Category Archives: politics

Christina Hendricks: curvy role model or another unattainable ideal?

Source Last week the UK government’s Equalities Minister, Lynne Featherstone MP, caused controversy when she suggested that Christina Hendricks – who plays sexy secretary Joan Holloway in the TV series, Mad Men, and wears a size 14 – is a perfect … Continue reading

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Style Icon: Battle of the Wives Round 2

In the wake of the British General Election a week ago today and the appointment of a new Prime Minister earlier this week, as well as the poll (to the right of this post!), I thought it was high time … Continue reading

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Monday morning pic-me-up and the winner is…!!

Source: Flickr Happy Monday! (Or something like that!)I am spending this week getting more and more excited about my upcoming trip to Paris on Friday and keeping my fingers crossed that they don’t close UK airports again. I am planning … Continue reading

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In Vogue?

Everywhere you turn in the UK at the moment someone is talking about the impending General Election. Indeed, the Guardian have been running a Fashion Election Special series, including the Westminter location shoot below. As well as a Sarah vs … Continue reading

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Style Icon: Jackie Kennedy

She is undoubtedly the original First Lady of Fashion. The wife of the 35th President of the United States, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassiss. Both Michelle Obama and Carla Bruni have been compared to Jackie Kennedy however neither has managed to capture her … Continue reading

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How to… shop till you drop and still "be green":

Clearly I was ahead of the times…Earlier this month Dame Vivienne Westwood urged BBC Radio London listeners to stop shopping for six months in order to avoid unnecessary waste. London Mayor Boris Johnson has launched his climate change for London campaign … Continue reading

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Style Icon: Michelle Obama

The world’s eyes were on her husband following his historic win at the polls in the American Presidential election in 2008 but Michelle Obama is no wallflower and has certainly not hidden behind her husband’s shadow.She never gets it wrong, whether … Continue reading

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