Balenciaga "L'Oeuvre au Noir" exhibition at Musée Bourdelle
Culture, She Said He Said, Travel

Balenciaga and Bourdelle

We've just enjoyed a trip to Musée Bourdelle to see the exhibition of Balenciaga: L'Oeuvre au Noir — a collection of black couture hats and dresses amongst the former studio and residence of Antoine Bourdelle, famed French artist for his captivating sculptures. As...

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Unmade
Manufacture, Video

Unmade On Demand

Some time back Natalie discovered this amazing new London brand/business called Unmade. Unmade is a knit clothing manufacture company with a unique difference: you can customise and order a one-off knit piece of clothing. It sounds simple enough, but when you see...

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Persol Transforming Sunglasses
Accessories, For Him, Style

Always Sunny In Paris

Many years back, a friend of mine showed me these amazing "transformer" sunglasses he bought in a second-hand store. They were Italian made and looked retro-futuristic, with their buckling hinges enabling a ballet of twists and turns to shape shift into a...

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Donegal Wool Beanie by Oubas Knitwear and Elska Shawl by Hilary Grant / Photograph by Steven Gallagher
She Said He Said, Style, Travel

Space is the Place

I've been living in the city for all my life. Since 2009 I've been living in really big cities, notably Melbourne and Paris. I always thought myself a city person, attracted by the hustle, bustle and energy of populated man-made zones where people are...

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Matt in Patrons Woollen Coat at Place Vendôme
Style, Travel

Big in Paris

This chilly autumn we wandered over to Place Vendôme. While I've been in Paris for well over a year now (with plenty of travel to Scotland and elsewhere in-between) I still hadn't come to this particular monument's place (Plaza Vendôme). It was quite...

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SkyeSkyns Eskimo Boot Slippers
She Said He Said, Shoes

Take to the Skye

It fascinates me so much the range and quality of artisans that produce amazing things in the British Isles. One example are these fantastic sheepskin Eskimo Boot Slippers by SkyeSkyns. I was introduced to the brand by Natalie as she has...

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