the Last Emperor, the Last Couturier

Valentino. I have just seen the documentary picturing a year in Emperor’s life. It was the year preceding his 45th anniversary couture show and celebration. The movie captured many private and professional moments managing to showcase Valentino as an ingenious mind, a creative master that can with no doubt be considered the last couturier. I … Continue reading

my definition of glamour

I am a visual person, an aesthete that reacts to what I see, a dreamer that constantly seeks new inspiration. That is why I’ve fallen in love with fashion, fashion photography and all things glamour. In my head I constantly see images of the Riviera poolside glamour, champagne parties, offices filed with stylish businesswomen, loud … Continue reading

how to throw an excellent party

Have you heard of this book? Get one. Kate Spade’s small guide to home entertaining is an excellent source of great advice, customs, tips and thoughts on organising parties at home. In this book party is a broad term. It includes birthday parties, Christmas parties, showers, picnics, barbecues, dinner parties, cocktail parties, theme parties… I … Continue reading

Tom Ford on being true to yourself:

‘The women [in my show] don’t change their look from day to day. They have figured out who they are – that’s what makes you iconic, by the way. Figure out who you are, figure out what you like, figure out what you look good in.’ HARPER’S BAZAAR UK These are the women Tom Ford … Continue reading

I DIE! (“We never say – oh, I have everything I need now.”)

I never thought Tom Ford could actually do something like this! I underestimated him. Sure, I knew how capable and talented he was but this… this is so much more than I expected. I thought his collection would be just another luxurious line we’ll all want in our closets but in the end it stunned … Continue reading

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