Visiting ‘ Downtown Gaki no Tsukai Ya Arahende! ‘ Recommended Restaurants

The show 'Gaki no Tsukai Ya Arahende!' TV show and comedian act Downtown is very well known throughout Japan for their improvised group comedy and daring shows.One of my favourite shows of theirs is the 'Foodie Report' show where the members of the group compete with each other for the title of the best reviewer of unusual restaurants in Tokyo.

Top 5 Winter Candles

Nothing brings in winter cheer like a happy dancing flame from your favourite candle, warming the chilling view outside from the seat at the table. What would winter be without candles and fairy lights? Many people cannot go without them, and now it has become even easier to get your hands on some perfect scents.

Top 10 Amazing Gifts for Her

With Christmas looming closer than ever, the rush for panic buys is coming up fast, and the majority of products and safe gifts have sold out. So what to do now?

Alexander McQueen Dress

After seeing the Alexander McQueen A/W 12/13 collection a couple of weeks back, I was not impressed. I felt that Sarah Burton had ridden away too far from the McQueen aesthetic for this fashion event- that it was not what the brand was about. In a way, I felt I was right, but after last … Continue reading Alexander McQueen Dress

The Courier: Halloween Fashion Shoot

About one month ago now I was part of a wonderful project for the fashion section of The Courier and I wanted to share with my readers through my article how what a student fashion shoot is like!

Christmas Gift Guide: Top 4 Fashion Books

Fashion books are one of the best ways to browse through an overview of a particular category or style, and it is through them that I have learnt the majority of what I know about the fashion industry, whether it is technical terminology found in the DK fashion history tome 'Fashion' or the inspiration I have had because of 'Nostalgia in Vogue'. I wanted to compile a list of four essential fashion books that remain timeless and offer a view of fashion from a different perspective.

Lucja Wojtala

Inspired by the art seen in mosques, the collection was all in quality wool in rich, varied shades from turquoise through to gold, red, navy and orange. The Lucja Wojtala show this year at Fashion Week Poland, the event of the year, was recognizable- the same wool and similar colours were used in the previous collection. … Continue reading Lucja Wojtala

Hakuunsou Ryokan: Day 1

We had always planned to visit an onsen during our multiple trips to Japan and had never had the pleasure of being in one yet. Having heard that the experience can vary greatly depending on if the ryokan is more modern or not, we decided to stay in an authentic Japanese onsen with a modern touch that would be both comfortable and traditional at the same time!