Swatch is doing such great things at the moment, it’s no wonder net profits rose 42% last year. New for summer (and just ahead of autumn’s polka dot explosion) is the Swatch Dots and Checks Collection. Continue reading
I really enjoyed reading this beautifully descriptive story by David Hockney, on sitting for Lucian Freud…
[Image credit: Harper’s Bazaar]
Each window houses Selfridges’ most popular beauty products in a dinky miniature size, including Shu Uemura Cleansing Oil, Lancôme Teint Miracle and Mini Juicy Tube, YSL Belle D’Opium, Kiehls Creme de Corps and Emporio Armani Diamonds. These sold out in double quick time last year so I really hope Selfridges has upped its order this year.
Selfridges advent calendar, £70, on sale in October
Rain kept me away from Marcus Ross’s private view at Lewis Leathers yesterday. An exhibition of portraits celebrating the loyal fans of Lewis Leathers, each photograph was shot with a Polaroid 195 camera, using way-past-its-sell-by-date 665 negative film. Continue reading
Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana were in town last week to celebrate their arrival on Netaporter and Mr Porter. I attended the party with my mysterious date (you might spot me in this video if you’re really eagle eyed) and caught up with all my blog buddies at what had to be one of the best fash bashes of the year.
My personal highlight was spotting Queen Latifah looking so cool, classic and fierce (sorry, no other word will do), although gassing with Stefano Gabbana (the taller one – yay, I now know which one’s which) about Notting Hill eateries (he frequents The Electric) and David Gandy about how to fold a pocket square was really no hardship…
The Sunday Times Style ran a very good article on career blogging this weekend, featuring quotes from Liberty London Girl, Susie Bubble and a tiny one from me. Once I get around to scanning the article, I’ll post it on Facebook. Continue reading
A UK festival in July is simply not complete without an hourly downpour and a pair of wellies welded to the feet. Hunters are the boot du jour for the fashion set, but MoovBoots are also worth investigating as they have very handy sheepskin linings. Continue reading