Denim and Details

I haven’t posted a style shoot in a while. It’s been a hectic one over the past couple of months for sure, but I found this little shoot I did with the awesome Sitakesphotos off-the-cuff during LCM in June. Si came to say hi, with his camera of course, and we wandered around some of the side streets of Temple, London.

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Eight & Bob Fragrance

I always love a brand with a story. It means as a consumer I’m buying into something so much more than a simple product. I’m buying into the brand’s history, its lifestyle. And I think I may have found one of the coolest brand stories to date… If you don’t know the brand already, let me introduce you to Eight & Bob.

Eight & Bob’s history is extensive, so I’ll be giving you the abridged version.

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This song is my complete and utter obsession right now. I first heard it sun by an auditionee on America’s Got Talent (watch it here), I then looked up the lyrics to find out who actually sang it.

Turns out the song is Grammy nominated (and I can see why!) and is sung by Andra Day. The accompanying music video is beautiful, believably touching. The song is an anthem, a fighter’s anthem that focuses on the struggle to keep going, to keep rising.

Have a watch and let me know what you think!


Here’s to the power of sport and self-belief. To those who get up in the morning to go running. To those who take on new challenges, fight prejudice or conquer their fears. This is for every victory.

I’m a little bit obsessed with H&M’s new sports campaign with Caitlyn Jenner, so I wanted to share it with you all.

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When in Rome – a three day guide

This year I decided I wanted to try and see more of Europe, opting for long weekends away in lieu of long-haul holidays. I kicked off this new adventure with a weekend in Rome. As an ex classical civilizations student, it’s been a dream place to visit since I was a teen. It was my first weekend trip and we aimed to visit the city in three days.

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Introduce yourself to The Glenlivet Cipher, the world’s most mysterious whisky.

A jet-black bottle. No cask information. No tasting notes. The Glenlivet Cipher is a limited edition single malt released by Master Distiller Alan Winchester. Are up to the task of solving it’s riddle?

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On Friday 1 July 2016, in London, I witnessed and was part of one of the most incredible events I have ever seen.

The day marked 100 years since the start of the Battle of the Somme – the bloodiest battle in British military history with 19,240 men dying on the first day alone.

To mark the Somme centenary, 14-18 NOW, the UK’s arts programme for the First World War centenary, commissioned Turner-prize winning artist Jeremy Deller to create a modern memorial to commemorate the occasion. In collaboration with the National Theatre’s director, Rufus Norris, some 1400 volunteers (men aged 16-52) took part in the UK-wide ‘we’re here because we’re here’ event. They volunteers marched across the UK dressed as WWI soldiers in historically accurate uniforms. They represented the 15 regiments that saw loss of life that day.

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