Designer Spotlight | ELLERY – The brand that must be on your wish list

New to me but not to the fashion scene, Australian-born, Paris-based womenswear house ELLERY is, quite frankly, a freaking dream. “From architectural silhouettes to artistic inspirations, ELLERY encourages self-expression with a decisive and avant-garde aesthetic.” Founded in 2007 by Aussie Kym Ellery, the brand is all about empowering women through luxury attire. A novel concept?Continue reading “Designer Spotlight | ELLERY – The brand that must be on your wish list”

In “Petal Moments” | How to Talk about Miscarriage – Holiday Edition

A simple guide to express how you’re processing miscarriage without feeling like it’s TMI. While so many couples head into the 2020 holiday season excited as they await “quarennial” baby additions in the new year, just as many couples (if not more) are wondering, waiting, grieving, imaging “what could have been.” No “arrival” ornaments adorningContinue reading “In “Petal Moments” | How to Talk about Miscarriage – Holiday Edition”

Wine and Watch these 9 French-Inspired Shows & Movies While You Wait for Season 2 of Emily in Paris | Vogue

Emma Specter | November 11, 2020 Adjust your berets and dig your Picasso-style striped shirts out of the back of the closet, because the smash-hit Netflix series Emily in Paris is coming back for a second season. While we—okay, I—have criticized elements of the show in the past (most notably its off-putting fatphobia), it’s stillContinue reading “Wine and Watch these 9 French-Inspired Shows & Movies While You Wait for Season 2 of Emily in Paris | Vogue”

Travel Back in Time | The Faroe Islands & “52 Places to Go in 2015” – Does the list still hold true?

For many of us, food and travel are kindred spirits which haven’t been accessible this past year for obvious reasons. But to travel, to have an authentic experience, one must eat the local cuisine at the heart of culture. I was skimming through old content and happened to find this piece I’d written five yearsContinue reading “Travel Back in Time | The Faroe Islands & “52 Places to Go in 2015” – Does the list still hold true?”

For Dummies, The Series: Face Cleanser

Once is never enough, let’s talk cleansing again!Quick Cleansing Rules and My Top 5 Cleanser Picks Ah face cleanser. The most important part of any skincare routine, yet until about two years ago I never gave it two thoughts. Recently however I’ve been getting questions about cleanser. I think we’ve all finally realized that withoutContinue reading “For Dummies, The Series: Face Cleanser”

Advent Calendars To Get Every Member Of The Family Through The Rest Of 2020

I usually feel agnostic when it comes to Advent calendars. In my mind they’re synonymous with mini chackies that can be okay, but will likely end up in the bin or junk drawer. NOT IN 2020 because as with everything else, I have this weird change of heart. Maybe I’m striving to appreciate the smallContinue reading “Advent Calendars To Get Every Member Of The Family Through The Rest Of 2020”

Not So Cheeky Lately

I get it. I know. ‘The Cheeky Genova’ hasn’t been so cheeky lately. More doom and gloom, right? That vortex of negativity I used to reference in my videos – jeez, haven’t done one of those in a while – I guess I’m stuck in it. But why? And how do I snap out ofContinue reading “Not So Cheeky Lately”

A Letter to Chrissy | Say

Dear Chrissy, It feels strange to open this letter with ‘how are you.’ Yet, wishing people asked more often, I’ll say: How are you? I can only pretend to know how you’re feeling right now. Perhaps it’s the walls of the world crumbling, the skies collapsing, the ground shaking. For me, it was as ifContinue reading “A Letter to Chrissy | Say”

Easy Buys to Treat Yourself

Take a lesson from “Parks and Rec.” 7 unnecessary things to buy right now that’ll having you feeling yourself by treating yourself. 1. (Starting with an easy, practical choice) Cashmere Sweater Yes, we know you love your sweats and have been reveling in #WFH attire. But if you’re anything like me you’ve started to getContinue reading “Easy Buys to Treat Yourself”

Quick Read Courtesy of ET Fashion | ‘Emily in Paris’ Fashion Outfits You Can Buy Right Now

I’ve been swamped lately in between binging Netflix’s “Emily in Paris” and doing, dare I say it, real work. And say what you want, this show is exactly the glam escape I need right now. So while I research and curate for you some of my fav looks, here is what ET has to sayContinue reading “Quick Read Courtesy of ET Fashion | ‘Emily in Paris’ Fashion Outfits You Can Buy Right Now”