearment

DVF and Natalie Joos

An ‘I love you’ to Natalie Joos… I have recently discovered Natalie Joos – writer and photographer – and her awesome blog/site/editorial Tales of Endearment. A wonderful array of vibrant photography, featuring even more wonderful clothes plus piece after piece of vintage delight, ToE and indeed Natalie’s Instagram feed are my new beaus. Oh, and … Continue reading

An Ode to Thee – The Humble Tee

An ode to thee the humble T

Showing some love to the ultimate wardrobe staple… I think we should all take a moment to appreciate the most unassuming, overlooked, taken for granted item of clothing in each and every one of our wardrobes. Yes, it’s you Mr T. Shirt. I’ve recently purchased a number of tees, and quite frankly reveled in their … Continue reading

LFW AW13-14: Day Five

LFW AW13-14 Day Five Invitations, Roksanda Ilincic, Aminaka Wilmont, Haizhen Wang, Leutton Postle, Fashion, London Fashion Week, Fashion Show

The who, what wear of my London Fashion Week Day Five… As my Day Four was minus any shows, but plus lots of downloading and uploading images, I am more than excited to get my tush back into some lengthy queues and onto some uncomfortable white benches. And tomorrow – the last day of Fashion Week … Continue reading

On my Bookshelf – Lastnightsparty

Lastnightsparty, Merlin Bronques, Book, Photography, Fashion, NYC, Party, Sex

A meander through the papery delights upon my bookshelf… Asking the question “Where were you last night?” musician, artist, photographer and serial party person Merlin Bronques allows unlimited access to NYC’s coolest get-togethers via his album, Lastnightsparty. A print copy of his blog lastnightsparty.com, this hard back is like a Where’s Wally of tits, arse and … Continue reading