The Scent: Take me back to Roaring Twenties!

Life’s suddenly got a little bit beyond busy, so I’m really sorry for the lack of regular¬† posts…normal service will be resumed very soon! In the meantime, I thought I’d share¬† with you my latest feature for Khaleejesque.com, featuring some of my favourite perfumes! You can read the original feature here. In fragrance as in fashion, trends come and go. Just as hemlines and heel heights change with the seasons…
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Spending Spree: Cult Beauty turns 5!

Online shopping is such an addictive gulity pleasure, whether your personal fix is the latest tunes and books from Amazon, new designer togs from Net-a-Porter, or even something as mundane as your regular Ocado shop. Shopping online for beauty is such fun too, and when there are fab gifts with purchase, then my “spendeasy” guilt is somewhat appeased.Cult Beauty, one of my favourite online beauty “stores” is celebrating it’s fifth…
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The Lips: Givenchy Le Rouge Couleur Intense Lipsticks

There are some things in life that just feel luxurious from the get-go. Silk sheets, truffles and cashmere. And top of the range lipsticks. I’m currently in love with the Le Rouge lipsticks from Givenchy. Everything a lipstick should be. Intensely pigmented. Incredibly moisturising. Undeniably long lasting. And the most divine colours – classic, wearable, feminine and utterly lust-worthy. And don’t even get me started on the packaging. A sleek…
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My Style: Ladies Day at Royal Ascot

There are many must-do’s that I haven’t done. Glyndbourne (maybe in twenty years time), Glastonbury (too old now?) and until this year, Ladies Day at Ascot. Yup, I can’t quite believe I hadn’t been there yet, but thanks to a lovely friend who organised the tickets, the transport and just about everything else, there I was last week, sinking my heels into the grass and cheering on the nags.Ladies Day…
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Spending Spree: Beauty Mart and some Neon Nails!

Shopping for beauty can be more than a little daunting if you’re not “in the know” so when someone has done all the hard work for you, editing out what works from what doesn’t, you’d be a fool not to take advantage. Online, my favourite place of all time for products that really work has to be Cult Beauty, for their approach to choosing what makes the cut and what…
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