Not Quite “Quant”

· Swinging London: A Lifestyle Revolution/Terence Conran – Mary Quant at the Fashion and Textile Museum · It seems there’s something in the air in 2019 that is making us nostalgic for the sixties. Specifically, Mary Quant’s 1960s: two of London’s most prominent fashion museums are both hosting exhibitions on the Swinging Sixties focusing on … More Not Quite “Quant”

Ye Olde England

· Enchanting scenes of England gone by · Tourists often stick to London when they visit England, but some of the most charming places in England are outside of the vibrant city. Don’t get me wrong, I love London. But it’s also absolutely worth venturing out to see all that England has to offer. Here, … More Ye Olde England

Chasing Sunsets

· Appreciating sunsets around the world, across the years · No matter how many times we see one, we can’t help but wonder at the beauty of sunsets. Maybe it’s because they’re all a little different and maybe it’s because we’re not always guaranteed one. Maybe it’s watching the colors shift and change in the … More Chasing Sunsets

Dreaming with Dior

· Christian Dior: Designer of Dreams at the V&A · One can imagine that an exhibition on Christian Dior will serve up serious style and ladylike elegance. But one might not expect just exactly the immersive nature of an exhibition on Dior put on by the Musée de Arts Decoratifs and the Victoria and Albert … More Dreaming with Dior

Places of Fiction: Edward Rutherfurd’s London: The Novel

· Exploring the world through words · I know I’m not the first person to fall in love with London. The English city has been captivating people for over 2000 years and thanks to movies, TV shows, and books, there are some who fall in love with it without ever visiting. For those of us … More Places of Fiction: Edward Rutherfurd’s London: The Novel

Hamming It Up

· Exploring a National Trust property in Richmond · Down the Thames from central London, lies the lovely suburb of Richmond. Originally founded by Henry VII, the suburb features picturesque Georgian townhomes, a bustling town, and a sprawling historic deer park. Easily reached by Tube, Overground, or train, the historic little town is well worth a visit. And just down the river … More Hamming It Up