Style icons to inspire you!

Catherine Deneuve style icon

For the second time in a row, I  have been nominated as one of 10 finalists for best fashion blogger of Singapore. As part of the competition we have been asked to write about our style icons from the sixties. Of course I felt compelled to write about style icons that still inspire me today like Audrey Hepburn, Jackie kennedy and Marilyn Monroe, but they have all been featured on the site before in some way.

Instead I’m highlighting a woman that is alive and well and still a style icon today: Catherine Deneuve. [click to continue…]

Grace a memoir book review

A clear sign that I’m loving what I do is the fact that I keep reading books on fashion even in my free time. On my recent holidays I read D.V., Diana Vreeland’s personal memoir about her life. A very quirky book that reads like Diana is just having a conversation with you. You are taken into a glamorous world full of fashion, travel and incredible personalities, and you may even start fantasising of what it would have been like to lead her life. [click to continue…]

Gwyneth Paltrow oscar dresses style

It’s hard to believe but Gwyneth Paltrow has recently turned 40. She is certainly one of the most fashionable women in show business and was recently named by People magazine as the best dressed woman of the year. I think she deserves that crown. Her style has been consistently chic and fashionable and she takes risks. [click to continue…]

Diana Vreeland

Photos by Jonathan Becker and Hoiningen-Huene

When I came across this quote from Diana Vreeland,

“Too much good taste can be boring”

I knew I had to feature her as a style icon. [click to continue…]