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fashion inspiration: the oc

fashion inspiration: the oc

Is it really ten whole years since The OC first graced our screens? Back before Gossip Girl, this was my first glimpse into the fashionable teenage lives of privileged, American society. Rather than bemoaning the passage of time (“am I really that old?”), it’s time […]

in the news: it’s a prince!

in the news: it’s a prince!

Congratulations today to the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge on the arrival of their little prince! In case you missed it (do you live under a rock? Or were you just using The Guardian’s republican view?), the Duchess was admitted to hospital early this morning. […]

in the news: isabel marant for h&m

in the news: isabel marant for h&m

Doyenne of chic Parisienne style, Isabel Marant, is teaming up with H&M to ceate a wardrobe of must-have pieces inspired by her signature style. “I aim at creating something real, that women want to wear in their everyday lives, with a certain carelessness, which I […]

(almost) at the movies: catching fire

(almost) at the movies: catching fire

The much-awaited trailer for the second film in the Hunger Games trilogy, Catching Fire, was revealed at the MTV Movie Awards last night… and based on what we can see, I think we’ll have another fashion inspiration in the works! Katniss Everdeen (Jennifer Lawrence) and […]

in the news: h&m to open in australia

in the news: h&m to open in australia

Aussie fashion lovers, your dreams have come true! After the recent arrival of Topshop and Zara on antipodean shores, H&M has confirmed via Twitter that it will open its first Australian store in 2014. We are happy to announce that we will open our first […]

fashion inspiration: gangster squad

fashion inspiration: gangster squad

If it wasn’t for the risk to life, I’d sign up to be a 1940s gangster girl in a heartbeat – the clothes are fabulous! Here’s some tips for channeling your own underworld glam from the safety of your everyday life. Elegant formalwear: Who doesn’t […]

watch it: the lizzie bennet diaries

watch it: the lizzie bennet diaries

I know I’m a bit late to the party here but I’ve just discovered The Lizzie Bennet Diaries – and I’m already a huge fan! (Seriously, I’ve spent every spare moment over the past few days catching up!) So what am I talking about? The […]

in the news: & other stories launch cities announced

in the news: & other stories launch cities announced

H&M announced back in April 2012 that it would launch a luxury brand called “& Other Stories” this year. The store would offer women a wide range of shoes, bags, accessories, beauty and ready-to-wear to create their personal style, or story. & Other Stories has […]

best of 2012: music

best of 2012: music

With the official Gangnam Style YouTube clip hitting 1 billion views just an hour or so ago, it seems a great time to discuss the best songs of the year. Of course, the K-Pop hit has to be up there, along with Carly Rae Jepson’s […]

2012 in review: movies

2012 in review: movies

I love film but with everything that’s been going on this year, I must admit I’ve watched less than I normally would. As a result, I will be even less offended than usual if you choose to disagree with my nominations! So without any further […]

friday film: all i want for christmas is you

friday film: all i want for christmas is you

It’s time to get festive! It’s less than two weeks until Christmas and as I type, the snow is falling outside my window in big, fluffy flakes. If your weather is a little less conducive to a festive mood, the below clip ought to get […]

at the movies: skyfall

at the movies: skyfall

I’m a Bond fan from way back so I was really excited to check out the latest instalment in the franchise. Let me start by saying Skyfall is spectacular, and you should see it. If you don’t want to know anything else, stop reading and […]