Month: August 2011

in the news: kate spade is hitting london

in the news: kate spade is hitting london

It seems every week lately, I’ve been writing about another US store that’s making the Atlantic leap to launch in London. Kate Spade has announced it will open two London stores in September, with one on Sloane Square and the other in Covent Garden. The […]

at the movies: one day

at the movies: one day

One Day was the best book I read last year, so I was looking forward to seeing whether the film adaption (starring Anne Hathaway and Jim Sturgess) would keep the charm of the novel. The story follows the lives Emma (Hathaway) and Dexter (Sturgess), starting […]

lusting for: frilled echelons peacoat

lusting for: frilled echelons peacoat

Can you believe summer is almost over and it’s almost time to start donning coats and tights? Some of the trees around my office have even started to change colour! Fortunately there are lots of pretty cool-weather arrivals in store to ogle for now and […]

(almost) at the movies: in time

(almost) at the movies: in time

I’m excited to see this next film from Andrew Niccol (he previously wrote and directed The Truman Show and Gattaca). which stars JT and Amanda Seyfried (before you ask, no, it’s not a musical) In Time is set in a future world where people stop […]

in the news: victoria’s secret expanding to uk

in the news: victoria’s secret expanding to uk

British ladies, prepare to get your knickers in a knot – American lingerie giant Victoria’s Secret is headed for your shores! The underwear darling is the latest in a string of recent trans-Atlantic expansion announcements including Anthropologie, J.Crew and Forever 21. Victoria’s Secret’s London flagship […]

(almost) at the movies: twilight breaking dawn

(almost) at the movies: twilight breaking dawn

I know Twihards will already have scrutinised this trailer in detail but it’s time to pay attention to what will no doubt be one of the biggest grossing films of the year. In bonus Twilight news, today we heard that brides-to-be will be able to […]

the anthropologist features the burning house

the anthropologist features the burning house

I’m sure you’ve thought to yourself about what you would save if your house was burning down and apparently so has the team at The Anthropologist. As a result, they commissioned Forrister Huntington, who created cult blog The Burning House where viewer’s submit images that […]

in the news: sex and the city back on tv?

in the news: sex and the city back on tv?

A couple of months back, we heard that a SATC prequel film might be in the works, starring Blake Lively (at the time reported to be a young Carrie, now thought to be a young Samantha). However, the hot new word on the street is […]

friday film: validation

friday film: validation

Validation was the darling of the short-film festival ciruit a couple of years ago and I’ve been wanting to share it with you for a while. It’s a little longer than my usual Friday films (at a bit over 16 minutes) but if you’ve got […]

in the news: kate moss covers the september issue

in the news: kate moss covers the september issue

Kate Moss is cover girl for Vogue’s September issue and while she’s wearing a royal purple McQueen gown on the cover, it’s all about her wedding on the inside. There are dozens of the official Mario Testino-snapped wedding photos in the mag, including my personal […]

lusting for: draga obradovic furniture

lusting for: draga obradovic furniture

I’m preparing to move apartments (again!) and I can’t help but covet gorgeous pieces of furniture that would help turn my casa into my castle. I’m particularly enamoured with the work of Draga Obradovic, whose designs are currently featured in Anthropologie’s Rockefeller Center gallery as […]

(almost) at the movies: god save my shoes

(almost) at the movies: god save my shoes

I love a good fashion documentary and I can’t wait to see the latest addition to the genre, God Save My Shoes. The documentary explores “the intimate relationship between women and their shoes — from a psychological, sociocultural and erotic perspective” and features the biggest […]