HOTEL NEGRESCO RE-EMERGES AS THE JEWEL OF NICE

By BobP After 6 months of closure for renovations, the legendary five-star private palace Hotel Negresco on the English Promenade reopened this month.  The hotel’s seafront façade has been newly whitened, balconies gildedand the interior entirely restored by some of France’s top artisans.  The renovation was a “parting gift” by Jeanne Augier, the Hotel’s87-year old …

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CANNES – ZEN CITY – REVIVES YOUR DORMANT PASSIONS – 在城市戛納,法國

City ZEN Cannes By DarioVDL We all have dreams which will hopefully come true sometime in our lives. It is very important to listen to the “little me” now and do it! Dreams can become real, didn’t we walk on the moon? Share your dreams with your close ones – family and friends … click on the (blue …

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ELIE SAAB DRESSING THE STARS … PARIS FASHION WEEK – PRÊT-À-PORTER – 2010

By DarioVDL Welcome to another busy day in Paris Fashion Week Spring / Summer 2010 together with Bruno from Brazil we are so delighted to be at the show … Being oneof the first foreign Designers accepted at “La Chambre Syndicale de HauteCouture de Paris” together with Giorgio Armani and Valentino is a tribute to …

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COCO CREATES CHANEL – COCO 之前的 CHANEL

By: DarioVDL “It is hard work who makes a master”.  Mademoiselle Coco was a rebel and with her inner stranger, commitments andideas revolutionized the world and emancipated the woman 1920’s. Chanel believedin herself. She was different. Coco Chanel private apartment I am a little rebel too. At the age of 6, I did not like to …

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DREAMS ARE EASY TO CATCH LIKE BLUE BUTTERFLIES…

Post by: DarioVDL Coordinates:                    48°51′37″N 2°20′15″E / 48.860395°N 2.337599°E                 “This one noted for the brilliant iridescent blue color oftheir wings.                   You may catch it in tropical parts of Central and SouthAmerica” Dreams are easy to catch like blue butterflies, you just need to act …

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JOHN GALLIANO SPLENDOUR AT PARIS FASHION WEEK SPRING/SUMMER 2010 “READY-TO-WEAR”

By:DarioVDL It is a dark and rainy night in Paris. Although inside my cozy apartment it is warm and full of candle light in true Swedish Style. The wonderful magic sounds of Chopin vibrate in the air and my wall clock starts to announce boom sk-aka boom boom boom… eight. A flashback came to me of a show in October last year …

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FAIRYTALE CASTLES, FLICKERING CANDLES AND STARS…

By: NormaK Last Saturday Dario and I went to thefabulous Vaux le Vicomte Château. Outside of France little is known about thisbeautiful chateau which was the inspiration and model for the Chateau deVersailles. In the warmer months everySaturday, between May and October, as evening falls, over 2,000 candles are litthroughout the château and gardens.  The …

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