Taking the Zinnia out for a spin

I’m on a bit of a roll, bit like buses I guess, nothing for months and then 3 at once. Hopefully my sister won’t read this entry until she get’s her present. 740 more words



Come on; let’s go get you weekend ready.

I’m a tiny bit, a lot obsessed with this gorgeous Wild Life dress! The pretty pink with the amazing print, it really is just so gorgeous and paired with these  92 more words


Colette Aster in Hotsprings


I am like legit in typing these words for your eye holes right now: this week has been the actual laziest week of my existence thus far. 716 more words

Sewing Projects

How These Independent Retailers Are Distinguishing Themselves From the Pack

Rei Kawakubo; Adrian Joffe
Co-founder; President; Dover Street Market
The team made a grand statement with its relocated London boutique, in the Haymarket area of London. 846 more words


This Cult Men's Line Is Unveiling Women's Shoes and a Store

Alexia Aubert launched her cult men’s footwear label Solovière just two years ago, soon scoring key accounts in Paris such as Colette and Bon Marché and internationally at Barneys New York and United Arrows Tokyo, and finding favor with her no-logo vibe and simple approach.  276 more words


My Viva Moneta 

Hi everyone,

I haven’t blogged for a while as I have concentrated on two massive events going on in my life at the moment… My PhD viva and my closest friends wedding. 520 more words

My Makes

Of an Age (with added books)

(Photo by Todd Webb circa 1949)

NB: When originally posted I attributed the final quote to Colette, when it was in fact, written by Marina Benjamin. 2,210 more words