Modern Women

Do Judge a Vogue by its Cover

Katie Beard | Posted 24.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Katie Beard

To your everyday woman, perhaps not accustomed to a life of airbrushed perfection, it can be just a fairly dispiriting, potentially bruising, high gloss, fashion mag. But, I'm convinced that it's supposed to represent more than that. Step forward Lena Dunham.

10 Extraordinary Women You've Never Heard Of

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Bostock | Posted 26.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Since 2009, academics from around the globe have been celebrating Ada Lovelace Day every mid-October. Never head of her? Well, that's one of the re...

Cora Pearl: Bringing One Of The World's Most Famous Courtesans Back To The Grosvenor Hotel

Katie Hickman | Posted 23.04.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Katie Hickman

We no longer view Cora Pearl as a figure to be feared and shunned, to be hidden away from 'respectable' society. What we see instead are her intelligence and wit, her enormous sense of style, her independence of mind. She is, paradoxically, a strikingly modern figure: a woman who had the courage to be completely and wholly herself.