4 Nov 2014
Parisian Women And 5 Simple Beauty Rules

Parisian Women And 5 Simple Beauty Rules

Simple beauty rules seem to me to be what Parisian women follow. I know that I admire the way many Parisian women look and dress. Most of all I admire their natural appearance, their ability to look beautifully groomed but never overdone.

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3 Nov 2014
The Best Kept Beauty Secrets #8

The Best Kept Beauty Secrets #8

Cecil Beaton, The 1968 Sitting – Queen Elizabeth II, White Drawing Room One of the best kept beauty secrets and one of the most difficult to come by is grace. The art of grace or the state of grace, whatever it is called I find grace a tough one to master.

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1 Nov 2014
Khaki By Annie Liebovitz

Khaki By Annie Liebovitz

Annie Liebovitz for Vogue The Winter Weather Essential shot by Annie Lieboviz makes me want to get my khaki working. Khaki parka style jackets are doing the rounds and I for one am super happy.

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30 Oct 2014
Helen Mirren, The New Face Of L’Oreal Paris

Helen Mirren, The New Face Of L’Oreal Paris

The beautiful Helen Mirren has been chosen as the UK ambassador to L’Oreal Paris. L’Oreal Paris have described Helen Mirren as , “brilliant, irreverent, beautiful, sexy and quintessentially British.” She is all of those.

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28 Oct 2014
Louis Vuitton And Christian Louboutin… Celebrating Monogram

Louis Vuitton And Christian Louboutin… Celebrating Monogram

 Christian Loubotin and his flash of red have teamed up with Louis Vuitton for the Celebrating Monogram campaign. Christian Louboutin is one of six artists who have collaborated with Louis Vuitton to create signature pieces. This was my very favourite video… you can watch the others here.

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27 Oct 2014
The Perfect Weekend… Sissinghurst Castle

The Perfect Weekend… Sissinghurst Castle

The perfect weekend started with a surprise gift of Behind The Mask, the latest biography about the life of Vita Sackville-West. It is the first new biography released in 30 years so I am anxious to start reading. The surprise continued with a Sunday visit to Sissinghurst Castle, the home Vita Sackville-West shared with her husband Harold Nicolson.

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26 Oct 2014
The Biker Style Jacket… The Wild Ones

The Biker Style Jacket… The Wild Ones

 Cindy Crawford, Tatjana Patitz, Helena Christensen, Linda Evangelista, Claudia Schiffer, Naomi Campbell, Karen Mulder, and Stephanie Seymour. All shots photographed by Peter Lindbergh in 1991 and titled “The Wild Ones”  You probably have a biker style jacket? I consider the biker style leather jacket a wardrobe essential.

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22 Oct 2014
Biker Chic And The Biker Boot

Biker Chic And The Biker Boot

naomi campbell, “wild at heart” by peter lindbergh This season the biker boot is very much on trend. Like the leather biker jacket, biker boots never really go out of style. Especially for the Parisian fashionista. Whether it’s the biker boot or the leather jacket, the moto/combat look is on. The difference this year is that the

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21 Oct 2014
What “Not To Do” In Paris

What “Not To Do” In Paris

I recently read an article in Condé Nast Traveller about what NOT to do in Paris. I was pleasantly pleased to think that we have it covered here. Most of us Francophiles love enough to have explored further and wider, with bright eyes and inquisitive minds.

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20 Oct 2014
Le Petit Bijou, Saint Remy De Provence

Le Petit Bijou, Saint Remy De Provence

Le Petit Bijou, our holiday rental home in Saint Rémy de Provence, has been up and running for a little over a year now. I would have to say that of all the projects I have been involved in over the years this little jewel has given me the greatest pleasure. It’s the sweetest little

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19 Oct 2014
Behind The Scenes

Behind The Scenes

  Behind the scenes has been rather unususal lately. I am still living life out of a suitcase… two weeks has stretched to two months.

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17 Oct 2014
Investment Dressing… The Strategy… And Angelina Jolie

Investment Dressing… The Strategy… And Angelina Jolie

Investment dressing… the strategy… Is there such a thing? When I hear the words investment, dressing and strategy in the same phrase, I am intrigued. Do we consider fashion an investment? It’s a complicated question and one that I don’t completely have the answer to. For some, fashion is important…  it is about passion and creativity…  a

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