East London Art Tours
Today we are joined by guest blogger Julia Little who recently went on one of Hymie Dunn’s East London Art Tours and loved it, so we asked if she would review the tour for us here.… Read MoreRead More
Julia Little is one half of our favourite shoe brand Grenson and when she told us she was taking a trip to Vietnam, we were keen to hear about it. She was kind enough to write us a post to… Read MoreRead More
It’s World Gin Day today, hurrah! So we thought we’d put Julia Forte (born1965), founder of the London Gin Club up as one of our weekend women.
Julia runs her delightful gin club from the Star At Night, a bar … Read MoreRead More
I have been to John Lewis in Oxford Street more times than I can remember. The haberdashery department it is my happy place to go to whenever I have time to kill and I can often be found offering advice… Read MoreRead More
Did you go to London Craft Week last week? There were some wonderful events and inspiring workshops hosted by designers and retailers all over the capital. Over the last few years this spring celebration has seen craft elevated in status… Read MoreRead More
As if to torture me on my year of buying nothing new, Grenson has collaborated with Persephone Books to create a delightful printed Derby that is the perfect smart summer shoe. Not only is it available in the softest of… Read MoreRead More
The Life Of Pitti Peacocks – Pitti Uomo Mockumentary from Aaron Christian on Vimeo.
I loved this charming tongue in cheek look at the Pitti menswear show, by Aaron Christian and pointed out to us by our roving reporter Julia… Read MoreRead More
With all this talk of exciting East London, poor old West London can sometimes feel like a dull, country-living cousin always wearing the wrong clothes….Of course anyone who actually LIVES in West London knows better, I sometimes wonder if we… Read MoreRead More
The last of our guest bloggers of 2015, Juliette Chisholm, offers some sound advice on how to adapt our favourite home trend of the year, hygge, to the Christmas season.
We’ve had some really brilliant guest bloggers this year on… Read MoreRead More
So it’s officially December and time to start thinking about buying presents. Is it just me or does Christmas seem to have been going on for months already?
In order to help you find the prefect present, or to point… Read MoreRead More
Today our regular guest blogger Julia Little, tells about the joy of re engaging with a needle and thread….over to you Julia.
As Alber Elbaz said, when he recently stepped down from the creative reins of Lanvin, “Maybe we are… Read MoreRead More
I direct you to today’s main post on Spiralizers, which might help you understand why I love this book so much, it has saved me a lot of money. I’m indebted to TWR readers and occasional contributor Julia Little, who… Read MoreRead More
We are indebted to our roving food and craft reporter Julia Little for bringing the fabulous Cherry Bombe magazine to our attention.
Who said magazines were dying? There’s been a rush of fabulous ones to the bookshelves over the last… Read MoreRead More
Jo Davda, wearing a jacket from Folk
Last week Julia Little, our roving reporter on all things craft related, went down to visit hot ceramicist-of-the-moment Jo Brickett Davda. You know all those gorgeous shots of food on beautifully simple plates… Read MoreRead More
So, today we have the first of our guest posts, something we are doing while Jane is on her sabbatical. It’s from Julia Little, and she’s wondering if its time to rebrand the world of craft. Off you go Julia…… Read MoreRead More
Today’s post is by our regular contributor Julia Little, who takes a break from digital and does a bit of crafting for us…..
I’m not going to apologise, I love a bit of craft. In the past it has had… Read MoreRead More
Who said young people had all the moves? This is Shepherds Bush based, modern soul band Jungle’s newest video, with two grown up blokes dancing like demons. Dad dancing this is not. proving what we already knew- that grown-ups can… Read MoreRead More
Kate Fishenden and Jonathan Mercer from Starch Green
Today’s guest post is by our regular contributor and intrepid explorer of interesting people and crafts, Julia Little.
Whether it’s a marriage or partnership, being together for half a lifetime or more… Read MoreRead More
A couple of lovely new brands/stores to tell you about today.
Firstly a new British fragrance brand Parterre, which is exceptional in that it is growing and distilling many of its fragrance ingredients at its historic headquarters, Keyneston Mills in… Read MoreRead More
I am now a solid nine months into my Buy Nothing year and I thought you’d like to know how I was getting on. People keep asking me how I’m doing, perching their heads to one side as you do… Read MoreRead More
Guest blogger Elena Bowes is turning into our roving art reporter this month, do read her recent post on art in New York if you are planning a trip soon. Today she’s ventured further afield for more cultural kicks.
New… Read MoreRead More
Here’s how it is – you spent your early years under the covers with a torch and a copy of Harold Robbins (for education – it was the 70s) you devoured every feminist book ever written in your 20s, moved… Read MoreRead More
I have been struck down by the flu this week, and am in no state to write about anything other than what clothes to wear whilst ill, which ideally would be Winser London’s cashmere wrap and perhaps Whistles cashmere joggers… Read MoreRead More
Back in the day!
Since I was old enough to backcomb, I have always been one for trying out new hair styles. Siousixie Soux punk inspired finger in the socket do’s, Bananrama crimping, 50s rockabilly quiffs, pixie crops, blunt bobs,… Read MoreRead More
Image Lucile Godin at www.lucilegodin.fr
The lovely new issue of Selvedge magazine is out now, and it’s the Ageless Issue, which I have contributed to with a feature (ahem, it’s a bit of a rant actually) Free For All on… Read MoreRead More
Ok I’m going to come right out and say it. I have a problem with Helen Mirren modelling for L’Oreal. Not because I don’t think it’s a great idea for the beauty brand to use an older model and not… Read MoreRead More
Much like truly great hairdressers, a good beauty advisor can change your life, but the very best ones (those that are not aligned to just one brand) are rarely discussed amongst beauty editors and often you’ve got to be on… Read MoreRead More
A new cookery book is a little like getting a brand new notebook (remember the thrill of the first page of a new school book), with its crisp, clean pages full of hope and potential to start afresh.
Leafing through… Read MoreRead More
My friend Maia from julia warr on Vimeo.
We are indebted to TWR reader Lindsey, who sent us the link to this lovely short film, shot by Julia Warr about her friend, the ex Russian ballet dancer Maia and her… Read MoreRead More
Here's part two of our essentail summer reading list, let us know if you have any more favourites, let us know about them?
The Hand That First Held Mine – Maggie O'Farrell
We loved Maggie O'Farrell's The Vanishing Act of Esme… Read MoreRead More