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Postcards from Rome

Postcards from Rome

My second look from my short but sweet Roman holiday was an almost all black ensemble put together using pieces that have beautiful stories behind. I found the straw hat in a small vintage shop on Portobello Road owned by a kind-eyed man in his early 70’s, whom I bonded with over a mutual hate(…)

Stripes and sunshine in Rome

Stripes and sunshine in Rome

Visiting Rome for the first time earlier this month has been something of a dream come true. I’ve always been fascinated by grande, imperious architecture and Rome was the perfect place to fuel my addiction. There is something to be discovered and adorned at every corner and although I’ve done all touristy bits, the thing I(…)

The magic behind the Harry Potter films

The magic behind the Harry Potter films

A few weeks ago, on a cold Friday morning, I clutched my soya cappuccino and ushered my boyfriend into a train that would take us to Watford. After a quick breakfast in a dimly lit pub we enthusiastically boarded a Warner Bros. Studio Tour bus. We both love the Harry Potter films and have made a(…)

7 hours in Seven Dials

7 hours in Seven Dials

A couple of weeks ago, armed with comfy trainers and my baby Canon, I found myself in the heart of Seven Dials. I’ve always been fascinated by this area. It’s got narrow cobbled streets, old imperious buildings and a mix of small boutiques and well established brands that make it one of the most charming destinations(…)

Bond girl

Bond girl

This is the last post of my summer holiday series, a story about a black & white swimsuit that made me feel a little bit like a Bond girl. Beautifully cut, tight in all the right places, perfect for swimming. And it got me thinking about how important it is to have these little moments;(…)