Summer 2017 may have been the moment that the French ‘movement’ effectively started on a global scale. France is famous for being a fashion forward country, whether due to its world class designers, its It Girls or its effortlessly stylish women. The French woman is notoriously feminine, free and confident. Seductive and charming but always mysterious. She’ll happily go bra-free and play with transparencies and layering … Continue reading Fashion: The French ‘Movement’
Mission Rock Resort is one of my favourite spots to go have brunch in SF (or the world). Picture this: It’s Saturday, warm and sunny, about 12pm, you’re starting to feel peckish. You’re imagining how wonderful it would be to sit by the water along the bay, the glorious sun hugging you, with a refreshing beverage in hand, a couple oysters on the side and a … Continue reading Brunch in San Francisco: Mission Rock Resort
Social media may represent a big part of my job and life (cough cough huge part cough), but I have to say… some days as I scroll through feeds, especially on Instagram, I can’t help but feel irritation and sorrow… I genuinely find it painful to see the mind-boggling effects it has had on youth, society, people, self-worth, body image… etc. Between selfies of people at … Continue reading Selfies & Instanimals: The Accounts You Should Actually Follow
As you may or may not know, my future sis’-in-law’s life was turned upside down when she discovered that she has inherited the mutated form of the BRCA1 gene. ‘I didn’t really make any big lifestyle changes immediately after finding out that I carry a mutated BRCA1 gene (giving me an 87% of developing breast cancer and a 60% chance of developing ovarian cancer at some … Continue reading Beauty, Cosmetics & Health: LilyEtMoi. Et Moi.
It’s the type of thing you don’t really think about unless it affects you or a loved one directly… probably because most of us go through life thinking we’re going to live forever (I know I do). Until we realise we aren’t. Or until it affects Angelina Jolie. You may have guessed that I am in fact referring to the BRCA1 & 2 genes … Continue reading Body + Mind: BRCA Genes & My Sis’ (In Law)
I came across a small article about Olatz Shnabel’s New York townhouse the other day in a magazine (can’t recall which one though… not the NY Times, even though they did write an article about her too. Vogue maybe? Eurgh anyway…) and I feel in real estate/interior decor love. Granted, my own dream house would potentially not be as colourful as hers, but hers … Continue reading Interior Decor: Olatz Schnabel’s NY Townhouse