Without sounding too much like the Dowager Countess, it really is hard to find good help these days. Like, where do you go when you rip your favourite Carven dress? Who can help when you've got an impromptu dinner party staring you down? And where, oh where, can you turn for quality, professional repairs without being completely ripped off?
All you had to do was ask, darling. We quizzed some of London's top tastemakers for their insider tips on where to go to get things done right in the Big Smoke. From Grace Dent's go-to food market to Caroline Issa's preferred tailor, these are all the services the pros swear by. And hey, if it's good enough for them, it's good enough for us!
Want more local flavour? Like Refinery29 London on Facebook for insider tips on the coolest spots to shop, eat, party, and play.
Now that “ugly,” comfort-first shoes are the new normal (or, rather, the new normcore), we’ve been reintroduced to brands that haven't been in our wardrobe rotation for some time. While Birkenstocks and Tevas deserve plenty of cred, one of our favorite shops is making damn sure we don’t forget about one of the read
While many of our recent hair DIY tips have involved styling tricks to change up your texture, this one is all about embracing those gorgeous, natural curls. We're coming up on the most humid time of year, and naturally textured hair is definitely not immune to frizz — quite the opposite, in fact. So, it's beyond read