In my Element

A few days ago I took to write about the so called Island of Flowers.  Well the place actually exists in RL.  I feel more at ease in an island environment as a matter of fact, perhaps because three of my four grandparents were born in islands although different ones. The next day after the blog,…

Paradis Amsterdam

There has always been (to me) something rebelliously sexy about paring a very bright red with pink.  The play of opposites enthralls me.  The look is that of the dame who is hiding the fact that in certain specific occasions, she could also be another kind of lady or even a tramp. The sanguine quality of the powerful scarlet…

My Cage Regrets

A few years ago, YSL created a whimsical shoe, the original cage sandal; Its image still haunts me.  Its beauty still makes my heart race filling it with the desire to caress its velvety ribbon and trace its geometric patterned squares. I found its heel fueled my imagination making me envision all sorts of pretty objects well…

Like a Lotus

The garden pond still stood there.  It´s oriental bridge projecting its shadow atop the lotus flowers that floated up and down its breeze-fueled rippled waves.   She often wished for a big one; a sturdy yet delicate lotus, gigantic enough to allow her to sit and float above the waters in its peaceful sacred way. Style Info June Monteiro,…

SNEAK PEEK – 30+ Fashion Pieces to Spring

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Take me to Church

The Island of Flowers was the first place her ancestors had laid foot on upon their arrival from the old world.   As a child she´d  loved to go there on her free time, and as a habit, she´d happily climb all the way up above the hills during those sunny afternoons and  watched the most magnificent tangerine, purple and…