Learning to ski in picture-perfect Kitzbühel

The resort of Kitzbühel in the Austrian Tyrol offers ski lessons and so much more, including top-class food and drink

Originally posted on MSN, April 2014

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There are worse places to learn to ski than Kitzbühel. There may be better places to learn to ski too but, arriving in the little Austrian Tyrol town with snow-capped mountains and picture-postcard shops all around, you’d be hard-pressed to think of one. It’s so typically Austrian that you can almost hear yodelling echoing from the mountains, and you wouldn’t be surprised to see Julie Andrews running down a nearby hill.

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A life-changing adventure in Iceland

If lava caving, glacier trekking, canyoning and Northern Lights viewing are on your bucket list, then Iceland is the place to tick them off

Originally published on MSN, April 2014

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On the very first day of 2014, my new year’s resolution came to me as I sat in a darkened cinema enjoying The Secret Life of Walter Mitty. Alongside those I make every year (eat less chocolate, get in shape, learn a language – the usual), my cinema-inspired resolution was: go to Iceland.

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The best places to shop for plus-size fashion

Philomena and Iskra from Model 1’s Curve division share their shopping tips for girls with curves in all the right places

Originally posted on MSN UK, March 2014

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Once upon a time, plus-size fashion meant frumpy frocks and shapeless smocks. Happily those days are long behind us, with retailers finally waking up to the demand for fashion-forward plus-size clothes, and investing in trend-ticking ranges for girls with curves and a sense of style.

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Victoria Beckham reveals she designs naked, is surprisingly funny

The former Spice Girl talks fashion at this year’s Vogue Festival

Originally posted on MSN UK, April 2013

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It’s been a long time since Victoria Beckham performed to a sell-out crowd, but yesterday she did just that.

Wearing their most vertiginous heels, nearly one thousand fashionistas tottered into Queen Elizabeth Hall at London’s Southbank Centre to hear the former Spice Girl speak – not sing – on the subject ‘My Fashion Life’ as part of the Vogue Festival.

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Freelance Work: 3am.co.uk

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In October 2012 I started freelancing at the Daily Mirror’s 3am.co.uk, indulging my love of A-list (and B-, C- and D-list) celebrity gossip.

In addition to writing daily celebrity and entertainment news stories, I’ve also covered TV shows including The X Factor, Strictly Come Dancing, Celebrity Big Brother and Dancing On Ice. For last year’s X Factor, I coordinated the booking of some of the show’s former finalists – including Rhydian Roberts, Diva Fever and Johnny Robinson – for 3am’s weekly live blog, which ran every Saturday night during the live shows.

You can read all of my stories for 3am.co.uk here (you’ll need to click on my name in the ‘journalist’ menu on the right).

Video Content: Summer Wardrobe Interviews with Louise Roe, Liberty London Girl & Sarah Curran

Summer wardrobes

Originally posted on Stylist.co.uk, June 2011

If your wardrobe hasn’t quite come to terms with summer, then stylist.co.uk are on hand with some inspiration in the form of our summer wardrobe videos. We’ve delved into the closets of three fashionistas to film their new season buys, along with the summer essentials they turn to every year. Discover their wardrobes for yourself by choosing a video to view from the list below…

TV Presenter Louise Roe

TV presenter and fashion journalist Louise Roe lives in LA but is in London for work, and so shows Stylist a ‘small’ sample of her transatlantic summer wardrobe.

 

Sasha Wilkins, AKA blogger Liberty London Girl

Stylist delves into the wardrobe of Sasha Wilkins, AKA style blogger Liberty London Girl, including her impressive treasure trove-esque accessories closet.

 

My-Wardrobe.com’s Sarah Curran

Founder and CEO of my-wardrobe.com Sarah Curran takes Stylist on a tour of her impressive walk-in wardrobe.