Grooming at: Sassoon Salon, South Molton Street

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It's been a while since my last "Grooming at" post and that is for the simple and deeply unstylish reason that I've been too bloody busy to do much grooming! Don't get me wrong, I haven't been unkempt to unsavoury levels, heaven forbid. Just between end of term uni deadlines, various exciting projects and the onslaught of summer parties, spending an hour plus happily ensconced in a pampering emporium has been out of the question. Well, with the Glamour Women of the Year Awards in my iCal there was no way in HELL anything was going to come between me…

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Style & Substance

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A wise person by the name of Derek Zoolander once said, “there’s more to life than being really, really good looking.” Recently a rather less wise person (me) added the appendage, “there’s more to style than being really, really well dressed.” The phrase “style icon” is one that is bandied around an awful lot these days. While I do appreciate that different people have different tastes and therefore different fashion idols, I don’t think it’s justified to dub anyone whose handbag you rather admire “iconic”. A decent outfit or two can be easily achieved by hiring a stylist or consulting…

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Look Du Jour: Neon Florals

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What: Neon florals skirt & denim shirt: Topshop, Clutch & flats: Kurt Geiger (c/o), Ring: Accessorize, Nails: Essie (c/o) Where: Aimé London Redchurch Street opening brunch When I treated myself to this neon floral topshop number I, somewhat optimistically, didn't expect to have to wait FOUR MONTHS to wear it! In retrospect this was complete idiocy as I've now lived in England for 22 years next Wednesday and am painfully aware of quite how non-existent our "great British Summer" can be. It may be grey and drizzly again in London but there's no way in hell I'm going back to opaques in…

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