What I packed: South Carolina, January 2020

I get so many questions about what to pack when visiting certain places, that I thought I’d start an official guide on what I wear, when and where, starting with my home in South Carolina. I visited last month and packed all the wrong things. I brought sweaters, coats and jeans, thinking that the weather would be glum and terrible.…
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The Alpina Gstaad, Swiss luxury at its finest

If you are in the centre of Gstaad, staring up at the surrounding mountains, you’d be hard pressed to spot The Alpina Gstaad as something “different”. From the outside, it meets all the rather strict requirements for building in this part of the world. It’s timber-clad in traditional Alpine style, resembles something from another time, another era. However, the closer…
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The Ultimate Guide to Downtown Los Angeles

Next time you’re planning a trip to Los Angeles and thinking about throwing in another beach day (no judgement there), may I suggest something that might not immediately be on your travel radar? Give Downtown Los Angeles a day in your holiday planning. If you want to spend a full day exploring an area that is steeped in history, this…
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The Tiffany Blue Box Cafe arrives in London

We all know the magic of the little blue box. For years it’s been synonymous with the big moments in life. Graduations, engagements, marriage, push presents and more. There seems to be no occasion that a Tiffany blue box doesn’t make special. In 2020, that same monumental box has come to life, in a matter of speaking. The famous New…
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Daily Dozen: Backpacks for Grownup women

I found the picture of the last time I wore a backpack and it was so long ago, you wouldn’t even recognise me. I was a child. No, really, a child. I was about twelve. I was an early adopter of the tote, even in high school. Backpacks just didn’t sit well with me. Go figure. So, it’s as much…
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