Exhibition Adventures: Pink Floyd, Balenciaga, Grayson Perry

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When I moved to London at the end of May, I made a long list of exhibitions I wanted to visit during my time here. From Anna Sui at the Fashion and Textiles Museum to California at the Design Museum, my to-do list was growing by the day. But sadly, I realised that when you’re working here, not just being a tourist, there is just no time (or money) to visit them all! Earlier this month, however, my better half came up to visit for the weekend which finally gave me an excuse to embrace some arts and culture! All in one day, Jack and I visited the following exhibitions: Grayson Perry: The Most Popular Art Exhibition Ever, Balenciaga: Shaping Fashion, and Pink Floyd: Their Mortal Remains. Read on to see my reviews and ratings of each one!


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My Thoughts on 13 Reasons Why and To The Bone


EDIT: I recently wrote a new piece reviewing To The Bone for Fashion Fix Daily, with quite a different reaction. You can read it here:
What Life is Really Like In An Eating Disorder Hospital

Find out why I loved 13 Reasons Why, and why I’m terrified about To The Bone.The images in this post are embroidered artworks by the incredible Ana Teresa Barboza.


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Why I Can’t Stand Capsule Wardrobes


Capsule wardrobes are EVERYWHERE in the blogosphere and ethical fashion community right now. If you don’t know what one is, a capsule wardrobe is a very minimalized collection of clothing you own and love, rather than a closet full of crap you never wear. It works so well for so many people, and I can certainly see the benefits as an ex fast fashion addict and still a complete shopaholic. However, the method simply doesn’t work for me. Here’s why…


BOXPARK Shoreditch: Top 10 London Pop-Up Shops


Effortlessly fusing the concepts of the modern street food market and the pop-up retail mall, Boxpark stands proudly in the heart of London’s Shoreditch to deliver a community of brands specialising in independent fashion and food. Boxpark was the world’s first pop-up shopping centre, that has revolutionised the London retail experience. Read on to discover my top 10 pop-up picks from Boxpark Shoreditch.


Edinburgh Blogger Conference

edinburgh-blogger-conferenceLast week I had the opportunity to take part in the panel discussions at the very first Edinburgh Blogger Conference. I’d never been to a conference before, let alone been a speaker at one, and such a niche event filled with such enthusiastic and inspiring people was the ideal chance to experience it all for the first time.