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  ISLAND GIRL…LAIDBACK LANGUOR JUXTAPOSED WITH BIG CITY POLISH…A MIX OF GRAPHIC FLORALS FROM MINI TO MAJOR OFFSET BY BOLD STRIPES…THE CHARM OF TROPICAL WELCOME PRINTS…THE INHERENT EASE OF SARONGS, PAREOS AND PAJAMA PANTS…OVERSIZED, RELAXED TAKES ON MEN’S BLAZERS, TRENCHES AND TROUSERS… ROMANTIC DRESSES THAT GO FROM SAND TO SOIRÉE…SOFT, BIAS RUFFLES…TASSEL DETAILS…METALLIC ACCENTS OF SILVER AND GOLD…VIVID MEDITERRANEAN BLUE AND VIBRANT LEMON PLAY OFF OF CRISP BLACK AND WHITE…SOPHISTICATED MIXES OF SAPPHIRE, BRANCH AND BLACK…THE CASUAL FLATFORM…KNOTTED SLIDES AND MULES…SLOUCHY, WOVEN BAGS, OVERSIZED CLUTCHES AND COLLAPSIBLE TOTES… THE GREAT ESCAPE…RESORT 2018   hael Kors 18

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  Dolce&Gabbana and Smeg join creative forces to create Sicily is my Love, a new unique project Made in Italy. The new small appliances collection is produced by Smeg with an unmistakable Dolce&Gabbana touch. Toasters, citrus juicers, coffee machines, kettles, blenders, stand mixers and slow juicers all decorated with gold lemons, citrus fruits, prickly pears and bright red cherries are just some of the typical Sicilian decorations framed in triangular motifs called crocchi: there are also delicate oral motifs inspired by the coasts and landscapes of Southern Italy and images of fascinating Mt. Etna, surrounded by ornamental friezes, picturesque ruins Read more..

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The most fashionable high tea is most definitely at The Berkeley- London’s original fashionista tea, Prêt-à-Portea.  This high tea treat is now 10 years old. In celebration of this marvellous milestone, 

Pastry chef Mourad Khiat has chosen 10 of his favourite creations from the past 10 years: fashion moments from an array of distinguished designers, recreated as exquisite biscuits, bakes and fancies. THE  FASHIONISTA’S TEA INCLUDES A delicate collection of cakes and fancies inspired by the world’s finest designers. Dolce and Gabbana’s duo of blackcurrant bavarois and star anise pannacotta, topped with chocolate owl dress design. Jason Wu’s romantic cherry bavarois and Read more..

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Alec Monopoly is now TAG Heuer’s Art Provocateur   A whole new world is opening up to Alec Monopoly.   Alec Monopoly, street-art star.   Sporting a hat, with his face always hidden behind a bandana to preserve his anonymity; but what is he famous for? Well, Alec Monopoly owes his fame to the character who shares his name. Mr. Monopoly, the diminutive and debonair banker that the artist depicts in different scenarios.   “When I started out, I did my graffiti in New York. The city was a huge source of inspiration”.In 2008, he quit the Big Apple for Read more..

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  MY The Wellesley was originally built in the Netherlands by Oceanco and has completed a comprehensive refit by Sunrise Yachts and interior designers Dennis Irvine Studio to mirror the hotel’s glamorous Art Deco style. The yacht has already demonstrated its exceptional quality having received the coveted ‘Best Yacht of the Show’ award at the MYBA Charter Show on 5th May in Genoa. A yacht charter is by its nature, entirely personalised. Up to 12 guests will be looked after by the permanent crew of 12 – on hand to cater to every whim. MY The Wellesley offers guests the Read more..

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Normandie Est. 1693 Introduces Clarington The team at Normandie Est. 1693 (one of only 29 original French Huguenot-settled farms in the famous Franschhoek valley of the Cape Winelands) has introduced an innovative new collection of wines: Clarington – a collection that uniquely marries the art of winemaking with the love of art. With over 20 years experience, winemaker Johan Viljoen is regarded as one of the leading viticulturists in South Africa and indeed the world, having worked in some of the top wine regions globally, including France, Italy, Spain, Australia and California. Viljoen’s exceptional expertise in viticulture and winemaking has Read more..

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Droopy Eyelids – a thing of the past   For most of us, keeping our skin looking youthful and healthy is a Herculean challenge. Throw in the harsh local climate and a dry winter, and you get a recipe for tired and dehydrated skin.   “The good news is that advancements in both technology and skin therapy are now providing ways in which we can tackle nature’s harshest elements, as well as the ageing process,” says Dr. Maureen Allem, founder and medical director of Skin Renewal, part of the renowned Renewal Institute. “Innovative new treatments are being introduced, such as Read more..

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The Bo & Luca story is one of art and beauty, of exoticism and culture; one of artisan skill and ancient craftsmanship, steeped in the magical world of couture. Born from beginnings of nomadic travel and influenced by undying affinities with the romance of bohemia, a little nostalgic for days gone by and infused with a worldly soul and a 70s ease, the brand’s signature bohemian luxe design aesthetic is grounded in uncomplicated styling and easy elegance. A touch gypset and conjuring moods of glamourous yesteryears, instinctual style and timeless appeal – effortless silhouettes, whimsical movement, signature hand beading and Read more..

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Everything comes from   the heart. It is our essence. OUR HEART IS EVERYTHING PURE, GOOD AND EVIL. IT ACHES, IT DESIRES, IT IS WHO WE ARE. IN MAPPING OUR HEART WE ARE BOTH EXPLORERS AND TOURISTS, AT THE FRONTIERS AND THE CENTRE, NAVIGATING THE UNKNOWN AND THE ALL TOO FAMILIAR. WE CAN TREAD PATHS TRAVELLED AND NOT. IF IT TOUCHES US, MAKES US ACHE, CHALLENGES AND EXPLORES WHAT IT IS TO LIVE, THEN IT IS FOR MAP OF THE HEART. It is love at first sight – map of the heart fragrances at metropolitain cosmetics Sarah Blair and Jeffrey Darling Read more..

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          Herb Ritts was plucked from photography too soon, from a disease that was not known at the time. His death was a shock, as were the other deaths that came – many of whom were highly creative beings. Herb Ritts began his photographic career in the late 70s and gained a reputation as a master of art and commercial photography. In addition to producing portraits and editorial fashion for Vogue, Vanity Fair, Interview, and Rolling Stone, Ritts also created successful advertising campaigns for Calvin Klein, Chanel, Donna Karan, Gap, Gianfranco Ferré, Gianni Versace, Giorgio Armani, Levi’s, Pirelli, Polo Ralph Lauren, and Valentino, among others. Beginning in 1988 he directed numerous influential and Read more..

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