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Ballet Beautiful

May 27, 2013

   Dress from See by Chloe, Necklace personalised with my baby’s name by My Name Necklace, Satin Ballet Shoes from Bloch, Lipstick Laura Mercier Passion Fruit  Photographs by Nick Joelson & Olivia Marsh This summer I have returned to ballet (after 20 years! Gulp!) I was obsessed with all things ballet as a child and […]

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1920s Fancy Dress

December 31, 2012

My sister loves the 1920s era and held her 29th birthday pre drinks at Evans & Peel Detective Agency, the very cool speakeasy in Earls Court. Later she and her friends went on to the Candlelight Club, a clandestine cocktail bar in a secret location in London with a 1920s theme, to dance the night […]

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Top 10 Stocking Fillers for Women

November 24, 2012

All men need a little help in the gift department, so here are my top treats for 2012. I guarantee she’ll be impressed. 1. No woman can do without her beauty essentials and number one on my list (and many other women’s to boot) is the YSL Touche Eclat. Highlighter, illuminater, subtle concealer and a […]

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Top 10 Christmas Presents for Her 2012

November 21, 2012

Here is the definitive list of my desires (and dreams!) 2012. I guarantee you’ll receive serious brownie points if you buy any of the following gifts for the fashionista in your life this Christmas. Happy Shopping! 1. For women everywhere I’d recommend Clarins body products, but since this is my first Christmas as a yummy […]

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Black Swan Fancy Dress

November 12, 2012

I’ve already shown you how to add a touch of ballet to your every day look in my blog post “Make Up for the Black Swan in us all” and now as Halloween is upon us I have decided to show you how to work the look again, but this time for a party. My […]

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Styling as a Philopsophy

June 28, 2012

My boyfriend’s friend Ella came round the other day. She is a singer and the next big thing and we got to chatting about her new management and the opportunity to completely reinvent her look. To me this was such an exciting prospect. My view is that fashion is a living, working art form and […]

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I’m a Chanel Boy

March 27, 2012

Karl Lagerfeld chose Alice Dellal to star in his new campaign. She is one of my favourite models as, like Karl, I have always admired the contradiction in her signature look. She is very beautiful at the same time as being androgynous and bourgeois but punk rock and I think the choice of model for […]

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The Perfect Christmas Stocking

November 20, 2011

It’s time to start collecting little pressies for the fabulous lady in your life. I’ll let you into all my tried and tested secrets and a few far flung fantasies to compile the ultimate stocking. She’ll be so impressed with Father Christmas this year! Of all the at home face masks I’ve tried this is […]

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Make Up for the Black Swan In Us All

October 23, 2011

Whilst sitting in my lovely local beauty salon recently I stumbled across this campaign in Vogue. The Chanel look reminded me of the recent smash hit film Black Swan, staring Nathalie Portman. I love the look depicted in this photo. Ballet inspired but with a dark edge. I love make up and all things theatrical […]

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Bing Bing and Other Muses

April 25, 2011

And here they are, my muses of the moment! Women I aspire to in many, many ways. All of you influence my style every day. Daphne Guinness A long time, forever muse of mine is Daphne Guinness. I love everything about her. Her love of couture, her aristocratic membership to the world of high fashion, […]

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