I have been writing this column now for almost six months and the question I am asked most of the time is “how do you think of things to write about every week?” Easy as falling off a log, I would reply airily. However, this week I was a little stuck for inspiration – was there anything going on that would provide that spark that set my fingers tapping out an outline to tempt my editor with? It was looking bleak and then BAM! My muse hit me right between the eyes with the blisteringly expensive Birkin bag that she is carrying at the moment.
I spent some time thinking of the late Vervia as she travelled the world, buying dresses that she would never get to wear, perfumes that she would never scent her skin with and hats and shoes that would remain wrapped in tissue waiting for an outingAhlya Fateh