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A gorgeous year in five pictures

December 22, 2017 No comments

It’s madness in my house – Stephanie here, by the way – with presents and gift wrap piling up in the bedroom. Not a thing wrapped. Plus, I’ve got a skirt to take back to Jigsaw (impulse buy, totally unsuitable), fabric paint to buy (long story, but I reckon I can get it at Stephen[Read More]

Celebrating David Hockney in jewellery art

September 1, 2017 1 Comment

The fabulous Saltaire Festival 2017 begins next Friday the 8th of September and runs until the 17th September. If you haven’t been before, it’s brilliant and well worth making the effort. This year sees a special celebration of David Hockney’s 80th birthday with a show in Salts Mill Gallery 2 (2nd floor), as well as[Read More]

Anthropologie Leeds and what I bought within

July 28, 2017 No comments

  I went shopping – again – after work yesterday to my current favourite retail destination, Victoria Gate in Leeds. Opened in October last year, Victoria Gate is the most beautiful place and Yorkshire is very lucky to have it. If you haven’t been yet, it’s so worth making the effort because it’s heavenly, and[Read More]

This week’s Great Yorkshire Show catwalk

July 14, 2017 No comments

Tweed is a major fashion trend for the coming autumn/winter, seen on the catwalks of Paris, Milan, London, New York and now … Harrogate. On Tuesday this week, I was at the Great Yorkshire Show as part of my day job, specifically to watch, video and report on the annual fashion show. Originally introduced around[Read More]

Leeds College of Art graduate fashion show

June 30, 2017 No comments

Leeds College of Art Graduate Fashion Show has become one of my favourite annual events. For the second year now, it has been held within the magnificent Corn Exchange, downstairs. The two curving staircases make an unusual and effective catwalk entrance, and there’s plenty of room for the audience. There was prosecco served on the[Read More]