Photo101: glass, squared (and set for the terrace!)

The challenge is to incorporate glass in today’s image: a window, a mirror, a wine glass, sunglasses, or something else. It doesn’t matter what form the glass takes.  How about the must have accessory in the must visit capital? Summer calling! What do your favorite shades look like? dark and classy or the shiniest the best ?.. Continue reading Photo101: glass, squared (and set for the terrace!)

Let little girls be little girls!

The moment she sat down in the jeepney, all eyes were on her: Mini jeans skirt, 2 inches high hills, halter sequins top, pink manicure matching her perfect pedicure. She slowly pulled back a stray of her long silky hair to readjust her sunglasses. The driver let a loud “Sexy girl! You could win a Beauty Pageant!“. The ultimate compliment: winning a Beauty Pageant. The ultimate recognition: being … Continue reading Let little girls be little girls!

Mother’s Day subliminal message to SuperDad

The kids and I agree that since all great journeys start with a single step, the perfect Mother I am should always have great shoes! Ms Attila voted for those ones, they would match perfectly with my SuperMama red cape: I promise to use them to teach the kids the meaning of quality, craftsmanship, labor and passion. This is priceless, isn’t it? (Little reminder: Mother’s … Continue reading Mother’s Day subliminal message to SuperDad

Arise, Children of the Fashion Land, Join the Fashion Revolution today!

No way I can ever quit shopping! I am Parisian, it is in my DNA. My cupboards are full, let alone the ones of the Attilas. I am constantly looking for bargains, sales, how to pay less and get more. Asia is great for that, as most of the branded clothes are made here (Cambodia, Bangladesh,India..). So far, shopping has been my main cardio, and … Continue reading Arise, Children of the Fashion Land, Join the Fashion Revolution today!

The French word of the day: “Parisienne”

As you’ve been great students for the last couple of weeks, we can introduce an expression. ” (un) je ne sais quoi” refers to something that can not be described or named easily. Something like a personal touch. The famous French touch, for instance 😉 To me, Paris has this “je ne sais quoi” that pays a tribute to The Woman, or more specifically the Parisian … Continue reading The French word of the day: “Parisienne”

Learn THE word that will turn you into a real Parisian

  Today is Bastille Day and it makes me a little homesick… No firework in Cebu, no Cheese and wine party. I miss being surrounded by my overcomplaining fellow Frenchies, talking about life over bottles of wine, drinking real espresso, judging people by the way they dress, talk and by the books they read. I miss sarcastic people and flirting like it’s nobody’s business. I also … Continue reading Learn THE word that will turn you into a real Parisian

How I became a “New Born Shopper”

What’s in a label ? is there more to read, beyond the name of the designer ? Literally, Yes! Over the last days, a few Primark shoppers had the shocking surprise to discover messages sewed to the labels of their clothes. Not simple messages : real cries for help. Remember the collapse of the clothing factory in Bangladesh last year ? where hundreds of poor people lost their … Continue reading How I became a “New Born Shopper”