Motoring: Alfa Romeo Giulietta Preview

It’s been 10 years but Alfa Romeo has at last released a new family hatchback. The Giulietta may be a mouthful to say but it’s certainly a sight for sore eyes and brings a touch of Italian flare back to the market.

Fashion: British Fashion Council Talent Launch Pad – Application Now Being Accepted

The British Fashion Council is now accepting application for the “Talent Launch Pad”. British fashion houses producing womenswear or accessories can apply for the support package, which includes access to the industry’s top stylists, photographers and creative directors to create images, films and online profiles. Major UK glossies will also give the initiative extensive editorial … Read more Fashion: British Fashion Council Talent Launch Pad – Application Now Being Accepted

World Cup 2010: Louis Vuitton to Design World Cup Trophy Case

Louis Vuitton has been drafted in to help design a travel case for the World Cup Trophy. The FIFA World Cup Trophy, designed by Italian artist Silvio Gazzaniga, stands 36.8cm high, weighs 6.175 kilograms and is made of 18-carat gold. Antoine Arnault, Head of Communications for Louis Vuitton, said: We are very proud to have … Read more World Cup 2010: Louis Vuitton to Design World Cup Trophy Case

Alex Monroe Jewellery Auction for Fight for Sight

Alex Monroe, the coveted jewellery designer, is auctioning 18 carat gold bicycle pendants for the charity Fight for Sight. The pieces are handmade by Alex Monroe himself and have moving wheels. The designer will also be taking part in a bike ride from Land’s End to John O’Groats to raise money for the charity, which … Read more Alex Monroe Jewellery Auction for Fight for Sight

Aston Martin Rapide: All things to all men

The new saloon from Aston Martin hits the market next month. On paper this might be a car that ticks all the boxes; practicality, beauty, and performance.

Can Lily Cole Spark a Revival of Rare Breed Sheep Farming?

On Wednesday 24th February 2010, supermodel Lily Cole hosted a party at the Brompton Club in Kensington to launch the first womenswear pieces from her collaborative ethical fashion label, The North Circular, which uses British sourced wool from rare breed sheep. The launch marked a step-change  in the momentum behind ethical fashion which has been … Read more Can Lily Cole Spark a Revival of Rare Breed Sheep Farming?

Citroen DS3: A French revolution?

Citroens new DS3 is set shake up the world of the super-mini. But on a closer look is it up to taking over from its main rival, the Mini Cooper?

London Fashion Week AW 2010 – New Digital Era Spells Trouble for Fashion Bloggers

The world of fashion writing is changing. Like all forms of media of late, fashion, in particular, has seen a huge surge in the numbers of both skilled and unskilled practitioners making and developing their own niche or mainstream fashion blogs. At the opening day of London Fashion Week yesterday, I witnessed at first hand … Read more London Fashion Week AW 2010 – New Digital Era Spells Trouble for Fashion Bloggers

London’s Cheap and Cheerful Places to Eat

There are so many great restaurants in London that offer a variety of experiences. Patara (Thai) on Fulham Road, South Kensington or Saigon Saigon (Vietnamese) on King Street, Hammersmith offer delicate and intricate flavours to be studied and admired. If you love exotic red meats such as Ostrich and Kudu as well as more traditional … Read more London’s Cheap and Cheerful Places to Eat

Copenhagen: Denmark Creates Climate Scolarship in Honour of Copenhagen Conference

The Danish Government has created a special Masters scolarship in lue of gifts to delegates at the Copenhagen conference. Travel and living expenses plus tuition will be paid for students attending Danish Universities to do climate studies under the COP15 Climate Scholarships. The list of recipients is as follows: Rafael Tabase Ghana AU Biosystems engineering … Read more Copenhagen: Denmark Creates Climate Scolarship in Honour of Copenhagen Conference

BBC Good Food Show arrives in Glasgow

Enthusiastic foodies can enjoy a whole host of culinary delights this weekend as the BBC’s Good Food Show Scotland visits Glasgow’s SECC for the third year running. Food and drink producers from across the country and all over the globe are joining together to showcase their very best products; from fine wines to local ciders … Read more BBC Good Food Show arrives in Glasgow