Exotic inspiration: the kimono recrafted bag

Sitting on a tatami, being a samurai, having received an invitation to attend a Japanese wedding or a tea ceremony, all great occasions to wear a sumptuous kimono. If you, like me, feel attracted to exotic, colourful and enriching cultures such…

Colour obsession – Turquoise..whatever..whenever

Where would I go wearing turquoise? Turquoise is one of my favourite colours. It is a certainty! I can tell by the magnetism between me and anything in this hue: a crossbody bag, a bold necklace, an oversized cocktail ring,…

Colour obsession – wide brim hat

Where would I go with a wide brim hat? Living in Hong Kong for 11 years thought me that umbrellas are not just for rainy days. People here use them as shields against the ardent rays of the tropical sun.…

Colour obsession- the pants

Where would I go dressed like this? Light, comfortable and easy to wear, these pants are made for traveling, stretching, rolling–on-a-picnic-mat- with-kids-and-dogs… I wore them over a bikini for a day out boating or at the beach. Yes, the list…

Accessorizing a chocolate brown sheath dress

Where would I go dressed like this? I wore this dress last night. It is a simple sheath dress with golden elements around the neckline. Here is the thing, I went through a few different outfits while deciding what to…

The magical 11 hour lasting make up and …

I was in my late thirties up to a few days ago, now I see 40 everywhere, on the Birthday Cards, on the picture with the cake, on my Pandora bracelet enriched with two more charms, a 4 and a…