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It’s almost time! What a wonderful year and so much to celebrate!

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Sometimes we don’t know why a brand is popular or trendy – it just is, but really nothing ever just is. The All Star Converse was designed in 1917.  Chuck Taylor was a high school basketball player who loved Converse All Stars. He worked as a travelling sales person for the Converse Rubber Shoe Company.Continue reading

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I’ve always loved keys. When I was little we had an old bronze key to our house and I think that’s where my obsession began. You never really get an opportunity to pass through a keyhole so when I came across a keyhole  sculpture installed in the garden of  the Church of St. Botolph withoutContinue reading

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I used to love cycling but I’m a bit afraid with all the traffic in London. Of course  on Christmas day there is almost no traffic in London so it’s the perfect day for a Christmas bike ride! The Gerkin St Paul’s Cathedral Bank Leadenhall Market

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This spring the V&A is celebrating the Glamour of Italian Fashion 1945 to 2014. It  will be the first major show to examine Italy’s rich and influential contribution to the fashion from the end of the Second World War to the present period. I’m quite excited about this exhibition and it’s hard to believe thatContinue reading