Cool collaboration – “Make every day Saturday.”

What’s not to love when two of your go to brands collaborate? And so when West Elm and Kate Spade did just that, I was very excited. Branded ‘Kate Spade Saturday’ the collection is a mix of graphic, colorful, bold pieces that can only make you feel young and happy. What a perfect combination for any home!   Here are …

The Art of being Valentino

Last week, a friend who had borrowed some clothes, returned them to me in a Valentino bag, I do love a bag! It prompted me to have a look what the label was currently showcasing, I’m so glad I did. It turns out Valentino have just launched their 2015 Pre-Fall collection, which is a collaboration between British textile designer, Celia …

It’s the future…’intelligent waste’

OK, so this one is for all my OCD fans, I have been a long term fan of Joseph Joseph products, from back in 2003 when they introduced the color coded chopping boards. I love the design of their products, It’s about function as well as form, and I have since gone on to add quite a few of their products to my …

Navy, not only nautical

I used to be of the opinion, that navy was best used in commercial settings or when designing a nautical theme. Times have changed my friends, navy is the new white or even grey! No longer banished to boys bedrooms, navy is making a statement in other rooms around the home, here are some of my favorite ‘navy’ pins, to …

old but still Brite!

When we were living in New York we would spend the weekends wandering through the antique and various flee markets around town, I love doing this! We would also take drives out of the city and stop at yard sales and poke around in local shops, again love this. We have some beautiful glasses and vintage cutlery from these trips …

My my marsala!

Pantone have announced it’s colors for 2015, Leatrice Eiseman, Executive Director for the Pantone Color Institute® is describing the colors as ‘En plain air’ which is a French expression meaning “in the open air“.  Her full quote describing the announcement of the 2015 colors is; “Many feel compelled to be connected around the clock because we are afraid we’ll miss something important. There is a …

in the club!

Last week we went to Australia to attend one of my closest friends wedding (more about that in another post) for now I want to share with you our first stop, the Qantas Club lounge in the Hong Kong airport! I first joined the Qantas Club about twelve years ago, when I qualified for a corporate discount! that privilege had …

Certainly is scenic!

photo courtesy of www.executivehomeshk.com Today is the first of our ‘Hong Kong Homes’ series, and what a beautiful home to start us off!  When you have grown up in Australia,  (like I did) living in houses with big yards to play in, it is a real taste of expat living to be invited into a gorgeous apartment. One that is home …