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THE CATWALK MEETS THE SIDEWALK

No time to recover after the display of creativity showcased during MFW F/W 2016, as another reputed fashion capital is in the spotlight this week. Quirky, fresh, always surprising…these are the words that pop to my mind whenever trying to describe the style of Paris, a city where a simple walk down the street looks …


HONEY FACE MASKS FOR GLOWING SKIN

In my constant search for organic beauty products I noticed there are a few ingredients that make it to the shortlist in most of the DIY recipes. One of them: the oh-so-sweet honey. Thanks to its antibacterial properties and its phytonutrient antioxidant compounds, raw honey improves the appearance of two of our main assets: the …


BALLET FLATS FOR SPRING

Till a few seasons ago I could literally count on the fingers of one hand the number of flats residing in my wardrobe. The only reason why I was choosing to torture my feet instead of taking the comfy path was the fact that finding an elegant alternative to heels was a sort of “mission …


THE BENEFITS OF RICE WATER FOR THE SKIN

Rice – one of the most important food grains, consumed on a daily basis by more than half of the world’s population; still, asides its valuable nutritional benefits rice is said to be a staple in the Japanese women beauty rut. For years, female rice farmers from Southeast Asia bathed in the water they used …


COCOMELODY, YOUR WEDDING DRESS DESIGNER

      Live piano music, salmon canapés, the mixed sound of the scrapping chairs and applause the moment you and your groom step inside the exquisite ballroom you booked eight months in advance – the walls covered with a shimmering gold paper, each of the tables holding a delicate bouquet of red baby roses, …


NYFW FALL 2016 TRENDS TO TRY THIS SPRING

Although NYFW F/W 2016 comes to an end, the runway pictures flooding the internet leave me no chance than to store in the fashion aficionado part of my brain – or easier, in a file on my desktop – all those fashion-forward runway looks that got me feeling like autumn’s around the corner…even though it …


THE BUM BAG

If only we would need one more proof of fashion’s cyclical nature – the bum bag, one of the 90’s most popular accessories is making a fuss in the collections of some of the hottest Fashion Houses. Spotted on the runways @Alexander Wang, Celine and even Chanel Couture, this low-maintenance waist-hugger is taking the streets this …


SPICES FOR SKINCARE

Spices are well known throughout history as owning powerful healing properties that helped generation after generation – today, they are mostly coveted for the delicious flavor they lend to our meals. Still, the spice cabinet we only turn to while cooking can quickly become our best kept beauty secret, becoming a super-useful at-home SPA. Here’s …


THE BEST FASHION PICKS FOR VALENTINE’S DAY

Valentine’s Day…just in time for the sugar-filled event you gathered together all the “right ingredients” to show your loved one your deep feelings for him: heart-shaped mini chocolates, canapés and a bottle of his favorite red wine. After so many years of passing like ships in the night, the fire burns in your heart just …


MINI HEART- SHAPED CAKES RECIPE

In honor of the upcoming Valentine’s Day, here’s a delicious heart-shaped cakes recipe that will delight your taste buds and will remind your sweetheart how much you care about him. Enjoy! Ingredients: For the chocolate cake: 40 g bittersweet chocolate, chopped (use white chocolate for the white chocolate cake) 1 tbsp. cocoa (don’t use it when …