24 Mar 2015
Paris And A Girl On the Quai

Paris And A Girl On the Quai

A girl on the quai,

I liked her pose, her total focus on the words in front of her. I loved that she was reading without a care in the world for the passing parade. And a book no less, a real book.

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23 Mar 2015
Eyeshadow, The Quick, Easy And No Crease Way

Eyeshadow, The Quick, Easy And No Crease Way

Eyeshadow, the “no crease” way is the only way.

I am a little afraid of eyeshadow, it is one of those highly tempting prospects that can go horribly wrong. Full of promise, but eyeshadow if applied badly can be disasterous. Creases in the eye sockets or unintentional smudging underneath the eyes is not a great look.

I am all for adventure but not with eyeshadow.

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22 Mar 2015
Weekend Vignette #11

Weekend Vignette #11

“Never in the history of fashion has so little material been raised so high to reveal so much that needs to be covered so badly.” Cecil Beaton

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21 Mar 2015
Bianca Jagger And Cecil Beaton

Bianca Jagger And Cecil Beaton

Bianca Jagger and Cecil Beaton, I could not resist.

I believe this photograph was taken in 1978 and it proves to me that elegance and monochrome dressing never dates. Wouldn’t you agree?

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12 Mar 2015
The Best Kept Beauty Secret #10

The Best Kept Beauty Secret #10

Another best kept beauty secret: authenticity.

Authenticity is a curious concept. I am not entirely sure how to describe, explain or analyse authenticity but I do believe it is very apparent when we witness it first hand.

When I imagine that someone is authentic, I imagine them to be true.

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9 Mar 2015
Provence In Soft Focus

Provence In Soft Focus


This last weekend in Provence, felt as if it were in soft focus.


The light in Provence is forever changing. It is often bright, sometimes subdued but always unique.


Restorative is the word that comes to mind; the light in Provence feels like a dose of goodness, an antidote to negativity and a positive force to make all things better.

A romantic interpretation, but if you were with me last weekend I feel sure you would agree.

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