Valentino Master of Couture at Somerset House

Whenever I admire Valentino’s latest collection fresh off the catwalk or the black and white photographs of chic, Parisian women adorned in Mr Garavani’s creations, I always feel that the entire look embodies everything that I am.  Valentino has and always will be my greatest love. Every season I gaze attentively at my computer screen, watching the glittering beading, delicate…
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My relationship with fur

This article contains graphic content and PETA campaigns that some people may find upsetting. Please don’t read this if you think you might be offended.  My first introduction to fur was through the eyes of Walt Disney. As a child I would watch 101 Dalmatians back to back and the message was drilled into my head before I was even…
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Agent Provocateur love.

I have had a bit of a spending splurge on Agent Provocateur lingerie, It’s one of those purchases which you know is completely pointless and certainly not nessersary, but the impulse to spend hundreds on a couple of meters of lace overpowers you. The underwear is packaged like a box of chocolates. A pretty pink bag topped off with a…
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AUTUMN ESSENTIALS

Festivities: A photo diary

When it comes to Christmas, I am a child. I love every single little detail about Christmas, from the candy cane tree decorations to the smell of roast potatoes cooking away. To me it’s all magical. This year was a joyous one indeed, filled with merry nights with friends and family both in London and back in Somerset. I was…
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Getting creative for Christmas

Being a poor student this year meant I had to put on my creative cap when it came to presents. I spent a lot of time in the kitchen dying chocolate pink and folding cream into dulce de leche. Alongside the edible delights I also made a mother of pearl shell bracelet, which went down a treat!  At about 10…
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