Inspired by: Coco Chanel

[fullwidth_text alt_background=”none” width=”1/1″ el_position=”first last”] Born on August 19, 1883 as Gabrielle Bonheur Chanel, the woman admired for her trademark designs and petite French dresses, was not served life on a silver platter. It was anything but a glamorous entry into the world, but she made it happen. Coco Chanel was raised in an orphanage […]

The Armoir: Knee-High Boots

[fullwidth_text alt_background=”none” width=”1/1″ el_position=”first last”] Prepare to turn heads! This season’s knee-high boots are elegant, versatile and yes, sexy! Wear them with jeans, casual dresses or in ‘super star’ mode with a sequin or small black dress.  Here are some we love: Rock Chic Massimo Dutti presents its take on the ‘chic-meets-rider’ look this knee-high […]

Top 5: Makeup Looks for New Year’s

[fullwidth_text alt_background=”none” width=”1/1″ el_position=”first last”] Get ready to ring in the new year! What better way to look forward to the future than with an enhanced beauty look that will also help you to accent your best facial features. Shine on! Lightly Smoked – Create lightly smoked eyes with charcoal grey at the corners, a thin liner […]

The Armoir: Cocktail Dresses for New Year’s

[fullwidth_text alt_background=”none” width=”1/1″ el_position=”first last”] It’s time to part with 2014 and welcome in a brand new year. You’ve got the makeup, the shoes and the invitation. But what to wear? Make it memorable and don’t be afraid to dare with some edge pieces and fabrics. From lace to metallic, here are some ideas: Glitterati […]

The Armoir: It’s about Time

[fullwidth_text alt_background=”none” width=”1/1″ el_position=”first last”] Watches serve to tell us the time – simple, right? A closer look reveals that it’s more complicated than that. Historically, watches have been associated as a distinct luxury of a man’s world. With the shift in roles both at home and at work, women are on-the-go are looking for […]

The Armoir: 3 Best-Selling Cuffs

[fullwidth_text alt_background=”none” width=”1/1″ el_position=”first last”] Daj Darya designed, and you chose. These are the top 3 best selling cuffs, from Berlin to Los Angeles: Pinuella Pasmanterie The Pinuella cuff is casual chic to wear by day and the right dose of elegant for post-work engagements. Adorned in elegant burgundy pasmanterie in shades of violet, magenta and […]

The Armoir: Keep it Brief

[fullwidth_text alt_background=”none” width=”1/1″ el_position=”first last”] State your case with these slips and pouches that are perfectly sized to accommodate a tablet or mini PC, smartphone and keys. All you need to keep it cool, comfortable and chic. Classic Jil Sander keeps it simple with this square-cut pouch for the classic and sophisticated individual. A touch […]

Top 5: Must-Have Lady-Tech

[fullwidth_text alt_background=”none” width=”1/1″ el_position=”first last”] Whether you’re a runner, a mother, a professional on-the-road – or all three – your livelihoods and journeys are always changing and so do your needs.  Thankfully there are some great minds thinking of ways to make daily life easier, more flexible and accommodating. And most of all, efficient. Nest […]

The Travel Bug : Must-Have Perfumes

[fullwidth_text alt_background=”none” width=”1/1″ el_position=”first last”] How do you determine your signature scent? Like anything in life, it’s all about trial and error, until you find the right one. Explore these lesser known scents on your next aromatic mission. Wilde by Jardin D’Ecrivains The founder of this French perfume house, Anaïs Biguine, has created a collection […]

The Armoir: Must-Have Winter Coats

[fullwidth_text alt_background=”none” width=”1/1″ el_position=”first last”] Be the queen of the night in these great winter coats, each a statement piece in its own right. Capes and Ponchos The medieval look is back in this romantic and mysterious look that is also stylish and chic. Carolina Herrera, Commes des Gas Garcons, Etro and Cavalli have all […]

The Armoir: Must Have Umbrellas

[fullwidth_text alt_background=”none” width=”1/1″ el_position=”first last”] Umbrellas have made an interesting journey since they were invented over 4,000 years ago, with artifacts in Egypt, Assyria, Greece and even in China. The first model of its kind was designed to provide shade from the sun, and was commonly made of natural fibers. In time, artists took to […]