0 0 Thalé Blanc... INspiring a Classic The story that follows is a story of true inspiration come to life via the creative aura of none other than the iconic Audrey Hepburn, through the deft hands of Thalé Blanc's Deborah Sawaf. Yesterday, during a live broadcast on Instagram in her first "Tea With Thalé" segment (at least we...  

0 0 Soap & Glory Hand Food Hydrating Hand Cream Many people don't know if they will have jobs to go back to when this is all over. Many of us are now confined to our homes, not knowing when these orders will be lifted or what the world will look like when things return to "normal." I've been thinking a lot about how to continue to care for...  

0 0 Five Friday Faves for March 2020 It's so easy to focus only on the negative! So here are some things I've been loving recently and I would be so pleased to see you share something that has made you happy in recent times in the comments. I hope this finds you all safe and healthy. I already read a lot, but staying in...  

0 0 How well do you know your coffee? Being a coffee drinker myself, I love learning more about this process and I'm proud to say I've drunk some of the rarest coffee in the world - Saint Helena Coffee from the Island of St Helena which I visited by cargo ship over a decade ago and was able to visit one of the coffee plantations...  

0 0 Fashionable Heart: March 2020 Favorites As someone who is an introverted homebody who spends probably 85% of my time at home anyway, it hasn't been that difficult of a change for me. And my husband has acclimated well to the change of working downtown to being home for work. Changes hitting me right now are more in what to blog or...  

0 0 Royal New Zealand Ballet to broadcast Hansel & Gretel online from Friday, April 340 Commencing Friday, April 3, the Royal New Zealand Ballet will broadcast performances, originally recorded live, through Facebook Première—and you don't even need a Facebook account to watch them. Hansel & Gretel, which premièred in Wellington last November with the support of Ryman...  

0 0 Solo Lisa Reads: March 2020 My March book review round-up offers plenty of escapism: dystopian fiction, YA coming-of-age stories, and lighthearted adult romances. If you're looking for more recommendations, you can check out my past book posts here. Rosie and Dominic Vega have always been one of those couples that...  

0 0 I Just Can't Stop Dreaming About This Little Vintage Fendi Bag Lately my thoughts have been consumed, like everyone else, with what's going on in the world and the uncertainty of what the future holds. Life is currently on pause and while I wish our ages paused along with it, that's not the case. So right now the only thing I know for sure is that, in...  

0 0 Givenchy · Couture Edition Collection 2020 And even though everything is limited edition design-wise, the positive is that all are available as part of the permanent lineup. That said, I have to say that out of all the Couture Edition iterations the brand has launched, this one is hands down my absolute fave. There's no question...  

0 0 Tips to Bring Out the Best of Your Bag Suede is made from the underside of the animal skin, and is defined by its velvety touch due to its shaggy napping. It is a soft "loose" leather, and is much thinner than a full grain leather. This definitely makes it less durable, but despite suede's reputation for being delicate it can...  

0 0 What's Your Spirit Purse? Poking around on the forum is a welcome change of pace and there are so many fun threads to explore. One thread caught my eye last week and the question was so intriguing and fun that it prompted everyone on our team to give it a good thought. We've all heard the term 'spirit-animal,' but...  

0 0 Senreve Handbag Revival Allows You To Shop Gently Used Bags at a Discount On top of that, it means whenever I sit down to share something with you, it's without a heaviness that makes me feel like I must note what is happening in the world and how that impacts all of us. That day will come, but it's not today, and while we stay in this trying time, it's important...  

0 0 Hermès Passifolia Tableware Sandra's Closet A true ode to the beauty of flora and tapping into the tropical jungle trend, the collection is named Passifolia – a portmanteau of Passiflora incarnata (the scientific name of the passionflower). Taking plant-based dining to a whole new level, it is the fruit of an artisanal adventure and...  

0 0 Going Ape for these plant-based snacks While I am vegetarian, not vegan, I do try and bring as many plant-based meals and treats into our daily lives as I can and with such tasty snacks such as the new Ape Puffs which come in three different flavours, including Really Cheesy which has recently been awarded the Mumsnet Rated badge....  

0 0 IT Cosmetics Super-Size Celebration Foundation w I always check the news for updates, but being glued to the news 24/7 is not a good way to ease anxiety. Hopefully, this post gives you a little break from the chaos and provide you with needed distraction - because, you know, we need to promote self-care even in isolation. IT Cosmetics...  

0 0 Real Talk: I Miss My Bags I stopped what I was doing immediately, stepped outside of the coffee shop I was working in and called her on the phone. I couldn't have imagined it then, but a mere 5 days later everything she had warned me about was playing out before my eyes. I have a chronic condition where the lining...  

0 0 10 Bag Brands That Need Your Support A lot of brands are close to collapse and as artists and creators continue to struggle to make ends meet we will soon go without the people that inspire us most. Now more than ever they need our support, so if you are in a position to buy at the moment, please consider purchasing from the...  

0 0 CHANEL Desert Dream Sandra's Closet If the eye is a camera with its shutter open – always recording, turning experience into image – it is Lucia Pica's unerring instinct to train her lens on visions less familiar. Seeking inspiration for her S/S 2020 collection, the CHANEL Global Creative Makeup and Color Designertook a...  

0 0 What's Next? Sandra's Closet I was shocked in regards to my work when I received the news that after Net-à-Porter had closed its distribution centre in the US last week, the company is shutting down e-commerce operations for Net-à-Porter and Mr Porter in the UK/Europe/Middle East as well. The only space to shop left is...  

0 0 LG releases CES-award-winning UltraGear monitor with 1 ms response for US$399 LG is adding to their choices with its 27-inch UltraGear gaming monitor, retailing in the US for US$399. LG has already won a CES 2020 Innovation Award for the new IPS unit, model 27GN750. Gamers want monitors to show the action as soon as possible, and LG has its UltraGear's refresh rate...  

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