Thursday, 5 February 2015

When Cake meets Fashion

When fashion and cakes are combined, this is how it will look like. At the Fashion Afternoon Tea at the Berkeley Hotel you will get exactly that. Moschino, Jimmy Choo and Matthew Williamson's Collections are a true inspiration for the pastry chefs of the hotel. The small cakes are delicious and so delicate, they are almost too pretty to eat.

If you want to read more about this Afternoon Tea Location? Click here.

Monday, 2 February 2015

Getting inspired and motivated

Monday mornings are perfect for hitting the museum. All the weekend tourists are gone and you will probably be the only one there when you come early. That's the time I love, just me and the art. Here I get inspired and also motivate myself to be creative as well as work hard for the week ahead. At the Victoria & Albert Museum you can not only visit the current fashion and design exhibitions like Constable or the Wedding Dresses one but also the free all year classics like Asian Art or ancient artefacts. The Weston Cast Court is my favourite room of the museum. The enormous golden door is breathtaking and I think the craftsmanship of the details is just spectacular.

Sunday, 1 February 2015

The perfect Planner for 2015

I love planning things ahead and write it down in my filofax. Not that I plan everything, I am quite spontaneous and do not need a plan and a schedule for my daily routine. But what I like to do is when a new year starts,

Tuesday, 27 January 2015

Christian Louboutin Beauté

The Red Soles are iconic! And what is better than having the same red on your fingers as a nail polish. I could not think of something more tempting. Christian Louboutin should have thought about it earlier. Well I am glad he launched his beauté collection with these lovely nail polishes. The signature red is just amazing and I also managed to get my hands on a nude tone ( which are the most popular shades, as I was told ) They are so beautiful and the design of the nail polish itself is divine. This probably justifies the price and makes up for the little fortune I spend for these two nail polishes. This is actually by far the most I have ever spent on beauty products in my whole life. But it is kind of worth it - because it is not only a beauty product it is a design object and collectors piece. That's what I told myself when I bought it.

Wednesday, 21 January 2015

Where Coffee Lovers go?

This is pretty easy and simple. They go to Kaffeine, where else do you get the best flat white in the UK? Kaffeine was awarded the "UK National Winner for the best flat white in 2014" by the Beverage Standards Association. Congratulations - You deserve it. And I can tell you that this

Tuesday, 20 January 2015

#OOTD : The 5 Borough Tour

These Sneakers are made for walking! Today I walked all the way to Soho. I started in Knightsbridge, then walked through Chelsea, Belgravia, Mayfair until I finally arrived in Soho. I love walking through London when it is sunny like today. But the most important requirement to survive the long walk are comfy shoes that makes you walk on clouds -  these Nike Air Sneakers are made for shopping marathons.

Shoes // Nike Air
Bag // Chanel
Scarf // Silk & Cashmere
Jeans // Seven

Monday, 19 January 2015

Flower Love

I just love flowers - any bloomers in fact! Especially when it is cold, grey, bare and leafless outside. I love to brighten up the flat with any kind of blossoms and flowers. Everytime I look at them I feel joy and happiness. I don't know if every woman feels that way but I do. Here is my Flower Top 3 and why I like them.

Saturday, 17 January 2015

Foodie Heaven at Ottolenghi

Hmmmmmmm these cakes do not only look amazing - they taste like heaven. If you feel like cake you have to go to Ottolenghi, who currently has three delis and one proper restaurant called Nopi in London. So if you happen to walk around Notting Hill, Belgravia or Islington pop inside, eat cake or have some healthy salads instead. It is a London Essential that you should not miss out on.

Friday, 16 January 2015

It is too bad that...

the Horst P. Horst Exhibition has ended on 4th January 2015. If you did not manage to see it, here is the link to my blogpost about it. Nothing you have to be sad about because this amazing book about the exhibition is still available. It is an inspiration and every once in a while I browse through it and look at the masterpieces like the Picture from the Mainbocher Corset.

Thursday, 15 January 2015

Cappuccino Affair

Every morning starts with great Coffee - at least in my household! When I do not drink my coffee at home I need it somewhere else. The Ozone Coffee Roasters in East London show us the way to the strong black liquid even when were aren't fully awake. I could read this sign from 100m away and even if i can't the lovely aromatic coffee smell will take me there - i am sure. 

Wednesday, 14 January 2015

Piña Colada for Breakfast

Well this is something you do not here that often - Cocktails for Breakfast? Yes you heard right! This breakfast is nonalcoholic but tastes exactly like the original. It is fruity yet silky, sour and coconutty. An amazing exotic treat which is so simple to prepare. What you need is...

Tuesday, 13 January 2015

#OOTD : Pink with All Black

There is no season for Pink Accessories - it is a colour that you can wear all year round - at least that's what I think. It works with dark colours like black as well as with light or bright summer colours. I love wearing all black lately but with some spots of colour breaking it up. Adding Pink to an outfit is always a good idea, even if it is only pink lipstick. In this case it was more than just pink lips.

Shoes // Hogan
Bag // Miu Miu
Scarf // Louis Vuitton
Sunglasses // Balmain
Beanie // Anushka Späth

Monday, 12 January 2015

Galliano's Debut at Maison Martin Margiela

Photocredit: Partrick Demarchelier
Today was the comeback of John Galliano who presented his first collection as creative director for Maison Martin Margiela during the London Collection's Men Shows. Since 2011, when Galliano said "I love Hitler" it was very quiet around him but now he returns to the Fashion World and joins Maison Martin Margiela. He seems transformed when you look at the picture above - he looks elegant, classy and mature. Three adjectives that you would not normally use when you describe the appearance of John Galliano. 

The Company which owns Maison Martin Margiela is called "Only the Brave" which has bought several other fashion firms such as Marni and Viktor&Rolf. But let's have a look at the Runway Looks from this afternoon.

To all Monday Haters

Good Morning dear Monday Haters, I have something that will cheer you up. Try my Chia Pudding (made with Chia Seeds and Coconut Milk) with Plum Compote, Mango & Yoghurt. Then fill it into a red wine glass or any big glass jar. The important thing is that you can see through how all the colours and components combine in the glass. Isn't it beautiful and it is so yummy as well as healthy. By the way Mango is a true superfood, it reduces blood pressure, boosts immunity and reduces stress hormones. It is also very high in Vitamin C and Iron which also improves energy levels. So enjoy this fruity breaki and have a great week. 
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