stYlobAte

Style is a state of mind.

fiVE lesSons

I haven’t written for a long while… Not for lack of new ideas, but perhaps because in the race between the insights and new thoughts, the latter kept running ahead. … Continue reading

August 13, 2015 · Leave a comment

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 · 1 Comment

strIVing & strUGGle precEde succESS

To strive (verb): to exert much effort or energy; to struggle or fight forcefully toward any goal   Striving and struggle precede success, even in the English dictionary. In modern, … Continue reading

November 13, 2014 · 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

pRactice mAkes perFect

Strength (noun): ability to withstand applied stress without failure. I’m not a die-hard believer in motivational quotes, but some adages bring comfort in their brevity. You note them, you internalise … Continue reading

June 3, 2014 · 5 Comments

MIDLife can beGin at 30

“Midlife crisis is a term coined in 1965 by Elliott Jaques stating a time where adults come to realize their own mortality and how much time is left in their life. A midlife crisis … Continue reading

April 15, 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

MIRCO CONTE

This is Mirco Conte… He’s a coffee barista on Portobello Road who has effortless Italian charm. His dreams are big: to savour simple pleasures. To create moments of happiness as … Continue reading

November 3, 2013 · 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

why aRRogance is stYlish but vAnity iSn’t

We tolerate arrogance. Especially the arrogance of designers and creatives. But what about vanity? So many people conflate the meaning of these two words and yet they are quite distinct … Continue reading

October 24, 2013 · Leave a comment
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