Travel Essentials

IMG_9111Going away for the Easter bank holiday weekend?

Or just trying to escape the arctic temperatures we can’t seem to avoid here in London?

Here are a few items you won’t want to leave behind.

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Beautiful Functional Things for the Living Room and Study

IMG_0774This week’s final instalment of Beautiful Functional Things from the March Spring Cleaning Series focuses on the Living Room and Study.

Here are a few of the funky things I have at home to keep everything neat and organised but make it all a bit prettier at the same time. Continue reading

Beautiful Functional Things for the Bedroom


Following on from last week’s article about functional things for the bathroom – this week’s post from the March Spring Cleaning series is all about the bedroom.

Check out everything you need to keep your room cosy and relaxing instead of cluttered and stressful.

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I’m Lusting After… A Céline Pochette


I first saw this pouch on a very stylish friend of mine. After she bought it I never saw her carrying anything else.

It’s not at all the sort of thing I would normally go for, it just seemed really small and I couldn’t believe she could fit everything she needed in it, but she insisted she could.

After a while I started to think it was rather beautiful – very understated, minimalist and elegant. Continue reading

Beautiful Functional Things for the Bathroom



It’s that time of year again!

The time for Spring Cleaning (even though it doesn’t really feel like Spring in London at the moment).

Here are a few of my favourite things to help you organise your bathroom, keep all the products in it looking neat, clean and beautiful and generally to make your life easier! Continue reading

I’m Lusting After… The Loewe Amazona

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Loewe Amazona in Mink made from refined calf – £1295

AMAZONA BAG BLACK made from suede/classic calf- £ 1295

Loewe Amazona in Black made from suede/classic calf – £1295

If you’re thinking of investing in a luxury leather handbag and you’re not sure which one to go for, you really can’t go wrong with the Loewe Amazona.

Named after the strong woman it was designed for, the Amazona epitomises the new found liberty of the Spanish female in post Franco Spain. This bag is a symbol of equality and independence and should really be bought by a woman, for herself.

Dropping a grand or in some cases nearer two or even three for a handbag (ahem, thank you Chanel) is a serious business. You need to make sure that what you buy is fantastic quality. That it’s classic, elegant and will never go out of fashion. Ever.

Your choice of bag has to be worth the dough you’re handing over for it and I think this bag really is.

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