Frustrated that I can't lose weight, here's my new Wednesday Weight series about what I'm doing about it...


LUSCIOUS HEALTH: Here’s the very first and very personal post documenting my attempt to get my weight under control.

I’m sharing it to get some support and encouragement, as well as hopefully inspiring others who have also been struggling…

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OUR LITTLE LUSCIOUS WORLD: Taking some time out to work on my novel


LUSCIOUS BREAK: Taking time out to work on my novel


Luscious ones, I’m having a little break to work on my novel.

I’ve been struggling with writer’s block and only getting little bits and pieces done – it’s time to get back into the swing of things!

But be sure to follow on Instagram and Twitter for snippets from Chez Luscious in the meantime.

And don’t forget the Pinterest boards, YouTube, Google+, the Facebook photo galleries, and everything on the Luscious website including the Luscious blog and Luscious shop, of course.

Natasha xx




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



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





FASCINATING FOLK: Ben Bradlee (1921–2014)

PHOTO: Ben Bradlee, Washington Post


Sadly, there has been another famous death this week. This time, it’s the former Washington Post editor, Ben Bradlee, aged 93…

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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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PERSONAL UPDATE: Fifty things I wish I could tell my younger self

PERSONAL UPDATE: Things I wish I could tell my younger self


Today is my birthday, so I thought I’d take a look at 50 things I wish I could tell my younger self…

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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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PERSONAL UPDATE: Truth, lies and regret

Truth lies and regret


I’ve been thinking about a girl I once shared a house with, a million years ago.

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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


*UPDATED* The Clooneys are renovating and extending their new home with a swimming pool, a pool house, a garden terrace, a private cinema and new front gates and fencing. They are also converting an existing building known as the River House into an office and meeting room.

Hello magazine and the Daily Mail have all the details, but you can scroll down for existing photos, prior to the changes…

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SALE ALERT: Shopbop (womenswear) and East Dane (mens) 25% off sale


3 days only | Take 25% off your order with the code FAMILY25

Use this link

Happy shopping!

Natasha xx



MUSIC TO SCROLL BY: Music from “The Notebook” soundtrack by Aaron Zigman



How beautiful is this music from the 2004 film, The Notebook starring Ryan Gosling and Rachel McAdams, James Garner and Gena Rowlands? The score is by American composer Aaron Sigman.

Mr Luscious has added it to our music collection, and we’re playing it as he puts the Sunday night roast on. I hope you can enjoy it too.

Buy the DVD and soundtrack CD for more.

Natasha xx

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