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...

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...

10 Style Commandments from Sue Kreitzman

I heard more wisdom about life from Sue Kreitzman in 60 minutes at last night’s Riposte Magazine ‘A Question of Taste’ event than I’ve heard in the last few years. I’m a total Sue...

My 1st Photowalk- Shoreditch, London

Photowalks have been a thing for a while now but it wasn't until the summer that I finally had the chance to go on one. To be honest although I was booked onto Blogtacular'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...

Why does Zandra Rhodes have pink hair and things I learnt at her 50...

An icon for anyone with coloured hair Dame Zandra Rhodes is the most famous Brit to swap conventional locks for hair that truly represent her. I can’t remember when as a teen I first...

Museum of Bags and Purses, Amsterdam

There are around 300 museums in Amsterdam, more than any other city in the world. From beer production and house boats to galleries filled with masterpieces and modern art, it's impossible to get bored...

Fairtrade & Fabulous: Sri Lankan Woven Accessories

The Founders of HAS Partnership tell us more about their colourful Sri Lankan accessories...   Tell us more about HAS Partnership, we're guessing the title comes from your initials? Yes it does! The company was set up and is entirely...

How To Wear and Tie A Sarong in Thai Style

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

Birthday reflections: why I’m no longer shying away from my age

Today is my birthday and I’ve just turned 39. ‘Wait so you’re not 26?’ ‘I hope you don’t mind me asking but how old are you?’ ‘Saw that pic of you looking like you were 12' Yes these...

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