Karen Toms

Posts with Month: March 2013

Audrey Hepburn advert for Galaxy Chocolate

I have my friend Harriet to thank for this month’s advert of the month. Knowing that I am a fan of Audrey Hepburn, she thought that I would like the new advertising campaign for Galaxy chocolate which features Audrey in a scene from the film ‘Roman Holiday’.

The one-minute commercial was created by ad agency AMV BBDO and visual-effects company Framestore using computer-generated imagery.

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140-years-of-Levis-501-jeans

Richard and I are big fans of Levi’s.

He wears nothing but Levi’s 501s and whilst I may waiver from time to time, I always come back to the brand as my jeans of choice.

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‘White Heat’ is a series of black and white images by photographer Nicholas Alan Cope.

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Gucci iconic horsebit loafer

This month Gucci are celebration the 60th anniversary of its signature horse bit loafers.
Gucci 1953 horsebit loafer collection

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Princess Lilian And Prince Bertil Of Sweden

As someone who has always been a fan of royal stories, I confess I can be a bit of a nerd when it comes to facts and snippets about Royal Houses across Europe. But it also means that I’m always on the lookout for new insights and the sad news that Princess Lilian of Sweden had passed away on March 10 shone a light for me on a true royal love story.

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Nordic Bakery

Interior of Nordic Bakery, Golden Square, London

One of my favourite cafes to visit in Central London is the Nordic Bakery in Golden Square. There’s something calming about the high ceiling, huge front window and the simplicity of the decor which I find relaxing.

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Nordic Bakery