Interlude in Seattle…

Towards the end of July, had the great pleasure of going on a weekend trip to Seattle with la famille.  Because of our interesting childhood, we…

Feminine Nature…

“I’d much rather be a woman than a man. Women can cry, they can wear cute clothes, and they are the first to be rescued…

L’Occitane and The Scarlet Pimpernel…

It is almost Bastille Day –“the ever-glorious fourteenth of July,” to quote a certain Marguerite Blakeney (1934 movie).  Oh yes, m’dears… there is a Scarlet…

Popping By to Say Hello with Neutrals…

It’s true what they say –do something good for yourself, and it will energise you… despite your initial reluctance.  After a thoroughly refreshing Ballet Beautiful…

A Dose of Dusty Pink & Black + a Dash of Rebecca …

When someone says “She’s wearing pink and black,”… I think the image that typically comes to mind is one of a very bright or hot…

Gatsby Fever…

It’s official –the excitement for the newest addition to a long line of Gatsby films has reached fever pitch.  Almost every fashion magazine I’ve bought,…

Weekend in Victoria {Tea at the Fairmont Empress}…

When my beau took me to Victoria two weekends ago, the last on our to-do list was to go and have afternoon tea at The…