Put down those anti-ageing creams... the latest scientific research proves that it's the amount of color contrast on your face that affects how people perceive your age. In normal-people speak, this translates into a simple fact: bright lipstick and blush can make you look younger. The ... Read More about Scientifically proven: Bright lipstick makes you look younger
Chanel was my first introduction to the world of haute beauty. The day I swapped my muddy brown plastic-cased Revlon lipstick for that first smooth, sleek, ebony-tinted tube of Rouge Coco from Chanel was when the world of makeup and perfumes drew me in forever and ever. There followed many years of ... Read More about Wishing Coco Chanel a happy 130th b’day (and telling some untold stories!)
Look what I got in the mail today... a gorgeous, gorgeous candle to celebrate Bourjois' 150th birthday :) But wait... 150th birthday?? I never realised Bourjois was that old a brand. Really. Which set me thinking about what else I did not know about this chic and quirky Parisian makeup house. Quite ... Read More about Happy 150th Birthday Bourjois… and a journey down memory lane!
By now you know that I have a fairly obsessive crush on Audrey Hepburn. And that I borrow (or at least try to borrow) all my style cues from her. If possible, I would like nothing better than to float around the cobblestoned streets of Rome and the glittering aisles of Tiffany's, wearing pretty ... Read More about On a Roman Holiday with Audrey Hepburn
Last week, while we were busy mourning the death of Margaret Thatcher, another woman who changed the course of history passed away quietly. Lilly Pulitzer – one of my all-time favorite designers – breathed her last at the age of 81-years. Synonymous with pretty prints and bright hues, Lilly did not ... Read More about Accessory Thursday: Remembering Lilly Pulitzer