My Met Gala joy

https://www.facebook.com/PresCEO/videos/1197508136935178/?pnref=story It’s hard to convey how happy this video made me when it sprung out from my Facebook feed this morning – and SPOILER ALERT: PLEASE WATCH IT BEFORE YOU READ ON. I spent yesterday writing my Rules column for next Sunday about the Met Gala. Specifically my outrage at US Vogue ...

Bury my heart at Uniqlo

I recently achieved a new personal best: I left the house in quadruple Uniqlo. Genius drapey jersey pants (navy blue). Navy blue cashmere crew neck. Ultralight down gilet. Navy blue fleece pea coat. With a vintage navy and white polka dot silk square and my New Balance 420s (guess the colour) I ...

Tread softly on your dreams… *

Today I walked into one of my favourite designer consignment shops to see two shelves of newly-landed shoes which would make Carrie Bradshaw drop to her knees. Manolos a go go. Dolce and Gabbana. Louboutins. Gucci. The full fantasy. They’d all been consigned by the same person who turns out to have ...

7 Days of Positive: Day 146 – The future of shopping

These are the perfect white trainers and this is the future of shopping. I discovered the brilliant French online fashion store Sèzane via the excellent website The Pool (founded by my friend Sam Baker, who used to be editor of Red magazine, along with savvy DJ, Lauren Laverne). I loved the offer ...

7 Days of Positive: Day 145 – Vale Mr Corbett

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QZ4_ZQL33Qg Since the news that Ronnie Corbett has died, my Facebook feed has been alive with clips of him with the other Ronnie, Mr Barker, from their famous joint show. I loved that programme at the time and revisiting those clips has been just as enjoyable as watching it fresh in the ...

7 Days of Positive – Day 141: Celebrate

As I write the British government is in a big twit whether it can even hold a debate whether to bomb Syria or not. The new leader of the Labour party is a life-long pacifist and can’t on his conscience vote in favour of it. The question is whether he will ...

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