• Lifestyle

    Birthday Musings: 5 Lessons I Learned This Past Year

    As I’m hitting Publish on this post, I’ve just finished polishing off a luscious piece of my birthday Lemon Meringue cake. “Let them eat cake!” Marie Antoinette (allegedly) proclaimed. Well, today I totally agree with her! Because if you can’t have cake for breakfast on your birthday, then what even is the point of this whole getting older thing? And as I am getting older and (just a little bit) wiser, I wanted to share some things I’ve learned since…

  • Femininity in Today's World
    Inspiration,  Lifestyle

    A Case for Old School Femininity in Today’s World

    I think it’s fair to say that in today’s world, femininity is a bit of a forgotten concept. I notice aΒ lot of people, men and women alike, associating femininity and grace with a passe demeanor from a bygone era, with weakness and female submission, or even with an anti-feminist outlook. Which is, to put it gently, a crock! Femininity has nothing to do with not being able to hold your own, with trying to please society or men, and if…

  • Statement accessories style in details
    Fashion,  Inspiration,  Style

    Your Style is in the Details

    As it is often said, the devil is in the details. Well, I say so is your style! Everybody can learn to put together a “correct” outfit, following the advice that fashion magazines and TV shows dole out. It’s easy to create an outfit that will look right and won’t break any so called fashion rules (more on that here), but it’s a fair guess to say that that outfit also won’t be in any way imaginative, different or 100%…