Valli on the Runway

Giambattista Valli Autumn/Winter 2015  Paris Fashion Week Kind of a retro-70’s flare to this latest collection from Giambattista Valli. Mini skirts, flower power, gogo boots– all with a modern twist.      

Runway FAB: Sacai

I love these runway looks from SACAI. The designs take a new and creative twist on the classics. Ivory sweaters and wool coats are taken from “classic – conservative” to “edgy and cool”, love it. SACAI FALL/WINTER 2015-16 COLLECTION   PARIS FASHION WEEK

Femme Fatale

 VAMP #3   Model: Hilary Rhoda Photography: Bruno Staub model: hilary rhoda (img) photographer: bruno staub (chrisboals) stylist: david vivirido hair: pasquale ferrante (artlist) make-up: zenia jaeger (wallgroup)  

Elegant Life

“Elegant things   A white coat worn over a violet waist coat. Duck eggs. Shaved ice mixed with liana syrup and put in a new silver bowl. A rosary of rock crystal. Wisteria blossoms. Plum blossoms covered with snow. A pretty child eating strawberries.”    ― Sei Shōnagon   Florence, Italy   Marchesa Spring-Summer 2014 […]

I’m Neutral

“Style is not neutral; it gives moral directions.” – Martin Amis Yohji Yamamoto Jane Hambleton Simiple Truths VI, 2013 Erin By Andrew Yee For Harper’s Bazaar Russia April 2015 via:srta-pepis “Style is not neutral; it gives moral directions.” – Martin Amis   Schubert’s eyeglasses and the manuscript Erin By Andrew Yee For Harper’s Bazaar Russia […]

Ballet Beautiful

Czech National Ballet (x). Ida Praetorius and Gregory Dean in Romeo and Juliet Photo © Inggrid Bugge Czech National Ballet (x). Anna Karenina Ulyana Lopatkina and Smekalov Mariinsky Ballet,   by N.Razina Czech National Ballet (x). Akane Takada and Federico Bonelli – © Dave Morgan

A Chocolate Delight

Yes, I’m a sucker for just about chocolate anything… and this decadent little treat is no exception. Oreos, peanut butter, chocolate – need I say more? Chocolate Dipped Homemade Peanut Butter Samoa Cookie Oreos. recipe via: halfbakedharvest.com Chocolate Dipped Homemade Peanut Butter Samoa Cookie Oreos. prep time: 30 MINUTES cook time: 20 MINUTES total time: 50 MINUTES + […]

It’s never too late…

“It is never too late to be what you might have been.”   – George Eliot   “Beware of missing chances; otherwise it may be altogether too late some day.”   – Franz Liszt     “It’s never too late. Don’t focus on what was taken away. Find something to replace it, and acknowledge the […]