RUNWAY: Burberry Prorsum Fall 2014 RTW Collection

Runway: Burberry Prorsum Fall 2014 RTW Collection

Flowy, flowery, colourful elegance: Burberry Prorsum Fall 2014 RTW Collection

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SHOPPING: Fashion from Fashion Week

 

RUNWAY: Mother of Pearl Fall 2014 RTW Collection

Mother of Pearl Fall 2014 RTW Collection

FROCKAGE FROM THE RUNWAY: Mother of Pearl Fall 2014 RTW Collection…

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RUNWAY: Luisa Beccaria Fall 2014 RTW Collection

Luisa Beccaria Fall 2014 RTW Collection

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QUICK PICKS: Luscious news – February 21, 2014

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LUSCIOUS NEWS AND GOSSIP: Pour yourself a drink and settle down for some tales of designers, models, celebrities and royals, plus some other quirky bits and pieces…

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ON SALE: Genuine Hermes black box calf Kelly bag

ON SALE: Hermes black box calf Kelly bag

OWN AN AUTHENTIC HERMES BAG FOR LESS THAN HALF THE PRICE

Hermes black box calf Kelly bag, now $5900 (was $13,800)

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LUSCIOUS IN THE KITCHEN: Milanese saffron risotto

Milanese saffron risotto photo

DOMESTIC GODDESS: Inspired by the Italian language classes which Mr Luscious and I are taking, and memories of fabulous holidays in Italy, I attempted to make a saffron risotto, Milanese style, this week.

And, after less-than-successful experiences in the past, this attempt was surprisingly fab!

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OUR LITTLE LUSCIOUS WORLD: Introducing our Luscious shopping favourites

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 Luscious favourites

 

The Luscious List: Brands and stores

Every day people email asking me where I shop, what my favourite brands are, and how can they achieve their own luscious style. It’s flattering that people ask, but also a bit overwhelming when I open up my inbox each day. Apologies to everyone I have yet to respond to!

It gets tricky because there are soooo many shopping options, from my love of markets and “op shops” all the way through to haute couture, but I’ve put together a LUSCIOUS LIST which may assist a little, featuring mostly mainstream, online stores. The markets and speciality destinations etc will have to wait for another time.

It’s mostly (female) fashion-related but also comprises some homewares, beauty, and other stores where I’ve found gems. Not all the stores are glamorous and expensive as I’m not averse to traipsing through hideous aisles of junk to find a tiny pot of shopping “gold”.

And when it comes to simple stuff like a plain white T-shirt, I’m definitely giving my money to a regular store such as Target rather than an overpriced designer version. A plain white cotton T is a plain cottom white T, yes?

Why not take a look, and feel free to leave a comment below telling me about your favourite brands and stores.

Natasha xx

 

 

 

SHOP THE RUNWAY: Moda Operandi

 


Loving the Fall RTW collections? Then shop straight from the runway via Moda Operandi.

It’s a great concept that allows you to select items as they appear on the catwalk, so as you have a “wow!” moment, you can pre-order it before you forget.  Clever, huh?

It’s the brainchild of Lauren Santo Domingo (New York darling and contributing editor to Vogue) and Aslaug Magnusdottir (entrepreneur), and the team includes Indre Rockefeller and Hayley Bloomingale, of the famed Rockefeller and Bloomingdale families, respectively. These are women who know how to shop.

Learn more about the business model and the team.

I’ve been picking through thousands of photos, and narrowing down my favourite shows. Here are my selections so far:

…and more to come from London, Paris and Milan.

Natasha xx

PS. See all our favourite brands and stores here.

 

 

LUSCIOUS LIVING: Hanging around…

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Welcome to the weekend, Luscious Lifers! I hope you have have a peaceful weekend, just hanging around, taking it easy.

To get you into the mood, you might want to check out:

Natasha xx