The end of the line

Rarely has a name befitted a cat so well as that of Tama-Chan, which means “Little Treasure” in Japanese. Some of you may remember my previous post about this popular feline station master, who… Continue reading

Putting the Glorious in to Goodwood

As the English Social Season draws to an end, there is still room to squeeze in one more racing event and what an event it is too. Running from 28th July to 1st August… Continue reading

Hear the boat sing

Coming fast upstream hot on the hooves of Royal Ascot, we have another highlight of the English Summer Season, Henley Royal Regatta. This year running from 1st – 5th July 2015, Henley, with it’s… Continue reading

Count Down to Ascot

Royal Ascot is almost upon us once again and with the days counting down and the weather warming up, the pressure is on to finalise those last minute sartorial decisions. Fashion and Royal… Continue reading

Upping The Style Stakes

The racing season always provides a plethora of fabulous hat wearing opportunities and the Grand National, which this year is taking place on Saturday 11th April, is no exception.  Indeed, with moves to… Continue reading

London Hat Week 2015

Over the centuries Britain’s love affair with hats has continued to burn, at times more brightly than others admittedly, but even when fashion hasn’t favoured our headlining accessory, a wistful pining for the… Continue reading

A Mayor’s Best Friend

With the annual Lord Mayor’s show coming up this weekend (surely a sign, after Halloween and Bonfire Night, that the pre-Christmas run up is in full swing), it got me thinking of one… Continue reading

Hats versus Umbrellas

Whilst battling home in the gusting wind and rain at the end of yet another delightful, hat filled day at Ligenza “Head” quarters, I considered all the discarded umbrellas strewn along the pavement… Continue reading

Hand in Glove

It’s not very often that practicality and style go hand in hand, but this season at Gabriela Ligenza we think we have the answer. Touch screen friendly gloves are not renown for looking… Continue reading

“Horst: Photographer of Style” – V&A Museum 6th September 2014 – 4th January 2015

Having started her career as an architect before entering the marvellous world of millinery, Gabriela has always been curious to see where the path of architecture can lead and with that in mind,… Continue reading

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