the more you know the less you need

the more you know the less you need

Month: February 2016

Linklovin’

Linklovin’

HOW KARLIE KLOSS GETS READY FOR THE RALPH LAUREN RUNWAY @NEW YORK FASHION WEEK How @karliekloss gets ready for the #RLRunway#NYFWpic.twitter.com/sdBluRDhS5 — Ralph Lauren (@RalphLauren) February 18, 2016   BOBBI BROWN NOW @ THE BAY ONLINE (Link) HAND-CRAFTED LUXURY BUFFALO HORN SUNGLASSES (LINK)GET GLOWING: FOUNTAIN […]

The Fashionable Abode: Bohemian Chic

The Fashionable Abode: Bohemian Chic

Is your home as fashionable as you are? Are you as fashionable as your home? If your house was a fashion house which one would it be? RALPH LAUREN Ralph Lauren is a master impresario: he doesn’t just design clothes, he designs a dream in which fashion […]

Elevenses

Elevenses

I am not a morning person. I cannot face a green smoothie to start my day. Like Winnie-the-Pooh (bread, honey, and condensed milk) and Paddington Bear (buns and cocoa) who enjoyed Elevenses, I like to eat later-ish. The bears were right; eleven o’clock is excellent. My […]

Vanishing Act

Vanishing Act

Whether you are a veritable virtuoso when it comes to eye make-up—dabbing on primer, sweeping on highlighter, stippling shadows and smudging a crease contour with the skill of an old master; artfully drawing on liner and executing a cat-eye flick with the skill of a graffiti artist—or maybe a quick application of mascara is […]

Beautiful Beauty

Beautiful Beauty

A bevy of gorgeous (!!)  beauty products that are capturing my attention by their sheer good looks. I haven’t tried them; but I want to! Beauty is in the eye of the beholder, but these are the indisputable supermodels of the moment. So, if you don’t […]

Matcha Tea

Matcha Tea

It’s Spring! Time to turn over a new leaf—a green leaf—by trading your brown beverages for emerald-hued Matcha Tea. Matcha is an antioxidant-rich green tea made from the powdered leaves of the gyokuro tea plant. Matcha gains its glorious green colour because several weeks before harvest […]

Linklovin’

Linklovin’

DON’T WASH YOUR FACE IN THE SHOWER | Link FIVE MAKE-UP TRICKS TO LOOK MORE AWAKE | Link GORGEOUS NUDE SPECTRUM EYESHADOW PALETTE | LinkHOLT RENFREW ADDS HANDBAGS TO ON-LINE | LinkSHOPPERS DRUGMART’S BEAUTY BOUTIQUE ADDS DIOR TO ON-LINE  | Link

Serious Serums

Serious Serums

Your basic skincare practice: Cleanse, Tone, Moisturise, is good, especially if your skin is good to begin with; but Cleanse, Tone, Serums, Moisturise is even better. Much better—especially for women of a certain age. Serums are Game-Changers for the skin. Serums are serious skin-transforming products. They can do wonders for the skin […]

Maple Morning

Maple Morning

Sunshine makes everyone happy, especially when it’s accompanied by a breakfast of French Toast, bacon from the butcher’s, and Canadian maple syrup. I love how this recipe incorporates maple syrup right into the egg dipping mixture—why didn’t I think of that?  Sometimes we add a […]

Spring Is In The Air

Spring Is In The Air

The tulips and daffodils have come out of the ground around here. A sure sign that Spring is soon. Until then, a few things that are so fresh, and pretty and, well, Sping-like. A whimsical new make-up launch from Lancôme created by Lisa Eldridge: FLORALS are springing up everywhere: