When you dress in styles and accessories that reflect your personality, we notice you first, then your clothes

Developing Your Style Personality

The time has come for the inner you to come out and tell us how you want the world to view you. Your personality dictates your style, which is your own interpretation of fashion. If you ignore your personality and purchase pieces that are influenced by fashion magazines or what suits a friend, you will wind up with a wardrobe of jumbled styles. Not only will this severely limit your flexibility in ...

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The Point at Lake Saranac is the ultimate romantic getaway from New York City

Autumnal Getaways from New York

With summer winding up and autumn on the horizon, now is the time to be forward planning for the ultimate romantic weekend away with the person you love. Whether the sun is shining, it’s pelting with rain, or the leaves are turning, there’s nothing cosier and warming than somewhere sensational to hide away for a couple of days that doesn’t involve the airport. Here are some of my favourites on the ...

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Personal Trademarking empowers you with the ability to stand out from the crowd

A Work in Progress

Every day, we step out into the world with the intention of creating a better life for ourselves and making a contribution. How each one of us does this is truly unique. Oh my gosh, how much easier would it be if we only had to follow in someone else’s footsteps, similar to a connect the dots instruction manual and presto, the perfect life would be laid out in front of us? I ...

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Real experiences with locals and off the tourist path in the Big Apple

Kawfee Please

Anyone who knows New York knows that hot coffee is slurped on top of your half-drunk cup of coffee. This may seem fun and very Noo Yawk to the first-time punter checking out Katz’s Deli, but to the Antipodean who really knows their coffee like they know their wine, it just doesn’t work. If you find yourself in the Big Apple and in need of a proper brew, read flat white ...

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Personal Trademarking is how we market ourselves to others

Owning your Uniqueness

In every environment, from the workplace to the web, people make choices that affect their personal trademark, whether it is who to work with and for that matter who to avoid, who to follow, who to 'friend', or what special message to share in 140 characters. You have the ability to create your own sense of individuality, trust and confidence. How you manage your personal trademark in any of these mediums will ...

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Awaken the senses at this wellness retreat at the Marbella Beach Club in Spain

Spa Means Aaah!

Spa and well-being is the restorative and maintenance medicine of the modern age. Successful people live busy lives and sometimes don’t stop to invest in themselves in a space that is not just about the body but also the mind. A seven-night De-Stress and Unwind programme at the Marbella Club in Spain is just what the matchmaker doctor has ordered. This is the stylish and serene way to unknot your tummy and your ...

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Always think about what makes you different when trying to cultivate a signature style

What Makes You Different?

With every decision you make and every path you choose to travel in life, you are revealing your style, your preferences, your priorities and the way in which you feel you can live your best life. In other words, all of these components represent an element of your trademark values. As always, actions speak louder than words and that is most definitely something to think about when trying to cultivate a signature ...

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Jackie Kennedy, the First Lady of Style

First Lady of Style

It’s long been a common misconception that in order to be a style icon, one had to reinvent the wheel. However, as we focused on each style icon, we identified the key elements that gave them ownership of the style and elevation to their famous iconic status. We discovered that the common denominator amongst the style icons was their unique styling of classic pieces. Much has been said about the style expression of Jacqueline ...

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A Taste of Dublin

A Taste of Dublin

Dublin isn’t all Guinness, beer drinking, Irish dancing, folk singing in pubs to inebriated punters, although of course if you’re looking for that you just follow your nose, you’ll find it in a jiffy. There is a charming, historical, designer side to the city as well, so it’s easy to get a bit of each. One thing to do in advance of any travel and preferably well in advance is to check ...

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Parisian Chic. Daily beauty rituals are a must.

Parisian Chic

For the past century, the western world has been fascinated by the allure and the unique style expression of Parisians. French women are famous for their trademark effortless chic. Their mantra is quite simple ‘it’s about pleasure and enjoying life by feeling good about yourself.’ French beauty is an attitude – an allure. Quite simply, it’s in their culture. Parisians are receptive and attentive towards beauty rituals; however, they know not to become distracted by ...

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