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Sunday Times Style section

Sunday Times Style section

Just to make you feel better about eating lots of sugar over the next few days here’s my piece on sweets which I wrote for Style, The Sunday Times.

Not sure all of you will be able to read it unless you have a subscription… but still, just know that if this your idea of heaven……..

Sweetie, darling.. ?The Sunday Times

Sweetie, darling.. ?The Sunday Times

………you are not alone.

Wear black tomorrow – here’s why…..

Alexander Wang

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

And, just in case you have any last minute gifts to buy…..here are my last words on the subject See below for my favourite panic purchase..

Aspinal Hip Flask

Aspinal Hip Flask

 

HAPPY CHRISTMAS AND NAMASTE..XXX

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I’ve been away for a while so here’s a recap of what i’ve been up to in the last week or so… How to dress like The Queen: last Friday’s column in The Wall St Journal – I’m a republican (of the French variety) but still, you have to hand it to a woman who has created her own style and stuck to it for 60 years…. read it here

other stuff I’ve come across in the course of my working week….

Linda Evangelista look-alike currently working as a waitress at Granger &Co Notting Hill

very cool shades courtesy of Christian Dior and cupcake Lisa

dog in store …..Notting Hill again..

what all the best dressed ‘kids on the street’ are wearing – this time in Primrose Hill

UPS man’s Brazilian bracelet (purchased on a Rio beach)

Parliament Hill before a rainstorm (plenty of those around at the moment)…

Anya Hindmarch’s Maud – in celebration of Lizzie II complete with paper tiara and instructions for royal wave……

 

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Brick Lane is still cool… I haven’t been for a while, but take a look… lights at Unto This Last cool tea and vintage shop and this… great signage… excellent people watching… and.. I can’t not mention dinner at fellow ‘Norfolkite’ Tom Aikens’ eponymous new restaurant, with The Independent’s restaurant critic Lisa Markwell @lisamarkwell…because she’s a …

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There’s iconic, there’s impressive and then there’s just plain enjoyable… sometimes the three things go together…this week is a case in point..

My friend Sahar’s mum was obviously incredibly chic – this is her bag. She died a while ago, but clearly her style lives on, with her daughter….wow…I’ve never seen a chicer clutch..

Lunch at one of my favourite places… Claridges..

Have you ‘Mr Portered‘ yet?  Great site, clever editorial content and peerless product for men ( I buy for myself too). Bought the book The Allure of Women as a birthday gift….

sometimes, roses look best just before they ‘go’….

love  my sister’s Easter cakes…. very old school ‘buns’……