What Something Purty Wore This Weekend…

Actually that’s a big fat fib. This weekend, I didn’t try any of the stuff I’m about to rattle through in this (ahem) Monday morning round-up but I have (I promise) used it all at some point over the past few weeks…in some cases (take a bow, Bourjois) obsessively so and in others (stand up … Continue reading

Friday Post: A Way With Christmas Candles

Living with a joy refusenik means Christmas has yet to make an appearance round my way. We have a wreath on the door and an open box of Cadbury’s Heroes but as yet no tree, fairy lights or Ocado order. There may be pastry-based snacks, but absolutely no carols or family members at any stage. … Continue reading

Perfumed Pop Ups & Scented Stocking Fillers…

If you’re anywhere near London’s Ladbroke Grove this evening (or any point up until Sunday) it’s worth getting to Tom Dixon’s festive pop-up The Dock Christmas Market if only for perfumer Francis Kurkdjian’s scented bubble installation (quite what this will look like I’m not entirely sure but I once saw Kurkdjian present a film of … Continue reading

Bearing Gifts: A Very Non-Beautyish Post For A Beauty Blog…

At this point you might expect a beauty blog to hit you with a list of coffrets and make-up palettes, but I just can’t do it. I’m not saying these things don’t make wonderful presents but I find it hard to get into that particular head space as I haven’t been able to give beauty … Continue reading

Treat Of The Week #1…..

There’s an insidious rumour in my family that I’m some sort of hippie. To which I say if you rear your child on a diet of early Yes and walking holidays in the Brecon Beacons, and never ever let them have crispy pancakes for tea, what do you expect? But Mum, Dad, I wear shoes … Continue reading

Gratuitous Home Time Post…

  Because everyone loves an owl, don’t they?

Treat Of The Week!

Miller Harris, are you listening? My home has a fragrance-shaped hole in it that can only be filled with a full-sized version of Bois Fumé, the woody-smoky-spicy centerpiece of your trio of Christmas candle minis. Oh, you’re launching one this week, you say? For £29, available here? Please, as you were….