July 2011

Lingerie Francaise girls stop traffic

July 31, 2011

To celebrate all things French and lingerie, last week, four girls and their PRs toured London’s main shopping areas, often stopping traffic in a bright red cadillac, which was the only thing left to rival the spendy scanties worn by the vintage themed models. French brands Empreinte, Lise Charmel, Princess Tam Tam and Simone Perele […]

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SKYY Vodka’s Glamour Live Bartender of Year party

July 30, 2011

It’s one of life’s mysteries why some parties work and some others don’t despite some valiant efforts.  There can be the most hip and happening place, free-flowing alcohol, the ‘right’ guests and lots of dollahs spent on securing celebrity appearances and yet some just end up flat on their backsides.  Whereas others, thankfully, by dint […]

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Chutzpah’s Weekly Barometer

July 29, 2011

A light hearted look back over the past week’s good, bad and indifferent including the “don’t even go there’s”. LOVINGNigel Slater   I wish I was related in some manner so I could just rock up and be fed nice things and cosseted.  Nice man.  Great recipes. Organic Surge Gentle Meadow Shower Gel  The simple things […]

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The Hipness of Halston Woman and Man

July 27, 2011

Halston fragrance has seduced me right in the midst of all the hoo haa of its latest business debacle.   In one of the most shocking latest fashion announcements, investor Harvey Weinstein has departed Halston alongside British businesswoman Tamara Mellon and Sarah Jessica-Parker who was President and Chief Creative Officer (just as she appears on […]

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Glasgow’s Central Restaurants – The old and the new

July 27, 2011

As the song goes, “I belong to Glasgow…” and like any Glaswegian I am dutifully proud of the city, its history, its art and culture, its people, its friendliness and its nightlife. However, as a city, it has not been noted for its high class Michelin star restaurants which seem more prevalent in our frenemy […]

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Velour Magazine’s First Birthday Party

July 25, 2011

Of course I was looking forward to attending swish, fashiontastic Velour magazine’s first birthday party.  It was being held in association with my favourite jewellery designer, Mawi, had Tanqueray gin as a sponsor (*thumbs up sign*), promised model David Gandy’s attendance and was also being held in The Cuckoo Club in Swallow Street, a venue […]

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Chutzpah’s Weekly Barometer

July 23, 2011

A light hearted look back over the past week’s good, bad and indifferent including the “don’t even go there’s”. LOVING Josh Goot for ASOS – Australian-born Goot’s affordable capsule collection for ASOS (pictured right) is the perfect bridge from this season to next. The end of THOSE Marks & Spencer campaigns – Despised throughout the industry, we will thankfully […]

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Colin McDowell Curates Masters of Style Exhibition at London’s Somerset House.

July 20, 2011

One of the must see fashion exhibitions of the Summer season currently resides at London’s Somerset House. Curated by the world famous fashion historian & journalist Colin McDowell and sponsored by stylish Italian beer brand, Peroni Nastro Azzuro, six of the most globally renowned fashion iconoclast brands have been brought together to show their past advertising […]

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Cosmetics brand MeMeMe relaunches

July 19, 2011

I’m always excited when an affordable yet funky brand launches. MeMeMe Cosmetics have been around for a while but in the last 12 months, new owner Sandra Sheals has bought into the business and in doing so has completely reformulated the range looking at efficacy, moisturising abilities, range of colours and the packaging which is an […]

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Keep Calm and Carry On at The Chap Olympics 2011

July 18, 2011

To say that it was raining on the day of the Annual Chap Olympics was an understatement.  I cowered in my flat waiting for a break in the weather:  I waited and waited and eventually dived out in the 5 minutes of brightness and ‘non-rain’ straight into the faltering weekend London Transport system which tries […]

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