Rae Feather is a British womenswear brand, designing beautiful, luxurious wardrobe staples, with equally beautiful fabrics. I took a few moments to catch up with the eponymous founder of Rae Feather, to get a glimpse behind the scenes and the inspiration for her collections.
What is your definition of luxury?
Cashmere is a great luxury. There is nothing like putting on a cashmere sweater or scarf when it’s chilly and instantly feeling cosy and warm….
2015 seems to be the year of new beginnings in Birmingham. Grand Central is opening, the Mailbox redevelopment will be completed, the Resorts World complex opens its doors and the long-awaited New Street will be finished..
But my favourite new thing is the ever-so stylish Everyman Cinema in the Mailbox.
(Above: Parament Shop)
Tforia is a beautiful selection of home, clothing and jewellery brands. The concept behind the website is perhaps best described by Tforia themselves:
Are you happy with the amount of hours required to sift through Etsy to secure a special item? Is it easy to outbid a competitor on Ebay for a one of a kind piece?
With a selection of over 250 shops, Tforia delivers a convenient way to discover and procure fine unique products.
And they certainly deliver on that promise. It’s an absolute delight to click through the delicious website and it’s easy to lose an afternoon perusing their collection of unique brands. Here is my own little selection of their home brands:
More than a little bit excited to be going to Cornwall next month and staying at none other than Artist Residence Penzance.
As well as their sanctuary in Cornwall, Artist Residence has similarly charming, small hotels in London and Brighton. But Cornwall is the place that has my heart – so Tom and I find ourselves making the annual pilgrimage down there.
There’s something more appealing about a hotel bar than any other ordinary bar – I’m not sure whether it’s the association with being on holiday, but it feels more special somehow. So I was pleased to try out The Gentleman & Scholar at Hyatt Regency, Birmingham.
As the nights are slowly drawing out and we’re getting ever closer to that elusive spring, I’m taking a look back to my favourite collection for the upcoming season that was unveiled last September. Haider Ackermann at Paris Fashion Week.
I’m a big fan of a boutique hotel. I’m a big fan of my home city, Birmingham. The two have crossed over at delightfully-decadent The Edgbaston. There’s more than a spattering of art deco in the décor, especially in the cocktail lounge and public spaces. In contrast, the rooms have a reserved, classic take on contemporary design with plenty of original features.
Finery London is an new online womenswear brand, founded by former ASOS and Topshop directors. Aimed at the mid-market, the design-led brand has a feminine, vintage feel but also draws comparisons to Cos and & Other Stories.
At the end of last year, I ran a competition to win a gorgeous Charlotte Valkeniers ring from Magpie On The Run. Well, good news. If you’re a jewellery magpie, then I might have just made your life a whole lot better… READ MORE
A gorgeous collaboration between a street wear stalwart and a newer kid on the fashion block – Nike and & Other Stories has lead to a renewed appreciation for all things with a swoosh.