Prepping with Emmy the Great for her Chinese New Year shoot. Emma-Lee Moss better known as Emmy the Great, just came back from Sundance. After two well-received solo albums, Emmy worked with composer Ilan Eshkeri (Layer Cake, Kick-Ass, Coriolanus) and wrote the soundtrack to Austenland, which is the directorial debut of Napoleon Dynamite co-writer, JerushaContinue reading


If you’ve been walking around London you’ve passed by these odd but charming characters. Wenlock and Mandeville are the London 2012 Olympic mascots. Wenlock is made of steel from a steelworks in Bolton and is named after the Shropshire town of Much Wenlock. It is thought that the Wenlock Games, founded around the mid 19thContinue reading

I went to Ascot today. Royal Ascot doesn’t start until June 14th but it still felt like a magical place! This season will be quite exciting as it’s their 300 year anniversary! If you’re attending the Royal Enclosure you must wear a hat with a formal day dress!

  Pamflet had their first salon evening, with Luella Bartley at Drink Shop & Do. It was a lovely evening, with wine and cake and Luella reading a series of exerpts from her book, Luella’s Guide to English Style. Phoebe Frangoul, Luella Bartley and Anna-Marie Fitzgerald. Phoebe and Anna-Marie are the founders of Pamflet ItContinue reading

I grew up on Cirque du Soleil. It’s one of those creative adventures that can only be born out of Quebec. For some, or many reasons Montreal is like a micro hub of creative activity. It’s a wonderful place and Cirque du Soleil’s Totem, created under the artistic guidance of Guy Laliberte and Giles Ste-CroixContinue reading

I was delighted to attend the International Herald Tribune Heritage Luxury Gala that was held at the prestigious One Mayfair. The event celebrated 10 years of Heritage Luxury with IMG and all of London’s finest fashion crowd was there to celebrate. The event was two days of interviews and discussions with some of the worldsContinue reading

You’re invited to do something amazing. Enter Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life 2009 and simply walk, jog or run 5k to raise money to help beat cancer. Join the thousands of women who will come together this summer to raise money so that Cancer Research UK can continue its life-saving work. Race for LifeContinue reading

11 August Master Class at Kensington Palace with Rebekah Roy 22 July Fashion Pioneers – The Business of Fashion interviews Natalie Massenet 25-27th June: Clothes Show London July 14th, Fashion and Textile Museum – E-commerce Excellence with Rebekah Roy and Leon Bailey Green July 29th Fashion Business Club – Edward Enninfulinterviewed by the creative directorContinue reading

Fashion.Music.Style is a new independent magazine. There is never a good time to start a new magazine but Sarah Hardy the Publisher & Editor-in-Chief just felt there was a niche missing in the marketplace and she has a great passion for Indie bands! The magazine features new talent and unsigned bands alongside industry icons –Continue reading

Gibson Hall was built in 1865 and named after its architect, John Gibson. It’s a beautiful Victorian building and the entire interior has been restored. It’s considered one of the greatest of the City’s banking halls and this was the first time it was used for a fashion event which made the evening just thatContinue reading

I like hats. When I’m wearing a hat I feel very self-conscious but at the same time quite special. Hats have always been an indicator of social status – perhaps this is why we feel special when we’re wearing a hat, or it might just be the whimsical nature of hats with so many delightfulContinue reading

I’m not a girl obsessed with a particular camera even though I’m taking pictures every day. Recently I saw the Lumix G Micro System Digital Interchangeable Lens Camera with Micro Four Thirds Standard. It fit my hand perfectly and I knew it should be mine. This camera is really  made & marketed for a girlContinue reading


I’m very excited that I’ve been invited to give a lecture at the Barbican as part of The House of Victor & Rolf events! The lecture will be on July 24th about personal style. I’m also looking forward to seeing the exhibition as I saw a Victor & Rolf exhibition in 2003 at the MuséeContinue reading


Pattern Cutter, JP with Courtney Blackman and Jaime Cooke – the Director of Muks! The Muks Fashion Soiree was a great success! We drank cosmopolitans and mojitos and danced until the early hours of the morning. Michel Herz, head of womenswear design at Aquascutum with Coutney Blackman.   Catherine McColl, fashion editor and her theContinue reading


Spotted at the Hospital, a private members club for people in the creative industries: Courtney Blackman, Director of the Fashion Business Cub and Brook Taylor of Aganovich!! There are lots of rooms at The Hospital: studios, a gallery, a roof terrace, a cinema as well as bars and lounges. In London there are quite aContinue reading


It was great to run into one of my favourite Hannah’s – Hannah Almassi from Grazia! A press day is when a PR presents the new collection to editors and stylists. Most PRs carry more than one brand and some brands are done in house. During the press day you can create a list ofContinue reading


I love it when any city gets inspired by fashion! We naturally focus on the fashion capitals like Paris, New York and Milan, but many capital cities celebrate fashion, and the smaller the city the more fashion week is celebrated by all. Toronto‘s fashion week is from March 17th-22nd and is held right in NathanContinue reading


Jimmie Martin is one of my favourite furniture designers and he’s been featured in Vogue, Harpers, Style, Flux and countless other publications. Jimmie’s created a bespoke chair that incorporates a hand-painted portrait of Kylie (taken from the Showgirl Homecoming tour), with hundreds of Swarovski crystals adorning the headdress as well as armrests along side Kylie’sContinue reading


I was recently interviewed by Harriet Reuter Hapgood about trends for 2008 for today’s Independent on Sunday! Whenever I’m asked about trends I always end up thinking not just about recent trends, but trends over the past few years, what they mean, their influences, their impact, and really everything that gives them a context: news,Continue reading