pic is courtesy of Paolo Roversi
Here’s my piece on talented cellist turned musician Anna Hu – she set a world record at Christies when she sold her Orpheus ring at Christies in Hong Kong earlier this year………
btw.. here’s something I never thought I’d publish on my blog; pics of You Know Who, wearing Anna to the Met Ball..
Here’s my WSJ piece on the thriving market in used Kellys, Birkins and Chanel 2.55s
Here’s my WSJ piece on how not to look like a sad middle aged loser (amongst all those other sad middle aged losers) during the festival season
Of course, if you want to look like KM you could just wander around in shorts and wellies, clutching a styrofoam cup in one hand and a ciggy in the other……
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……..
………you are not alone.
Wear black tomorrow – here’s why…..
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..
HAPPY CHRISTMAS AND NAMASTE..XXX
People always ask me what I like about The Hamptons – is it the chi-chi restaurants, the chic shopping, the smart people or the spectacular houses? Actually it’s none of the above. What I like about Long Island (for I do not live in what is technically termed ‘The Hamptons’) can be summed up in these pictures…..
the dock at the end of my road….
and then, obviously there are a couple of totally Hampton’s like things which, inevitably, one can’t help but be fascinated by….
and well, I’m just going to say it – though it does me no favours whatsoever…..
the second hand Hermes bag store in Southampton – yes they really are Hermes (and Chanel and Celine and Bottega) and yes these guys source them from everywhere – no website yet – why? Because they are TOO DAMN BUSY to build one…I know it’s shallow, but visit if you can, because it’s a wonderful historic treasure trove of bags (as they used to be….)
Earlier in the week I went to the opening of the Ballgown exhibit at the V&A. If you want to know what I really thought about that you’ll need to read my column next Friday. But in the meantime, the very good bits were the projections onto the domed ceiling of the newly refurbished wing…
meanwhile… I don’t approve of Fakes but sometimes… they are ingenious. Here’s my friend Frances’s brilliant Chanel…. well actually its her daughter Eliza’s. Eliza found it at a vintage store in NYC apparently
and finally. Isn’t it time the term ‘trainer shame’ was introduced? By which I mean if you need to pay money to someone to put your through your paces over some sort of preposterous assault course in a public park in view of the whole world; you might need to think about getting a new life, or a new trainer or alternatively, just find some place private for your ritual humiliation….