GRAND FERDINAND HOTEL, VIENNA

Walk into the Grand Ferdinand hotel and you are greeted by a great black horse, chandelier, palms and a friendly concierge. Design takes centre stage at this establishment, with quilted green lift interiors also seen on tufted sofas in the hotel rooms. Light switches are a little fiddly but that’s because they’re the kind you see in movies set in…
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WHERE MOZART THOU?

I’m pretty bad at puns, I know. But have you ever walked around the city and became so inspired by everything… including the novelty characters in 18th century costume? Same. Seeing the concert ticket hawkers dolled up like Mozart replicas inspired this look. Really, I’m not joking. I didn’t plan to style my scarf this way but it got me thinking…
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On My Wishlist

SHOPPING EDIT: COACHELLA FESTIVAL

1. ZIMMERMANN Havoc Doting Paillette Dress, £162   2. JACQUIE AICHE Pave Sweet Leaf Shaker Necklace, £3884   3. LACK OF COLOR The Suede, £84.60   4. KAREN WALKER Star Sailor square-frame gold-plated and acetate sunglasses, £210   5. SAM EDELMAN Marley leather platform clogs, £120   6. SAINT LAURENT Anita tasseled leather-trimmed crocheted shoulder bag, £1175 Were you one of the lucky few to…
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WHAT A GIRL EATS: A DAY IN VIENNA

In the architectural wonder-city, home to philosophers, Mozart, Franz Josef and some seriously good chocolate cake, this post takes you on a food tour of the capital, covering every meal of the day. Breakfast Cafe Gloriette Schlosspark Schönbrunn 1130 Begin your day at Cafe Gloriette, a breathtakingly beautiful Italian baroque style building, set atop a hill. You’re going to have to work a…
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HOW TO DO COLOUR (FOR THOSE THAT DON’T)

When I was a kid, I was brought up with similar sartorial rules as Barbie, dressed in almost exclusively pastels, the colour of my bottoms always had to coordinate with my top. Kind of like an Easter egg if you think about it. As much as I like the idea of this matchy matchy concept that makes me feel like Elle…
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ROSE GOLD DREAMS

I’m writing this from Zurich where it’s absolutely freezing. When I first got out of the airport I was smacked in the face with a lashing of icy wind, and at risk of droning on about the weather, I have to say that I am really missing the tropical sun. When I look at these pictures that Chrystal and I…
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