I’ve been away in India visiting middleson, as anyone who follows us on Insta will know as I’ve rather clogged the feed up with pictures. This is my third trip to India, and I’m getting the hang of it. I… Read MoreRead More
It’s always lovely to receive Abhimanyu Rathore’s images from Jaipur Literary Festival at this time of the year. In the darkest, shortest days of February, these colourful and joyous pictures really brighten my day.
Helping Abhimanyu spot the trends was… Read MoreRead More
Our friends Abhimanyu and Deeksha were shooting at the Literary Fair in Jaipur again this year and asked if we’d like more street-style images of the attendees, as they did for us last year. The literary festival grows bigger by… Read MoreRead More
Street Style photographer Abhimanyu Singh Rathore has shot some terrific images from the ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival for us this year. Today we’ve got scarves, chandelier earrings, pattern and layers. Do check Abhi’s fantastic Ishtailista blog out, as… Read MoreRead More
In Rajasthan at the end of every January, the Jaipur Literary Festival takes place, closely followed by the Wonderful Workshops craft week, both a huge draw for arty and bookish types from both India and around the globe,… Read MoreRead More
Our freshly made mung bean dumplings and chapattis drying in the sun on old saris.
A couple of years ago, I treated myself to a trip to Jaipur with the Wonderful Workshops crew. We had a magical week of learning… Read MoreRead More
It’s hard to visit India and NOT want to wear colour. After returning from my recent trip I wanted to empty out all the black, navy and beige from my wardrobe and fill it with hot pink, red, orange and… Read MoreRead More
Our intrepid guest blogger and traveler Elena Bowes has just come back from a glorious trip to India, so just in case you are planning a trip of a lifetime or just need some visual cheer to help you get… Read MoreRead More
The heat! Man, this has been an unusually warm summer so far, at least where I’ve been sitting here in Barnes. Not only have we had gloriously sunny hot days, but now we’re having muggy, overcast hot days too. If… Read MoreRead More
We had such a nice response to the Jaipur street style reports we ran recently, that when photographer Ishtailista mentioned he was going to India Amazon Fashion Week, I asked him to see if he could give us… Read MoreRead More
I need another scarf like I need another cookery book. I have enough of both to last me out. And some. I suffer from scarfitus, a highly contagious condition where you find it almost impossible to resist buying another… Read MoreRead More
The East design team from left Laura Thompson, Penny Oliver and Francine Seward
After we told you about the improvements in East's summer range, the design team, headed by product director Penny Oliver, invited us in to take a look at the company's… Read MoreRead More
This week The Women’s Room was invited by East to take a look at its summer range and find out a bit more about the company and I’ll be honest, we were a bit sniffy. We were thrilled to… Read MoreRead More