ELIZABETH LAU'S JOURNAL | Back to ELLE STAR Column

Throwback Thursday Video

Throwback Thursday…rewind back in time to our summer 2012 video art directed and styled by me…featuring the gorgeous Annie Monroe of indie US girl group The Like. Join me… FACEBOOK – TWITTER – INSTAGRAM www.elizabethlau.com
Categories: Design, London, Styling, Video

Meet Bernstock Speirs

The Bernstock Speirs hat shop, open since 2004, is on the northern tip of the famous Brick Lane, away from the hustle and bustle of the shops, galleries and curry houses, as well as the weekend market crowds. The shop location quietly reflects the Bernstock Speirs brand – cool, off beat, away from the main stream and a style leader. In fact, their pom pom hat with veil was recently copied by retail giant Aldo, but luckily withdrawn from sale after highlighted on Twitter by my cousin Style Bubble no less. I sat down for tea and a natter with the lovely and funny Paul Bernstock and Thelma Speirs back in July at their atelier… ...

Meet Alex Monroe

It's been a while since my last post. This time of year is always extra manic with production and deliveries for Autumn Winter, as well as getting the new Spring Summer samples ready for our sales agents. Anyway, I have a series of posts about my summer in London coming up! Through my work and travels, I am lucky enough to meet a lot of super creative people. Their work and histories are so inspiring, and I thought I would share some of them with you… In the UK and Japan, the name Alex Monroe needs no introduction. His jewellery is stocked in department stores and the best boutiques. Open any magazine and his delicate, nature ...

Home Away From Home

Being born and having lived in London nearly all my life, it was strange to spend my summer holiday back in my hometown, and a pleasure to rediscover all the things that I love about this amazing city. South Place Hotel was the base for part of my time in London. Located within the Square Mile and a stone's throw away from St Pauls Cathedral, the River Thames and Tate Modern, South Place Hotel is convenient for all transport links and visiting the neighbourhoods of London. South Place Hotel is the first purpose built hotel in The City Of London in 100 years and it shows. Everything has been planned and thought out with meticulo...

Travel with Karl Lagerfeld x Tokidoki!

It's no secret I'm a sucker for cute so this short cartoon celebrating Karl Lagerfeld's collaboration with cult brand Tokidoki had me completely enamoured. The must have pieces, accessories and figurines are available at Net-A-Porter.