TOPSHOP- IT SIMPLY NEVER GREW UP.

“Meet me outside old Topshop” is going to be the thing going forward, which in itself will signify the gaping hole the high street giant will leave in its demise. We didn’t even have to specify the location because we knew which Topshop location became such a cult for meet ups. I am an Oxford…

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QUICK! BURN THE BRAS

Growing up, I remember being impatient to wear a bra, it was the ultimate coming of age moment, the last frontier following being allowed to read mills and boons way too early and thongs… please do not get me started on that. Now, so late in life, I cannot understand the hypnosis I must have…

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Vogue August | Art Is Subjective

Simone Biles covers the August issue of American Vogue and you know what? The cover is a stunner. There has been a lot of furore around this cover and the subsequent photo shoot within its pages on social media. Shot by Annie Leibovitz, a favourite of Wintour’s and much of the fashion world, her signature…

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Winter Coats | Members Only

Every winter there is a need to find the perfect winter coat; something civil and restrained that does the job but with style involved. The runway trends filter down to the high street ready for the winter shoppers on a budget. Coats are a tricky item to shop for, you want a solid colour with…

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San Gimignano x Helmut Newton

San Gimignano is a small town in Italy, a medieval walled town surrounded by an outer newer town. Like all small towns and medieval villages it is utterly charming and old and cobbly and uphill and so, perfect. It is also not the place you expect to see a Helmut Newton exhibition, but that’s the…

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Africa Is Not A Prop | We Can All Do Better

There is a conversation buzzing around, a larger conversation that ought to be had but keeps circling the periphery, it is one about the ethics of being a tourist anywhere, but especially in Africa.  A propriety that is expected from travellers; how to behave when travelling outside of your norm. There is an expectation on…

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Oh Dior.

The Dior exhibition in Paris is quite possibly THE most beautiful thing there will ever be in fashion. The most beautiful representation of history that I have ever seen, bar none. Oh Dior. My sister and I booked plane tickets to Paris way back in the summer to see the exhibition in the winter because…

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