Style Forever Q&A

Photo: Kristin Perers My gorgeous friend Navaz Batliwalla interviewed me about Style Forever for her blog Disneyrollergirl. Navaz is a fashion editor, consultant and industry expert, I call her my Net Nanny because she’s been blogging for longer than I have and often provides me with expert advice. You can read the full interview HERE . NavazRead more

How to stay stylish forever

  And now for the most surreal thing I’ve ever typed: I was on the cover of the Daily Mail, and so was Mick Jagger. Not together, mind. But at least I was in good company. (see HERE for evidence) Just a couple of weeks until the book launch and so the newspaper ran an exclusive feature including excerptsRead more

Inspirational Women: Iris Apfel

  Illustration: Leo Greenfield There’s exactly one month to go until the launch of my book Style Forever and so I thought I’d share a little something with you. Alongside all the tips and anecdotes, I’ve interviewed a series of Inspirational Women including the formidable Iris Apfel. It was a joy to chat to the New YorkRead more

Style Forever: the grown-up guide to looking fabulous

That Is My Book. Writing Style Forever was such a whirlwind last summer (polite phrase), I still can’t quite believe it happened. I’ve been asked several times recently if I’m excited, and the honest answer is, ‘No. Not at the minute’. The Waterstones website has just told me there are 36 days to publication, so maybe it’sRead more

The Loulou de la Falaise book

  All that extreme reading and writing about style , last year, left me feeling a bit ‘fashioned out’. Then along came the fabulous Loulou de la Falaise monograph by Ariel de Ravenel and Natasha Fraser-Cavassoni. Published by Rizzoli, it’s a beautiful coffee table book filled with over 400 wonderful photographs of the Yves Saint Laurent accessories designerRead more

How to wear black and not look boring

  Add metallics. Photo: Pure Collection Black is always a fail-safe option once the festivities kick in. So, I’ve written a piece about how to wear it and not look bland for the Guardian, HERE . I know from my own experience that I tend to gravitate towards a couple of items in my wardrobe atRead more

The grown-up guide to layering

I’m over on the Guardian fashion blog talking about layering, this week. How to do it without looking like you’re travelling Ryan Air and trying to get your luggage down to below 20 kilos. The editor challenged me to do this without mentioning cardigans, which was easy as I rarely wear them anyway and much preferRead more

My tips on staying stylish for Hush

    Those lovely people at Hush asked me to take part in this month’s Stylist’s View . Think I might be looking a wee bit too smug about it in the photograph, though. Anyhow. I’ve answered the Hush style Q&A and picked out some of my favourite winter pieces; like the lovely Honeycomb scarf (£40, availableRead more