MASTER weaver Karen Hay-Edie (70) is at her happiest when surrounded by green fields, cows and sheep, so it is with some reluctance and "a little trepidation" that she is packing up her beloved hand loom and heading to Paris Design Week this weekend.
AS WE head into September, wedding season is starting to wind down, but if you've been honoured/burdened with the role of bridesmaid for a newly-betrothed friend or family member, you'll already be thinking about what to wear.
HAVING worked with practically every luxury fashion house going (YSL, Versace, Givenchy and Roberto Cavalli to name a few) plus celebrities including Kate Moss and David Beckham, Nathalie Lorson certainly 'nose' her stuff.
FROM sexy little festival frocks to elegant evening gowns, summer provides ample opportunity to get dolled up, but at the same time, it brings with it a whole host of underwear conundrums – particularly this year, when backless, bandeau and spaghetti-strap dresses are so on-trend.
REMEMBER Crayola Crayons? If your childhood was anything like ours, a brand new yellow and green cardboard box filled with pristine paper-wrapped wax crayons, or chunky felt-tip pens, was enough to send us loopy – and keep us occupied for hours.