Jewel Purpose

The last few years have seen jewellery becoming the statement accessory. More so, in fact, than the ubiquitous ‘it’ bags and statement shoes. Bold eye-catching baubles regularly crop up in front rows at fashion shows, on fashionistas and celebrities. The right piece can dress up an outfit and cement your style, and it can say... Continue Reading →

The Colour of Beauty

It’s not uncommon in Asia to come across a fair skin bias. Children grow up harangued by parents to stay out of the sun for fear of becoming darker - the implication being that darker skin makes one less attractive. The association of white skin to beauty has been culturally and historically ingrained throughout human... Continue Reading →

A Scent of a New Year

I'm mad about perfumes. There isn't a trip I go on where I don't come back laden without at least a few bottles of perfumes from the cities I've visited. Scents to me are little olfactory bookmarks, reminding me of places, adventures, friends and experiences, the memory of which can easily slip away over the... Continue Reading →

Lady in Red

'Tis the season! Red, red everywhere! Santa outfits, tree trimmings, Rudolph's nose... It's a colour loaded with symbolism and connotations- love, rage, passion, birth, weddings, and Christmas! If you're a woman considering adding a bit of festive colour to your wardrobe this holiday season but a Mrs Claus outfit isn't what you had in mind,... Continue Reading →

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