Buckingham Palace in the distance from the bridge in St James’ Park  I recently spent a couple of days in London, and the first day was spent with my uni project group fitting in some research for my Fragrance project, and getting to a few exhibitions. After a guest lecture from Eli Ankutse on Brand Development on Monday, where he touched on Frederick Wolfe and his ‘smelling pods’, our first port of call was Liberty’s to find out how these worked for ourselves. The idea is…Continue Reading “Two Days in London”

Its the last in my NYC series! I am a massive Gossip Girl fan, and for that reason, the MET museum and the Upper East Side were high up on my list of areas in New York I wanted to cover in my short time there. Ultimately my wish was to sit on the MET steps much like Blair and Serena’s pre-school ritual and stare, looking equally cultivated and debonair, into the municipal beyond. Unfortunately it is incredibly challenging in reality to do this when wearing so…Continue Reading “NYC: The MET”

Whilst in New York not only were we given the freedom to explore and do as we pleased, we were also given some really incredible opportunities and workshops. On the first day we were lucky enough to visit FIT, where we were able to participate in a Fragrance Workshop conducted by Virginia Bonofiglio, where we learnt about some of the scientific elements of creating a fragrance. We got to test lots of them and were told about the facilities at FIT. This was really interesting as my…Continue Reading “NYC: Denim: Fashion’s Frontier”

I have, rather ironically, just returned from the city that never sleeps. The perfect place for me since I never sleep too. I’m a combination of happy and sad to be back on UK turf. It was an exhausting and jam packed week that felt like it came to an end at the right time. It had been one of my ultimate wishes and goals to visit the US, having never been before, and I was not disappointed. As it was my first time there…Continue Reading “The City That Never Sleeps”