Author Agnes Smedley once wrote "I see no reason why a woman should not grow and develop in all those outlets which are suited to her nature, it matters not at all what they may be". Though perhaps not her intention, her words echo the sentiments of satisfied Designer outlet mall shoppers. Though outlet malls…Continue reading

I recently went to visit Camille Roman of La Tour de Force in her studio as I needed some hats for a shoot. Of course I fell in love with her oversized bows! I had a chance to ask her some questions about her work: What inspired you to become a hat maker? CR –…Continue reading

I’m not really a festival kind of gal, I’m a little bit scared of the mud, the rain and the gross gross toilets but I decided to brave it this year, put on my dancing shoes (lace-up brogues) and head to Chelmsford for the V Festival. Now don’t get me wrong, I didn’t camp (don’t…Continue reading

In any professional field there is always someone that is an inspiration. A muse of sorts who is top of the ladder… In football there maybe David Beckham, in fashion you may think of Coco Chanel and in the world of Hollywood makeup there is Mr. Marvin Westmore! I’ve recently spent an hour on the…Continue reading

We love t-shirts for so many reasons – it might be the perfect cut or the softest fabric but for many it’s all about the image. I love this image, it’s from a t-shirt for the band The Damned. Optical illusion can be quite fun as it’s a distortion of the senses, revealing how the…Continue reading

  Girlie Alert-For all of you who love a bit of pink! The ultimate chick stick- Clinique vitamin c lip smoothie in the colour- Pink me up. An awesome shade of rose pink gloss with a hint of shimmer frost thrown in. Barbie lips personified. So this weeks product crush!          …Continue reading

Celebrate the versatility of the Liberty print – this is the department store’s brick façade that faces Carnaby Street painted with the classic Betsy floral print! Arthur Liberty first began printing fabrics in 1875. The exhibition has a series of one-off pieces that have been specially commissioned giving a whole new meaning to textile design!…Continue reading

Like most girls I love shoes, but there is nothing worse then running around London on appoitments and having sore feet. When my feet hurt I can’t think about anything else other then taking my shoes off. I’m a lover of boots – I always find them easy to wear and I can walk all…Continue reading

I’ve been a freelance makeup artist for about 13 years. The photo shoots and fashion shows I work on today didn’t always come easy. I had to work at it…a lot! I paid my dues and honed my craft not only by assisting other artists but by working at makeover studios, kids face painting,doing weddings…Continue reading

I’d love to attend New York Pet Fashion Week and I don’t even have a pet! The event has become so popular that PFW offered Japanese pet industry professionals and consumers the opportunity to experience a scale version of its New York event! Saturday 22 August 2009 – Sunday 23 August 2009 New York Pet…Continue reading

Cheryl Cole looks fab with her new red locks don’t you think? I love it. It really suits her and stops her from looking too sweet and innocent. I think it’s great that she decided to revamp her look for the new series of X-Factor. It’s official, I really don’t care about ‘the next big…Continue reading

The Wizard of Oz turns 70 this year and to celebrate Swarovski Crystallized has teamed up with designers to reinterpret Dorothy’s red shoes. There 17 designers including Roger Viviér, Giuseppe Zanotti, Manolo Blahnik, Jimmy Choo and Stuart Weitzman alongside leading fashion creatives such as Alberta Ferretti, Oscar de la Renta, Diane von Fürstenberg and L.A.M.B…Continue reading

This couple was vacationing in Banff when this squirrel jumped up in front of the camera, then got intrigued by the autofocus noises coming from the camera! He looks like a little photographer’s assistant! [source]

I told you I’m fickle, when it comes to my style girl crushes they tend to change like the weather. And while Cheryl was yesterdays girl crush, today there’s a new girl in town; and this one means business. If you don’t watch The City (spin off TV programme from The Hills) you might not…Continue reading

My job as a makeup artist not only requires the makeup on the face to look good but I need to make sure the nails look tip top too. This past May when I was working on the London Clothes Show, there were over 40 models, dancers and celebrities backstage to make up each day.…Continue reading

The upcoming debut album from The Big Pink, called "A Brief History of Love" is now online, complete with player for imbedding in blogs – the player is below! So many of these songs would be great for a runway show…  

For those of you Stylist Stuff readers who follow my beauty posts, you may remember reading an interview with HDTV airbrush makeup specialist Kim Borio. Well, Kim had popped back over to the UK to enlighten the privileged few of us who attended her 3 day course at AOFMakeup school. Kim worked on the very…Continue reading