“I carry the sun in a golden cup. The moon in a silver bag.”   W.B. Yeats      Cornwell Manor  via Wedding Sparrow Ulyana Lopatkina as Odette © Petra Bober Chanel Spring 2017 Paris Fashion Week       “The morning breezes have secrets to tell; don’t go back to sleep.” – Rumi     […]


“She had a flair for doing things in a very elegant way. At the same time, you felt like you were right there in her living room. She paid attention to people so that she was seeing to it everyone’s little needs and egos were met.”    – Harold Brooks     Clandon Park : The […]


Cathedrals in Prague     Ziad Nakad Couture     via:agirlandherpearls     Oscar de la Renta     Villa Ephrussi de Rothschild Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat     Tony Ward Couture     Etsy Shop: SucculentPost     via:marginalia     Naeem Khan Spring 2017     Cathedrals in Prague         Backstage Giambattista Valli Haute […]


Sandra Davolio   “I have found that if you love life, life will love you back.”   – Arthur Rubinstein       “THE DUCHESS” Linda Evangelista by Steven Meisel Vogue Italia – June 2008   “To me the most important thing is the sense of going on. You know how beautiful things are when […]

Tres Elegante

via:love-lesbelleschoses Preparing for the Matinee (detail), Edmund Charles Tarbell, 1907 Paul Smith, Spring 2014 Valentino, Autumn 2013 haute couture details via:vintagehome Antonio Marras Spring 2016 via:bellisvinta Aquiline Rimondi Spring 2016 via:intdessa Elie Saab Fall 2015 Boss Spring 2016 Chandelier, St. Nicholas Hussitenkirche St. Niklas, Prague. (May 2016) Antonio Marras Spring 2016 

Lanesborough Luxury

The Lanesborough Hotel  London, England Following The Lanesborough’s closure in December 2013, the hotel was taken back to its shell and meticulously transformed by Alberto Pinto, the world renowned interior design studio. The 5-star luxury retreat re-opened t’s doors last summer and and is currently London’s most expensive hotel. The renovation honours the building’s architectural […]


      “Her beauty drowned me.  As I sat in front of her I felt that I would do anything mad for her, anything she asked of me. She was color, brilliance, strangeness.”     — Anaïs Nin, from a diary entry featured in Henry and June: From “A Journal of Love” -The Unexpurgated Diary of Anais Nin (1931-1932) […]

J’adore Diamants

Diamonds, pearls and precious stones from the French collection of crown jewels 1887. The French Crown Jewels  (French: Joyaux de la Couronne de France) comprise the crowns, orb, sceptres, diadems and jewels that were symbols of Royal power between 752 and 1825. These were worn by many Kings and Queens of France. The set was finally broken up, with most of it sold […]