Month: October 2011

in the news: princesses are people too

in the news: princesses are people too

The British Monarchy has today finally stepped into the 21st century and declared that royal sons and daughters will now have equal rights to the British throne. The leaders of the 16 countries where the Queen is Head of State (including Australia) voted on the […]

lusting for: runaway lapel coat

lusting for: runaway lapel coat

Continuing with my recent trend of lusting for fashion that will keep me warm, I’m crushing hard on the recently-released Runaway Lapel Coat from Anthropologie. The collar is simply divine and despite being a self-declared klutz, I’m willing to take the risk of wearing pure […]

(almost) at the movies: sherlock holmes: a game of shadows

(almost) at the movies: sherlock holmes: a game of shadows

The end-of-year blockbusters are lining up and of the trailers I’ve seen so far, I’m particularly looking forward to Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows. I really enjoyed Robert Downey Jr.’s first attempt at Sherlock Holmes and I’m quite excited to see what he (and […]

lusting for: the scarf cape

lusting for: the scarf cape

Summer seems like a distant memory now that the cold has set up camp, and here in Geneva, the temperatures will be flirting with freezing by the end of the week. I’m reaching for my old favourite, cozy knits but I still crave something a […]

(almost) at the movies: new year’s eve

(almost) at the movies: new year’s eve

The guys who brought you the (terrible) film Valentine’s Day are having a second go at trying to recreate the success of the (infinitely superior) British film Love Actually. This time, they’re taking the ensemble cast approach to another holiday – New Year’s Eve. I’m […]

friday film: chanel shade parade

friday film: chanel shade parade

It seems the last days of summer are now behind us here in Switzerland and today was definitely coat weather. Let’s warm up with some colourful (and affordable) Chanel in the form of choreographed nail polish – I know it sounds crazy but trust me, […]

(almost) at the movies: my week with marilyn

(almost) at the movies: my week with marilyn

I’m always intrigued by films that tell the hidden stories behind famous faces (such as The King’s Speech) so you can be sure I’m eagerly anticipating the release of My Week With Marilyn. The film documents the tense interaction between Laurence Olivier (Kenneth Branagh) and […]

in the news: farewell steve jobs

in the news: farewell steve jobs

It seems the reports of his death may no longer be greatly exaggerated. Today Apple announced it “has lost a visionary and a creative genius, and the world has lost a great human being”. I sit here typing on my MacBook Air, my iPod not […]