GETTING READY FOR THE COLD | AD

  As autumn creeps up on us, it’s time to get our transition wardrobes ready and invest in classic pieces this season that are going to carry through to winter wear – think jewel toned pieces, accessories in rich materials like velvet and glossy leather and one of my favourite trends, retro vibes. I’m wearing two dresses from Traffic People,…
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WHY THERE’S A LACK OF DIVERSITY FOR TRAVEL

Social media is receptive to a lot of things but it seems that there’s a lack of diversity in travel – in opinion and aesthetic – and there’s little demand for much needed change. Recently, I took part in a panel discussion at Expedia, discussing the quote “if prejudice was a disease, travel is the cure”. It got me thinking…
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I HAD MY FACE PINCHED AND I LOOKED AMAZING

Like most things French, there’s something a little intimidating about luxury skincare brand Biologique Recherche – first of all, am I saying it correctly? And secondly, how expensive is it? The brand was born in the late 70’s in Paris and has always taken a pharmaceutical approach to skincare. I don’t mean to be biased but this is my favourite…
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WHAT A GIRL EATS: PAVILLON IN ZURICH

Like many foodies, a significant part of travelling is about the food. And having tried many various ‘starred’ menus across Asia and most of the recently awarded restaurants in London, I was beginning to think that the phrase was just a ploy to get their tables booked. But in a glasshouse on the edge of the Baur au Lac hotel…
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WHAT A GIRL EATS: BOB BOB RICARD

I’ve never met a true Londoner that’s never heard of Bob Bob Ricard. In fact, anyone that’s ever used Instagram or Pinterest should be vaguely acquainted with it. The restaurant serves Russian-Anglo cuisine and is colloquially known as ‘the press for Champagne’ restaurant. It’s decadent and although it’s styled as art deco, it’s really a chameleon: play rap music and…
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WHAT A GIRL EATS: FLORAL BY LIMA

I’ve been looking forward to do a Floral by Lima review – even before I tried this sister restaurant to the original Michelin starred Peruvian restaurant on Charlotte Street. This cuisine has taken the spotlight with the likes of acclaimed restaurants Andina, Pachamama and Chicama joining the club. And what’s not to love about the ingenious use of land, earth…
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