Unlikely to be found in Europe

You know you are in Asia … I could use one .. but only as an extra layer of protection when traveling on the Grab moto on the bumpy Vietnamese roads. I can’t imagine how uncomfy it must be to wear a fake but with 35 C outside and 90% of humidity. Lucky us Frenchies we come well equipped 🙂 In response to WPC on … Continue reading Unlikely to be found in Europe

Tested: Make up workshop in Cebu

The most beautiful make up for a woman is passion! But, cosmetics are easier to buy” – Yves Saint Laurent And they can do the trick: No wonder so many men have trust issue .. blame it on the make up! But honestly, SAHM peeps, who hasn’t dreamed of mastering the magic tips and tricks that would make us look as if had slept 9h straight … Continue reading Tested: Make up workshop in Cebu

“Cebu” like Santo Niño, dried mangoes and .. French jewelry!

Are you one of those wet blanket who can’t appreciate a nice piece of jewelry without wondering “who made it and under which conditions?”  Especially when the beautiful bracelet has traveled all the way from a developing country? I am!I can’t help it. My obsession with responsible business has worsened since I became a Mum. From food to clothes, even earrings, I need to know how it … Continue reading “Cebu” like Santo Niño, dried mangoes and .. French jewelry!

A Graffiti Tagging Match

I adore Paris for its everlasting power to trigger my imagination. There is a story waiting to be told in every corner, behind each door, and even on its walls .. Wandering in its narrow streets with the kids is like cruising in an open museum, except that one can touch and join the masterpieces. “Life imitates Art far more than Art imitates Life” said Oscar Wilde. Not sure … Continue reading A Graffiti Tagging Match

Reblog Wed: Looking Bad Is The New Looking Good

Here’s an advertising trend that comes up every now and then: putting glamorous apparel on models made to look sad/greasy/hostile. I’m stumped by this. Why would it help sell an outfit to show that outfit on a person who looks miserable? There must be a method to this madness, or so many designers wouldn’t be doing it. But what? What’s the thinking? To get my… Continue reading Reblog Wed: Looking Bad Is The New Looking Good

3 best ways to wear your silver lines

My little girl was snickering at my head, and finally announced “Mum, you got floss in your hair. Let me get them for you”. Before I could say anything, she pulled out her treasure : 2 WHITE HAIRS! “Mum, they really look like hairs .. – Not at all Sweetie, they are strands of glitter !” She liked the answer. I did not. I had to come up with … Continue reading 3 best ways to wear your silver lines

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!)