Tag Archive: chic

Arrivederci, Anita Ekberg.

Anita Ekberg was the woman in one of the most iconic images of the twentieth century, the blonde temptress in Federico Fellini’s La Dolce Vita. Taking a dip in the Trevi Fountain wearing… Continue reading

Portrait of Wallis Simpson by Cecil Beaton

I love the use of summer sunshine contrasted with areas of shade to bring out the ethereal nature of Wallis’ dress, complimented by her jet black hair. For saying that she and the… Continue reading

Best dresses at the BAFTAs

Downton chic in season three, episode five

On n’oublie jamais la premiere fois (you never forget the first time)

I cannot forget the first time I tried Chanel No 5. The complex bouquet, which transforms as it takes hold on your skin and metamorphoses throughout the day, is the epitome of femininity… Continue reading

Downton chic in season 3, episode 1

Last night brought us the long-awaited return to Downton Abbey, and what an episode it was! The roaring twenties seem to be smiling upon the Crawley family, with their new wardrobes and haircuts,… Continue reading