the more you know the less you need

the more you know the less you need

Month: April 2016

On Camera & Off

On Camera & Off

These days, we find ourselves in front of the camera; whether on a YouTube channel, Instagram-ing your stylish life, snapping Selfies, or shot on location anywhere you and phone-wielding others happen to be. Looking good in life, in video, and in photos is a very modern […]

The Geometry of H₂O

The Geometry of H₂O

Is a bottle still a bottle if it’s square? The geometry of cool and modern is clear. And slim. And square. The MEMOBOTTLE  is an ingenious reusable water container made from high-quality, durable BPA-free plastic. Designed to fit in your purse, your pocket, your life, and your style. […]

Love & Lust

Love & Lust

When life hands you heartache, what do you do? Well, if you are Canadian songstress, JADEA KELLY, you write–and sing–beautiful songs. The collection is soon to be released on her third studio record, Love & Lust. Dealing with heartbreak, infidelity, desire, betrayal, forgiveness and human frailty, Kelly’s compelling vocal journey from darkness […]

As Crisp As Alpine Air

As Crisp As Alpine Air

Wines from the Jura are quite the trend-setters right now. But you don’t have to be a wine geek to enjoy this rare treat from the Savoie region in the Alps of eastern France near Lake Geneva. This delicate yet vibrant white wine is elegance in […]

Linklovin’

Linklovin’

NO COOKING REQUIRED: OVERNIGHT OATS RECIPE ROUND-UP (Link) BENJAMIN MOORE’S COLOUR OF THE YEAR VIDEO (Link) INSPIRATION FOR A BEAUTIFUL HOME (Link, Link)   HOW TO MAKE A SUSHI BURRITO (Link) THE ADELE MAKE-UP TUTORIAL (Link) GALLERY: TOP 10 ULTRA-LUXURIOUS HOUSEHOLD ITEMS (Link) LIZ HURLEY HITS […]

Sauve Italian

Sauve Italian

One of Italy’s most fashionable whites from the Piedmont region, exhibiting an elegant dryness, fresh notes of lime and citrus, and a flinty minerality. Gavi is often called the Italian equivalent of Chablis. WINE: Fontanafredda Gavi DOCG 2014 GRAPE: 100% Cortese REGION: Piedmont, Italy ALCOHOL: 12.5% AGEING: 2-3 months in steel SERVING […]

The Handbag Diaries: Paloma Picasso

The Handbag Diaries: Paloma Picasso

The iconic X: universal symbol for a kiss. Paired with an O as a signature of endearment. Famously reinterpreted by Paloma Picasso into jewelry she designed for Tiffany, and here, as her graphic signature on an ivory leather shoulder bag. Discovered at a thrift store, I knew at a glance who designed […]

More Is More

More Is More

… And she shall have music wherever she goes … I adore bracelets. They have become my signature accessory that I wear daily. There is nothing like a cluster of bangles to add polish to what you wear, give weight to the wrist, and an awareness of movement […]

Anti-Ageing Serums

Anti-Ageing Serums

The truth about serums is, you need one. Serums are the super-charged skincare super-heros delivering visibly better skin. If you’ve never used one before, prepare to be amazed. There are hundreds of serums at every price point and for every skin type currently on the market. But […]

Just Looking

Just Looking

Browsing the cosmetics department in admiration although I wasn’t looking for a fragrance, I somehow got drawn to the displays Marc Jacobs Perfumes: Post Photo: Daisy Eau So Fresh Blush (here); Above: Daisy Dream Blush (here) The Marc Jacobs Daisy Eau So Fresh Blush Edition is a […]