Spice up your life: MUSTARD

Mustard is a dark yellow color that resembles culinary mustard – it also is similar in colour to Flax. It’s a relative newcomer as colours go and was first recorded as a colour name in English in 1886. It’s been out of favour as a fashion colour for a while Read more…


Colour Analysis & Bespoke Jewellery

How one of our Consultants Uses Colour In Her Business… Barbara Laws qualified in Advanced Colour Analysis with Colourflair in 2013. For her it was the next step towards launching her personal colour and bespoke jewellery design company, Gem and Tonic. Barbara was born in Austria into a family of Read more…

The Power of Glamour Anette Talpert
Book Review

The Power of Glamour

Book Review: The Power of Glamour (The women who defined the magic of stardom)

Annette Tapert Aurum Press 1999

This is not a new book, and the copy I have just bought is a second hand old library book…

Despite the title it is not in itself a glamorous book. The cover has a black and white pencil drawing of Hollywood stars on the cover and all the pictures are B& W. Is that part of its charm?

I was hooked from the very first paragraph: (more…)