Monthly Archive for: ‘May, 2017’

Beauty Aventus For Her CREED

Aventus for her— CREED

In this age of mass production I am on the search for the artisanal, organic and local. I always adore the different and those that have been creating for generations allowing their craft to continue. I adore fresh scents as they are soothing and certain scents remind me of happy times and events.   I was recently given a bottle …

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Fashion Lingua Franca

Lingua Franca—– sweaters a social message!

This has been a week of receiving many great gifts. So many thoughtful people in this world! I am humbled by their kindness.   My dear friend thought I would enjoy a sweater, even though we are heading into summer, by Lingua Franca, a brand founded by Rachel Hiruska Macpherson that uses hip hop lyrics to send a great social …

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Fashion Summer Party Fare

Summer Party Fare

We live in a complicated world full of obstacles that can hinder our happiness and cause us undue stress. We all need hobbies and stress relievers and for me it has been fashion and the arts. My family has been in fashion so I grew up with fashion as a positive force in my life. With fashion, I feel I …

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Travel Bhutan My State Of Zen Feature

Bhutan- My state of zen

Travel opens my mind and feeds my soul. I feel we gravitate toward adventures that enhance our lives if we are lucky.   I was very fortunate to travel to Bhutan last October. A thrilling experience that changed my life for the good. It was always my dream to visit this Buddhist monarchy tucked in the eastern Himalayan range. My …

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Travel Royal Mansour Marrakech Morocco 02

Royal Mansour-Marrakech Morocco

Morocco is one of my favorite countries to visit because of the kindness of the people, the stunning architecture and the lush gardens with diverse fruit trees. On a recent trip to Morocco I was privileged to visit the remodeled and expanded Royal Mansour hotel which was originally built in 2010 by King Mohammed VI of Morocco. 1200 artisans worked …

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Travel IlSerenoLagosDiComo LakeComo

Il Sereno Lago Di Como- Lake Como

Lake Como Italy has been a favorite destination of mine because I adore the natural beauty, history and culture. Italy is just mesmerizing because it truly is the essence  of “La Dolce Vita”.   Lake Como is a classic area of traditional beauty and architecture but recently a new hotel with a total modern flair has transcended on this bastion …

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Fashion Beauty TooFaced

Better than Sex Mascara-Too Faced

Like so many woman I apply my makeup early in the morning, head to my office and then again at a business event after work. There is little time to get glamorous and retouch my makeup between events. I was telling my friend Paula Garner from Toronto about my makeup woes when she introduced me to the best mascara that …

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Food Travel JingYaaTandBeijing


I have been traveling to Beijing for many years now and I am extremely pleased by the more advanced and intricate culinary food scene. For a while I felt it was a hit or miss but lately restaurants like Alan Yau’s Jing Yaa Tang have raised the bar when it comes to décor, ambience and most importantly food preparation. Jing …

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