To me, fashion and travel have always gone well together. I feel like discovering new destinations always has a slight influence on the way I dress. After a week in Ibiza I love everything boho, Marrakech makes me want to wear more colors and the Côte d’Azur had me picking out lots of whites and blue from my closet. My travels inspire my outfits, so naturally when I recently spent 5 days aboard the MS Europa 2 on a cruise along the French Riviera, and all white look was more or less mandatory….
Packing for a cruise is certainly not an easy task, as I learned last week aboard the MS Europa2. I have to admit, I somewhat underestimated how fancy the dinners on board are and for how many different occasions one has to pack when on a ship. There are casual breakfasts by the pool, days spent ashore in hotspots like St. Tropez, fancy 5-course dinners or caviar evenings and gin tastings in the gentlemen’s lounge. …
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While I would love to pretend that my incredible basketball skills are the reason I ended up on a basketball court to shoot today’s sporty look, I have to admit that I was usually amongst the first to strike out when we played h.o.r.s.e. (= every time you miss the hoop you collect a letter, the first one to spell out the word is the loser) back in the days when we lived in California and my brother had a basketball hoop that kept the whole cul-de-sac entertained….
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John Frieda and I go way back – back to my mom’s shower circa 15 years ago. Back then, we lived in California and I went to Junior Lifeguards camp during the Summer. I have never minded my brown hair, but all of a sudden I was surrounded by lots of blonde surfer girls with perfect beach waves that made me crave sun-bleached hair. So I did a bit of research and quickly ended up with my mom’s “Sheer Blonde” shampoo and conditioner….