The Jan Van Eyck Mystery

Nestled in the Sainsbury Wing of London’s National Gallery is one of the most famous Renaissance paintings: Jan van Eyck’s the ‘Arnolfini Portrait’. It is an undisputed masterpiece of Northern Renaissance art. It… Continue reading

Style Diary: The Roaring Twenties

The 1920s is my absolute favourite style era. The height of glamour, sophistication and the first decade that was truly about the young generation. For me, this was when true style exploded around… Continue reading

Valley Of The Dolls – Book Review

Written in the 1960s and set in the 1940s, Valley of the Dollsfollows the lives, careers and loves of three female protagonists over the years and subsequent decades. Three central characters Anne, Neely and… Continue reading

Urban Decay Naked Heat

I have been a fan of Urban Decay eyeshadows since I first tried the Smoky palette at Stylist Live. This sparked my love of their Naked Palettes and soon went on to purchase… Continue reading

What Is Modern Art?

When looking at a Renaissance and a modern day artwork; the differences in style, technique and subject matter could not be more diverse. Indiscernible subject matter and unconventional creation modes are more commonplace… Continue reading

Azzedine Alaia The Couturier Exhibition

“You don’t understand, this is an Alaïa …it’s like a totally important designer.” – Cher Horowitz, Clueless. Fashion design meets structure and architecture at the Design Museum’s incredible exhibition, the first to be… Continue reading