Tag Archive: style

On n’oublie jamais la premiere fois (you never forget the first time)

I cannot forget the first time I tried Chanel No 5. The complex bouquet, which transforms as it takes hold on your skin and metamorphoses throughout the day, is the epitome of femininity… Continue reading

Downton chic in series 3, episode 3

Episode three was a tour de force of style, but I’m afraid that I found the episode so moving that I’ve somewhat put off uploading these pics. Every time I looked at them,… Continue reading

An old school beauty lesson

I came across this video on YouTube today (from glamourdaze) and thoroughly enjoyed it – it’s amazing to see just how make up was applied in the days before foundation! Historical curiosities aside,… Continue reading

Downton chic in season 3, episode 2

because you can never wear too many pearls

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

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

Selina Kyle, Style Icon.

Note to self: must dress like this. Always.

H. M., the Ultimate Bond Girl

Last night’s Olympic opening ceremony showcased everything British (plus a few other things, too), and would not have been complete without a certain Mr Bond. 007 took the time out of his busy… Continue reading