24 Hours in Berlin with Timberland

Timberland

Ok, so I know the past few weeks have been a bit mental travel wise. Trust me, I’ve been severely mocked by so-called friends for my “jet setting” ways but the fact I’ve visited Ibiza, Paris, Berlin and now Majorca within the space of a month is more down to happy coincidence than anything else. The penultimate trip on my unintentional European tour came courtesy of Timberland. The iconic purveyor of badass boots were celebrating their 40th Anniversary with a nice big bash during Berlin Fashion Week and, much to my delight, decided to fly a few UK journos out.…

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Fashion Monitor Journalism Awards 2013

Fashion Monitor Awards

As I may have mentioned once or twice (or thrice, sorry I was too thrilled!), this year I was given the enormous honour of being shortlisted for Fashion Blogger of the Year in the inaugural Fashion Monitor Journalism Awards. Being nominated, let alone shortlisted, for a journalism prize is the kind of thing that I could never have imagined happening as a result of "giving this blogging thing" a whack three years ago. The fact that Fashion Monitor is basically the industry's online bible and my fellow shortlistees were Reem Kanj, Susie Lau, Abi Marvel and Menswear Style's Craig Landale…

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Keith Haring: The Political Line

Keith Haring

Paris really does have a hell of a lot going for it. Breathtaking architecture, delicious food, handsome men, A-MAZING shopping and last but certainly not least, cultural happenings to convert even the most committed of philistines. One such cultural happening is the Keith Haring exhibition at the Musée d'Art Moderne. Whether or not you've heard of Keith Haring, you will have definitely seen his work. The American artist's oh-so-distinctive style - all bold lines, vivid hues and figures that appear to be leaping off the surface - still adorns many a public space, not to mention a seemingly endless array of…

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