The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier – From the Sidewalk to the Catwalk

12 May

The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier  – From the Sidewalk to the Catwalk

There’s little risk of me spoiling the exhibit for those who’ve not been to see the latest Barbican special because, quite frankly, there is so much to see. Instead, it would  be criminal not to report on a particular area the legendary designer dominated: the corset. Nana the teddy bear, Gaultier’s childhood toy, was the [...]

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Boob Infographic

23 Feb

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I love a picture- thanks to the guys at Transform for sending me the following quirky infographic highlighting a few fun facts. Click here to see the original image!

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#UberCheeky Valentines

13 Feb

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Romance. Delivered. Left your Valentine’s gift plans a little late? Don’t get your undies in a twist – Uber have partnered with  friends at Hamilton & Hare and Cheekfrills to bring you underwear on demand. From dawn ‘till dusk tomorrow Uber’s beautiful team of drivers will hand deliver a pair of Hamilton & Hare boxers [...]

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PIP – Implant Register

2 Jan

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The next step of the PIP implant scandal sees a national register logging every breast implant operation carried out in England. This would aim to eliminate the poor record-keeping at clinics which were unable to tell patients whether they had been given the faulty implants in an immediate manner. The register will record the exact type [...]

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Best Boxing Day Bra Buys

26 Dec

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Welcome to the other side; I do hope you thoroughly enjoyed yourselves. While the melancholy of waiting another annum for Christmas again subsides, I am delighted to provide you with a joyous round-up of my top sales buys by Net-a-Porter (avoiding queues always..):  

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Sumarie launches at Petits Bisous

18 Dec

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Yesterday celebrated the launch of couture swimwear designer Sumarie into Chelsea Boutique Petits Bisous. Showcasing in style with an elegant afternoon tea, Sumarie’s classic and bespoke designs were modelled by two delightful models, who were in themselves the perfect ‘Sumarie girls’.   The SS14 collection oozes Riviera style and is ideal for completing holiday wardrobes! [...]

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Little Black Lingerie

19 Nov

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Yes,  it’s upon us – and I for one am delighted. Christmas festivities result in parties; parties in little black dresses. Lingerie maestro Chantelle know a thing of two about dressing with elegance, as illustrated in their launch of ‘ La Lingerie Noire’. Black lingerie is like the essential little black dress – deserving of [...]

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Dirty Pretty Things supports Breast Cancer Awareness Month

13 Oct

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Think Pink with Elemis

6 Oct

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Elemis’ support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month is undeniable. Having personally worked with the brand in a cosmetics environment, they always sold a gorgeous kit aiming to raise funds for the Breast Cancer Care charity. Elemis pledges to donate £10,000 to the charity to help raise vital money needed to provide information and support for [...]

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Mind the ‘gap’ – ten of them..

1 Oct

1st October kickstarts Breast Cancer Awareness Month. We awoke today to news that scientists see 10 ‘critical gaps in knowledge’ of breast cancer that must be addressed. The gaps are: better understanding of genetic factors pinpointing sustainable lifestyle changes targeted breast screening to those who will most benefit understanding how breast cancers grow and spread [...]

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