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Life à la MF

What is "Life à la MF" ?

 

Little stories about everyday life

 

A passion for beautiful things 

A passion for fashion, food, family, friends, travels, objects, art, animals, a passion for life.

‘Mine is a simple story, it is the story of an ordinary life that became extraordinary’  (Wallis Simpson)

New York in Wintertime

New York in Wintertime

NY was freezing, as always in February, it took me a while selecting/packing clothes for my business trip, I wanted to travel light, but still wanted different looks for the full week. I ended up wearing the same clothes, warm, very warm and comfortable. I was hoping to be this fashionable Fashion Designer at Coterie, ( big Fashion Fair for the Trade)... that did not happen! I really don’t know who buys and enjoys all the "Fall fashion" you see in stores.There is never an opportunity to wear "pretty" warm clothes in the winter. It is so cold outside, and usually too warm inside to wear heavy weight knitted dresses on their own. I call my Fall fashion, "layers", I... Read More

Chanel Haute Couture "Magique"

Feerique Magique, how else could I describe the defile Chanel Haute Couture I was invited to this morning. Everything that I love from the black and white to the silvers and golds, A feast for the eyes, une fete pour les yeux !!!   Read More
Chanel Haute Couture "Magique"
White Paris

White Paris

Just arrived in white Paris, its freezing ! Most trains and planes are delayed or cancelled, it has snowed non stop for the last 12 hours. Showing our resort fashion collection in one feet of snow...will be challenging .. How to wear it  ? With boots and fur how else! Read More

Hollywood Trend Report

Hollywood Trend Report
Les Miserables

Les Miserables

If you ask me if I preferred the movie Premiere  ( London December 5) or the after party … I would be lying if I said the movie… "Les Miserables" is a British musical drama  film which is based on the musical which is based on the novel from Victor Hugo..The cast, Hugh Jackman, Russel Crowe, Anne Hathaway, Sacha Baron Cohen, Eddie Redmayne, Helena Bonham Carter, just to name a few, were fantastic. I knew Hugh Jackman was a great singer/ dancer/ performer.. but I was surprised to hear all the others sing, and sing so well .. the movie is perhaps a little too long if you are not a musical fanatic.. but the cast’s performance is truly exceptional. As for... Read More

Iradj Moini & The Jewellery trays

Iradj Moini There is a magazine in France called NUMERO, the fashion photo shoots are all absolutely beautiful. I’m going back 10 years ago, if not more… there were fashion photo shoots accessorised with the most beautiful pieces of jewellery, big chunky bracelets, which I fell in love with instantly. Iradj Moini was the name of the jeweller. But there was no store/location where to find them... I called the magazine who had no idea where one could buy his pieces, I looked him up, could not find anything written up on Iradj Moini,anywhere. A few summers later, I was walking down on Madison upper east side, around 86th street .. and my eyes were drawn to a window display... Read More
Iradj Moini & The Jewellery trays
My New Travel Bag!

My New Travel Bag!

Addiction

Addiction is a condition that results when a person ingests a substance or engages in an activity that can be pleasurable but the continued use of which becomes compulsive and interferes with ordinary life responsibilities. I have one girlfriend who is completely 'addicted' to my brand. Yes, one girlfriend. Only one? Well, maybe 2 or 3. I can justify the lack of addicted followers… my brand is only 18 months old. I do not have a store in Hong Kong (yet). Yes, we are now distributed in 26 countries, but my girlfriends live in LA, Montreal, Dallas, and there are no stores in those cities carrying the line. Girlfriends cannot try on at leisure, look at themselves in big mirror... Read More
Hong Kong - New York- 3 Days

Hong Kong - New York- 3 Days

At the Carlyle Hotel to meet Press, buyers and friends Madonna: whether one likes her music/songs, she is amazing and incredibly sexy. I spent 2 hours a few feet away from Madonna at Madison Square Garden, (thank you Luis for the tickets  www.luismorais.com check out this fabulous jewellery designer) And I just couldn't believe that at 54, she still has so much energy. Not to mention the fabulous body! I called my trainer in HK the next day and told him he could never take the I’m too busy to see you for an answer anymore. I must have that body for Xmas, which only leaves me … a few weeks. Perhaps next Xmas. I had no idea until then who 'Psy'... Read More

Paris. Je vois la vie en rose.

It's great to land in Paris Charles de Gaulle on a Sunday early morning. It is actually the only day and time one should arrive in Paris, if you don’t want to be in a 2 hour traffic jam to get from the airport to your hotel. It was a beautiful sunny day. Kim and Jonathan asked me to accompany them to "Les puces"( flea market) Porte de Clignancourt (Kim Robinson the hair stylist to the rich and famous in HK has been a friend for years). I walked from my new home the Park Hyatt to the Meurice Hotel, to pick them up, had a coffee in the pretty lobby designed by Philip Starck, a place to see and... Read More
Paris. Je vois la vie en rose.