Visiting Grange Park Opera: Fiddler on the Roof (tonight at The Proms & on Radio 3)

July 25, 2015 LLG Plays & Stays

Tonight at 1900hrsGMT BBC Radio 3 will be broadcasting live from this year’s Proms at the Royal Albert Hall as Hampshire’s Grange Park Opera makes its Proms debut with a semi-staged performance of its new production starring Bryn Terfel as Tevye, the village milkman in pre-Revolutionary Russia trying, in vain, to bring up his five […]

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Do you want to win £10 000, go to NYFW & get your work on Stylist Magazine?!

July 23, 2015 Australian designers

(Dress: Suzannah. Ankle boots: vintage Gianfranco Ferre. Photo by Remy Millar. Styled by me)  If someone said to you – put together a great outfit that had red in it somewhere, post a photo on Instagram of you or a friend in said outfit, and you could receive £10,000, the opportunity to style a Stylist […]

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Dyrhólaey Lighthouse Iceland: The Incredible Stopover experience by Icelandair

July 23, 2015 My Travels

Can you imagine how glorious it would be to stay here, in this beautiful lighthouse on Iceland’s south coast, coddled in luxury, with nothing around you but the clean, fresh air, and the swirl of the birds on the wind?

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The US Cover Reveal for my cookbook Friends, Food, Family

July 22, 2015 Books & writers

I am extremely excited to share with you all the cover for the US edition of my cookbook Friends, Food, Family: Essential Recipes, Tips & Secrets for the Modern Hostess from The more eagled-eyed amongst you will notice that there is also a slight title change: one of the working titles for the book […]

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Back to the 80s: Topshop Launches The Archive Collection – Iconic Topshop Styles Return To Store!

July 21, 2015 LLG Fashion

Please tell me some of you were children of the 80s who either wore, or aspired to wear, raw silk strapless cocktail dresses? To anyone who listened to Cyndi Lauper and to Madonna in the Like a Virgin days, or ever glanced at the Bystander pages in Tatler, this is the dress for you.

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Design: The West Elm & Etsy PupUp! Dog heaven on Tottenham Court Road

July 21, 2015 Dogs

Before we drove off to the Cotswolds on Saturday morning, we took a little detour to Tottenham Court Road to visit one of my favourite interiors stores: the London branch of West Elm

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A Long Weekend in the Cotswolds (with Aston Martin, picnics & the dogs)

July 20, 2015 LLG Plays & Stays

My sister and I, plus sausages, are currently in the Cotswolds for a long weekend. It’s a little summer holiday with picnicking thrown in – of course I travel almost continuously for work, but this is a proper mini break, with no meetings and no commitments. Although…drum roll…I have been lent the most wonderful car for […]

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London: House Festival 2015

July 20, 2015 LLG Plays & Stays

I’m not great at letting my hair down. Naturally quite reserved, I could never be described as the life and soul of the party. I rarely drink more than a glass or two of wine, and prefer early nights and long lie ins with a book, my laptop and darling Lettice to big old partying […]

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Topshop Launches The Archive Collection – Iconic Topshop Styles Return To Store!

July 16, 2015 LLG Fashion

When TOPSHOP US got in touch to ask if I’d like to style a piece from the new TOPSHOP Archive collection I was SO in. I grew up with TOPSHOP – Saturday mornings in Ashford, where I went to school, were spent trying on clothes we could never in a million years hope to afford with […]

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Styling the Shop Windows for Camden’s Sue Ryder Charity Shop

July 16, 2015 Charity

I pass the Sue Ryder charity shop in Camden every day, and often buy homewares and clothes in there. I also donate a lot of my things to them: most recently five binliners of summer clothes and accessories. As a charity, they do extraordinary work, but they need to raise £37.7m a year to keep […]

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