May 2015

Qbic Hotel–Euro Charm in Aldgate East

May 25, 2015

It’s a funny old thing but I’d obviously walked past Qbic Hotel many, many times and not noticed it opposite the Altab Ali Park en route to my friend’s flat quite literally around the corner. So, when the opportunity came to review the hotel and I established that it was literally minutes from my friend’s […]

Read the full article →

House of Fraser’s Menswear is Fine & Dandy for AW’15

May 25, 2015

Now that we’re on the run to kick off the next men’s round of shows for SS’16, it’s sometimes hard to forget we are still in May and AW’15 is yet to launch, dropping in store in Mid July. That’s the problem with writing about both men’s and women’s fashion. You have all the ready […]

Read the full article →

Guerlain’s Ltd Edition Terracotta Le Parfum

May 24, 2015

I stumbled upon Guerlain’s Terracotta Le Parfum while cutting through Debenhams beauty hall as a means to get somewhere else faster. (Sorry, Debs). There’s a lesson here. Sometimes you hit upon a great product or fragrance completely by chance and not as some PR person is slavishly selling in new releases. In this case, it’s […]

Read the full article →

Maxmara Resort 2016 – London

May 20, 2015

We know that Pre Collections, Cruise, Resort, Pre-Spring/Fall, call them what you will, are big business for design houses. One – there’s a need for newness by those who can afford to buy, two – they stay on the rails longer and three – they sell more ergo make more money for the designers. We’ve […]

Read the full article →

Marks & Spencer launches David Gandy for Autograph Swimwear Collection

May 19, 2015

Let’s face it. The weather’s been drearsville so it’s up to Mr Gandy to lift our spirits. And our heart rates. David Gandy, the epitome of English elegance, always be-suited and dapper than the best of the best is the go-to figure, quite literally in his case, of many brands and publications. (Well he would […]

Read the full article →

FINALLY! Gucci Beauty Has Arrived

May 18, 2015

It’s been a LONG time coming. And until it was announced, we hadn’t ever really realised that one of the big icons of Milan fashion didn’t have a make-up range? What tha’? Gucci must be up there with Pucci as way overdue in the make-up stakes. Now there’s an idea for Massimo Giorgetti, the new […]

Read the full article →

Atelier Cologne release Oud Saphir

May 18, 2015

Atelier Cologne is one of those classy little perfume houses that you stumble across in the better dept stores and perfumeries in London. I say London as currently distribution seems to be with the bigger, known, perfume specialist dept stores such as Selfridges and Liberty etc. It’s the chic choice for minimalist lovers in the […]

Read the full article →

Clinique Moisture Surge Overnight Mask

May 18, 2015

This is one of those products that you’ll wish you had discovered at launch. Luckily, I’ve been buying and using it since its inception and it’s become one of those indispensables that really does make a difference. Skin feeling a little parched whether day or night? Turn to Clinique’s Moisture Surge Overnight Mask to sort […]

Read the full article →

Chutzpah’s Barometer

May 18, 2015

LOVING ASOS x Jackie – An inspired collaboration between ASOS and Reclaimed Vintage, perfectly capturing the current Seventies mood in fashion. What do you mean you don’t remember Jackie magazine? Bloom cocktails at One Aldwych – So far, I haven’t yet to meet anyone who doesn’t love hanging out at the superior One Aldwych hotel. […]

Read the full article →

Jean Patou’s Heritage Collection–L’Heure Attendue

May 12, 2015

Jean Patou is regarded as one of the finer perfume houses. Since 1925, Patou’s fragrances have reflected the house’s sensibility whilst imbuing a certain je ne sais quoi. Indeed, one of two Patou fragrances launched in 1925 and latterly as a re-edition in 2014 is named Que-Sais Je? But it is the latest batch of […]

Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...
Read the full article →