The shocking truth about London fashion internships

The shocking truth about London fashion internships

Did you know that more than 95% of London fashion internships are unpaid? Unpaid internships are illegal in the UK, but employers get away with it because interning is the only way to get a job. But you learn a lot, right? Well, if by "a lot" you mean toiling 14-hour...
Salvatore Ferragamo museum in Florence

Salvatore Ferragamo museum in Florence

I spent the Easter weekend in Florence, where I visited the Salvatore Ferragamo museum. The permanent shoe collection is small but intriguing. It emphasizes the shoemaking process, not just the glamorous finished product. As attests his elegant and original footwear,...
Atelier Cologne Pomélo Paradis: A bomb of scintillating joy

Atelier Cologne Pomélo Paradis: A bomb of scintillating joy

Choosing the right fragrance is a science. You spray your wrist and wait a few hours for the perfume to develop. As you go about your day, you sniff your skin every five minutes, recognizing (or not) the perfume's notes you looked up online. Only then do you feel...
Paris Fashion Week Autumn 2015: The good, the bad and the ugly

Paris Fashion Week Autumn 2015: The good, the bad and the ugly

Paris presented effortlessness, stealth wealth and minimalism for Autumn/Winter 2015. The main idea I got from the collections was of a woman who doesn’t feel that she should prove herself to anyone. Never complain, never explain. Feeling good in your skin and...