Flower By Kenzo – The Poppy Story

The story of how Poppy got its scent…

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Happiness Collides

Happiness collides, With a little sorrow and mumbling lies. Knew you from a time before, Knew enough, to know you more. You continue looking, Straight into my eyes. Talking in another language, I couldn’t confide. I still remember the softness Of your beautiful eyes. I miss the way you looked at me, And how you […]

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Pinterest Bathtub Goals

I’m suffering from PMS cramps and all I can think of is making myself a nice long bath, but I terribly hate taking long baths when I’m bleeding. It might be soothing to some, it’s just in general icky for me. So, while I can’t take a bath, I can certainly sit here and dream […]

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Mauritius’s New Retro Chic Tropical Retreat

Heaven was modelled on Mauritius — at least, according to the writer Mark Twain — and the lush greenery and gently lapping shallow lagoon waters of Grand Gaube would have you believing this.

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Sunglasses Edit

If you’ve lived in Dubai for a whole year, you know that sunglasses can be worn literally throughout the year. So, my search for sunglasses landed me on a few favourites!    

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Why I’m Thankful For Smita Mathur

Every day, at the end of the day, I like to write about what I’m thankful for. Today, I didn’t need to wait for the end of the day to write what I’m super thankful for- the existence of a specimen called Smita Mathur. I’ve known her since we were about 10-11 years old and […]

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Instagrammable Home-Office Spaces from Pinterest

Every time that I sit on my desk at home, I gloat over the fact that it looks so organized- at least for the first 15 minutes I’m sitting there. Then it becomes a giant mess of a lot of things. And in the chaos of cleaning and organizing, I end up on pinterest- ALMOST […]

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Statement Earrings this Summer

When it comes to jewellery this summer, everyone’s wearing oversized, statement earrings. Out are the tiny studs, little hoops, and the tiny drop of pearls, replaced with colourful pom-poms, super-long tassels and fun geometric shapes in metallic gold. And with so many of us on a statement (haha) budget, we can’t really go all out […]

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Beach Bag: What to put in there!

I was thinking, and while most of my plans to the beach are super imprompt, I keep forgetting what to really take with me. So, I thought, why not make a little check-list for beach days! Beach Tote: this is where a good beach day resides. Not by the beach, but by this. This is […]

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Book Review: Who’s that Girl by Mhairi McFarlane

You know there’s a longing you feel for something that’s finished- or as the protagonist, Edie in ‘Who’s that girl’ put it- saudade . A profound longing for something or someone that is absent and might never return. That’s how I felt at the end of the book- a feeling of saudade.  I’ve always been […]

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