A new brand to love: Arket

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If you are reading Amanda’s attempts to buy ‘no new’ clothes with interest and are considering the amount you buy, you might want to check out the new H&M brand Arket, which is hoping to pioneer a conscious approach to… Read More

The Kenyan League of Extraordinary Grannies

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Kenyan digital artist and photographer Osborne Macharia creates stunning portraits of ordinary Kenyans – the kind which are usually reserved for fashion models and celebrities. His latest collection tells the fictional story of a league of extravagant grannies – who… Read More

Burts Bees Now Do Lipsticks

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Just a quickie today, as I’m in Venice this week attending the Biennale, do follow us in instagram @thewomensroomblog if you want a tour of the arty highlights while you are at your laptop. Anyway, the lovely Burt’s Bees lip… Read More

Made in Margate: What to see & do

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Botany Bay Since buying a house in Margate (and the ongoing media obsession) I have been inundated with requests for recommendations for visiting DFLs and beyond. So, to avoid repeating myself on a regular basis, here is my guide to … Read More

Sliders To Strive For

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I’m touching wood heavily as I write this next bit of the next sentence, but I’ve never suffered from back problems. I think it’s because I do yoga and haven’t worn heels for ages, but I’m not foolish enough to… Read More