Sunday, 25 November 2012

Ethical skin-loving fave for mums

Founder Violet Reid with her three children
If, like me, it seems that many of your friends are thinking about babies all of a sudden - two sets of twins and counting in our friendship group this year alone! - then you may want to recommend Shea Mooti’s luxurious ethical skincare range.

Friday, 23 November 2012

Q&A with The Natural Revolution

Roger and Liz, founders of The Natural Revolution
Looking for British-made natural skincare? Take a look at The Natural RevolutionIt's run by husband and wife team Roger and Liz, who hand-make the range of natural skincare from scratch using ethical and organic raw ingredients at their farm in the Cotswolds. The range, which includes skin, body and hair care, combines 100% natural ingredients with lush essentials oils. Delicious products include Kiwi & Geranium Facial Oil for £29.50, and a Coconut & Lime Cleanser at £14. Yum. Here the founders themselves tell us a little more:

Tuesday, 20 November 2012

Organic winter skin savers

This winter weather is beginning to make my skin look AGED! Obvs a lady never reveals her age (and in my case, that age will remain forever 25 anyhow) but it doesn't half suck when your skin starts to give you away.

Thankfully there is Content to turn to. Opened in 2008, it's a boutique organic skincare store, beauty salon, complementary therapies clinic and online store all rolled into one. It's leading the way in the move towards natural and organic skincare and wellbeing therapies and is heralded by those in the know, not least by the very stunning Calgary Avansino, Wellbeing Editor at Vogue, who is as expert as they come.

Thursday, 15 November 2012

Bottletop goes RED this Christmas

In support of (RED) and World AIDS day on 1st December, Bottletop have created four special edition designs to help deliver an AIDS Free Generation by 2015.

The Bottletop collection helps artisans in Brazil to support themselves and their families by creating stylish products from upcycled aluminium ring pulls, an approach that has attracted the support of the fashion elite with fashion icons including Anna Wintour, Rita Ora and Kate Moss seen with Bottletop designs.

Tuesday, 13 November 2012

Piccies from last night's Fashioned for Freedom

Online market place House of Beth hosted a very successful Fashioned for Freedom event to raise money for charities that fight human trafficking. They managed to balance the serious messages with some seriously great fashion and a lot of fun - we loved it! Here are a few pics from the night...

Monday, 12 November 2012

Fashioned for Freedom

"We are very excited to be involved in the event. At Beulah our vision is to employ women who have been trafficked and come out of extreme poverty, and involve them in part of our production. We are fully behind the event Fashioned For Freedom, as it represents everything our brand stands for."
- Natasha Rufus Isaacs, co-founder of Beulah London, who's gorgeous designs are among those being auctioned at tonight's event to raise money to fight human trafficking

Monday, 5 November 2012

Remember remember, it's Movember!

Everyone loves Movember. Whether you're egging your man on to nurture a mo or you're the lucky man in mid-grow, there are more ways than ever to get involved this year. Luxury jewellery favourite Links of London is leading the way with a specially designed set of sterling silver, facial-hair inspired delights.

Thursday, 1 November 2012

True Blue beauties - new set launches in support of Teenage Cancer Trust

Shoes, clutch and cake...what more does one want?
Last night I went along to the launch of Dune's limited edition ‘True Blue’ shoes and clutch bag set, created in collaboration with Teenage Cancer Trust.