Category Archive: British Icons

A mysterious photo of D. H. Lawrence

Today when I was looking through the online archives for my old school, Nottingham High School for Girls, I came across something very interesting. The old girls association has been recently been uploading old photographs of… Continue reading

Downton chic in series three, episode four

Downton chic in season 3, episode 2

because you can never wear too many pearls

First look at Elizabeth Taylor TV biopic “Liz & Dick”

The poster and trailer for the upcoming biopic on Elizabeth Taylor are out, and I’m glad to see that the diamonds are BIG. With jet black hair, violet eyes and bright red lips, Lindsay… Continue reading

Catch up with Downton Abbey online

Don’t forget that if you missed Sunday night’s episode, you can catch up online with ITV Player. Also, if you’re currently in the States and are patiently waiting until season three hits your… Continue reading

Downton chic in season 3, episode 1

Last night brought us the long-awaited return to Downton Abbey, and what an episode it was! The roaring twenties seem to be smiling upon the Crawley family, with their new wardrobes and haircuts,… Continue reading

Thank you to The Lady magazine and Tiptree

A couple of weeks ago I was lucky enough to win a competition in The Lady, and my prize arrived by courier a few days ago. Every Thursday, The Lady holds a competition… Continue reading

How to wear as many diamonds as possible and still look stylish

Wearing fine jewellery is an art form, and the most challenging aspect of this skill is learning how many items you can carry off in one ensemble. Queen Mary, the wife of King… Continue reading