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Gentlewoman style: Meet the Small Maple from Mulberry



Mulberry Small Maple

There’s a new Mulberry bag that seems to be following me around. After I wrote about the Mulberry Maple in June I’ve recently come across it’s smaller, neater younger sister.

The Mulberry Small Maple (£675) comes in a beautiful grained leather in lots of classic colours including this porcelain blue, a fiery red and a rich chestnut brown they call ‘oak‘. (more…)



Dior SS17 ad campaign – hair goals



Dior SS17 ad campaign

Gotta love this ethereal-with-attitude Dior ss17 ad campaign featuring twins Ruth and May Bell shot by Brigitte Lacombe. Although as good as the clothes and photography are, I mainly have eyes for Ruth Bell’s fluffy elfin crop… (more…)



THE DRG STYLE INDEX: Rag & Bone, Karen Walker, 3INA, Coach



Here’s the latest weekly DRG STYLE INDEX ranking, a round-up of the brands currently buzzing on my radar…

1. SMELLS LIKE RAG & BONE

I got a whiff of the new Rag & Bone scents last month during the SS17 press days. There are eight eau de parfums in total and the packaging – minimalist heavyweight glass bottles – and branding is beautiful. Happily the smells are too. (more…)



How to wear tomboy dresses



Tomboy dresses

I don’t write about dresses much in my book The New Garconne – How to be a Modern Gentlewoman, but there is a small mention and I’ve noticed a recent uptick in dresses suitable for non-frou-frou girls. (more…)