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Carte Blanche: Winter White

The holiday season- season for holiday parties is upon us, rife with invitations reading “festive attire requested”. One often reaches for the most red, most green or most sequined thing in the closet at this behest. While I am as staunch

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Carte Blanche: Winter White

The holiday season- season for holiday parties is upon us, rife with invitations reading “festive attire requested”. One often reaches for the most red, most green or most sequined thing in the closet at this behest. While I am as staunch

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All I Want for Christmas: The Guide to Holiday Gift Ecstasy

Handel’s Hallelujah Chorus is pulsating in glorious staccato as I type. The scent of pine needles has enveloped my apartment. My kitchen is suddenly the victim of callous overuse. All this can only mean one thing; the holidays are upon. An that

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All I Want for Christmas: The Guide to Holiday Gift Ecstasy

Handel’s Hallelujah Chorus is pulsating in glorious staccato as I type. The scent of pine needles has enveloped my apartment. My kitchen is suddenly the victim of callous overuse. All this can only mean one thing; the holidays are upon. An that

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Pantone 485

A particular shade of red, it has just come to my attention, has become ubiquitous in my closet. So blatant is my predilection for this colour that I even recently received a card in the post emblazoned in this very hue and

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Pantone 485

A particular shade of red, it has just come to my attention, has become ubiquitous in my closet. So blatant is my predilection for this colour that I even recently received a card in the post emblazoned in this very hue and

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La Vie Tropezienne

The late icon of elegance in dressing, Oscar de la Renta, is quoted as having said, “The great thing about fashion is that it always looks forward.” While this is undoubtedly true and evidenced by existence of new-age de la Rentas

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La Vie Tropezienne

The late icon of elegance in dressing, Oscar de la Renta, is quoted as having said, “The great thing about fashion is that it always looks forward.” While this is undoubtedly true and evidenced by existence of new-age de la Rentas

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Paradise is not Pristine

The Rosario Islands at dawn as seen from a casita balcony in Baru, Colombia “Paradise is not pristine…” So I scribbled in my journal as the bellicose rays of the unforgiving Colombian sun battered my bare back, exposed through my “paradise”-coloured

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Paradise is not Pristine

The Rosario Islands at dawn as seen from a casita balcony in Baru, Colombia “Paradise is not pristine…” So I scribbled in my journal as the bellicose rays of the unforgiving Colombian sun battered my bare back, exposed through my “paradise”-coloured

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La Lune Ne Garde Aucune Rancune

“La lune?  Bien  sûr, la lune!  C’est mon pays, la lune.  ‘Celui est le part d’une autre; il n’est pas comme nous. Une nuit que la lune était pleine, il était tombé. Il  rêve de les choses impossibles,’ [dit-on].  Mais pourquoi

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La Lune Ne Garde Aucune Rancune

“La lune?  Bien  sûr, la lune!  C’est mon pays, la lune.  ‘Celui est le part d’une autre; il n’est pas comme nous. Une nuit que la lune était pleine, il était tombé. Il  rêve de les choses impossibles,’ [dit-on].  Mais pourquoi

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The Fox and the Rose

” I cannot play with you,” the fox said.  “I am not tamed” “…What does that mean–‘tame’?” [said the little prince]. “It is an act too often neglected” said the fox. “It means to establish ties…to me you are still

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The Fox and the Rose

” I cannot play with you,” the fox said.  “I am not tamed” “…What does that mean–‘tame’?” [said the little prince]. “It is an act too often neglected” said the fox. “It means to establish ties…to me you are still