9 LUXURY MIDDLE EASTERN PERFUMES

Did you know the world's first female perfumer was from the Middle East? Her name was Tapputi-Belatekalllim and she worked in Assur around 1200 BC. Oftentimes, when people in the West think of perfumes, they think of Europeans and Americans. This is a shame. The Middle East has a long history of making perfumes. As … Continue reading 9 LUXURY MIDDLE EASTERN PERFUMES

ANCIENT PERFUMER SANTA MARIA NOVELLA DEBUTED ITS FIRST EAU DE PARFUM IN 800 YEARS

Santa Maria Novella debuted their first Eau de Parfum in more than 800 years last month. And it is intense. The fragrance combines the green notes of galbanum and timur pepper with florentine “concreta d’iris”, neroli, magnolia champaca, geranium and sambac jasmine. Its base notes are Florentine iris, musk and ambergris. This elegant perfume is … Continue reading ANCIENT PERFUMER SANTA MARIA NOVELLA DEBUTED ITS FIRST EAU DE PARFUM IN 800 YEARS

A PINK DIAMOND WORTH $20+ MILLION IS BEING AUCTIONED IN OCTOBER 2022

DATE: October 5, 2022 LOCATION: Sotheby's Hong Kong Sotheby's will be selling the Williamson Pink Star on October 5, 2022 in Hong Kong. It is one of the world's purest, most saturated pink diamonds. It is a 11.15 carat, internally flawless, fancy vivid pink diamond that has been masterfully cut into a dazzling cushion-cut. The … Continue reading A PINK DIAMOND WORTH $20+ MILLION IS BEING AUCTIONED IN OCTOBER 2022

WHERE TO BUY LUXURY HANDKERCHIEFS

Handkerchiefs… ah, the romance of them! They have been around since before the Renaissance era, dainty-fying both ladies and men alike. Handkerchiefs, also known as hankies are small, hemmed, square-shaped pieces of fabric used for personal hygiene or as a fashion accessory. A handkerchief can be made of cotton, silk, or linen. It can be … Continue reading WHERE TO BUY LUXURY HANDKERCHIEFS

WHY HATS ARE SO IMPORTANT + HOW TO CHOOSE THE PERFECT HAT

The Best Dressed Woman I know came into my yard the other morning with a hat-box. “Want to see my new hat?” she asked. Was there ever a woman who did not want to see a new hat? The Best Dressed Woman carefully untied the tape and produced the hat. It was a beauty - … Continue reading WHY HATS ARE SO IMPORTANT + HOW TO CHOOSE THE PERFECT HAT

WHY CHOOSING THE RIGHT HAT IS IMPORTANT + 100 YEARS OF HATS

A dear old aunt of mine who had been a milliner all her life, used to say that if a woman had a becoming hat the rest of her clothes didn’t matter so much. A hat, she said, was the frame of the face and as your face was the most important thing about you, … Continue reading WHY CHOOSING THE RIGHT HAT IS IMPORTANT + 100 YEARS OF HATS

THE ROYAL ASCOT: HATS AND FASHION

"Royal Ascot is synonymous with sartorial elegance. This is upheld by our Dress Code and annual Style Guide, which invite guests to take inspiration from the season’s key trends and contribute to an occasion heralded as a major fashion event in its own right." - AscotRacecourse   Are you going to the Royal Ascot this year … Continue reading THE ROYAL ASCOT: HATS AND FASHION

HOW TO CHOOSE THE PERFECT HAT FOR THE RACES

Ever wondered if there was a secret to picking the right hat for your shape, coloring, or dress? If yes, you've come to the right place. We searched and found the best videos for you. The first two videos focus on picking the right hat for the races like the Kentucky Derby and the Royal … Continue reading HOW TO CHOOSE THE PERFECT HAT FOR THE RACES