Dining at: Babbo

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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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Look Du Jour: Lady Shades

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What: Jacket by Sandro, Shirt by Hobbs NW3, Skirt by Club Monaco, Bag by Mulberry, Shoes by Russell & Bromley (all c/o) & socks by Topshop. Where: Pradasphere opening at Harrods As much as I love mega brights - the bolder the better, especially when involving large quantities of pattern clashing - now and again, a more restrained palette can be wonderful. Recently I've also been wearing so many eye popping hues I thought something a little quieter might make a nice change and mean that reading LPA doesn't require glasses with UV protection. In my last Look Du Jour I got…

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Welcome to the Pradasphere

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Somewhat unfortunately, the opening of the Pradasphere at Harrods just so happened to take place in the midst of last week's tube strikes. If you don't live in London and haven't experienced what happens to the city when we have a tube strike, the situation is something like a cross between Armageddon and Dawn of the Dead. Standstill traffic; glazed eyed commuters running, shouting, knocking each other out of the way and generally stampeding around in a state of unbridled rage that I suspect many of us secretly enjoy, we Brits do love a good moan. Getting anywhere is a complete nightmare which is…

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