Smokey eyes for dummies

Smokey eyes for dummies

I love applying makeup – the ritual of sitting in front of the mirror and preparing for the day ahead gives me a moment to collect my (often scattered ) thoughts and gives me a tranquil breathing space. However, I’m rather hamfisted and lack the dexterous...
Groovy Baby

Groovy Baby

Fashion continually repeats itself. Barely a season goes by without a trend that’s a reinvention of a bygone era. This fall’s incarnation of the 60s’ is drenched in pretty nostalgia. The colours are sugary, mixed with jolts of brown and black. This...
The Blue Hour

The Blue Hour

I have a tendency to revolt against clothes that are utilitarian and practical. I tried on a perfectly serviceable parka from Whistles a few days ago; it was well cut and had all the easygoing street smarts of a casual staple. On anyone else I would say it looked the...
Black and Blue

Black and Blue

There is a well established school of thought that black and navy should never be worn together. It is an erroneous and arbitrary paradigm that scuppers many a potentially chic look. I’m ready to start wearing darker, more subdued colours in preparation for a...
C is for Cookie

C is for Cookie

Fashion often takes itself altogether too seriously; however once in a while a trend comes along that is as tongue-in-cheek as it is desirable. Cozy faux fur will be everywhere this fall; there are of course more tasteful adaptations of the trend but I’ll be...

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