Ones of the best things you can do for yourself is too keep moving. I’ve always loved exercise but it’s only during this past year that I’ve realised it’s not only about keeping fit, but keeping your mind and body in sync, and staying grounded. No matter whether you choose to or you have to, changing your life,Continue reading
It’s important to have rituals and they don’t have to be complicated. The weekend breakfast is one of my favourite things. It’s what separates the work week from taking time out. Work for me is never realIy Monday to Friday as I do like working on the weekends and I often plan shoots on Sundays. I know it’s importantContinue reading
Celebrate your Blood campaign was created by London agency AMV BBDO, it’s part of Bodyform’s Red.fit campaign educating people about what menstruation is and how it affects our body. The video features women playing sports, being active, mountain climbing, hiking, soccer etc. We all get cuts and scraps, we bleed and we just continue. We finish the game and we’re notContinue reading
My dad has always called it D&D – discipline and desire, I’m not sure whether he realised it or not but it became my personal motto. Unfortunately the things I Iike to do, for myself get pushed aside when I’m busy – which is why I wanted to do Natalie’s 10 Day Freedom Plan Blog Challenge. I thought itContinue reading
We all have something that we’re good at, a superpower but we don’t always know what it is. It’s important to stop and look at the things we’re good at and enjoy doing. It might be obvious what you’re good at but sometimes it might be your underlying skill set that would make you good at several thingsContinue reading
There’s nothing like coming home after a long day of styling fashion shows, and staying at a hotel. I was staying at the newly refurbished Gainsborough Bath Spa Hotel. From 1824 -1932 it was the United Hospital and later became home to Bath College until 2005. From the moment I walked through the doors the service was impeccable almost overly attentiveContinue reading
Okay, I do love cute things but it’s a ‘Panda Bus‘ that is free-of-charge that travels around the Asakusa area in Toyko. Even the seats inside the vehicles are decorated with colourful panda pom-pom ears. There are two buses a “boy” and a “girl,” and both of these buses have eyes that can wink. One moreContinue reading
I have a love hate relationship with my mobile. I don’t like to be dependent on anything but my mobile is my lifeline. It’s like a soother for adults and I panic when I don’t know where my phone is. My clothes never seem to have pockets so I’m always misplacing my mobile while onContinue reading
If you’re doing a shoot and you want to make sure everyone knows you’re in London you’ll want something British and iconic like either a letter or telephone box or anywhere along Embankment in the shoot. The British telephone box as been around since 1926 and it’s not something that any of us would want to see become obsolete but IContinue reading
Do you run like a girl? I hope so!!! You might have already seen this video as it came out in 2014 by award-winning documentary filmmaker Lauren Greenfield. It was a social experiment for the brand Always. It made me think of the Friends’ episode with Phoebe running in Central Park – running like a girl with limbs flying (like the stereotype) butContinue reading
I was at a preview screening for Pitch Perfect 2 last night, and it’s a great way to see a movie – the screening room at the May Fair Hotel was huge and the picture and sound were state-of-the-art. The movie was fun, well-made, and had girl power and feminism written all over it onlyContinue reading
Sometimes all I want is a bowl of cereal – usually at night just before bed. I never had sugary cereals growing up, they were band from our household but we were allowed a spoonful of brown sugar on porridge… I’d look longingly at Lucky Charms and Coco Puffs but we’d quickly bypass them for Weetabix in theContinue reading
There are so many reasons that I like Jakarta but one of the simplest reasons is that, even thought there are so many familiar shops in Jakarta from Zara to Gucci I still feel like I’m somewhere else, that I have an experience that was truly different from my day to day life. I get to see somethingContinue reading
Every now and then you get something a bit unusual in a gift bag at London Fashion Week so I was amused to receive some toothpaste. Beverly Hills Formula for perfect white is actually black tooth paste, it turns white greyish colour while you’re brushing your teeth. My teeth felt clean but somehow I couldn’tContinue reading
Every London Fashion Week I’m backstage styling a show so I always have access to some good beauty tips from the make up teams. I have dry skin and love wearing bare legs so Cocoa Butter Beautifying Oil from The Body Shop is perfect for me. You just need a drop and it seems toContinue reading
If you’re looking for fashion events to attend this month it’s worth popping into 125 Live. 125 Magazine celebrates their contributors over the last decade, with a photo exhibition that includes the work of Rankin, Jason Hetherington, Dean Chalkley, Indira Cesarine, Paul Farrell and Simon Emmett. With over 45 photographers each artist selected their pieces for this exhibition and all work is forContinue reading
I love eyeliner and and been dying to try Benefit They’re Real! Push Up Liner. I’d read so much about it: it’s a matte black gel formula with a ‘pen’ that makes it easy to get close to the lash line. I was most curious to find out if it really didn’t smudge or dry out asContinue reading
Sometimes you read something and it just resonates within you. I was walking down Great Eastern Street and the bright colours caught my eye. I had to cross the street and just gaze at this mural – so simple and powerful. The artist Lakwena recently returned from completing one of her signature style colourful murals inContinue reading
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