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Art – Vogue 100 – A Century of Style Exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery

March 21, 2016
David Hockney, Peter Schlesinger and Maudie James

Recently I went down to the National Portrait Gallery to see one of their current exhibitions: Vogue 100 – a Century of Style. Having attended the event for the launch of the collection of pieces and designers that would be available at the exclusive shop at the museum, it was only natural that I should see the actual exhibition. So I did. This post doesn’t intend to be an exhaustive catalogue of all the photographers and pieces present at the exhibition but rather a very personal view of it. Many important artists will go unmentioned in the next following lines but I stuck to my personal favourites, which I hope you will enjoy.

As the title of the exhibition implies, this has been organised by the NPG in collaboration with British Vogue, to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the publication. Expertly curated by Robin Muir who is a Contributing Editor to British Vogue, taking us on a visual trip down the majority of the 20th and early 21st centuries.

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Lifestyle, London

Afternoon tea with Audrey Hepburn

October 15, 2015

A few weeks back I was invited to a very special event by Joe Blogs – an afternoon tea at the Amba Hotels Charing Cross, following a visit to the Audrey Hepburn exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery.

The Amba Hotel is located in Charing Cross and is a perfect mix of both history and modern design – all the modern comfort, set in a Victorian hotel, where some of the features are original and over 100 years old. It’s the perfect place to stay if you want to stay in the center of London and within walking distance from major cultural attractions such as the National Gallery and also the tube, that will take you just anywhere.


I took a bunch of photos, of course…

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