• Cindy Sherman – The National Portrait Gallery

    Cindy Sherman – The National Portrait Gallery

    If ever there was a perfect show for the National Portrait Gallery, then surely this is it. In gallery after gallery we see Cindy Sherman in all her guises and disguises – she occupies hosts of characters from enigmatic film stars to ageing flappers, via Renaissance royalty and vulnerable models. […]

  • Van Gogh and Britain – Tate Britain, London

    Van Gogh and Britain – Tate Britain, London

    ‘I love London’ Vincent Van Gogh wrote to his brother during his on and off stays between the spring of 1873 and the winter of 1876. Van Gogh and Britain looks to expand on this in the first half of this exhibition, claiming his stay exerted a deep artistic influence […]

  • The Hermosa Inn – Paradise Valley, Scottsdale, Arizona

    The Hermosa Inn – Paradise Valley, Scottsdale, Arizona

    Hummingbirds flit around our our heads and water cascades from 16th century style fountains as we stroll along flower lined paths to our casita. Beyond there are desert cacti and red sandstone peaks. This is luxury living, Paradise Valley style. In the Greater Phoenix Area and adjacent to attractive Scottsdale, […]

  • Hotel Des Indes – Den Haag (The Hague), Netherlands

    Hotel Des Indes – Den Haag (The Hague), Netherlands

    The old adage is that Dutch people work in Rotterdam, play in Amsterdam and live in The Hague. We had never visited the Hague before and it was not long before we realised why it would be such a great place to call home. Missing the dreadful packed streets, tacky […]

  • The Gary Daly Conversation

    The Gary Daly Conversation

    Gary, exciting times and massive congratulations! Your new debut solo album, Gone From Here, is going to be released on 31 May. Can you share with us why you decided to make a solo album at this moment in time? I always imagined Eddie ( my partner in China Crisis ) […]

  • Christian Dior: Designer of Dreams – V & A Museum, London

    Christian Dior: Designer of Dreams – V & A Museum, London

    ‘There is no other country in the world, besides my own, whose way of life I like so much. I love English traditions, English politeness, English architecture. I even love English cooking.’ – Christian Dior – Christian Dior: Designer of Dreams is the V&A’s biggest fashion exhibition since Alexander McQueen: […]

  • Hotel du Lion d’Or – Cauterets, French Pyrenees

    Hotel du Lion d’Or – Cauterets, French Pyrenees

    In the France of one hundred or so years ago Cauterets was one of the places to be seen. Here was a highly fashionable spa town where the well-heeled and well connected could travel to enjoy the famed thermal baths of the region. From Paris travellers came directly by train, […]

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Arts & Culture

Cindy Sherman – The National Portrait Gallery

Cindy Sherman – The National Portrait Gallery

If ever there was a perfect show for the National Portrait Gallery, then surely this is it. In gallery after gallery we see Cindy Sherman in all her guises and disguises – she occupies hosts of characters from enigmatic film stars to ageing flappers, via Renaissance royalty and vulnerable models. […]

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Arts & Culture

Exhibitionism: 50 Years of the Museum at FIT

Exhibitionism: 50 Years of the Museum at FIT

Exhibitionism: 50 Years of the Museum at FIT celebrates the 50th anniversary of “the most fashionable museum in New York City”. Founded in 1969 by the Fashion Institute of Technology, The Museum at FIT is a specialized fashion museum best known for its innovative and award-winning exhibitions. Since its inception, the […]

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Arts & Culture

Van Gogh and Britain – Tate Britain, London

Van Gogh and Britain – Tate Britain, London

‘I love London’ Vincent Van Gogh wrote to his brother during his on and off stays between the spring of 1873 and the winter of 1876. Van Gogh and Britain looks to expand on this in the first half of this exhibition, claiming his stay exerted a deep artistic influence […]

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Travel

The Hermosa Inn – Paradise Valley, Scottsdale, Arizona

The Hermosa Inn – Paradise Valley, Scottsdale, Arizona

Hummingbirds flit around our our heads and water cascades from 16th century style fountains as we stroll along flower lined paths to our casita. Beyond there are desert cacti and red sandstone peaks. This is luxury living, Paradise Valley style. In the Greater Phoenix Area and adjacent to attractive Scottsdale, […]

by × June 20, 2019 × 0 comments

Arts & Culture, Travel

Hotel Des Indes – Den Haag (The Hague), Netherlands

Hotel Des Indes – Den Haag (The Hague), Netherlands

The old adage is that Dutch people work in Rotterdam, play in Amsterdam and live in The Hague. We had never visited the Hague before and it was not long before we realised why it would be such a great place to call home. Missing the dreadful packed streets, tacky […]

by × May 30, 2019 × 0 comments

Arts & Culture, Conversations

The Gary Daly Conversation

The Gary Daly Conversation

Gary, exciting times and massive congratulations! Your new debut solo album, Gone From Here, is going to be released on 31 May. Can you share with us why you decided to make a solo album at this moment in time? I always imagined Eddie ( my partner in China Crisis ) […]

by × May 21, 2019 × 0 comments

Arts & Culture, Fashion

Christian Dior: Designer of Dreams – V & A Museum, London

Christian Dior: Designer of Dreams – V & A Museum, London

‘There is no other country in the world, besides my own, whose way of life I like so much. I love English traditions, English politeness, English architecture. I even love English cooking.’ – Christian Dior – Christian Dior: Designer of Dreams is the V&A’s biggest fashion exhibition since Alexander McQueen: […]

by × May 7, 2019 × 0 comments

Travel

Hotel du Lion d’Or – Cauterets, French Pyrenees

Hotel du Lion d’Or – Cauterets, French Pyrenees

In the France of one hundred or so years ago Cauterets was one of the places to be seen. Here was a highly fashionable spa town where the well-heeled and well connected could travel to enjoy the famed thermal baths of the region. From Paris travellers came directly by train, […]

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Travel

The Best Thermal Spas In The Hautes-Pyrenees

The Best Thermal Spas In The Hautes-Pyrenees

The Hautes-Pyrenees has always been popular for thermal spas. In the 19th century, the region had some 30 hot spring spa resorts. A well-established tradition, royalty, politicians, and leading ‘faces’ of the day, including Victor Hugo and Edgar Degas, would travel for miles to ‘take the waters’. The Hautes-Pyrénées was a […]

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Arts & Culture, Travel

Bauhaus Museum – Weimar, Germany

Bauhaus Museum – Weimar, Germany

Weimar is a delightful small and cultural city not only famous as home to Sebastian Bach, Wolfgang von Goethe and Friedrich Nietzsche, but also as the original location of the Staatliches Bauhaus. A century ago, Walter Gropius merged two former art institutions to create the new Bauhaus. Inspired by modernism […]

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Health & Beauty

Pomegranate & Cassis Elasticizer by Philip Kingsley

Pomegranate & Cassis Elasticizer by Philip Kingsley

Philip Kingley’s cult Elasticizer has won numerous awards over the years, and has gained recognition as an iconic hair care staple amongst beauty editors, stylists and celebrities alike for its ability to transform dull tired strands into silken locks. So we very excited to hear about the sophisticated limited-edition Pomegranate & […]

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Arts & Culture, Books

Minimal Film: The Cinematic World Reimagined Through Graphic Design

Minimal Film: The Cinematic World Reimagined Through Graphic Design

Minimal Film: The Cinematic World Reimagined Through Graphic Design by Matteo Civaschi invites the reader to see cinema from a different perspective. But it is not only a book for film lovers; it will also appeal to lovers of graphic design, too. The book uses Shortology, created by the author, who […]

by × April 12, 2019 × 0 comments