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Flashback Friday – France

 
  From Sud to Nord, Bateaux to Chateaux, I spent a summer a couple of years ago celebrating a friend’s birthday in Saint Tropez and then hired a car and drove myself to Paris, spending nights along the way at places that drew me in. Here is a smattering of memories caught on camera.   A...
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Flashback Friday

 
The hubby and I are starting to plan our honeymoon and whilst we’re picking a place that neither of us have been, we’ve been reminiscing about previous trips we’ve had together. Here’s some snap shots of a place I know very well and loved sharing with my man. Watamu, Kenya Our...
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A Weekend in Photos

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Since our wedding (more of that to share soon), we have been sleeping a lot and spending some quality time outdoors. For those of you who planned a wedding know, the months leading up to the big day take up a lot of your time and require serious stamina. A day at the beach, paddle boarding followed by...
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Blighty Highlights

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National Portrait Gallery – Man Ray

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If you are in London before the end of May, make sure to check out the Man Ray photography exhibit at The National Portrait Gallery. It’s a comprehensive look at the evolution of his incredible photography techniques and fascination with people. His surrealist style blazed a trail not only in...
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Margaret Thatcher – 1925-2013

 
“What is success? I think it is a mixture of having a flair for the thing that you are doing; knowing that it is not enough, that you have got to have hard work and a certain sense of purpose.” Baroness Margaret Thatcher 1925-2013 I happened to be in London when Baroness Margaret Thatcher...
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Richmond – Rich in Delight

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Just a few years back (wink wink, nudge nudge), I went to Kingston University in South London. Not only does it have one of the top two fashion schools in the U.K., but it also sits by one of the London area’s most overlooked parts of the city. I wanted to show my fiancé my old stomping grounds,...
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Photo Diary – Paris

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It’s been busy busy in Paris for Fashion Week, but I always make time to appreciate the beauty of this incredibly romantic city. Today was the first day the sun came out and it couldn’t have been more perfect, especially as my sister was with me! Here are some highlights. Parisians make...
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You Know You’re in Blighty (Britain) When…

 
I’m loving my few days back in London before heading to Paris for Fashion Week and I’m seeing all the standard things I grew up around with fresh eyes. It’s fun to be a tourist in a place you knew so well. So glad they haven’t torn these out. They remind me of how we used to...
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On Top of the World

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It was my birthday last weekend and we got wind of some fresh snowfall coming to Mammoth, so we loaded up the car and headed up to the slopes. It was a heavenly weekend of powder, flocked trees, epic skiing, log fires, hot cocoa and snow angels. Calm before the storm. Sometimes you’ve got...
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The Little Black Jacket Exhibition – London

 
An exhibit showcasing the photographs of Karl Lagerfeld’s latest book, ‘The Little Black Jacket: CHANEL’s classic revisited by Karl Lagerfeld and Carine Roitfeld’, opened for a month in October at the Saatchi Gallery in London. The book exclusively showcases 113 photographs of...
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Bonjour, mon ami, Paris.

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There’s something hypnotic about Paris at dusk. The street lights, locals hitting the brasseries for a pre-dinner aperitif, the buzzing of vespas whizzing by. It’s all so energizing and I LOVE walking around at this time. Here are some shots I took tonight from the neighborhood I’ve...
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A San Francisco Wedding

 
Today, I head off to Paris for Fashion Week. And, I’m totally refreshed and inspired from a great weekend! I got to see one of my dear friends get married to her love in San Francisco. Nothing makes me happier than seeing two brilliantly talented and loving people find each other.   And,...
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Leaving on a Jet Plane (again)

 
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Lighting Up the Runway – London and Milan Fashion Week Highlights

 
Jil Sander Jil Sander Jil Sander Jil Sander Versace Matthew Williamson Matthew Williamson Emilio Pucci Salvatore Ferragamo Salvatore Ferragamo Dolce & Gabbana Dolce & Gabbana Gucci Gucci Gucci Gucci Roberto Cavalli Roberto Cavalli Roberto Cavalli Roberto Cavalli Roberto Cavalli Roberto...
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Dinner at Rosemary’s – West Village, NYC

 
On a prime corner of West 10th Street and Greenwich Avenue, Carlos Suarez has opened an Italian rustic restaurant with a state-of-the-art roof garden upstairs, growing all kinds of organic vegetables and herbs for their dishes. Rosemary’s chef, Wade Moises, studied under Mario Batali at Babbo and Lupa...
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Oh, The Pomp and Pleasure that is Anya Hindmarch

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Anya Hindmarch showed her Spring/Summer 2013 collection at the Gramercy Park Hotel. The suite was a perfect backdrop to the “Pomp and Pleasure” theme of the collection, drawing inspiration from 18th Century English gentry and all their finery. A sophisticated color palette of cream, grey,...
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NYFW Hat Attack and More Shoes!!

 
I headed out Monday for another shoe buying spree, and to balance it all out, I decided to see what one of my favorite milliners had to offer for Spring 2013. As for me, I sported neutral tones with a pop of color to keep me rooted to the ground! Isabel Marant jacket MiH t-shirt Mother jeans Oliver...
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NYFW Hat Attack and More Shoes!!

 
I headed out Monday for another shoe buying spree, and to balance it all out, I decided to see what one of my favorite milliners had to offer for Spring 2013. As for me, I sported neutral tones with a pop of color to keep me rooted to the ground! Isabel Marant jacket MiH t-shirt Mother jeans Oliver...
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The Golden Goose Steps Out!

 
I”ve been so excited to see what Golden Goose has for spring and they didn’t disappoint. If you try to relegate these sneakers to the back of your “Sports Closet”, they’ll strut their way front and center of your couture closet! But, unlike your 4 inch heels, they’ll...
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