Monthly Archives: February 2014

MODERN PIN UP

LOOK LIKE A STARLET READY FOR YOUR CLOSE-UP. . .KD_02_051_web. . .in this glamorous 2-piece form fitting swimsuit by Michael Kors.  The brown and white floral print updates the classic lines and makes Kenza look like she’s living La Dolce Vita.

Available at Nordstrom.com

THE PERFECT HOTEL IN LISBON

THERE IS NO DETAIL OVERLOOKED. . .

FPO_LIS_164.FS_LISBON_Breakfast_Terrace-29254_FINAL. . .at the Four Seasons Hotel Ritz Lisbon, that happens to be one of my all time favorite hotels in the world.  Luxury combined with European charm, the hotel has every divine comfort—with a relaxed elegance to put you in the mood to visit the beautiful Lisbon beaches.  And if the flights are booked to Lisbon, go to City Sandwich NYC to enjoy the famous Portuguese dessert, Pastel de Crema.

DIAMONDS ARE FOREVER ON THE BEACH

A PERSONAL DIAMOND NECKLACE IS THE PERFECT ACCESSORY TO GET WET. . .unknown. . .and to let the world know what you are thinking.  Scarlett Schoeffling, photographed by Justin Marquis, is letting everyone know that she can, in the immortal words of Steve Tyler, “Dream On”.  The diamond necklace by Boston jeweler Maud Cabot will get you lots of attention. . .and you can swim, sleep, bathe, and dream in it.

IMG_0459Another necklace to live in, whether on the beach, by the pool, or in the bath, is this diamond peace sign by Sydney Evan.  Let the world know that peace on earth is close to your heart and never take it off.  Sydney Evan has lots and lots of diamond symbols to choose from, so take your pick.

Available at Bergdorf Goodman

OIL FROM NATURE

 

TREAT YOURSELF TO THE MOST SOOTHING AND NOURISHING OIL. . .IMG_0364. . .that will make any skin feel as soft as a baby. Rodin luxury face oil has been developed from the purest ingredients, including complexion’s best friend, evening primrose.  It is perfect after sun exposure and is nourishing for even the most sensitive skin.   Apply just a little in the morning and in the evening, and you’ll feel the glow.

available at www.oliolusso.com

YOUR VERY OWN TOTE

YOU WILL ALWAYS KNOW THIS IS YOUR TOTE. . .IMG_0240. . .with your monogram.  This stunning (and affordable!) tote from Clava comes in an array of stylish colors and you can choose your initials in many fonts.  It’s laminated so the only thing you must worry about if your drop it in the ocean is your cell phone!  The international designers understand style and quality…and at such a great price.  It’s one of our favorite finds.

Available at clava.com

FLIRTY STRIPES

A NEW WAY TO WEAR YOUR STRIPES….

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This 2-piece charming bathing suit on Kenza from Juicy Couture is a crowd pleaser…and a hip pleaser too!  This little skirt does the trick to cover any hip size—and make your body look perfectly proportioned  (only you will know what you’re hiding)…love the youthful stripes and the shaped bikini top.

Available at Bloomingdale’s

GREAT SUNGLASSES

DON’T GO IN THE SUN WITHOUT THEM . . .

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that is, sunglasses that can protect your eyes when you’re in the glare of the sun.  CARMEN MARC VALVO  has a gorgeous line of glasses that will make you look lovely in any light.  And who could look more gorgeous than KENZA FOURATI in her GUCCI sunglasses

MOTHER NATURE SHOES

THE LIGHTEST AND MOST COMFORTABLE GO-ANYWHERE SHOES  . . .

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are from Ponic & Co. From a quick stroll at the farmer’s market to a day at the beach, these shoes can be tossed in your carry-on anywhere. The great news is they are made from environmentally friendly EVA material (that’s earth friendly plastic)…and love the colors. These shoes have classic styling—but can survive under water so don’t worry about shoe repairs!

COVER STYLE

IF YOU MUST COVER UP YOUR FABULOUS SUIT…
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for a quick dirty martini at the bar…these perfect cover-ups are the way to go.  Bastasurf makes some of the best so you look as lovely in or out of the water.
Kenza Fourati, photographed by Justin Marquis, looking like a goddess, is ready for her poolside cocktail.

PARIS IN SOHO

 EN VACANCE IN SOHO . . .

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IMG_0384Who needs the night flight on Air France to Paris when you have Paris in NYC?…the new, charming restaurant Laduree in Soho brings back the days of Marie Antoinette and letting them eat cake, macaroons, and desserts worthy of the Dauphin.  Escape for a few hours into this cocoon of elegance and beauty before you jump into la piscine.