TO THE TIMES: DON’T BITE THE HAND THAT FEEDS

For a long time, I believed that hate speech shouldn’t be gratified by a response. That if someone is so dissatisfied with their own life that they would like an entire group of people, in this case, a whole profession ‘to be dead’, they should seek medical help instead of public attention. But that isn’t the world that we live…
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I’M A CHINESE GIRL, BLOGGING IN THE UK…

I was 12 when I first realised my ‘otherness’. It’s a charged word but also the most appropriate to describe that realisation that I didn’t look like my neighbours and that they didn’t look like me. Particularly the 60 year old man across the road that helped us get rid of the dead mouse a cat had dropped on our…
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5 COOL ETSY BRANDS TO KNOW

It seems that around this time of the year, we hear the calls of the death of the high street. It’s as guaranteed as Selfridges putting up their Christmas shop four months ahead of the season. Even though mewspapers often hark on about dying businesses that we all thought were too big to fail’, like some kind of omen to…
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BLACK FRIDAY: MY EDITORIAL LOOKS ON SALE

One of the most frequent questions I’m asked is how I create editorial quality content, which a lot of people believe involves expensive clothing. Despite being a luxury blogger, I don’t always wear head to toe designer but even with the pieces that I do own, I rarely buy at full price. Here’s a roundup of my Instagram @fleurandrea Black Friday…
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MY BLACK FRIDAY WISHLIST: FIRST LOOK

Tis’ the season for sales! November is well known as sample sale season and of course, Black Friday. The sales officially begin today and while there’s a possibility prices may drop even further, I never like to take the risk of losing my size. Take last year for example, when I nearly lost my favourite designer bag that was reduced…
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WHAT A GIRL EATS: HARRY’S BAR

  Italian food is as much of a British staple as a roast dinner and the choice of those restaurants here are as common as finding a pub. I like to separate them into the following three categories: shit (Bella Italia, Pizza Express etc), homely and bustling (Ciao Bella in Russel Square) and upscale and refined (Frescobaldi). Harry’s Bar on…
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