Monthly Archives: December 2012

New Year’s Resolutions!


Wishing you all an absolutely faaabulous 2013! 

A new year, a new beginning. I just love this period of the year. I always feel that my whole world (and myself) is going to change dramatically this new year.. and even if of course not true, I just love the thrilling feeling. So cheers to the beginning of the new year! And to start with, here are my lucky 7 (very frivolous) resolutions this year.

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Winter Ride: On a Horse Carriage in Bavaria!

Horse Sleigh BavariaJust before Christmas, my boyfriend and I went to visit Bavaria and its wonderful castles (one of which is so charming that Walt Disney copied it to create the castle of the Sleeping Beauty!).

The first thing we did upon arriving however was to take a horse drawn sleigh tour of the area as I thought it was a charming way to get a little feel and preview what was waiting for us this weekend..

The ride lasted one hour and took us through the snowy Alpine foothills, frozen lakes, Bavarian forests where birds were singing just as in movies (and we even got to see a deer!!). As sunset was approaching, Continue reading

Winter Holidays Guide: The Tree Hotel, Sweden!

Lulea_Tree_HotelWhy not do something completely new this winter and try.. sleeping in a tree house?

Inspired by the film ”The Tree Lover” (a tale of 3 city men who want to go back to their roots and build a tree house together), a genius couple indeed had the wonderful idea to build tree houses in Laponia, Sweden and turned them into a hotel: the Tree Hotel!

The 5 Tree Houses (and the Tree Sauna!) are located in the middle of a magical pine forest and close to the Lule River.

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Friday’s Joke #10

Snowman Fridge

Hope everyone had a lovely Christmas. I am now back to Milan and back to work, and since it is Friday, it is time for our little “Friday Joke”. This time: the Snowman Fridge! ;)

Happy Friday! Hope you all have nice plans for new year eve.. and the rest of 2013. If not, stay tune to the blog cause this weekend I will be posting some quite cool travel ideas.. for the most adventurous of us!


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New Year’s Eve Make Up Ideas #1!

Nee Make UpWith Christmas and New Year’s Eve approaching fast now, I decided to ask around all my favourite make up artists and brands for phenomenal yet effortless make up tricks and ideas! Today, let’s start with Nee Make Up and their amazing “burgundy” make up (a fabulous colour for green and blue coloured eyes and light skin tone!) and their very professional long-lasting products for a perfect skin glow. Continue reading

Spicing up Winter: Tropical Caribbean Beauty Products!

Ligne St Barth

Time to ditch your Teddy Bear winter routine and chic up your beauty ritual with these gorgeous products from Ligne Saint Barth. All based on natural ingredients from the French Caribbean, these products, with their divine perfume of exotic fruits and plants, are a treat for the skin as well as the skin and will make you glow all winter long. Glow girls! Continue reading

Dream Spa: Tuscan Pleasures!

Il Salviatino, Florence

Immersed in the rolling green Tuscan hills, the Salviatino Spa is a must-try experience for any beautistas visiting Tuscany. Set within the sumptuous XVth century villa hotel Il Salviatino near Florence, the Spa collaborated with Dr Vranjes, one of Florence’s most exclusive perfume houses to create special poly-sensorial treatments using all the characteristic Tuscan fragrances!  Continue reading

A Shower.. in the Open Water!

Celebrity Cruises

You were dreaming about it, Celebrity Cruises did it: the shower with full ocean view!

This incredible all-glass shower extending out over the edge of the ship is part of the  “Reflexion Suite“, a two bedroom suit of.. 150sqm and 8m of veranda! And if, like me, you were wondering how did Celebrity Cruises manage to guarantee the intimacy of its (lucky) guests.. well the answer is simple: in addition to being a special reflective glass, Celebrity Cruises also used a smart glass technologyContinue reading

Haute Jewellery: Rubinia!

Rubinia Gioielli Milano

Do you remember the fabulous jewels that the models were wearing at the Charity Ball the other night in Milan? Well, the name of the designer is actually Rubinia and I had the great pleasure of meeting their team the other week at the very chic White Christmas Party of via Monti (a now traditional not-to-be-missed event here in Milan for Christmas). Here are all the pictures of these stunning creations.. the perfect pieces to chic up your cocktail game this holidays season! Continue reading