Dare to take control

Have you ever wanted to be bolder and braver in the bedroom? Have you ever wanted to take charge but are unsure where to start... and don't know if your partner will like it? If so, you should check out She's on Top, a Coco de Mer Salon where professional Mistress Miss Severity Myers will... Continue Reading →

Fashion Theory: Trickle-Down

Part 1 of a 6-part series on aspects of fashion theory, specifically cultural studies and object analysis. Written partly to reassure myself that I do understand the concepts and partly to help clarify things for others, this post is based on notes I took during a lecture at London College of Fashion by Dr Agnès... Continue Reading →

Framed! Contemporary Eyewear in Fashion

Have you every really thought much about glasses? Many people wear them, and many more wear sunglasses, but this is an area of fashion which is often ignored at any level other than consumption. You rarely see fashion spreads on glasses, gallery exhibitions, or young people desperate to design eyewear. All that may be about... Continue Reading →

History and Culture of Fashion

It's been a long time since I was last in full-time education. In 1997, I graduated from UMIST (now merged with the University of Manchester) with a BSc in Textile Design and Design Management, but still had a desire to learn more. I just wasn't completely sure what it was I wanted to learn. Since... Continue Reading →

Irreverent Ballet

Have you ever wanted to learn ballet? I have to admit that it never particularly appealed to me. A strict rules and "we're not here to have fun" approach to getting fit isn't really my thing. Even as a child, when I wasn't allowed to opt out of this whole exercise malarkey, I preferred the... Continue Reading →

Kiss Me Deadly student seminars

If you're a fashion student with an interest in learning more about the business side of the industry, chances are that you'll be trying to arrange an internship. As with all types of unpaid work experience, this involves trekking to an office, shop or warehouse to spend a couple of weeks doing whatever work they... Continue Reading →

Red carpet hair

Back in 2010, I posted about how I get my 1950s style curls to stay, but more recently I have been somewhat less successful with that look. If I sleep in the rollers, I need to make sure that my hair is dry before my head hits the pillow if I want to avoid the... Continue Reading →

Exploring with Sacred Pleasures

There are many aspects to sex that the majority of people are unaware of and so never fully explore. Because society has taught us that sex is "naughty", many people fail to look further than intercourse with a few positions and a couple of toys and, while this works fine for many, for some people... Continue Reading →

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