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Places: Backstage at Inbal Dror, Naeem Khan, Reem Acra & Marchesa

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This week’s Places is all about the quiet, stolen moments before the show begins, backstage at Inbal Dror, Naeem Khan, Reem Acra & Marchesa . . .

“Love is the voice under all silences, the hope which has no opposite in fear; the strength so strong mere force is feebleness: the truth more first than sun, more last than star.” –e.e. cummings

Autumn 2019 Trend: Checks & Plaids

Next to trench coats and cosy knits, leopard print and silk, our favourite trend of Autumn 2019 is the return of checks and plaids. Always classic in our view, checks and plaids in tweeds and bouclé are the perfect way to layer on cool autumn days, whether in a blazer, trench or coat. Here are a few of our favourite ways to wear the trend along with a few shopping links…

News 10.14.19 : Today’s Articles of Interest from Around the Internets

We met in cafés and empty offices. A young wife spoke for the first time about her missing husband. A nephew had lost his aunt. Many mothers had lost many sons. Some had never shared their story with a stranger before. They sat on benches and in hallways, waiting their turn to speak. Some had left their villages before dawn to drive or hitch a ride to the city. When they finished, they stood up and went home again.

Notes from the Weekend & a Few Lovely Links

IT IS UNDENIABLY chilly, and the fire is on at the cottage most days now. The leaves have turned a bright yellow and the shops are a confusing mix of pumpkins and Christmas crackers. How there can be only two and a half months left of the year is a mystery. It feels like a moment ago that I was writing my New Year’s Resolutions for 2019 and now we’re on the cusp of 2020…

Playlist 10.13.19 : Five Songs for the Weekend

London multi-disciplinary artist Fauness has shared drifting new song ‘Soon There Will Be No Summer’. The rising force delivered her debut EP ‘Toxic Femininity’ around this time last year, and she’s set to follow this with follow up EP ‘Lashes In A Landfill’.

Mini City Guide: London, England

We were in London a couple of weeks ago, as you know, to meet a friend and business associate from Spain. He was there, we would find out later, for the funeral of an old friend. It was the first time we had seen him outside of his comfort zone, which was normally his office, »

News 10.11.19 : Today’s Articles of Interest from Around the Internets

RIHANNA is ready. First she moved our interview from Thursday to Wednesday. Then from evening to afternoon. When I get word of this latest change, on a slick and humid August day in Los Angeles, I have just enough time to shower and get to the Hotel Bel-Air…