Seeing glimpses of the English COUNTRYSIDE from a narrowboat on the Grand Union Canal was an unforgettable experience, and the perfect weekend GETAWAY. I am someone who grew up in small coastal towns; nature was never far away, whether long stretches of empty beaches, camping sites, or boutique hotels in the countryside. It is something I now know I took for granted, since only after having lived in London for almost a year, and consequently experienced city life at its fullest, with the bad and the good — noise and
There is something Helmut Newton-esque in this editorial shot by Nathaniel Goldberg for Numéro #166 September 2015. PARIS at nighttime provides a refreshing change from the usual daytime Eiffel Tower and Musée Rodin shots. In fact, the city transforms, acquiring a sibylline atmosphere. The girl? She’s MYSTERIOUS too. Dressed in a Givenchy Haute Couture suit with metal chains, and a cape-like star-embroidered Zuhair Murad gown, she glides along the DUSKY Parisian streets, leaving it to you to decide where she’s coming from or where she’s headed.
Reminiscing upon a MAGICAL summer spent in Paris three years ago, when all things seemed to have fallen into place. The overcast summer afternoon light at the courtyard of the LOUVRE, and the breezy retro dress bought from a boutique earlier that week, the impossibly intricate architecture of the XIII century-building, the temperature drop after the sun went down, allowing one to breathe in the Parisian ATMOSPHERE.
Jeanne Damas is the modern-day Jane Birkin; France’s ANSWER to Alexa Chung; a younger Caroline de Maigret with a penchant for 70s style; the girl who can throw on an OUTFIT in two seconds and look better than most of us. My obsession with all things Parisian (see parts one, two and three) continues with Jeanne Damas. If you haven’t figured it out yet, I yearn for having Parisian blood running through my veins. They have the effortless nonchalance nailed to the core, a kind of insouciant sophistication that says “I am not familiar
While I do love a muted colour palette for the fall, it’s refreshing when a September issue — in this case, Harper’s Bazaar US — features LOUD pink and blue hues, and clothing in vibrant colours that seem to scream out loud. There are BRIGHT stripes, Schiaparelli pink shift dresses, and pink pantsuits.