Category Archives: BLOG

DONNA IDA for Jaeger Collaboration

For the last six months, Jean Queen Donna Ida Thornton has been working on a top secret project with British brand Jaeger and it is finally being revealed in all it's splendour on 8th September this week. The launch will be in Jaeger's Chelsea store on King's Road, a stones throw away from DONNA IDA…
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Naked Review – St Paul’s Cathedral London

St Paul's Cathedral, where I'm sitting right now, is literally blowing my mind. The very famous London landmark was built by Christopher Wren and accessoried (shall we say) with intricate mosaics after Queen Victoria called it 'dull, cold, dingy and dreary,' crikey! Inside it is utterly astonishing in size and scale with the dome the…
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Getting Naked with Fashion Editor & Stylist Nini Khatiblou

GETTING NAKED WITH INTERVIEW - NINI KHATIBLOU Fashion Editor & Stylist Nini Khatiblou has an infectious character, ten minutes in her presence and you'll be smiling - promise! I've been working with Nini for, like, for-EVER, since she was at Good Housekeeping and I would send her jeans to shoot for her pages. For a…
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The Unconventional World of Henry Holland

If you had to pick one fashion designer for a cracking night out, I would suggest Henry Holland. Firstly, from what I have gleaned, from last Friday evening while he was in conversation with Kinvara Balfour, he is exceedingly charismatic, funny, honest and I'm absolutely positive you'd be dancing on the tables into the early…
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Zac Posen – Lighting Up Fashion

All I could think about on my way to see Kinvara Balfour interview Zac Posen was Claire Danes' stunning light up dress on the red carpet at the 2016 Met Gala. The theme for this year was Manus x Machina: Fashion in the Age of Technology in association with Vogue and the standout (by miles…
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Life Hacks – Ace the Chelsea Flower Show by a First Timer

What's a flipping silver gilt when it's at home? Why does a show garden differ from a artisan garden? Do I have to wear white linen trousers to get in? Will they know the only flower I've successfully kept alive is a flaming Katie from Tesco? These are the questions you will face if it…
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Chelsea Flower Show 2016 – Top Retail Shop Fronts

RHS Chelsea Flower Show is a huge event in London with thousands of people descending on the capital each May to see the fabulous blooms on display. This year is no exception and the surrounding retailers take part in 'Chelsea in Bloom' which this year has a carnival theme. This years standout for me has…
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Events – Zouk Restaurant Celebrates 7th Birthday

Zouk restaurant in Manchester reached their 7th year in business last week so they threw a party to end all parties! Zouk was started up by two entrepreneurial brothers, Tayub and Mudassar Amjad (pictured above), who create great food in cool, relaxed restaurants and it is seven years since they opened the doors to their…
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London Mayor Election Based on the Elects Booklet 2016

First of all, I'm praising this booklets very existence. Even if you haven't had time to engage with the Mayor of London election, you've probably had time to sit on a bus for twenty minutes and read through the marketing material. And each candidate paid £10,000 to be involved and print it so thank you…
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Beyoncé The Queen of Marketing 

Beyoncé is a Lycra and Swarovski crystal covered marketing dream, a sparking stick of dynamite with so much business sense I think she could actually run the world - B for president? Anyway, Queen Bey has been busy in April. First she LANDED her Athleisure range Ivy Park utilising social media, and ruffling feathers by…
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