Author Archives: sophiabennett

About sophiabennett

I drink too much cappuccino, love arty stuff, want to save the world and write books for teens. Type of thing.

Dior – it’s yours – use it

Note to Dior – I know she said she loved it, but please put Jennifer Lawrence in dresses she can collect awards in without embarrassing herself, or you. However, on this one occasion everything worked out OK. Sure, you didn’t … Continue reading

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Tommy Ton

I have a confession to make. I’ve only just discovered the amazingness that is Tommy Ton – and his street style pictures for Style.com. Thanks to Fashionista for pointing him out, via The Man Repeller. (It was a long and … Continue reading

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Just how gorgeous is this wedding dress? Jenny Packham is Kate Middleton’s go-to dress designer for gorgeous evening frocks, and the occasional daytime thing, too. There are lots and lots and LOTS of wedding dress designs for 2013. They’re on … Continue reading

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Go Grandpa

Today I am totally loving this article from the Daily Mail, about a Chinese grandpa (72), called Liu Xianping who modelled clothes for his grand-daughter’s online store and went viral. Deservedly so. Great legs. Great pose. Great sunglasses. Great story.

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And the train went on …

I’m totally a sucker for a good wedding dress, and this one is AWESOME. Crown Prince Guillaume of Luxembourg married a local barmaid. I’m joking. He married Countess Stephanie de Lannoy from Belgium (obv.), who wore this totally amazing Elie … Continue reading

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Top 10 Stylish Reads

Today I’m in The Guardian. Check out my Top 10 Stylish Reads here and tell me if you agree! xxx

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A t-shirt finds a home

How could I not buy this in Zara today? It was basically calling to me …

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Nonie says yay for Coco

This is so wonderful. (Not what happened, but what happened next …) Coco Rocha was recently photographed for the cover of Elle Brazil. She has a brave policy of no nudity or partial nudity, and therefore her fans must have … Continue reading

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Joseph Kony – Nonie says Ew

It was because of what Joseph Kony did in Uganda that Threads became the book it was. He created the Lords Resistance Army that forced thousands of Uganda’s boys to become child soldiers, and its girls to become slaves. It … Continue reading

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Back to Black

Oh dear. I have said it before (in 2009, no less), and I shall say it again: we may be in the depths of something-we’re-not-quiet-calling-a-recession-but-might-as-well-be, but we don’t hold big, glitzy award shows at the Royal Opera House to enforce … Continue reading

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