Winter Pastels

Winter Pastels

Pastels colours have been a  big deal for winter; Carven, Simone Rocha, Celine and Jonathan Saunders (to name but a few) delved into the delights of saccharine shades for A/W13. I’ve always been a fan of sugared almond colours, but in winter I think...
Don't get Twerked up about it

Don't get Twerked up about it

As the 2013 draws to a close it’s fair to say that it’s been a pretty depressing year for women in the media. With the cynical exploitation of Miley Cyrus’ body at every available opportunity, Nigella Lawson being publicly throttled by her now...
The Witch-ity fingers

The Witch-ity fingers

There are times as a freelancer when you need a day job. In between acting and writing gigs I spent time working as a dresser in the West End. For anyone who isn’t familiar with a dresser’s duties, it is to ensure that all the relevant costumes are set out at the...
The sparkling onion

The sparkling onion

I have a body that’s custom build to be in Mad Men – small around the waist and bountiful elsewhere. My little waist is handy for vintage shopping, old fashioned tailoring works nicely for my body. Contemporary clothes often look rubbish on me – a...
Teatum Jones: The Art form of fashion

Teatum Jones: The Art form of fashion

A potential pitfall of working in this industry is ‘fashion fatigue’ – a phrase I’ve coined to describe the overwhelming feeling induced by the constant stream of new collections, trends and ideas that encroach on my headspace like flood water....

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