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

Dries Van Noten: The Film

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Dries Van Noten is one of my favourite designers and my love for him was truly confirmed when he featured an array of older models in his 100th runway show. Over nearly three decades he has built a thriving company,… Read More