On Saturday I spent much of the day outside riding a Boris bike from Notting Hill via Little Venice to Primrose Hill...that was after my TenPilates class in the morning so by the time we arrived, I needed a serious lie down. Lucky Primrose Hill is full of gorgeous Italian deli's to refuel...

Continuing on my love of all things French (and based in Notting Hill), I present to you The Kooples AW11 collection. The Kooples recently opened on Westbourne Grove, a hub of chic French designers in London, and it's another store that I can safely say I could buy the whole collection. The...

They stock a huge range of rugs in contemporary colours from nautical stripes in coral, navy blue, duck egg blue, yellow, orange and the list goes on. I picked up a dove grey rug for my lounge room, while my friend picked up a missoni-esque style rug (pictured below). We were both debating...

Back in October I was invited to be photographed as part of British photographer, Sam Pelly's exhibition on the people of Notting Hill. The exhibition is due to launch at his studio in Notting Hill in February 2011 and features people from all walks of life - from the wealthy to homeless...

The trainers at their Notting Hill studio are flawless - I like them all! They're not your typical trainers, and show a genuine interest in each member of their class. They're also the type of trainers who have degrees in Sports Science (and charisma to boot)...not a certificate from some...

Rihanna wears Tom Ford at the 2012 Met Gala. Photo: Getty Images As the presumed man behind Justin Timberlake'sslick makeover for , it's not exactly a secret that Tom Ford likes to dip his fingers into the music world every now and then. But it turns out JT is only one in Ford's lengthy love...

Last night all of the juicy drama of Gossip Girl returned! The resident Queen Blair Waldorf was her perfect ladylike self while working with Chuck to take down Bart Bass and find Serena in this pink and polka dot outfit. The perfect look for scheming and devising plans, copy Blair's outfit...

The book was originally sold out on Amazon, but I happened to notice it in The Travel Bookshop's window (the famous one from the film Notting Hill) so I thought I'd support local business and buy it from there instead. On the same day I also found the perfect Breton striped top that I've had...

Mr Porter is my long-suffering boyfriend also happens to be my Notting Hill Girl photographer (not by choice I might add). I wish I could take a 'behind the scenes' because normally it involves an argument (or two) on the streets of Notting Hill because neither of us really know how to use...

A reflection of the designer himself – and let's not pretend we're not giddy at the thought – Tom Ford's Tom Ford for Men eau de toilette is perfect for city dwellers and guys about town alike with its strong, seductive smell spiked with unexpected florals. And it's good news for you, too...

 

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