August 2010

Carolina Herrera launches "212 VIP" and asks Are You on The List?

August 31, 2010

Carolina Herrera’s name is synonymous with New York luxe. The ladies who lunch and who frequent the Upper East Side know a thing or two about luxury and Carolina has wooed them since 1980, delivering on sable, cashmere, swanky wide pants and the Herrera puffed up volume sleeve so becoming to older women whether on shirts, […]

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"22 Ways to Wear Black" charity auction in NYC

August 30, 2010

Never let it be said that I am London centric.  So this one’s in New York for all my lovely US of A readers and just in time for New York Fashion Week.  How I wish I could be there. It appears that the glam dame of France/Italy, first lady of fashion and France, Carla […]

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August is a Wicked Month

August 29, 2010

It’s nearly over.  But oh what halcyon times we Londoners had.  ie. The single, sane, drink fuelled, non child carrying versions, of course.  Not the 4×4, child dropping off at small private school (in my road Goddamit), discussing the nanny and the new kitchen layout ones.  They’ve gone:  To Puglia or Greece or the Northern part of […]

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Jade Jagger: Guerlain’s Shalimar and Notting Hill Carnival

August 28, 2010

Jade Jagger’s been a busy bee of late. The archetypal being of hip ‘rock & royalty’ has two projects on the go at the moment. The first is a prestigious project where Ms Jagger is redesigning the classic Guerlain Shalimar fragrance bottle for a new edition of the fragrance as follows: SHALIMAR EXCEPTIONAL EDITION Two […]

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Chutzpah’s Weekly Barometer

August 26, 2010

A light hearted look back over the past week’s good, bad and indifferent including the “don’t even go there’s”. LOVING New planetary systems being discovered Just mind blowing! Astronomers have discovered a planetary system containing at least five planets that orbit a star much like our own Sun. Only 127 light years away in the […]

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Press Play for Givenchy’s new fragrance

August 25, 2010

The first thing that strikes you about Play for Her Intense is the bottle and its general swishness and underhand showiness. Its tactile smoothness, its weight, its silver rough hewn edging that allows grip bringing a contrast to the glossy slippery smooth surface– very clever indeed. Designer, Serge Mansau, has departed from the overt feminine […]

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Superstyle Me!

August 24, 2010

Are you a stressed-out, slightly weepy, middle-aged mother-of-three with low self-esteem, a sludge-coloured wardrobe, who hyperventilates every time you visit Marks & Spencer or Kew? Do you harbour a secret desire to have sassy gay men pour you into a cheap tea dress, accessorise you to within an inch of your life, and then throw […]

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Release the inner WAG!

August 23, 2010

Ok. So it happens to the best of us. I’m having a mid life tanorexia crisis. Or, that’s what my best gay friend says and you should always trust the opinion of your best A list gayers. I recently bit the bullet more than half way and decided *shock* I was going to get a […]

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Rouge Dior Haute Couleur. Red rules.

August 21, 2010

Monsieur Christian Dior used to say, “The lipstick that covers my cheeks is the surest sign of a collection’s success; besides, red is my lucky colour.” And, there was a man who knew women. He extended his rules of fashion to the tenet for his beauty house.The line often becomes blurred regarding designer cosmetics. At […]

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Chutzpah’s Weekly Barometer

August 19, 2010

A light hearted look back over the past week’s good, bad and indifferent including the “don’t even go there’s”. LOVING Emma Hardie Rejuvenating Night Cream Luscious, rich dollops of soft white cream soothes and enrichens dry skin. It comes in a huge 100ml pot. Feel it sink in and get to work. Just brilliant. £56 […]

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