Looking at images of beautiful homes is part of my job, where noting the latest trends and pinpointing the ‘it’ colour, furniture shape or material finish is the delightful task at hand. While this kind of research excites me (I have been known to Pin until dawn), the rooms with heightened levels of comfort really fascinate me because they’re often the result of an undefinable mix of elements. Continue reading “The secrets to a comfortable home”
Life is hard at thirteen. It’s a battle of epic proportions, where the sight of a burgeoning pimple is understood as a call to arms and tactical school yard ambushes are planned out weeks and weeks in advance.My own experience yawed between extreme insecurity and a drive to push myself into a confident place. I felt like I would never be cool enough (cool being the only currency in the school yard) and my way to work through that was to take control of what I could. Fashion was that outlet for me and even if the choices I was making were misguided, it made me feel good about myself.
Continue reading “The New Awkward”
Sometimes there are energies at play that block your every move and force your attention with a slap in the face. That has happened to me in just the last 24 hours with the work and life of Spanish architect Ricardo Bofill.
Continue reading “Current obsession- Ricardo Bofill”
It’s only the most subtle of shifts but today I felt a little bit of Autumn in the air and I am excited to think about the new directions the changing season will bring. Here are two trends that are only a leaf drop away. Continue reading “Spices and Gold for A/W 2017”
There are a swag of lifestyle brands out there who pulse fresh waves of beautiful imagery into the world on a regular basis. These images feature sun soaked beaches and bleached cobblestone streets, jewel green jungles and exotic architecture from another time and place. They transport us from our daily grind and ginger us up with holiday feeling.
Continue reading “Holiday road”
It seems everyone is hustlin’ these days. In between work, family, social commitments and side projects, we are a bunch of do-ers who seem to be addicted to being busy. Everyone is on a mission to get shit done.
Continue reading “How to get shit done”
Denim is my one and only when it comes to fashion. From finishes that are clean, rigid and raw, to messed up and soft like silk, I feel there is a place and a time for it all.
Continue reading “Indigo a-go-go”