Black Friday Accessories Edit

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My fellow Europeans and I have many reasons to be thankful for America. Reese's Pieces, Ryan Gosling, J.Crew, Marc Jacobs... The list goes on. One Stateside-gone-global traditional I am exceedingly thankful for today is Black Friday, an annual event that takes place, appropriately, the Friday after Thanksgiving. For those of you who, like me, had always been slightly puzzled by the concept here's the down low. The term "Black Friday", hails back to the 1864 US stock-market panic set off by plunging gold prices. Headline hungry journos in Philadelphia reappropriated the phrase in the late 1960s to describe the rush…

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A Question of Taste

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Random post coming up people! Much as I don't like to mess with my own schedule, sometimes it has to be done and at the moment I seem to be doing it on a pretty regular basis. On this occasion the source of my inspiration appeared during a high speed dash between meetings in central London. I was striding down Conduit Street, Starbucks in one hand, iPhone in the other attempting to simultaneously tweet, email, Instagram, not be late and avoid scalding myself with my extra hot skinny latte when something stopped me in my tracks. This "something" was Moschino's…

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Look Du Jour: Very Berry

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What: Shirt by J.Crew, Corduroy skinnies by IDA by Donna Ida, Vixen Pumps by Russell & Bromley (both c/o) & Bag by Roger Vivier (sample) Where: Lunch date in London As numerous people have pointed out, my new berry hued 'do just seems to "go" with a lot of my Winter wardrobe. This sits nicely with my theory that the fact I wore a purple ensemble the day I got the unplanned dye job done was the subliminal reason behind it (oooh the power of clothes) but I won't bore you all by repeating it. I mean, more so than…

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