Month: July 2011

summer lovin’

summer lovin’

I’m currently travelling around Europe, exploring new towns and lying in awkward poses on beaches (as per my inspiration photo – right) so please excuse my infrequent posts over the next few weeks. I hope you’re enjoying your summer too (or keeping cozy if you’re […]

friday film: parisian chic

friday film: parisian chic

Yesterday was Bastille Day so let’s get into the French spirit with today’s Friday film. Inès de la Fressange was a supermodel in the 80s, muse to Karl Lagerfeld for Chanel and was voted Parisian woman of the year, despite initially hailing from the south […]

the anthropologist features etsuko ichikawa

the anthropologist features etsuko ichikawa

I really enjoy checking out the creative new commissions each month on The Anthropologist (Anthropologie’s art blog) and the latest addition, which goes live today, doesn’t disappoint. Etsuko Ichikawa is a Japanese-American artist, who creates amazing pyrographs made from the fire and smoke of hot, […]

at the movies: harry potter and the deathly hallows part two

at the movies: harry potter and the deathly hallows part two

After ten years and eight films retelling the story of seven books, we’ve finally reached the end of the Harry Potter film journey. It feels like just yesterday that I sat down in the Kensington Odeon cinema to watch the first of the films the […]

(almost) at the movies: the iron lady

(almost) at the movies: the iron lady

It looks like Meryl Streep is about to add another role to her already very impressive resume and I’m willing to put it out there now and say I think this role will earn her yet another Oscar nomination. The Iron Lady tells the story […]

in the news: harper seven beckham

in the news: harper seven beckham

Congratulations today to David and Victoria Beckham, who have welcomed a sure-to-be-stylish baby girl into their family. Word on the street is that Victoria has always loved the old English name Harper, while seven is a lucky number. (Apparently Harper Seven also weighed 7 lbs […]

friday film: the mysterious mind

friday film: the mysterious mind

I love when designers have a bit of fun with the presentation of their collections and today’s Friday film is one such example. German designer Markus Lupfer created a fabulous psychology mockumentary to present his 2012 Resort collection and he managed to get a whole […]

best dressed at the harry potter and the deathly hallows part two premiere

best dressed at the harry potter and the deathly hallows part two premiere

The final premiere of the Harry Potter film franchise took place tonight in London and the stars were suitably dressed up for their final walk up the red carpet as a group. While I thought Clémence Poésy and Evanna Lynch both looked fresh and flirty […]

lusting for: bookbinder heels

lusting for: bookbinder heels

I have been lusting for the Bookbinder Heels since they popped up on the Anthropologie website last week. They’re gorgeous, practical and combine my love of shoes and books in one stylish accessory that’s work-appropriate but still fun. Roxy has already reviewed them over on […]

(almost) at the movies: horrible bosses

(almost) at the movies: horrible bosses

Horrible Bosses was one of those scripts that was floating around Hollywood for ages until it finally took off with a stellar cast. Jason Bateman, Charlie Day and Jason Sudekis play disgruntled employees who decide to kill of their respective horrible bosses, played by Kevin […]

in the news: weekend wedding round-up

in the news: weekend wedding round-up

It was certainly a big weekend for big weddings. On Friday, Prince Albert of Monaco married South African Charlene Wittstock in a civil ceremony followed by a religious ceremony on the Saturday. (Monaco, like France, has a clear separation of church and state so religious […]

friday film: natural beauty

friday film: natural beauty

Today’s Friday film by Lernert and Sander makes me just want to go and scrub my face! It shows what a whole year worth of make-up looks like if it’s applied all at once. Artistic? Sure. Gross? Definitely. Engrossing? Totally. Enjoy! Lernert & Sander: Natural […]