Alison Jane Reid

Total 280 Posts

Fashion Icons: Brora and the Ashley's Salute Marilyn Monroe Sweater Girl Provocateur!

Marilyn Monroe is the ultimate sweater girl in the film Let's Make Love. Brora celebrates her timeless style with the heirs to Laura Ashley in hot rose pink Scottish cashmere and wool. Bravo!

Steve McQueen, The King of Cool, His Films & The Malibu Hideaway Beside the Sea

A snapshot of Steve McQueen, the king of cool and his best films, and an intimate glimpse inside his Malibu hideaway which he shared with Ali MacGraw, which is up for sale after it was sold in 2020 by his son Chad McQueen.

Top Secret Letter from the Editor! The Crown Turns John Major into a Sex Symbol, Support The Luminaries, Stargazing and How to Keep Warm in Wondrous Wool This Winter

Top Secret! Journalist Alison Jane Reid declares grey is sexy thanks to Jonny Lee Miller as John Major in The Crown... plus real-life royal reporting, the wonders of wool, mars is about to disappear and Blenheim Palace is an out-of-this-world regal wonderland at Christmas!

Organic Coq au Vin

A quick organic version of classic Coq au Vin from Riverford Organic. Perfect for a mid-week recipe. The recipe also features seasonal purple sprouting broccoli.

The Luminaries Loves - Our Pick of Slow, Responsible Luxury Jewels from Mani Gourmet Organic Greek Foods to Heirloom Handbags and Balblair Single Malt

The Luminaries Loves - our handpicked edit of slow luxury treasures from Balblair Single Malt from Dornoch to Mother of Pearl's Prince of Wales Dress and Mani's Delectable Gourmet Organic Foods and Aspinal of London's work of art hand embroidered bag

The Magic Review: The Crown Series 5, Enola Holmes, My Policeman, and Radio Memories of Horror, Honour, and Bravery from World War Two

The Luminaries Magic Film, Drama and Radio Review. This week, editor Alison Jane Reid reviews The Crown Series 5, Enola Holmes 2, My Policeman, and film and radio highlights not to be missed.

A Glam Postcard from The Inspector Morse Bar & The Alluring Preraphaelites Exhibition Amid Oxford's Dreaming Spires!

A slow travel postcard from Oxford - iconic journalist Alison Jane Reid reviews The Ashmolean's playful, luminous Preraphaelite exhibition and wanders the city of dreamy spires in search of slow food, fashion, and inspiration.
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