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Organic Bordeaux
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Organic Bordeaux

Earlier this month I had the opportunity to visit the beautiful region of Bordeaux in south-western France. Renowned for its good food and wine, Bordeaux certainly did not disappoint. What’s more, it offered a taste of some of the world’s best organic wines. Organic wine, known in France by ‘Agriculture Biologique’ or ‘Vin Bio’ labels, … Continue reading

Fashion Revolution Week
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Fashion Revolution Week

This year’s Fashion Revolution Week kicks off on Monday, encouraging millions of fashion lovers around the world to ask brands and themselves a simple question: “Who made my clothes?” Born out of the indignation following the 2013 Rana Plaza disaster in Bangladesh, Fashion Revolution has gone from strength to strength, with over 80 countries participating … Continue reading

Stilettos Revisited
Fashion / Lifestyle

Stilettos Revisited

It is a truth universally acknowledged, that stiletto heels remain the stuff of dreams for women and men alike. As stilettos celebrate their 110th anniversary, here’s a short history of this famed footwear — from fashion splurges to fetish items. Although slender high heels had been worn by French courtiers as early as late 19th century, it was shoemaker Andre Perugia … Continue reading