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Looking to update your tea service? While we’re all for stockpiling vintage crockery to showcase our favorite fondant fancies on, the good people at East London emporium Luna & Curious are showing us an entirely new way to celebrate tea time. In the form of artist Grace Wilson for welovekarou’s Alley Cat plates.
Each cat comes with a name and a backstory. Apparently Francois is a hard-bitten detective who is secretly in love with Betty the librarian (the one with the glasses; do keep up) who has a brother called The Kid who is getting in trouble down at the Cat Whisker’s Saloon. Okay, a little far-fetched for ceramic plates you’re going to eat cake off, but these did bring a smile to our face. What do you think? Up for swapping out your mismatched china?
Alley Cat Plates by welovekarou, £20 each, available at Luna & Curious.
Oscar de la Renta, fashion designer and entrepreneur, has died at the age of 82 after a long battle with cancer, ABC News and WWD report.
The designer was born in the Dominican Republic in 1932 and rose to fame in the '60s when he dressed Jacqueline Kennedy. He went on to outfit several other first ladies, including read
Halloween is ultimately what you make of it. Some spare no expense crafting the perfect couple's costume while others play the holiday on the cheap — embracing their thrifty side with drugstore buys and repurposed clothing that they already own. If you're in the former category, Charlotte Olympia's limited edition "Trick read