Daily Archives: December 9, 2009

Delaroche discovery

Ah, I love it when lost masterpieces are rediscovered! This amazing painting, Charles I Insulted by Cromwell’s Soldiers by Paul Delaroche was hidden in a mansion belonging to the Duke of Sutherland in the Highlands of Scotland at the start of the Second World War and has remained there, forgotten and presumed lost forever, ever since. I love Delaroche’s paintings […]

A dress, today.

This gorgeous Dior dress, as worn by Lily Cole, always makes me think of Christmas. Maybe it is the sumptuous Dairy Milk purple or perhaps it is the diamanté stars in her hair. Either way, it is just perfection.