Category Archive: Style

W.E. Trailer Now Live

Madonna’s new film about the romance between Wallis Simpson and Edward VIII, W.E., is showing in cinemas soon. It looks like the film explores the radical new evidence that has come to light in recent… Continue reading

All I Want for Christmas Is… Liz Taylor’s La Peregrina Pearl Necklace

The auction of the late Dame Elizabeth Taylor’s jewellery at Christie’s, New York, raised a staggering $115 million (£75 million) this week, the proceeds of which will go towards her charitable foundations. The… Continue reading

Falling in Love Again…. with the Clipper Majestic

He’s handsome. Sophisticated. Powerful. Good looking. A real hunk who will take you places you’ve never been before. He is the completely irresistible Clipper Majestic, the flagship Boeing 707 of ABC’s new drama,… Continue reading

British Designer Paul Smith Wins Outstanding Achievement Award

Sir Paul Smith will be awarded the 2011 Outstanding Achievement Award from the British Fashion Council on Monday evening. It is a great accolade for the Nottinghamian designer, whose first shop was opened… Continue reading

How to look stylish while wearing as much fine jewellery as possible, by H.M. The Queen

Last night H. M. hosted a state banquet at Buckingham Palace in honour of the Turkish President’s three-day visit. The Queen raised a toast in honour of her guest, but I would rather… Continue reading

Masks, Wigs, Diamonds and Hair: Lady Gaga’s Identity Parade

Lady Gaga’s eccentric performance of Hair on the  Paul O’Grady Show raised more than a few eyebrows. Hair was an intriguing choice of song, a self-validating anthem of teen independence which certifies that your hair has a crucial… Continue reading

H. M. The Queen and Eternal Style

Two new photos emerged in the Sunday newspapers this morning: one of Princess Elizabeth (now H.M. The Queen) on honeymoon with the Duke of Edinburgh, and the other of Queen Elizabeth (later The… Continue reading

H.M. The Queen of Green

The first thing that strikes you about this stunning portrait is the dominance of green in the composition, and it draws the eye towards the centre of the portrait: Her Majesty The Queen. She… Continue reading

Ethical shopping: good intentions now come with added sparkle

When a small student shop in Durham stacked the first ethically responsible goods on the shelves, promising the farmers and workers a fair and steady price for their yield, they could have had… Continue reading