Feb 09 2015


A Good Night For "Mature" Women.


During the 2015 Golden Globe opening ceremony, Tina Fey quipped that “Patricia Arquette's supporting role in Boyhood proved that there are still great roles for women over 40, as long as you get hired when you’re under 40”.

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Jan 30 2015


Happy Friday!


It's been a good week but a long week and I for one am rather happy it's over. Time to gather your friends around and cut loose!

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Jan 29 2015


Selfridges To Offer Gender-Neutral Shopping Experience.


First, they took on ageism with their Bright Old Things initiative. And now, gender too.

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Jan 28 2015


'23 Stories by Conde Nast' & Other Fairy Tales.


I don't believe print is dead although sometimes, it seems to me that the people who work in the industry are doing their best to kill it.

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Jan 27 2015


"Well, Isn't It Time?" Asks Rick Owens.


Full disclosure: I love designer Rick Owens. I've worn his wonderfully versatile pieces since the mid 2000's and continue to do so to this day. In fact, the pieces I purchased in 2006 remain as relevant today as the day I bought them. But that's not the only reason I love him.

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Jan 26 2015


On Watches, Models and Lion Cubs.


No doubt one of the oddest bits of news to emerge from the most recent edition of SIHH in Geneva last week was the announcement by Swiss watch brand TAG Heuer (LVMH) that it had retained the services of model Cara Delevingne to front its most recent ad campaign.

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Jan 22 2015


Not Even A Hint Of Irony? Really??


A reported 1700 private jets will be ferrying an assortment of billionaires, celebrities and heads of state to the tiny remote town of Davos this week to attend the 2015 World Economic Forum conference.

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Jan 20 2015


Time To Go Glenda?


Terry Richardson, the man The Guardian dubbed "fashion's shameful secret" is back at work and we have Glenda Bailey, editor-in-chief of US Harper's Bazaar (Hearst) to thank.

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Jan 13 2015


I Salute You Rosamund Pike.

Rosamund Pike golden globes-2015_9

I'm not much into the whole celebrity red carpet thing. I find it generally insipid and a waste of time. The above image of British actress Rosamund Pike however grabbed my attention.

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Jan 12 2015


All Charlie? Not Quite.

Paris:Charlie Hebdo

As you no doubt noted, a silent rally of unprecedented proportions took place in Paris yesterday.

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