GORGEOUS PINK LIKE RASPBERRIES

Gorgeous Pink-Vintage Suit No doubt the Duke of Berry would have loved this ESCADA suit not only for its high quality but also its gorgeous raspberry-pink. The jacket is crafted from new wool and accented by buttons at the single-breasted…

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THIERRY MUGLER’S EXTRAORDINARY TALENT

CUT MATTERS, THEN AND NOW! Also cut served as indicators of one’s station in medieval society. I am not sure what the Duke’s contemporaries would have thought of Thierry Mugler’s design. I guess, the Duke of Berry who ran into…

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SEPTEMBER: PICKING GRAPES AT THE CHATEAU SAUMUR!

The Duke of BERRY Days are getting cooler, harvest is looming and approaching the time to slip here and then into somewhat warmer cloths. Well, no denial it is September. September is also what is depicted at this extraordinary piece…

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VIBRANT APPLE GREEN AND YELLOW PRINT DRESS

 WANT APPLES? FREE FREIA! The Opera with the Apples: ‘Das Rheingold’ Apples. The most cultivated fruit in the world stands for so much, be it truth or myth: seduction (Garden of Eden), discord (Trojan War), science (Newton’s Law of Universal…

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PINK IS ALL YOU NEED

Pink Panther For sure you will remember the classic Pink Panther Film in 1963 with Peter Sellers starring as the as the inept French police detective,  Inspector Jacques Clouseau. Unforgettable also the comedy-mystery film’s haunting melody composed by  Henry Mancini.…

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Zebra! That’s what it is!

IN KENYA, WHEN YOU HEAR HOOFBEATS BEHIND YOU, EXPECT TO SEE A ZEBRA “Zebra” is shorthand for an aphorism coined in the late 1940s by a medical professor who instructed his Maryland-based medical interns: “When you hear hoofbeats behind you, don’t…

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LEOPARD THE MOST SECRETIVE OF THE BIG FIVE

THE BIG FIVE  The film ‘Out of Africa’ is based loosely on the 1937 autobiographical book with the same title written by Isak Dinesen, which is the pseudonym of the Danish author of Karen Blixen. Meryl Streep plays this wealthy…

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SAFARI OUTFIT – BREATHTAKING “OUT OF AFRICA ” MOVIE

On the Wild Side of Life  Today’s movie-goers may not feel the electricity that powered a melodrama about a Danish woman who struggled to hold on to, both, the English man and the Kenyan land she loved and could not…

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FOREVER ROMANTIC PINK FLORAL DRESS

“ANYTHING IS POSSIBLE WITH SUNSHINE AND A LITTLE PINK” Lilly Pulitzer Pink Floral Dress Styled with Colour Matching High Heel Pumps This striking silhouette floral dress is crafted from a beautiful rose pink and black coloured lightweight fabric that conforms easily…

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THE ABSOLUTELY FABULOUS GREEN FROCK COAT

My Little Frog Frock Christian Dior supposedly said that “a little black frock coat is essential to a women’s wardrobe”. If so, Gianni Versace, who adored vivid colours would have chimed in: “and please one in frog green as well…

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AMAZING RHOMBUS SYMMETRY LINES DRESS

Diamond or Rhombus Symmetry A GIRL’S BEST FRIEND –Monroe Meets Merkel Imagine for a moment the late American actress Marilyn Monroe and the current German Chancellor  Angela Merkel exchanging thoughts over what to take for a girl’s best friend, perhaps…

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