EVENT! Polite reminder




Wow if having my blog emblazoned on the windows of Browns isn’t a big deal then I don’t know what is. This is just a reminder for anyone gadding about the streets of W1 (or any London postcode actually) tomorrow afternoon to angle themselves in the direction of 24 South Molton Street for some chat, champagne and general zhuzhing-up action with me, Browns and Club Monaco. (more…)



Laduree opens in Covent Garden



Laduree Covent Garden

Is this the chicest china in WC2? Laduree has opened a Covent Garden outpost in the heart of The Piazza with a balcony overlooking the buskers. It joins the newly opened Burberry Brit store (a minute away in King Street) and the soon-to-come Balthazar in the ‘Opera Quarter’, due this autumn. I think I’ll be spending a lot more time in Covent Garden this year… (more…)



Style Compare STYLE SOS: Tweet me your fashion dilemmas!



Years before the blogosphere was even a twinkle in Mr Blogspot’s eye, I was a ‘fashion expert’ for an online fashion site. My task was to answer real time fashion queries from readers – everything on what to wear to a prom when you’re 5’2″ and size 20 to where to find Earl jeans (remember them?). My editor used to call me ‘the Mother Teresa for the style-free and stunted’. Tsk.

Actually, I loved it and I’m back in the game every Thursday in June but with a speeded-up, 21st century twist. Style Compare’s Twitter #StyleSOS kicks off on 2nd June at 4pm for one hour. I’ll be guest tweeting from @stylecompare, giving fashion and shopping advice in 140 characters or less. If you’re not on Twitter (why not? it’s fun!), you can ‘tweet’ your questions to me here in advance and check Twitter for the reply on the day. Smartphones on standby…