Empire Elegance

A touch of Empire Elegance

Photo by Shannon van den Berg When you are a woman and you are looking at lovely fashion looks, you want to own them all. And fast. So in this hi-tech society, I still feel like there is something missing. Something which I would like…
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An ode to the HERE and NOW

Today, I am having a little time out of the back-to-the-good old days thought. Sometimes it's good to stand still, take a deep breath, count your blessings gadgets and think about all the luxuries and knowledge of the Here and Now. So I…
Coco Chanel

When Fashion and Wisdom met Coco Chanel

When we think about Coco Chanel, we think about a woman who launched the first perfume with a designer name (Chanel no. 5), which would also become one of the most popular perfumes of all time. Coco also showed women that there was more…
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Spotted: happiness dust

When I say challenges, what is the first thing that pops up in your mind? To have and to hold a healthier lifestyle for example? Or maybe to do something you've never done before like...bungeejumping? When we are talking about physical or…
Oriental Spice and some Chocolate

Keep calm and follow Oriental Spice and Some Chocolate

Newsflash to those whom it may concern: Next to this blog, I like to share inspirational, vintage and Old Hollywood content through other online channels. You can get your daily dose of inspiration (Spice), Old Hollywood and vintage…
Oriental Spice and some Chocolate

Old Hollywood movie quotes to remember

Today I was scrolling through my old Hollywood movie quotes memory. When you read some movie dialogue transcripts, you realise that you don't always have to watch the movie to relate to the situation or put it in perspective. Some quotes may…