HOW TO DEAL WITH THE 2018 INSTAGRAM ALGORITHM

If you’re a reader of this blog and have seen my Stories, you’ll know that this post was a long time coming. The outrage against the latest update has sent virtually untouched platforms like Vero soaring into relevancy. But how many people are truly so frustrated that they’d be willing to start from scratch on a foreign app? If you’re…
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WHAT A GIRL EATS: BY CHLOE, LONDON

When the latest vegan restaurant, Eat By Chloe opened in Covent Garden, it surprised me that there wasn’t as much hype as its American counterparts. With flexitarianism on the rise and almost every new establishment gunning for the millennial Instagram crowd in a bid to go viral, just what was By Chloe’s PR doing with their time? The mystery was…
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WHAT A GIRL EATS: POMONA’S

Review of Pomona’s in Notting Hill Is it even possible for an establishment to do yellow, turquoise, red and green together without it looking like an IKEA showroom from ten years ago? The simple answer is, yes. Madly photogenic with natural light and plenty of luscious palms, as well as an open terrace area, brunch at Pomona’s was like taking…
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BEST HEALTH & BEAUTY BUYS FROM ASIA

Okay Asia is a huge region. I’m really talking about South East Asia, countries like Malaysia, Singapore and Hong Kong where I’ve had the opportunity to shop for health and beauty products. However, all of the products that I recommend here can be found at regional high street retailers like GNC, Sasa, Watsons etc. so wherever you find yourself, whether…
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IS BLUSHER OVER?

I say no! But for quite a few years, I abandoned the pots of rouge and pink powder palettes and like everyone else, joined the contour army, brandishing highlighters and creams instead. It wasn’t until I started doing campaign shoots where I’d have my makeup professionally done that I realised, you can’t beat the appearance of a youthful flush and…
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WE HAVE TOO MUCH STUFF

  Ethical controversies in the fashion industry never really ‘go’, instead a revolving spotlight shines on them whenever they are relevant to the climate of the society in which they exist. Back when I was a teenage devotee of Vogue, the conversation was all about banning size 0 models from the runway (improved), unpaid internships likened to slave labour (still…
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