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Diamonds and a Secret Garden Party…

Few things get me more excited than the prospect of brunch, particularly if said brunch is set amongst the ferns and hanging flora of Petersham Nurseries. Better yet is brunch with a side of sparkle, from delicate pendants and precious stones, to twinkly engagement rings. So follow me, fellow magpies, to a little secret garden… Continue reading Diamonds and a Secret Garden Party…

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Five Floral Fragrances for Spring

Spring is in the air and with it you might just catch the scent of blooming peonies, wistful wisteria, or honey-sweet blossom. Florals are in their abundance at this time of year and, it also being the season of new beginnings, what better excuse to discover a few new fragrances, with notes of all your… Continue reading Five Floral Fragrances for Spring

Style

The Smart Girls’ Guide to Buying Luxury Handbags

If you’re into style (and I’ll assume you are, given you’re here!) then you, like me, probably have a small penchant for handbags. I read recently that Christies auction house now valued the global pre-owned luxury handbag market at £26m. More of us, it seems, are looking to add a designer piece to our wardrobe. Let’s… Continue reading The Smart Girls’ Guide to Buying Luxury Handbags

The London Series · Weekend Recipes

A taste of Thailand… in London (Sponsored)

London loves a pop-up, especially when there is food and friends involved. And, let’s face it, nothing signals that summer is coming more than gathering a group of friends and getting the alfresco drinks in. Throw in some delicious “sharey dishes” (as my friends and I like to call them…), and you’ve got the recipe… Continue reading A taste of Thailand… in London (Sponsored)

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A Weekend in Spring Lookbook (Sponsored)

The clocks have hopped forward and London is once again dappled with springtime sun! A new season also means a seasonal wardrobe refresh and what better way to embrace the first warm days of the year than a leisurely weekend stroll… Join me as I share a few of my favourite new pieces as we… Continue reading A Weekend in Spring Lookbook (Sponsored)

Events

Cosmopolitan Influencer Awards 2018

A very exciting email dropped into my inbox a few weeks ago. From 36,000 entries, this little corner of the internet had made the shortlist for Cosmo’s annual ‘Influencer’ awards! I was in Toyko at the time and it was coming up to midnight, but I stayed up until the early hours with a mix of… Continue reading Cosmopolitan Influencer Awards 2018

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A Spring Beauty Refresh

A few Sundays ago, I was passing through one of my favourite neighbourhoods in South Ken and, to my surprise, spotted the first of this year’s cherry blossom buds, just beginning to turn a rosy shade of pink. Despite the wintry London weather, it was a little signal that spring is just around the corner…… Continue reading A Spring Beauty Refresh