a woman of a certain age Posts

July 13, 2019 / Front Row Fashion

One of the biggest trends for summer is the off-the-shoulder design. Even more trendy is the asymmetrical off ONE shoulder. Whilst many, like Iris,…

July 11, 2019 / Life

The house we recently moved to, had been owned by a doctor and his wife.  In later years, the doctor was in…

July 4, 2019 / Beauty

Lisa Eldridge released her new lipstick collection this week: Summer Pinks. The four shades are L-R: Skyscraper Rose; Go Lightly;  Rainbow Spill; and Love…

July 4, 2019 / Beauty

Oh, sometimes in beauty, as in life, it’s the little details that make a difference. I’ve been using French retinol A313 for…

July 3, 2019 / Vintage

I found an issue of Weldon’s Ladies Journal from June 1934 at the thrift store. The magazine was published in England from 1875 to…

July 1, 2019 / Beauty

This Japanese sunscreen wins for prettiest packaging. Most tubes of sunscreen are best left out of sight at the bottom of…

June 30, 2019 / Link Lovin
June 29, 2019 / Front Row Fashion

In writing the previous post, Audrey’s Lipstick, about Lisa Eldridge’s acquisition of Audrey Hepburn’s Cartier lipstick holder, I spent countless hours immersed…

June 27, 2019 / Beauty

Collectors are passionate people. Amassing a collection of anything is a labour of love—and desire. Lisa Eldridge, the international pro-celebrity makeup artist,…

June 22, 2019 / Libations

New house, new wine. My new house wine. This dry, delicate, lean and light white is the perfect summer aperitif. RIVERA, MARESE BOMBINO…