The world of sushi is vast! It ranges from the lowest chain salmon-only shop in America to the most exclusive, high-quality nigiri sushi-ya in Japan. Although I have had sushi previously in other sushi shops in London, nothing prepared me for the difference in taste and quality when I first tried sushi in Japan almost six years ago.
I love Japanese cosmetics and how different they are from the Western ones I was used to buying in the drugstores where I live. Maybe you have managed to find a good website that sells Japanese cosmetics or you are going to Japan and wanted to buy a few things to try out at home. I have put together some of my favourite Japanese skincare drugstore finds just for you!
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.
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.
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?
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 Fashion Inspiration: The McQueen Dress
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!
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.