Archive for March, 2016

22 Mar 2016

The best caviar this side of Sochi

No Comments fashion, flush magazine, food, review

It’s tough being asked to sample new restaurants, honest!

But this one in Soho, underneath Ronnie Scotts, was just the right shade of dark and seductive to entince me in. With the promise of Russian Street food, I didn’t really know what to expect, but the nibbles were very easy to digest, and like Arnie, ‘I’ll be back’!

Read my review for Flush magazine here:

www.flushthefashion.com/food

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21 Mar 2016

Sara Darling TV Presenter

No Comments fashion, film, food

I’ve just been asked to dig out my reel for someone and thought I’d share. One of the most fun days I have had at work- eating tapas and drinking champagne!

One New Change- the only place to shop and eat in the city!

www.onenewchange.com/sara-darling-freelance-stylist

 

 

21 Mar 2016

James Ostrer. Art disguised as Politics

No Comments 55Factory, art, my words, review

If being force fed lies by the “Men in Suits” makes you itch, you will probably love the latest works by international artist James Ostrer.

Not shy of making a statement on popular culture or politics, The Ego System- his latest show is coming soon to Gazelli House Art Gallery.

 

Check out more in my article on 55

www.55factory.net

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21 Mar 2016

My Second Article for Schon Magazine!!!

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Check me out :)))

This is what happened when I interviewed the beautiful Daria.. via Skype on a dark and wintry night….

From Russia with Love

Pick up the full printed copy of Schon mag out now!

Issue 30 #themusicissue

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09 Mar 2016

The bralette that the starlettes wear at LFW

No Comments fashion, my words, news, review, Stylist, womenswear styling

Remember LFW- that hotbed of excitement which took place in our Soho playground a mere three weeks ago?!

If you were paying attention, you might have noticed that mixing it up, is the key to making a statement for AW16; And flashing flesh for AW will be de rigeur if you are slim of hip. It played a huge role within the McQueen, House of Holland and Topshop Unique.

You can shop the cute as a button bralette used in the House of Holland collection, and re-create your own version of “Backstage Flappers”.  With an inventive design of decade mash up, the collection used the pixie bralette in looks inspired by the roaring twenties and flamboyant 70s (with a little bit of 80s spangle thrown in for good measure) proving the underwear as outerwear has legs whatever your favourite era! Are you rock n roll enough?

Check out the sites for more details

wwwultimo.co.uk

www.houseofholland.co.uk

 

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09 Mar 2016

Astonish Me! by Philiipe Halsman

No Comments art, flush magazine, my words, review, travel

Celebrating a new way to take photographs, the latest exhibition by the legendary photographer Philippe Halsman at the Kunsthal in Rotterdam is a must see!

Read all about in my report for Flush mag here:

flushthefashion.com/travel

07 Mar 2016

Do you believe in magic? You will after trying Dr Bronner’s Soaps…

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Soaps generally haveone purpose- to keep the body clean, but there are certain rather special soaps which can do a heck of a lot more besides!

Having been introduced to Dr Bronner, I can safely say I am hooked! Beginning life 150 years ago, the family empire has been growing steadily, and now includes liquid soaps, hand and body lotions, lip balms, body balms, hair wash- there’s even a cleaner for the home- all with that mysteriously enigmatic packaging.

Naturally produced, each product is an expert at what is says on the tin, but the one that is a miracle to me is the Dr Bronner’s Magic Soap… It’s so magic, it has 18 uses including mouthwash and toothpaste, shampoo, shaving cream and washing liquid! A miracle indeed! Flavours vary, but if you’re planning to gargle  with it, I would recommend the peppermint over lavender (unless you are a huge fan of Parma Violets!)

A little goes a long way, so the cuter than cute bottles are the perfect pep me up if you travel alot- hand sanitiser, breath freshner and balms will all get you through security.  There is even a baby mild and sensitive care range, so you can keep baby smelling of roses too, and the organic jojoba oil, beeswax avocado and hemp oil are designed to soothe baby’s dry anywhere! What sounds better than that?

In squeezy, foamy, waxy, hempy, versions there is something for all the family. And remember a little of the good stuff goes a long way!

 

 

 

01 Mar 2016

Roland Mouret goes back to the 70s

No Comments fashion, my words, review, womenswear styling

Roland Mouret is a designer who knows what women want. This year, is the tenth anniversary of his acclaimed Galaxy dress, and it’s no wonder that the design has stood the test of time. Classic yet sophisticated, it is a comfort blanket for women across the world.

For Spring Summer 16, Mouret has re-invented the shape and outlook, taking inspiration from ‘Aujourd’hui Madame’ a French television programme from the early 70s. The collection is stuffed with louche 70s references- mid length hemlines, bias cut skirts, and paisley jacquard, to enhance the relaxed hipster mood.

Separates are key with Bardot tops mixed with tiered ruffled skirts, halter necks, peephole shoulders and and wide legged trousers provide a sensuous collection ready for a long hot summer.

To enhance the collection, there is also  a capsule range of five limited edition pieces to celebrate 10 years of the Galaxy dress: The Galaxy top, skirt, jacket and jumpsuit will sit alongside the infamous dress, creating the all-encompassing wardrobe for the Roland Mouret woman.

The Galaxy has legs and long may it reign!