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The quality of a diamond is determined by 4 things: - Carat Weight - Clarity - Cut - Colour CARAT WEIGHT: A diamond’s weight is measured in carats. The unit smaller than a carat is a point. There are 100 points to a carat. Small stones are usually referred to...

AUTUMN WINTER FASHION 2019 FOR MEN Coats and Jackets - Quilted Jackets are still in fashion. Perfect to keep you cosy in the winter months. Pea coats in heavy wool (navy is a particularly versatile, flattering colour). Camel coloured overcoats (ideally a wool cashmere...

AUTUMN/WINTER FASHION 2019 FOR WOMEN Jewellery – Chunky long and short chains. Very 1970s. Plus large necklaces in anything from pearls to embellished cross pendant necklaces. Large earrings (best kept for the evening). Leather Look – Swing coats, parkas and blanket coats in leather. Wide legged leather...

The National Trust, a charity that preserves historic buildings, forests and gardens in the UK has compiled a ‘Bucket List’ of things to do for Kids. Increasingly, children are glued to their computers, their mobiles or watching TV. They are not spending enough time playing...

According to a US publication ‘Business Insider’, there is a science to producing successful children. Most responsible parents want their kids to keep out of trouble, do well at school and have great careers. Now psychology research has identified a number of key factors that help predict...

Before I set up Born Elegant, I spent a long career as a Headhunter working for Financial Institutions in the City of London. This is known as Executive Search and is when you are asked by a Client to fill a role. You go out...

"The whole point of fashion is to make fashionable clothes available to everyone" - Mary Quant. Opens 6 April 2019 From miniskirts and hot pants to vibrant tights and makeup, discover how Mary Quant launched a fashion revolution on the British high street, with over 200 garments...

A GREAT PLACE TO BUY INEXPENSIVE REAL PEARL EARRINGS, NECKLACES AND BRACELETS (OR ONES MADE OF SHELL THAT LOOK REAL) GO TO: www.ebay.com If you search for ‘Baroque pearl earrings’, ‘Baroque cz pearl earrings’, ‘Akoya pearl necklace’, ‘Keshi pearl bracelet’. Basically – search for different variations of...

Here are some money saving tips on how to keep up with fashion as well as buy pieces that look more expensive than they cost. Trends: First, if you want to follow fashion trends for next season………………here is just some of what is coming up for Spring/Summer...

Christian Dior: Designer of Dreams Opens 2 February 2019 Members' Previews: Thursday 31 January and Friday 1 February Members have two exclusive opportunities to experience the largest exhibition ever staged in the UK on the House of Dior, before it opens to the public. Drawn from the extensive Dior...