stYlobAte

Style is a state of mind.

fashioN cONscious

Concept (noun): an idea resulting from the transformation of ideas. There are shops and then there are these places that make you ‘feel’ something when you walk in. You visit … Continue reading

March 22, 2017 · 3 Comments

VERA BLACK

This is Vera Black – a part Maori, part Australian musician who I met in London on Portobello Road back in November last year. I’ve been meaning to write a … Continue reading

February 1, 2015 · Leave a comment

dAm yOga: a worK liFe balanCe

I first went to Amsterdam when I was 22. Back then it was a post-uni hipster trip with a few friends to check out the city’s (in)famous delights. Nine years … Continue reading

July 30, 2014 · Leave a comment

cYcled mY A** oFf

Cycling is the third most popular recreational activity in the UK with an estimated 3.1 million people riding a bicycle each month. Have you ever wanted to join this demographic, … Continue reading

July 5, 2014 · Leave a comment

the secRet To gOod skiN

I frequently get ID-ed for cigarettes (yelp! I know) and alcohol even though I’m a nice ripe 31 years old. Rather than being taken aback, I’ve now embraced my youthful … Continue reading

June 12, 2014 · 2 Comments

wEarAble teCHNology

Is wearable technology the future of fashion? Data collecting accessories are already a fashion must-have, from the Nike Fuelband to the nutrition and sleep monitoring range of colourful Jawbone UP … Continue reading

March 17, 2014 · Leave a comment

biKini fACials, yep thEy exisT

Fanny facials. Yep, that’s what my regular salon owner calls them. How have I not heard about these? Apparently everyone’s doing it and I’m the last to know. Cosmo and … Continue reading

January 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

gADgeT fAshion

I’m an Apple fan, like many. But I also have an old Samsung Galaxy SII phone in white that I’m quite partial to (but that’s another story). Today, however I … Continue reading

November 1, 2013 · Leave a comment

tO FashioN is a vERb

A friend of mine said he didn’t understand Fashion. You’ve heard that before. But he admitted he wasn’t immune to it, he just didn’t feel he’d ever consciously made a … Continue reading

October 20, 2013 · Leave a comment

men, WOmen & their spaRe tiMe

I overheard this the other day… MAN: So what do you do with your girlfriends when you meet up? WOMAN: blah MAN: So, you chat? WOMAN: blah, blah, yadda yadda, … Continue reading

October 14, 2013 · Leave a comment

bLinG a diNg dinG

I am so sad to see this warm gold oreo necklace sell out before I had the chance to buy it (for myself) for Christmas. It’s been on my Pinterest … Continue reading

September 8, 2013 · Leave a comment

seXleSs acCeSSories

While we’re going at it with the androgyny trend, isn’t there something to be said about cufflinks? I love this Prada number above with white ceramic skulls wearing big beats … Continue reading

September 8, 2013 · Leave a comment

sUit yoUr stYLe

a suit = In clothing, a suit is a set of garments made from the same cloth, usually consisting of at least a jacket and trousers.  Suits have seen a bit of a revival … Continue reading

September 7, 2013 · Leave a comment
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