The five pieces you need right now

JUST as the seasons change, so too does our wardrobe needs. Spring is just around the corner so it’s time to freshen up your workday wardrobe with a few new season basics that will take you … well … anywhere! However, this transseasonal or transitional…

Celebration of a milestone: Coco Chanel

She was an icon of style, but Coco Chanel’s fascinating life story continues to captivate people’s attention LIKE a fairytale of mythical proportions, Coco Chanel’s life story is one of mystery and mastery. Born 130 years ago on August…

Five things I’m loving this week

1: JULY’S WARM EMBRACE HOW gorgeous is this unseasonal burst of sunshine!  It’s been absolutely wonderful sitting in it’s warm embrace dreaming of some exotic destination! Maybe to an island in the Maldives, a hillside in Tuscany…

Style crush: Winter white

White is most often associated with innocence, perfection, honesty and cleanliness. But I love its vitality and neutrality, and how it lightens and lifts the spirit and the mind. The perfect counter balance to everything — even…

Style inspiration: Golden earth tones

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Style inspiration: Black & white

Pictures: glasses //Marion Cotillard // Alexander Mcqueen suit // room // sequins // pencils // white shirt // graphic suit // swirls // Helmut Newton’s bunny girl // jacket //spots //gloves //quote

How to layer like a pro

Anyone can buy fashion but you can’t buy style — you either have it or you don’t. But there are some things you can do YVES Saint Laurent once said that “dressing is a way of…

What’s timeless, ageless and seasonless?

Black and white is the perfect blank canvas PICKED up a fashion magazine lately? Did it happen to mention that black and white was on-trend this season? Well you’d have to be living up a rock if you didn’t know that! But let’s be…

How to be the fucshia of fashion

 Make like Elsa Schiaparelli, the iconic 1930s designer who loved to wear a shade of shocking pink DOES the thought of yet another winter wearing black, black and more black depress you? Is your wardrobe…

Happy mother’s day, Mum

HAPPY Mother’s Day! Thanks Mum for a lifetime of unconditional love, support and encouragement. Thank you for being so many things to me: a teacher, a nurse, a friend, an inspiration. You’ve always shown me what is important in life, and today,…