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ROYALTY: Kate Middleton’s maternity style for royal baby number two

KATE MATERNITY STYLE: Baby number 2

 

Take a look at the Duchess of Cambridge’s maternity style with baby number 2, due in April 2015…

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SALE ALERT: Tory Burch Private Sale – October 2014

SALE ALERT: Tory Burch Private Sale October 2014SALE ALERT: One of our favourite brands, Tory Burch, is offering up to 70% off shoes, bags, clothing and more.

Use this link to access the site, then click on the PRIVATE SALE link. Ends October 27, 2014.

Happy shopping!

Natasha xx

 

 

 

 

A LUSCIOUS TRIBUTE: Oscar de la Renta

PHOTO: Oscar de la Renta

 

UPDATED: A private funeral mass for Oscar de la Renta will be held on November 3, 2014 at 11am, at the Church of St Ignatius Loyola at Park Avenue and 84th Street in Manhattan. 

Like many who adore fashion, I was saddened to hear of the passing of Oscar de la Renta yesterday, aged 82.

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STYLE ICON: Amal Alamuddin Clooney


Amal Clooney style gallery

 

A NEW STYLE ICON HAD EMERGED: I was hesitant to give Amal Alamuddin Clooney a “style icon” title when I honestly hadn’t heard of her until recently when she represented Julian Assange from Wikileaks, and then became George Clooney’s fiancée (now wife – see photos from the wedding).

And I was worried that the label might be somehow demeaning considering her incredible credentials as a human rights barrister.

But who says that you can’t be clever and fashionable? She’s clearly embracing the ladylike styles I love, which means more to me than any Kardashian, and ought to be celebrated.

So here’s a tribute to Amal Alamuddin Clooney’s fashion as we’ve seen it so far…

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HOUSES OF THE RICH AND FAMOUS: George and Amal Clooney’s Mill House in Sonning Eye, Oxfordshire

George and Amal Alamuddin Clooney's new home in England on the River Thames

 

CELEBRITY HOUSES: George and Amal Alamuddin Clooney have bought an island home on the River Thames, outside London. Take a look at these photos…

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ROYALTY: Monaco royal family news

 

UPDATE: 

  • Princess Charlene is pregnant with twins (E Online).
  • Gucci celebrates the launch of their new cosmetics line with Monaco’s Charlotte Casiraghi (Gucci)
  • Pauline Ducruet, also of the Monaco princely family, is Lancaster’s new Ambassadress in Asia (PRNewsWire)

Keep reading for more about Monaco’s royal family…

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ETIQUETTE: How to be a luscious house guest

 

ETIQUETTE How to be a perfect house guest

 

HOW TO BE THE PERFECT HOUSE GUEST: I’ve made a lot of mistakes as a house guest, especially in my younger days and the times when I was “between homes”, and I’m sure I still do make an idiot of myself from time to time, for which I would like to officially apologise.

Here are a few stories from the darkside and some ways to be a great house guest yourself…

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A GLAMOROUS LIFE: Embossed python accessories from GiGi New York

 

GiGi New York basics

 

Get organised with these glamorous embossed python accessories from GiGi New York via Graphic Image.
They’d make great gifts too.

FURTHER DETAILS/BUY HERE

Natasha xx

 

 

QUICK PICKS: Luscious news – October 7, 2014

 

PHOTO Blake Lively pregnant

 

QUICK PICKS NEWS AND GOSSIP: There’s a certain irony in following my post about infertility and childlessness with the news that Blake Lively is pregnant.

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RUNWAY: Valentino Spring 2015 RTW Collection

Valentino Spring 2015 RTW Collection

 

 

COLOURS, PATTERNS AND TEXTURES: Valentino Spring 2015 RTW Collection…

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