The UK Fashion & Textile Awards 2013 is a very prestigious event and was held at One Mayfair. The awards were presented by HRH The Princess Royal, President of UKFT, at the gala ceremony hosted by Myleene Klass. It was a black tie event – I always love to see people so dressed up! IContinue reading

As Kate Nash’s stylist I got to interview her for The Industry‘s first quarterly event at Swarovski Crystallized Lounge. Kate gives great interviews as she is very articulate and passionate about everything she does. One of the topics that was discussed was the lack of women in the music industry and how Kate is trying toContinue reading

The Swarovski Elements Wallpaper Launch was one of the most magical events that I’ve been to. It was held at 33 Portland Place where so many amazing events have taken place, and so many film and video projects have been shot – including The Kings Speech. The house was like a dream, with an amazingContinue reading

I had the pleasure of meeting with Diego Dolcini at the Swarovski Elements event in London. Diego studied at the Faculty of Architecture of the Politecnico di Milano and has a master’s degree in Fashion Design at Domus Academy. He’s done many collaborations:Emilio Pucci, Bulgari, Tom Ford for Gucci and Dolce & Gabbana. Diego hasContinue reading

This season there are lots of knuckle duster rings and quite a few variations on them but I love this knuckle duster Swarovski Crystalized clutch. It’s called ‘Love Letter‘ by Maison du Posh!

I was part of a panel discussion at a Swarovski Elements event. It was quite an interesting topic – fashion meets tradition and the abaya. On the panel from left to right was moderator Courtney Blackman, Rashid Al Khaja, the largest manufacturer of traditional wear in Dubai, fashion designer Ziad Antoun, Ute Schumacher, Swarovski’s headContinue reading

I’m part of a panel discussion, which focuses on fusing traditional and modern dress with Swarovski Elements. The panel includes the designer to the Sheikha in Kuwait, London’s Maria Grachvogel, and Swarovski’s head of trend and design, Ute Schumacher  and it’s chaired by FBC’s Courtney Blackman. It’s quite an exciting event as it will exploreContinue reading

For some reason I can’t resist a sparkly USB key. I love when I give a presentation and I hand over my sparkly USB key and I feel a bit silly in a kind of special way. These USB key animals are by Swarovski Active Crystals and they also make sparkly headphones!

I love all things glitzy, even my bed spread and pillow cases are embellished with diamontes come to think of it. So due to my love of glitz you can just imagine just how excited I was walking in to the Swarovski CRYSTALLIZED party in honour of Daisy Lowe and her new capsule collection. TheContinue reading

The Olympus Pen E-P1 is a very stylish looking camera. Well as far as bling goes we might even say it’s understated. Of course this is perfect for the girl who can never have enough bling in her life! The retro style camera has been bejewelled in Swarovski crystals by Crystal Roc. It comes inContinue reading


I’m not a sparkly bling kind of girl – but it’s something I do love in a shoot. If you’re looking to customize a garment Swarovski Crystals are the way to go. It’s worth a visit to the Swarovski Crystallized Cosmos & Lounge, 24 Great Marlborough Street, London, W1 Customizing shoes and garments is suchContinue 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


Who could not love Miss Julia Clancey? I’m so looking forward to her show. Here we are at Manish Arora. I could not take a photo that would do this collection justice – I just loved it. It’s everything I hope for in a fashion show – it’s fashion and a show. I need anContinue reading