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best dressed at the 2011 mtv movie awards

best dressed at the 2011 mtv movie awards

The red carpet at last night’s MTV Awards had two main themes – shiny and short. Blake Lively embraced just one of the trends – short. Her bright blue Michael Kors dress with cut-out shoulders was eye-catching, fabulous and youthful. Her Gossip Girl co-star, Leighton […]

friday film: vera wang lovestruck

friday film: vera wang lovestruck

For today’s Friday film, I was tempted to share the clip of Bradley Cooper talking on French TV station TF1 in fluent French. Unfortunately, the downside of living in a place where TF1 is the first channel on my TV (and where The Hangover is […]

in the news: buy hollywood history

in the news: buy hollywood history

Debbie Reynolds is not just a famous actress – it seems she’s also quite the collector of Hollywood memorabilia. Her amazing collection has been amassed over 40 years but now she’s decided to part with it through an auction on 18 June 2011. Looking through […]

(almost) at the movies: i don’t know how she does it

(almost) at the movies: i don’t know how she does it

If you couldn’t help but wonder what Carrie Bradshaw’s life would’ve been like if she’d got married, had kids and taken to climbing the corporate ladder, you’re going to want to see I Don’t Know How She Does It. Not only does the film star […]

in the news: much love me

in the news: much love me

Anthropologie’s Rockerfeller Centre has hosted some great artists in the past and it looks like they plan to keep the trend going with South African artist Ruan Hoffmann. While he trained as a painter, Hoffman now works with ceramics and 100 of his designs will […]

(almost) at the movies: the girl with the dragon tattoo

(almost) at the movies: the girl with the dragon tattoo

It always annoys me when a well-made film (or TV show) is remade for an American audience and as far as I’m concerned, the English version of The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo is just that (though I know there are plenty of folks who […]

at the movies: pirates of the caribbean: on stranger tides

at the movies: pirates of the caribbean: on stranger tides

I was always a big fan of the Pirates films but when I heard they were making a fourth film without Orlando or Keira, I wasn’t exactly sure what to expect. Like most of us, I’m a big Jack Sparrow fan so I figured it […]

lusting for: gathering breeze dress

lusting for: gathering breeze dress

In approximately six weeks, I plan to be in Italy with the boy and some friends for our summer holidays. I’m really looking forward to our trip but the side-effect is that every time I look at an item of clothing, I think “could I […]

(almost) at the movies: the muppets

(almost) at the movies: the muppets

Do you remember in Forgetting Sarah Marshall when Jason Segal’s character wrote that puppet musical? Well, it turns out the actor actually wrote that himself and the experience gave him the confidence to pitch the idea of a Muppets movie. Aside from Segal and Amy […]

best dressed at the palace

best dressed at the palace

Today there was a fashion face-off took place between the US and the UK. Representing the motherland was Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge and representing the former colony was First Lady Michelle Obama. It’s nice to see the Duchess is sticking with her favourite high street […]

lusting for: moschino pets

lusting for: moschino pets

For the past few weeks, I’ve been really wanting a dog. I don’t quite know why – and my lifestyle is hardly compatible with taking care of a little, furry friend – but I just want one! You can imagine my longing is hardly eased […]

friday film: the great escape

friday film: the great escape

Today’s Friday film features an important life lesson: when robbing a bank (or a Mango store), the best disguise is a mask… of yourself! Mango’s new ad – The Great Escape – stars Terry Richardson (disguised as himself) alongside the ever-gorgeous Kate Moss (also disguised […]