Miss Peru? Making a feminist statement? I think not.

  Recently I came upon this Vogue post and a slew of other content written about the Miss Peru 2018 pageant. The event made a splash on newsstands because instead of telling the judges, the audience and in essence the world what their measurements were, each beauty contestant listed some terrifying gender violence statistics from … Continue reading Miss Peru? Making a feminist statement? I think not.

Moody Saturdays…

I’m sick. Not enough to be trying to sleep through snot and a fever, but enough not to go to kickboxing with my friend this morning. The light is streaming in through the windows. Milky pale wintery sunshine (but still) and I feel compelled to stay indoors. It’s been a tough week so a dose … Continue reading Moody Saturdays…

Work Work Work Work Work Work…

It's high summer - everyone's talking summer holidays and train disruptions (a hazard of European living). But I am have just started a new job and so my head is firmly in the working world and the wardrobe that goes with it. I often feel quite sorry for a lot of my friends who work … Continue reading Work Work Work Work Work Work…

Searching for Inspiration

Apologies for the break in transmission. I've had a bit of a busy period and I just couldn't extend myself to produce any creative content. You could say I stepped into a little bit of a black hole during which time I didn't engage with social media, accept invitations or phone calls and just generally … Continue reading Searching for Inspiration

And Breathe…

Some days the world is just too much. Especially when you live in a crazy busy city like London. Your mind is constantly bombarded with new information - trains coming and going, people pushing past you, new languages (I actually think English is the least spoken language in London), smells, signs, advertising, the sound of … Continue reading And Breathe…

All Tied Up

Does it sound obvious to say expect the....expected? These days I feel like sometimes we play it a little safe. A little too black on black. The little black dress (firm case and point), an oversized white shirt tucked into a pair of slimfit jeans, a 'careless' trenchcoat, ballet pumps or a slouchy Breton knit. … Continue reading All Tied Up