Karen Toms

Posts with Month: October 2011

New York, New York

New York's Central Park

I’m flying to New York today for a few days.

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New York, New York

Congratulations All Blacks!

New Zealand win Rugby World Cup in Auckland

Huge congratulations to the New Zealand All Blacks for winning the Rugby World Cup in Auckland on Sunday.

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Congratulations All Blacks!

Rebranding review: kew.159

This post is about an itch that I can’t help scratching. Try as I might I can’t shake off the urge to discuss the rebranding of women’s clothing brand, Kew, to kew.159.

The story behind the rebrand
Kew was originally launched in 2003 as the younger sister of Jigsaw Clothing. But according to their Chief Executive, Des Swan, “Over time they (Kew and Jigsaw) started to come together and we decided we needed to move them in different directions.” kew.159 was launched in August 2011.

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Rebranding review: kew.159

Noticing more wrinkles around my eyes when I look in the mirror

Two weeks today I turn 41. A whole year has almost past since I started this blog and that year has flown by.

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Portrait of US Vogue's editor, Anna Wintour, by Alex Katz

Yesterday, I had lunch with a client at the restaurant in the National Portrait Gallery. With views over Trafalgar Square and along Whitehall to the Houses of Parliament plus many other landmarks too, it was the perfect place to spend a couple of hours of a bright and breezy autumn day.

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It’s been a while….

I’ve had a hectic couple of weeks and have neglected my personal blogging.

During my silence, I’m excited to say that we have received our official wedding photographs which we are delighted with. I’m looking forward to sharing some of them and all the details of the day in a series of posts.

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It’s been a while….