My autumn fragrance collection – new additions

It's about this time of year that I like to swap around the fragrances  I have on display. I put away the overtly summery scents and bring out the autumn/winter stash. What's exciting this time around is that I've got two new fabulous scents to add to the collection that I want to share with… Continue reading My autumn fragrance collection – new additions

Beauty, food

Crabtree & Evelyn open new Kingston store

A visit to a Crabtree & Evelyn store is always a delight. I first discovered how much I liked their products when I visited the Kingston store two years ago - I think it might even have been my first blogger event. This week though Crabtree opened their new store in Church Street, Kingston which… Continue reading Crabtree & Evelyn open new Kingston store

Beauty, hair

Weekend Wishlist 19

I've been thinking it's time to let you know the products that are on my radar right now and that I'll be looking to add to my collection given half a chance! Here's my Weekend Wishlist!  Barry M Molten Metal Nail Paint When the sun is out I reach for products that give me that… Continue reading Weekend Wishlist 19

art, Uncategorized

Miller Harris & Matty Bovan

I just wanted to remind you that the new Miller Harris fragrance Vetiver Insolent launched today. You can read my post on the launch event and details about the fragrance here if you missed it. To celebrate the launch Miller Harris are having a live installation done in Covent Garden Market from today until 10… Continue reading Miller Harris & Matty Bovan


Miller Harris launches Vetiver Insolent

The Brand Miller Harris Perfumer was founded by Lyn Harris in 2000 having learned her art in Paris and Grasse. Whilst respecting tradition, (outwardly the stores pay homage to Dickensian London) Miller Harris strives to push the boundaries (store interiors are lit with Neon and bold prints) she creates exquisitely crafted fragrances that are at… Continue reading Miller Harris launches Vetiver Insolent


Fashion Meets Fragrance – Catwalk Collection Discovery Box from The Perfume Society

Beauty boxes - they're all over the place, aren't they? That hasn't made me try any before so what made me want to take a look at this one? First, there was the fashion connection - the box contains designer scents and cool cult brands. It was London Fashion Week this week too so I… Continue reading Fashion Meets Fragrance – Catwalk Collection Discovery Box from The Perfume Society

accessories, flowers, lewellery

Bluebells in Hackney

When I was invited to an event in Hackney last week for a fragrance launch I wasn't sure what to expect. These days Hackney is arty and edgy and I couldn't quite make that image gel with the classic contemporary brand Yardley. Reading a little further down the invite though I discovered that the venue… Continue reading Bluebells in Hackney


Review – Agent Provocateur Fatale Intense Eau de Parfum

It's not often that I get something in the post that's quite as cheeky as what I received yesterday! Enclosed with the new fragrance from Agent Provocateur was a black lace eye mask which definitely gave the package a hint of 50 Shades! Well, before I get carried away let me tell you about the fragrance which… Continue reading Review – Agent Provocateur Fatale Intense Eau de Parfum

accessories, Beauty

Discovering new fragrances and new friends

What nicer way can you think of to spend the evening than to spend an evening in gorgeous surroundings meeting fabulous new blogger friends over dinner and champagne? Oh yes -you can get the chance to try out classic fragrances and new launches at the same time! On Wednesday evening I was invited to a… Continue reading Discovering new fragrances and new friends

accessories, bags, Beauty

Weekend Wishlist 14

I knew that it had been a while since I had written a Weekend Wishlist but I was shocked when I looked back and saw that the last one I wrote was over a year ago! Anyway this week I've been having a bad case of the post holiday blues. My holiday is over, I've… Continue reading Weekend Wishlist 14