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Citizens of LA

So, I recently popped over to Hollywoodland to keep a check on things out there. I stayed at the rather fabulous Sunset Tower Hotel. It’s an Art Deco dream. It’s also a hop, skip and jump from my favourite LA pancake pitstop, Mel’s diner: 
Whilst in town, I went to see the supreme kings of LA denim, Jerome Dahan and Adriano

Behind the scenes!

Here’s the inside scoop on our March 2013 hair story…
With enough John Frieda Frizz Ease Hairspray ( to sink a ship and more Babyliss Curling Wands ( than you could shake a, er, curling wand at, team InStyle arrive on the set of our spring summer hair shoot – armed and ready. New York, new season, our moodboard is jam-packed

Kiss It Better

As a Beauty Director, I attend many product launches. Some wow me with innovative new products, beautiful new seasonal collections and fragrances – designer, celebrity and niche – that linger with me for life, and then there are launches that make me cry like an absolute baby. Which is exactly what I did on a sunny Thursday morning at The


We’ve loved Max Factor mascaras since the launch of the now iconic Masterpiece six years ago (it’s won a whopping FIVE Best Beauty Buys Awards over the years). Since then, every mascara Max Factor has launched has delivered wow-lashes at an affordable price. And that is why us InStyle beauty girls were super excited to try their latest offering, Max

How fair thou art

Trust our deputy art director Vikki Shennan to sniff out a modern-art bargain at Somerset House’s Pick Me Up art fair

Some things that I like no. 2

My new favourite thing is to sit out in the garden. Mostly because it has been shazzed up with my Christopher Kane inspired dahlia pots. Neon pink and yellow dahlias. WHO KNEW.
So have been looking around for the perfect tea sit to entertain in said jardin with. This one from Whittards of Chelsea (who FYI are celebrating their 125th birthday

Some things that I like no. 1

Stumbled across this rather chic little website It’s choc full of all sorts of deliciousness sent straight from the mothership of style, FRANCE. J’adore! Perfect for picking up pressies – lovely bundles of lavender bags, plus beach perfect sarongs and kaftans.
If you see me on the sand, I’ll be toting this red striped number (£45)

Things I have learnt

Bonjour, bonjour
Here are some things I have learnt so far this summer:
Lake Como is THE most divine place ever.
Berlin is almost TOO much fun.
I am Twitter OBSESSED. (shameless self-promotion: @missVmoss). If you are too, the only thing I can proscribe is Grace Dent’s book ‘How To Leave Twitter.’
Lovebox on a Sunday is an excellent place to work on your disco

Meet Mr Gorgeous


Kristin Knox drools on our behalf at the gorgeous David Gandy and his fabulous chest…

Menswear goes bananas…


The Clothes Whisperer, aka Kristin Knox, takes in the tropical prints at the menswear shows…