Miley Cyrus: Parental Advisory

Miley Cyrus Bangerz tour

This week I went to Miley Cyrus at the O2 and do you know what? It was hands down one of the best things I've seen in a very long time. Full disclosure, I'm a big Miley fan so had her performance been less than fantastic I would still have had a ball. But it was... oh it was. Miley emerged, sliding down a vast model of her own tongue - a witty response to the global reaction to her favourite facial expression - and proceeded to treat us to an immaculately executed display of vocal and physical gymnastics, endless extravagant costume…

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Fendi Hits Bond Street

Fendi

Fendi was never going to arrive on Bond Street quietly. Recent years have seen Fendi doing very little quietly, something that I for one am extremely happy about. Between the megawatt advertising campaigns, "it" crowd fans and sell out bag bug charms adorning the arm candy of every fashion girl worth her sartorial salt, the Italian purveyor of all things luxurious is undeniably having a moment. Admittedly, Fendi has been periodically having "moments" for decades. The Baguette bag, the Spring/Summer 2008 show on the Great Wall of China, Vogue's declaration in 1983 that “when you think the Fendis have taken fur as far…

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Dining at: Babbo

babbo

All in all, last Monday was a pretty great day. My thesis was finally finished, printed and bound, the sun was shining and Char and I were off to review Babbo Restaurant. In my opinion, there's no better way to celebrate than a really great meal with one or all of your nearest and dearest. Babbo certainly provided that. Tucked unassumingly away along Albemarle Street in Mayfair, this restaurant is a far cry from the kind of places I usually frequent. Inside it is intimate and old fashioned with antique lighting, a mere handful of white cloth clad tables and walls strewn with…

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