the dernier cri

the dernier cri

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2014 in review: movies

2014 in review: movies

I know I said last year that I wanted to see more movies this year, but somehow it didn’t quite work out that way. Can I repeat my resolution for 2015? Of the films I did get the chance to see, here’s my round-up… Biggest […]

2014 in review: music

2014 in review: music

It’s that time of year again! I can’t believe 2014 is already coming to an end. It’s been such an eventful and exciting year (as evidenced by the significant lack of posts on here – my apologies!) and I love that music can play such […]

monthly favourites: august

monthly favourites: august

Fashion: When a friend decided to host a white party, I was in trouble because I don’t do all white. Ever. There are multiple reasons for this but it boils down to (a) I’m a klutz and (b) I’m pasty so don’t look good in […]

friday film: how to shoot a vogue cover

friday film: how to shoot a vogue cover

It’s that time of year when The September Issues hit the shelves and to promote Vogue UK’s edition, the magazine has created a short film directed by photographer Mario Testino. Cara Delevingne looks amazing as she shows us exactly how to shoot a Vogue cover. […]

beauty spot: summer holiday essentials

beauty spot: summer holiday essentials

Summer holiday season is upon us so I thought it was a good time to share my summer beauty essentials. Whether you’re splashing in the surf, lazing by the pool or strolling around an exotic village, there are a few things every girl needs to […]

in the news: farewell robin williams

in the news: farewell robin williams

Today the world lost a star so bright and full of life that it’s hard to believe. And while on the outside, Robin Williams was brimming with humour and warmth, we learn today that inside he may have been losing a battle.

in the news: buy victoria beckham’s clothes

in the news: buy victoria beckham’s clothes

Victoria Beckham has teamed up with The Outnet for the mother of all sales – which makes sense, given the proceeds will be going to charity mothers2mothers! That’s right, Mrs Beckham has selected over 600 pieces from her personal wardrobe to auction on 20-25 August, […]

monthly favourites: july

monthly favourites: july

Fashion: I hit the sales hard this month but my favourite purchase is actually something I bought full-price (quelle horreur!) I am completely smitten with Anthropologie’s Tenaya Jumpsuit (1). It’s so cute and comfortable, perfect with flat sandals during the day or with heels for […]

work out: sleek technique

work out: sleek technique

Confession time: I’ve never been one for working out. But last year, I was involved in a nasty crash on the slopes that saw me blow out my knee. In the months of recovery that followed, I found that one of the best things for […]

lusting for: mayacamas maxi dress

lusting for: mayacamas maxi dress

I’ve just come back from a week in New York and while I manage to considerably grow my closet while I was there, one item continued to elude me. Anthropologie’s Mayacamas Maxi Dress was sold out in my size in every store in town and […]

beauty spot: french pharmacy favourites

beauty spot: french pharmacy favourites

I love French pharmacies and when I was in Paris this week, I couldn’t resist stocking up on all my favourite products. While I prefer browsing charming corner pharmacies, this time I was on a mission so I went to the big CityPharma in Saint-Germain. […]

in the news: barbie joins linkedin

in the news: barbie joins linkedin

It seems Barbie is not content with ruling the toy boxes of girls the world over – now she wants to take over the corporate world! As part of her newest career, Entrepreneur Barbie has joined career networking site LinkedIn. It seems she’s just launched […]