Natalie Portman pregnant and engaged!

Just as the Christmas excitement started to die down, news came in that Natalie Portman is not only engaged (to French ballet dancer Benjamin Millepied), she is also expecting her first baby in the new year! The Hollywood A-Lister revealed her happy news to People Magazine. Portman met Millepied when they worked together on Black … Continue reading

Who is Michael Van Der Ham? If you don’t know yet then I urge you to find out!

Michael Van Der Ham is a dutch designer who treats his designs like true art work. He doesn’t draw his ideas, instead he pieces together pieces of colourful fabric, almost like a jigsaw puzzle until he achieves his design. Van Der Ham gradutated from Central Saint Martins and showed his debut collection at London Fashion … Continue reading

All I want for Christmas is…turkey, Christmas cake, presents, fairy lights, mince pies, trifle, decorations, carols….

At this time of year everyone seems to be dashing around Europe on the hunt for the most impressive, most traditional Christmas market. The papers are full of Christmas market round ups and all anyone can talk about is ‘this tiny place in Germany’, or the ‘most traditional Christmas food’ in France… Hold on a … Continue reading

Matthew Williamson at Somerset House

I’ve come across a really exciting exhibition at Somerset House. Currently on display is a whole host of designs by Matthew Williamson. The exhibition coincides with the launch of Williamson’s new book and offers an insight into his life as a top designer. Written by fashion historian Colin McDowell, with a preface by Williamson’s “best … Continue reading

X Factor final – wasn’t expecting that!

Was I the only one shocked when painter Matt Cardle won the £1 million recording contract when he was crowned king of X Factor 2010? Matt beat gorgeous Rebecca Ferguson to the title, what remains to be seen is what he does with his record deal – no more Coldplay-esque songs pleeeeease Cardle. According to … Continue reading