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Gitterarti comes to London town

London comes alive when Frieze Art Fair hits town. It’s a wonderful mix of incredible art and exotic looking people. It also means winter is officially setting in and so are those festive party nights. I danced my way across the glitter strewn carpet at Sotheby’s to the indulgent party they threw for the Gliterarti. It’s always about glitter as far as I am concerned. So when I went to a dinner overlooking the lights of Berkeley Square, at Morton’s, the very same week hosted by Ghost and Rainbow Shoes it felt like the sparkle of the season was on a really good roll. Read the rest of this entry »

Mr Porter And Smythson

It’s a match made in sartorial heaven isn’t it? Take the tradition of Smythson and combine it with the style know-how of Mr Porter and what you have a is a luxury keepsake and the perfect stocking filler for the man in your life. In spite of my iPhone and Mac and Google Calendar and so forth I still cannot quite beat a Smythson diary for getting me there on time. And standing as a lifelong memento of all that I have been up to. Read the rest of this entry »

It’s a shoppable panto first for the festive season

“He’s right behind you! No he’s not! Yes he is!” Gosh. I have always wanted to go to the theatre and say that. And yesterday morning I did. It was the best start to the day and the festive season, thanks to eBay and their world first Shoppable Panto Cinderella An Inspirational Fair:Retail. Get it? Oh yes you do! Read the rest of this entry »

Things to learn – like how to draw Valentino.

King’s Cross. Evening. Behind  a flashing neon sign that reads Erotica Show is a Jane Eyre appreciation club. Upstairs amongst the  rickety-tackety tables and chairs and glasses of wine – stitching and bitching groups. Tucked away just past the stitching and bitching and eating and drinking is a wooden panelled parlour with Read the rest of this entry »

Kitchen heels and hair do’s that can handle the heat

My brother was right. If I was one of the characters in Desperate Housewives I would be Bree Van De Kamp. Quite frankly what with Jamie’s “30 minute meals’ and  Nigella’s general how to ‘bake up a storm before you can say cheesecake’ … there’s no reason not to bake in heels. Read the rest of this entry »

BEAUTY: Swapping notes and Face Stockholm Beauty Products

In the hallowed walls of beauty salons over buffing and polishing, pummelling and painting, favourite shades of nail varnishes are swapped just as readily as juicy bits of gossip (she didn’t!), insider secrets (fancy a nip-n-tuck?) and fashion know-how (honestly he is the designer du jour). Read the rest of this entry »

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