I'm going to be dreadfully honest. When I receive an invitation to a fancy press party, my eyes linger far too long on the words "complimentary cocktails", before sending my RSVP. As a thrifty graduate, it's hard to turn down a free party. Of course, I do enjoy attending these events for the fashion too, but who doesn't love a shindig? (Even if I'm the only one doing any actual shindigging.)
Feathers 40th birthday celebration was no exception. Their Knightsbridge boutique, kitted out with a pop-up bar and DJ booth, was buzzing with fashionable folk. As dressed up as Tazz and I were, it did feel slightly intimidating mingling with people who looked like they could actually afford the designer garments hung up around the store. It will be a very long time before either of us can swap our ASOS and Zara jackets for Moschino or McQueen - probably when Feathers celebrate a further forty years. In the meantime, how about a Martini?