I wore a bra on top of my clothes and here’s what happened…

Ever since I’ve been following Chidera Eggerue aka The Slumflower on social media I’ve become more conscious of how much I detest bras. Sure ‘bra-burning’ is a historic part of the feminist movement but...

Learning traditional Mexican Gancho Embroidery from the Istmo of Tehuantepec, Oaxaca, Mexico and trying...

All over the markets in Oaxaca and beyond you’ll see clothing (typically traditional Mexican Huipils) decorated with giant flower embroidery. The region this stitched style originates from is The Istmo of Tehuantepec in the...

Why the Old Spitalfields Market Colour Walk made me feel like Me

There’s this ‘thing’ in the social media world where you’re supposed to find your tribe. But IRL (In real life) and in the online sphere I’ve never felt like I’ve belonged to a group,...

#LFW18 Modest Indonesian Fashion makes its debut at London Fashion Week

https://youtu.be/OnVSsuKu43I London is currently buzzing with London Fashion Week (LFW) shenanigans and shows all over the city. Yesterday (Friday 16th) the catwalk shows kicked off and in the line up over at Scout London, Freemason's...

Everything you ever wanted to know about t-shirts… ‘T-shirt: Cult Culture Subversion’ at the...

I’m so clueless about t-shirts that it wasn’t until I went on a tour of the new T-Shirt: Cult – Culture - Subversion exhibition that opened this week at The Fashion & Textile Museum...

How To Tie A Sarong Thai Style

A visit to The Sadet Market and Mantra Silk Shop in Nong Khai, Thailand

Yes you can look good: what to pack for snow

At a travelblogger’s conference earlier this year I was horrified to learn that I am not a proper travel blogger. If I was, I would have written a dozen ‘packing advice’ posts by now....

The World of Anna Sui – In Conversation with Anna

I nearly exploded from excitement the day I heard there was going to be an Anna Sui exhibition at The Fashion and Textile Museum in London. Embodying everything fashion should be, I love how Anna’s work...

DIY POMPOM CHARM NECKLACE TO WEAR AT GLASTONBURY (& OTHER SUMMER FESTIVALS)

With less than a week to go until Glastonbury gets the UK festival season kick-started there’s a deluge of articles about what to wear, buy and what beauty looks to create for Glastonbury across...

Scarf Stories – How Yogi Joshi Gets Design Inspiration From The Himalayas

Growing up amidst the snow clad mountains of the Himalayas which inspired Kipling to write the classicJungle Book, Yogi Joshi the designer of luxury silk scarves Yogy Ramaused the picturesque memories from her home...

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