Just off the phone with W, our designer. She’s done a fantastic job with our Classic Collection II and is set to finilise it in Izmir later this week. Sadly I can’t go – it would have offered some respite in these times. But things are looking up and as a colleague of mine sent Continue Reading

What is it with the colour red? Even the name scarlet evokes drama and intrigue. Red Light of course brings an all together different connotation. Then there is fire, blood and rubies… I tried to describe it, as I was answering an email of one of my blog readers. Red is an expensive colour (ever Continue Reading

“Men always say that as the defining compliment, don’t they? She’s a cool girl. Being the Cool Girl means I am a hot, brilliant, funny woman who adores football, poker, dirty jokes, and burping, who plays video games, drinks cheap beer, loves threesomes and anal sex, and jams hot dogs and hamburgers into her mouth Continue Reading

“Pour yourself a drink, put on some lipstick and pull yourself together” – Elizabeth Taylor What else can you do? The house is silent when you arrive back from yet another uneventful business trip. A half empty bottle of whiskey stands on the kitchen table…Famous Grouse…the cheap kind. You stare at it with detached curiosity. Continue Reading

It’s the 20 minutes before the first call. The ones that sees you running through any emails that came in over last night, checking the agenda…and admittedly that morning blog post. Although it’s pretty gloomy out there, with opaque clouds threatening to burst any moment, you are beaming with delight. Perhaps it’s the effects of Continue Reading

Of course I didn’t escape Summertime Sadness when it hit every club on this earth, erupting like an volcano with devastating effect. In fact I have my own memories to that one… Ever since, I casually dip into Lana del Rey for her dark side – verging on suicidal – lyrics. Last Friday I came Continue Reading

If I were to live in a hotel, I am sure I would eventually roll out of one. Although I am pretty good with routines and if it’s a hotel with gym and a large variety of choice for breakfast, I tend to be rather spartan in my living and in some cases manage to Continue Reading

In 7 hours I will be sitting on a train destined for Paris. Can’t wait…dying for that Parisian zest. Apart from a few meetings that are planned, my one and only target is the Caron store for stocking up on some of the best fragrances there is…in fact Tabac Blond the perfume version might just Continue Reading

…I’m talking about her beauty routines. Of course there is the morning one – the one I covered earlier today. And then there is the evening equivalent. Their purposes couldn’t be more different however – one is designed to lie, cheat and deceive…another one to preserve and uphold the little youth (and dignity) left. Of Continue Reading