Perfume: Scents of Style
Traces of lotus, aromatic fumes of myrrh, soft cinnamon and sweet wine, all distilled into moon-white alabaster flasks. These details of Ancient Egyptian perfume-making can be deciphered from hieroglyphs inked in tombs, 5,000 years ago…
Botanical Beauty, Floral Fashion & Instagram Interiors: from English Gardens to IKEA Houseplants
Yet despite being a widespread – arguably universal – theme, are the garden and flowers particularly significant in the English cultural imagination?
Beneath the Barnet: The Cultural Significance of Hair
We associate others with their hair. Just try to imagine Anna Wintour with anything other than that bob, or Boris Johnson with a mousey side-parting. What about Samson or Rapunzel?
Fair Fashion & How To Dress Ethically
It’s not long after we’ve woken up that we reach for the kettle and make ourselves a brew. Awareness around food ethics is growing, yet when we return to our bedrooms we get dressed, it’s a different story…
Behind Closed Doors: The Liberty Advent Calendar
I’ve joined the growing ranks of adults in the UK for whom the countdown to Christmas Day is not marked by a bit of cardboard with some chocolates, but by..