Multiplex At The Old Selfridges Hotel: The London List
2 October 2015 | VA Notes London

Multiplex At The Old Selfridges Hotel: The London List

This autumn, Tom Dixon in partnership with Wallpaper, is presenting Multiplex.

“For this year’s London Design Festival we present MULTIPLEX at The Old Selfridges Hotel, an immersive, multi-sensory department store of tomorrow.

Held to coincide with four of the most important events on London’s creative calendar – London Fashion Week, London Design Festival, the BFI London Film Festival and the Frieze art fair – MULTIPLEX brings together design, technology, fashion, film and interiors to explore how the future of retail might look, sound, smell, taste and feel.”

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London, Saturday Morning, New Covent Garden
25 January 2015 | VA Notes Lifestyle

London, Saturday Morning, New Covent Garden

What to do in London on a Saturday morning?

The obvious is to enjoy a good sleep in, but that’s not my plan.

Saturday morning early and I’m at New Covent Garden buying flowers for the week ahead.

Home, wherever it may be, doesn’t feel like home to me without a bloom or two.

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The Christmas Countdown
5 December 2014 | VA Notes Lifestyle

The Christmas Countdown

The Christmas coundown is on.

Am I ready? I don’t think so, not quite yet.

There are so many moments before I settle back in Provence and switch off for the year.

London is in holiday fever and the city looks particularly festive and beautiful.

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Behind The Scenes
19 October 2014 | VA Notes Lifestyle

Behind The Scenes

  Behind the scenes has been rather unususal lately. I am still living life out of a suitcase… two weeks has stretched to two months.

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New Balance… On Balance
24 March 2014 | VA Notes Fashion

New Balance… On Balance

I have a confession. I have bought trainer style shoes for the weekends. Not to train… but to relax in. It’s not like me.   After seeing so many fashionistas wearing these New Balance sneakers with their jeans and fabulous jackets… I was tempted. In Paris, they seem to be supremely popular… subdued colours… much

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It Was An Extraordinary Day In London
2 February 2009 | VA Notes Lifestyle

It Was An Extraordinary Day In London

  To wake up in London and find myself in the midst of a winter wonderland. London doesn’t really do snow. There are the occasional flurries or an inch or two that hug the pavements for minutes rather than hours, but generally London is more about the rain than the snow. Not today.   When

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