Wardrobe Weekly: Climbing + High Tea

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Nov 28 2013

Gold Tape

1. Climber’s Interpretation

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Twice a year, Oxford’s mountaineers don black tie for formal dining. And twice a year, this climber faces the challenge of embracing the dress code as literally as she dares: “black tie, climber’s interpretation”. It started with a carabiner necklace, and each time I simply must outdo myself. Here i am in bespoke styling of REI. I happened to have a flouncy dress at the back of my closet from my solo soprano days, so voilà.

2. Fabulous + Tea = FabulosiTEA

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Reader, meet Caroline “Cakewise”, my creative partner in An Upcoming Surprise. Yes, we’ve been working on an exciting collab project, launching this January! Hints: 1. Tea is involved, sort of. 2. It required a photo shoot at Fortnum and Mason’s avec urban pixie Sarah. Oh and Lyra the Unicorn was invited too of course. [Psst, the super keen can follow us on Facebook and Twitter…].

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