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V&A – Shoes: Pleasure and Pain

V&A – Shoes: Pleasure and Pain

So apparently one pair of shoes can change your life, well according to Cinderella. I understand that footwear can provoke intense feelings of desire and lust, we all have those killer heels on our wish-list, but can a pair of shoes really change your life? Well the V&A’s latest fashion exhibition, ‘Shoes: Pleasure and Pain’, is much more than just showcasing gorgeous heels, it delves into the transformation power of extreme footwear, as well as exploring the agonising aspect and euphoria of wearing shoes.

There is a lot to see, more than 250 pairs of shoes are on display across two floors, with some spanning from as early as 30BC, a delicate gold leaf decorated pair of sandals discovered in Egypt, to those Jimmy Choo feathered beauties that Carrie lost in Sex and the City.

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Vanity Fair Oscar Party: Diane Kruger In Donna Karan Atelier

Vanity Fair Oscar Party: Diane Kruger In Donna Karan Atelier

I wasn’t going to bother doing a play-by-play look at the Vanity Fair red carpet, **the Oscars red carpet was a little disappointing this year**well that was until I heard that Diane Kruger was to wear custom Donna Karan Atelier, and as soon as I saw the hybrid dress-come-jumpsuit creation I knew that I couldn’t not share it – just look how amazing it is!!!

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Golden Globes 2015: Jennifer Lopez In Zuhair Murad

Golden Globes 2015: Jennifer Lopez In Zuhair Murad

Who: Jennifer Lopez

Where: At the 72nd Annual Golden Globe Awards held at The Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California

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My Wedding: A Closer Look At My Vintage Wedding Gown

My Wedding: A Closer Look At My Vintage Wedding Gown

I don’t know any bride, who doesn’t want an incredible wedding gown, but it is hard to get something unique, dramatic-yet-still elegant, with an Old Hollywood feel that is within some reasonable budget. Add on top the rest of my very long wishlist, not too white, a wow skirt, beading or embroidery and with romantic floaty sleeves – I thought it was more fantasy than reality.

I wasn’t against a modern, boutique gown, I would have loved the money to treat myself to a designer number like Vera Wang or Elie Saab, but I was realistic with my finances and I just felt that a vintage beauty would be more fitting to our elopement wedding in New York, and would possible give me that couture, red carpet feeling without the price tag.

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