Chez Mal Launch at Malmaison Newcastle

Last night saw Newcastle’s elite strutting down the red carpet to the long-awaited launch of Chez Mal at the city’s iconic Malmaison hotel.  The hotel has long been a feature of the skyline on Newcastle’s Quayside and is a firm favourite amongst visitors to our beautiful city because of it’s relaxed atmosphere and fantastic customer…

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Alexander McQueen Savage Beauty

“I want to be a purveyor of a certain silhouette, or a way of cutting, so that when I’m dead and gone people will know that the 21st century was started by Alexander McQueen.” Unless you’ve been living under a seriously well hidden rock you’ll know that the V&A is currently hosting a retrospective of the…

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Unveiling the Basement Speak at Lola Jean’s Newcastle

I recently attended the launch of Basement Speak at Lola Jean’s in Newcastle.  For those of you who don’t know, the original Lola Jean’s bar in Tynemouth has been a cult hangout of über cool folk from the North East since it’s launch and naturally, building on the success of the first bar, a second…

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Ladies Pamper Evening, As You Like It

I was invited to a Ladies Pamper Evening this week at eclectic nightspot As You Like It in Jesmond, given that it’s one of my favourite hang outs I jumped in with both feet.  As You Like It is an amazing venue set on the outskirts of Newcastle and spread over three floors, each offering…

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The Botanist Roof Garden Launch

If you’ve visited Newcastle recently you’ll be hard pushed not to notice The Botanist, the latest addition to the old Monument Mall space opposite grey’s Monument and a subtle presence in the skyline as you head up Grey Street towards the heart of the City Centre.  The glass dome houses The Botanist bar and when…

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