The Savoy

Let's face it, dining out is a distant memory for pretty much all of us. I could probably count on one hand the number of times that I have sat inside a restaurant in the past twelve months. Lately, I have been making a mental note of all the venues that I cannot wait to … Continue reading The Savoy

Revisited: The American Dream, Pop To The Present

The second post of my 'Revisited' series focuses on the fascinating exhibition 'The American Dream, Pop To The Present' which was shown at the British Museum in 2017. If you missed this phenomenal exhibition, this is a great catch-up post to recapture it. Spring 2017 saw the arrival of one of the year’s biggest exhibitions … Continue reading Revisited: The American Dream, Pop To The Present

Revisited: Botticelli Reimagined

With life on lockdown, it's going to be a while before I can start going to exhibitions again. Until then, have a new series 'Revisited' where I relive some of my favourite past exhibitions. Up first in the series is 'Botticelli Reimagined' which ran at the V&A from 5th March-3rd July 2016 and this is my … Continue reading Revisited: Botticelli Reimagined

Tim Walker ‘Wonderful Things’ Exhibition

I love spending weekends visiting exhibitions. The last one that I visited was the Mary Quant show at the V&A. This past weekend, I returned to the V&A for a sumptuous exhibition, Tim Walker 'Wonderful Things,' This British fashion photographer is one of the world's most inventive photographers, and this exhibition is the most incredible … Continue reading Tim Walker ‘Wonderful Things’ Exhibition

Dalloway Dining – Brunch at Dalloway Terrace

When you live and or work in London, it is easy to take for granted the variety of restaurants, shops, galleries and activities that it has to offer. Having grown up in London and subsequently moving to the countryside, I make the most of the city more now when I visit than when I had … Continue reading Dalloway Dining – Brunch at Dalloway Terrace

Mary Quant Exhibition

One of the perks of not working on Mondays is that it frees time to go to places when there are fewer crowds. On my latest spare Monday afternoon, I managed to see the Mary Quant exhibition in its final weeks at the V&A. In a first ever retrospective of the British designer, the exhibition … Continue reading Mary Quant Exhibition

Dior Designer Of Dreams

Selling out within weeks of opening and with extended dates added due to unprecedented demand, it’s safe to say that Dior Designer of Dreams at the V&A is the must-see exhibition of 2019. Booking my ticket in February, just eighteen days after opening, the earliest ticket I could secure was 9thJuly. Walking through the history … Continue reading Dior Designer Of Dreams

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 shown in the UK, dedicated to the creations of the visionary that was Azzedine Alaïa and which I was lucky enough to … Continue reading Azzedine Alaia The Couturier Exhibition