Monthly Archives: September 2012
In 2010, I wrote this tribute to Christopher Nemeth – the British-born, Tokyo-based artist and designer. Although cancer cut his life short, his legacy thankfully still lives on through his wife and children both in the UK and in Japan. … Continue reading
I am, like Kath and Kim, partial to a nip of Baileys. Over ice with mint in summer. Straight up in winter. And now, thanks to a parcel I received following a knock at the door, mixed with an espresso … Continue reading
While Autumn has arrived in London (hands up who’s put the heating on already?), all the places we’re going to in Japan are having a heatwave. I’m keeping things simple – with pieces from Eileen Fisher (the two tops) and Cos (the print … Continue reading
Eley Kishimoto – the powerful design duo – took over the Aram Gallery during London Fashion Week with their eye-spinning colourful prints. Here’s a snapshot of my snapshots.
A few weeks ago, I was lucky enough to be invited along to Soho House for a preview of fashion biopic Diana Vreeland: The Eye Has To Travel. I should be ashamed to say this, but I’m not. Although I’d … Continue reading
Plane travel is a fickle friend. Here are a few of the things I like to have with me on board.
Tomorrow I’m attempting to retrace my steps. I’m heading to Japan. I used to live there, but that was a long time ago. My memory of my two-year tour is fractured – as is my ability to speak the language. … Continue reading
Here I am again, having my arm twisted to play dress up with The Outnet. This time around we’re trying out Iris and Ink – a range of beautiful separates exclusive to the online retailer. I teamed up with my … Continue reading
Z&V have done it again. I want it all. Bring on the sales…
I’ve never been so smug at London Fashion Week. This season my compatriots have bought it, smashed it, knocked it for six. It all began at a pre-fashion week shindig at Australia House. Ten up-and-comers were celebrated. We Antipodeans gathered with pride … Continue reading