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Arts & Culture

Exhibitionism: The Rolling Stones, Saatchi Gallery

Exhibitionism: The Rolling Stones, Saatchi Gallery

We knew that Exhibitionism: The Rolling Stones was going to be massive, but we were unprepared for just how comprehensive and detailed this exhibition was going to be. A fifty-year career in the music industry is a staggering achievement, and the nine thematic galleries that have taken over London’s Saatchi […]

by × April 21, 2016 × 0 comments

Arts & Culture

Vogue 100: A Century of Style

Vogue 100: A Century of Style

Vogue 100: A Century of Style which has just opened at the National Portrait Gallery in London, is a major new exhibition celebrating 100 years of fashion, beauty and portrait photography by British Vogue. The magazine was founded in 1916 when the First World War made transatlantic shipments of American Vogue impossible. […]

by × February 16, 2016 × 0 comments

Arts & Culture

Shoes: Pleasure and Pain at the V&A

Shoes: Pleasure and Pain at the V&A

The transformative power of extreme footwear is explored in the V&A’s summer 2015 fashion exhibition, Shoes: Pleasure and Pain. On display are more than 250 pairs of historic and contemporary shoes from around the world, many for the first time. Curator, Helen Persson, has sourced shoes from private individuals, wardrobes […]

by × July 26, 2015 × 0 comments

Fashion

Isabella Blow: Fashion Galore!

Isabella Blow: Fashion Galore!

“Fashion is a vampiric thing, it’s the hoover on your brain. That’s why I wear the hats, to keep everyone away from me.” – Isabella Blow. At Isabella Blow’s funeral in 2007, Rupert Everett read the eulogy and described his friend as ”her own creation in a world of copycats”. There […]

by × November 22, 2013 × 0 comments

Arts & Culture

Ballgowns: British Glamour Since 1950

Ballgowns: British Glamour Since 1950

I was disappointed to have missed the opening of Ballgowns: British Glamour Since 1950 at the V&A a few weeks back; not just for the fact that it’s a spectacular exhibition celebrating the very British tradition of creating magnificent gowns, but for the opportunity to catch up with some old […]

by × June 11, 2012 × 0 comments

Arts & Culture

Aware: Art Fashion Identity

Aware: Art Fashion Identity

The third season of contemporary art at 6 Burlington Gardens examines how contemporary artists and designers use clothing as a mechanism to communicate and reveal elements of our identity. The exhibition contains work by more than 30 practitioners including Yoko Ono, Alexander McQueen and Grayson Perry. Divided into four sections. Storytelling which […]

by × December 9, 2010 × 0 comments

Travel

The Grove’s Russian Christmas Preview

The Grove’s Russian Christmas Preview

I was recently invited to stay as a guest of  The Grove in Herfordshire for an exclusive preview of their Russian Christmas. The luxury hotel and spa, situated in Chandler’s Cross, is otherwise known as London’s cosmopolitan country estate due to its close proximity to London and a convenient three minute drive from the M25. The sheer grandeur of […]

by × August 1, 2010 × 3 comments