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“The Staircase” – Chanel @ Paris

A visit to 31 Rue Cambon. The first arrondissement of Chanel. Mademoiselle Coco Chanel’s apartment and studio. The apartment where she spend most of her time, where she worked and entertained friends, but never slept one night in. Where we see the ever so iconic staircase , “The Staircase” Mademoiselle would check on all the models before they walk down the staircase at her shows. Maybe this was where she said: “Keep your heels, head and standards high” – Coco Chanel “Mademoiselle was famous for watching the défilé (show), sitting out of sight on the stairs and observing the crowd’s reaction through the kaleidoscopic m...
Categories: 時裝潮流

Ralph’s @ Paris

We are all very excited about the new Ralph Lauren Flagship store in Hong Kong, Like all Ralph Lauren global flagships in New York, Paris, Milan, London… The Maison is unquestionably magnificent, elegant and extraordinary. Each flagship store has it’s own distinctive touch inspired by the culture, history and architecture of the place and as a touch of tradition meets modernization. It also created a refined & unique Ralph Lauren lifestyle for us:- Hong Kong has a bar, New York has Ralph’s Coffee, London has it’s English gentlemen’s club, Paris has the Ralph’s Restaurant in the heart of the store, beautifully situated at th...
Categories: 飲食

The Art of Coffee – “Coffsicles”

Coffee is a work of art, a creation of life, you start the day with it, you break the day with it, you end the day with it, And we all can’t live without it. Spend the summer with the uniquely pleasurable coffee creation –  Coffsicles!! “The Art of Nespresso” Step 1 – Pour 2 creams into each popsicle mold, let it freeze until solid Step 2 – Make 6 big cups of Nespresso using your favourite capsule, add milk & sugar as you like, then let it cool in the refrigerator. (My favourite would be the Kazaar capsule with exceptional intensity, rich in roasted notes, with powerful bitterness but a creamy texture) Step 3 – Pour the c...

Jiro Dreams of Sushi 壽司之神(之子)

The famous “Jiro Dreams of Sushi” Jiro, Considered by many as the world’s greatest sushi chef. A 10 -seat sushi only restaurant in a tokyo subway station. The first of its kind to be rated 3-star michelin. Japan has declared him a national treasure. Japan hosted Obama at Sukiyabashi Jiro Bookings made months in advance, no one ever picks up the telephone, and no one speaks English. Alternatively, we visited the younger son, the mirror image of Jiro, at Jiro Roppongi, Takashi.  People say that Jiro & his sons are always the first to pick from the fresh fish markets everyday.  Honestly, the fish is really fresh, but I don’t k...

Shinjuku Gyoen – Summer Picnic!

When you travel to Tokyo, is always the same routine – eat & shop…well, mostly just shop, what makes this trip extraordinary? How about a special date in the park? Ready to go! Love this picnic mat I got in Salut! 500 yen only! As we enter in to the Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden – you can tell how royal it is! It was the original residence of Lord Naito in the Edo Period and later the Imperial Gardens. Here we are at the Japanese Garden, is too bad it is not the cherry blossom seasons, but when it is , this is the best spot! Ha! Picnic Time! We had so much fun preparing the day before – Champagne, Water, Perrier, Coffee, Jap...
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