Happy Sunday! I’ve had such an incredible start of the weekend and wanted to share with you 3 things I have enjoyed…
Inside Vogue - Alexandra Shulman
This weekend I’ve been reading a very special book. And as you know, I love memoirs and diaries written by magazine editors (see my review of Tina Brown’s The Vanity Fair Diaries). This one was written by Alexandra Shulman, former editor-in-chief of British Vogue, over the year of Vogue 100th anniversary. In it she recounts the making of the iconic Duchess of Cambridge cover, the preparation behind the Vogue 100 exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery and her day-to-day-life as editor of one of the most (if not the most) prestigious magazine. I highly recommend it if you are passionate about fashion and want a behind-the-scene access to this world. The references in this book are contemporary, which is why I think I like it more than Brown’s memoir. After I finish this one I think I will pick up Joan Juliet Buck’s memoir ‘The Price of Illusion’ about her years at Vogue Paris.
Aesop Resurrection Aromatique Hand Balm
Living in a big city means your skin gets really affected by the pollution and the dryness (and not just on the face). I used to only wear hand cream in the winter months but here in London I’ve been using hand cream a few times a day. It feels comfortable and it looks polished. I’ve been using the Aesop Resurrection Aromatique Hand Balm and it smells absolutely divine.
Anna Jones’ Pea Fritters
Such a yummy dinner!
Anna' Jones’ ‘Charred spring onion and pea fritters with herb salad’
Last night I’ve also tried a second Anna Jones recipe and it’s her pea fritters (the recipe is available here). I don’t often cook vegetarian meals but Anna Jones’ recipes just feel so fresh and spring-like. It was easy to make and it looks so impressive too.