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When innovation meets fashion on a sustainable ground

Are you a shoe person or a bag person? I am a bit of both, but I love a good quality bag that is classic, stylish and practical. A few years ago I discovered by chance this independent brand online, von Halzhausen, and I bought my first handheld handbag from their collection. The quality, the design and the price point is just simply perfect. Launched in 2015, this Malibu-based accessories brand with a focus on design, sustainability, and quality of life offers a well-edited assortment of essential, easy to wear bags and accessories in timeless palettes, at prices that leave out the traditional retail mark–up. Vicki von Holz...
Categories: Fashion

The 60:90 Brazilian myth

Here comes Summer, the season for sunshine and beach, junk trips and water sports. Now one of the biggest headache a lot of people (women in particular), is finding the right set (or sets) of bikini. I am a strong believer in picking the right fit would work magic. Rather than having a “perfect” body shape, finding what actually compliments and work with your body shape is more important. Growing up as a professional swimmer, I have very precise requirement when I purchase swimwear. For me, most bikinis in the market are more made for sunbathing on the shore, or walking around the poolside rather than really being in the water ...
Categories: Designer

Luxury boutique hotel in the heart of Copenhagen- Hotel Danmark

We all know how cool the Scandinavians are, and how the world had fell in love with everything they do. Not only the Danes were happiest people in the world (Norwegians had overtaken now), the best Nordic cuisines, handful of michelin restaurants (NOMA and 108 anyone?) they also have lots of really cool designs, both in clothing and interior in particular. So when I knew that the latest addition to Brøchner Hotels – Hotel Danmark was opening, even as a regular in Copenhagen myself, I couldn’t resist but made a stay there during their opening week in May. (Brøchner Hotels currently runs 4 boutique hotels in Copenhagen with a t...
Categories: Hotel

The cool Miss Clara

Stockholm has always been a place known for its cool design, the Scandi coolness is so captivating. When I visited Stockholm earlier, I stayed at one of the boutique hotels in the heart of the city, Miss Clara by Nobis. Sveavägen, where the hotel is located, is Stockholm’s most cosmopolitan boulevard, cutting straight through the heart of the city from north to south. This part of Sveavägen, north of Kungsgatan avenue, is one of the most expansive focal points in the evolution of a new and more dynamically attractive Stockholm City district. Part of Nobis Group, the 92-room hotel was originally an Ateneum girls’ school buildi...
Categories: Hotel

Pool side chill in Ibiza- OD Talamanca

I know I know, being in Ibiza is supposed to be on the beach and everywhere near the sea. BUT when I was taken to OD Talamanca, I decided that this poolside is good enough for me to relax and just chill for an entire morning. Just look at the pool side, under the blue sky and sun at 31C, how can I not just do nothing but dip in the water from time to time and work on my sun tan? (which I got a very honey sun-kissed tan by the way) Adding to other 3 OD hotels, newly opened earlier this year, OD Talamanca situates at one of the finest locations on the island. The unique retro-glamour style hotel has breathtaking views of both Tala...
Categories: Europe