I was planning to blog properly from the Edinburgh – London sleeper but I forgot that these rather wonderful old slam door trains were built pre the digital age (I’m guessing 1970s) and there are no plug sockets.
That means that I don’t have enough juice to write much more than a brief couple of paras on my smartphone before my battery dies.
This was a fleeting trip: a car picked me up from a photographic studio in kings Cross to get to Heathrow for the 1530 to Edinburgh. I attended Graeme Black’s show for ravishing cashmere label 1436, headed to his envy inducing townhouse for dinner and then hopped it to Waverly Station to catch the 1140 Caledonian Sleeper to London, from whence I write this.
Waterstones are exclusively carrying a limited edition of pre-order special signed editions of Friends, Food, Family at an excellent discounted price of £15.99 (plus free delivery in the UK). This offer is only valid on pre-ordered copies from Waterstones. com here (not available in store).
Only 70 days until publication!
(Wearing Suzannah, and Edwina Ibbotson)
I think for the first time ever, I had a win at Ascot. After a cracking time on opening day with Brig, as a guest of the racecourse, I returned on Ladies Day with my friends at Longines, the official timekeepers, for lunch in their box, and what turned out to be a day of serious betting, urged on my friend Ursula. Although when I say serious, what I mean is a fiver here and a tenner there. I am never going to be breaking the bank at Monte Carlo. [click to continue…]
Established in 2003, Citizens of Humanity was founded by Jerome Dahan and now designs, markets and produces more than one million pairs of jeans annually in an internal laundry facility in Los Angeles. Citizens of Humanity is distributed in over 1300 retailers in more than 35 countries including Selfridges, Harrods and Harvey Nichols in the UK, and Barneys, Bergdorf Goodman and Bloomingdales in New York.
Born in South Korea and brought up in Canada, Catherine Ryu joined Citizens of Humanity in 2012 after working at Urban Outfitters, Calvin Klein jeans, Gap and AG Adriano Goldschmeid amongst others. She lives and works in Los Angeles, and her working day will leave you breathless…
Over to you Catherine!
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