I have had a love-hate relationship with Karl Lagerfeld’s philosophy and pronouncements since the time I started looking at fashion sans rose-tinted glasses. “No one wants to see curvy women.” Really? “It would have been difficult to have an ugly daughter.” Honestly? “There's something ... Read More about Why I didn’t really like Karl Lagerfeld
I almost didn't do a gift guide on the blog this time. Have been running it on Instagram for a while (you can check out all the bits and bobs on my feed here), but then a whole lot of you wrote in and asked for more. And there is nothing I love more about this medium than listening to actual ... Read More about The ULTIMATE gift guide to end all gift guides!
Through many a gut-wrenching confrontations with reality, I have realised that trying to look like a Victoria's Secret Angel from the neck down is simply not going to happen. This kind of superhuman feat requires some sassy genetics, a starvation diet (remember Adriana Lima confessing that she ate ... Read More about How to look like a Victoria’s Secret Angel (from the neck up, at least)
The last thing I expected to see at Versailles, while visiting a few days back, was a bevy of Dior-clad ladies casually leaning against the front façade. But then, the House of Dior and Château de Versailles are no strangers to each other. Both are French, both have a gilded history, both are ... Read More about Dior takes you right into Versailles’ Hall of Mirrors. In grand style.
Prada now sells... pastries? Now, that's a new one for me. Aren't fashion and food sworn enemies? After all, narrow-waisted haute couture is intrinsically at odds with buffet-style gorging sessions. Or has something changed and I missed the memo? Even more surprising is that Prada has actually ... Read More about The perfumed palate: Having your perfume and eating (or drinking) it too!