One day you're downing ciders over ice, enjoying dusk picnics at 10pm and enduring the revolting stickiness of the summer underground - the next day there's ever so certainly a crispness in the air and dip in temperature. As much as you try and resist; dig in your sandals and shiver valiantly on in your cut-off dungarees, it inevitably signals the start of Autumn.
Got there just before 9am (opening time) on Thursday to see....well not much of a queue? Turns out they are so super organised this year they are handing out wristbands in timeslots - next one not until 11am, no need to wait in line!
Which freed me up for 2 hours to do even more shopping of course.
Once it was the timeslot we are ushered in and all the smiling staff welcome you in their Erdem tshirts clapping and cheering you on your spending spree :D
I know, I know....we have been absolutely the most terrible in keeping up to date with the blog!!
It's been a busy few months, with a few decent holidays sprinkled in between - so we are back on it now in the lead up to Christmas (absolute craziness we know!).
If you haven't already been counting down the days until next Thursday (2nd November) you should be!! I can't be any more excited that one of my favourite designers Erdem Moralioglu is doing a collab with H&M. Two loves in one -...
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The daughter of French nobility she started her career at Chanel before becoming Dior's inaugural Fine Jewellery Creator - a post she has held since 1998.
Her designs are so iconic and mesmerising in their fantastical...
"Aesthete" - a person who is appreciative of and sensitive to art and beauty.
As potentially pretentious it is to go around describing yourself as an "aesthete" I truly believe this sums up who we are. We are not formally creatively trained, but have both always been inexplicably drawn to beauty, design and art in a range of forms.
I've always been one to stop and smell the roses, peering closer to marvel at the minuscule perfect symmetry of dusty pollen powdered stamens. Anythin...