How to dress for a summer wedding

How to dress for a summer wedding

The summer wedding season has come round again, with the same dreaded inevitability as hay fever and as many dress code issues as Wimbledon. Whether you’re a close friend of the bride and groom or someone’s plus-one, the sartorial dilemmas remain the same. First, a confession: I used to find...

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Vogue 100: A Century of Style

National Portrait Gallery Until 22 May 2016 Admission £17 www.npg.org.uk   It is probably easier to say who is not in this show than who is. Certainly, the list of contributors reads like a Who’s Who of photographers going back over the last hundred years, with names like Cecil Beaton,...

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History’s weirdest diets

Weight loss has become a massive global industry, with its value expected to reach £220 billion by 2017. But it seems the fad of losing weight isn’t a new craze, looking back into history many horrifying regimes were followed in the quest to lose those extra pounds. Lord Byron’s vinegar...

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Scissors Palace Hair & Beauty Salon

Scissors Palace Hair & Beauty Salon located on Holland Park Avenue was Established in 1980 by Aida, The Original Hair Guru. With the upcoming launch of the salon’s 7am opening Blowdry Bar at only £20 a blowdry from 1st December see what has made this Salon such a hit with...

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Fashion in motion – Peter Pilotto

The V&A shall be offering free tickets on 12 November 2015,  from 9am for Peter Pilotto’s Fashion in Motion fashion show.   Luxury womenswear label Peter Pilotto will be the subject of the V&A’s next Fashion in Motion. Four free catwalk shows will take place on Friday 20 November, presenting...

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The Fabric of India

The Fabric of India exhibition at the Victoria & Albert Museum, London, curated by Rosemary Crill and Divia Patel began on the 3rd of October 2015 and coincides with the V&A’s 2015 India Festival. The exhibition contains the historical composition of textiles, and delves into the exploration of the technical...

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Dandy’s Autumn Hat Attack

I’m tempted to barge in, Boris-At-The-Wall-Game style, on the recent furore that began when Country Life magazine started on the subject that the ‘Gentleman’s Hat’ is coming back after a very long and overdue exile. By this I imagine they mean hats, old fashioned felt hats, with a certain height...

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Newlife Foundation charity fashion show and sale

Newlife Foundation held an exclusive designer fashion event at the London Marriott Hotel, Grosvenor Sq, London SW1, On Monday evening, 7 September 2015. Newlife Foundation for disabled and terminally ill children offers support to families through campaigning for awareness, medical research and financial support for such patients requiring specialist equipment and services. ...

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Fashion on the Ration: 1940s Street Style

Contrary to the misperception that the Imperial War Museum (“IWM”) only exhibits paraphernalia and weapons artillery relating to World War 1 (“WW1”) and World War 2 (“WW2), the IWM  has struck a chord with its current ‘Fashion on the Ration’ Exhibition. ‘Fashion on the Ration’ offers extensive historical content on...

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