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VIDEO Lookbook: Brixton Summer 2014

While the name is my current neighbourhood, this sunny apparel and accessories brand actually comes from California, my birth place. They have a women’s section on their website but it’s really all about the guys. Take a look at their retro fabulous swim trunks, particularly the Cactus Plank shorts, and Generator fit in Blue and Red.…

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Happy Anniversary: My Sister’s Wedding in Portugal

It was a year from today that my sister Nicole said “I Do” to a certain Mr. Pedro Vaz in Luso, Portugal. It was definitely the highlight weekend of 2013, full of love and sunshine – a true destination wedding! My memories from that time include vinho verde (sparkling green wine), jumping off the high board…

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Stuff Your Face with These Stuffed Desserts

As it’s Friday – the sweetest day of the week – I thought I’d treat you to some sweet recipes! I’ve recently noticed that I have quite the Pinterest collection of stuffed desserts, from cookies to brownies to rice krispy treats. It all began with one photo: Bakeaholic Mama’s Brown Butter Oatmeal Cookies Filled With Caramel and Peanut Butter. Dear…

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Tea-riffic Accessories for Tea Drinkers

I’ve never really been a tea drinker. I’m American. I like my coffee. But having lived in England for over two years, a few tea-related gizmos have managed to creep their way into our flat. Tea bag plates from Fishs Eddie, a white ForLife teapot and a plethora of mugs are now permanent residents in…

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Video: “Boss Wedding” Save the Date Trailer

Check out this incredible Save the Date video for Bambo and Janice, shot with a Red Epic and Canon MarkIII by husband and wife team, Chris and Jennifer Mae. They combined the San Francisco couple’s love of Jay Z, The Great Gatsby, surprise parties, and each other to create one incredible visual ride! …literally, there is…

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Sophia Webster Puts the Fun in Funky

While flipping through J. Crew’s Summer 2014 Magazine, polka dots, bright colours and sky-high stems caught my eye. Well, it was hard for them not to! Meet Sophia Webster, the London based shoe-designer who knows how to put the fun in funky. After graduating from the Royal College of Art, she worked as Nicholas Kirkwood’s…

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Louis Vuitton: “Spirit of Travel” Campaign

Louis Vuitton ads never fail to get me in the traveling mood. From Angelina Jolie in Cambodia, to Sean Connery in the Bahamas, to the Coppolas in Argentina, their mystical, sun-kissed quality always has me wishing I could pack one of their iconic suitcases and fly off somewhere new. Their latest “Spirit of Travel” campaign…

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South Korea: Insiders Guide to Seoul

How much do YOU know about Seoul? Personally, I never really thought about it. Not until my dear friend Valentine decided to move there last year with her boyfriend, Julien. This is the same gorgeous couple that appeared in my SMOOCH Films promo video last year. Our last time together before they jetted off to South Korea’s capital…

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Video: Part II “On The Run”

Queen Bey does it again….and this time she even makes wearing a ski mask look sexy! New fashion trend? Yesterday, Jay Z and Beyonce released a “faux trailer” for their upcoming On The Run tour, which kicks off June 25th in Florida.  Directed by Melina Matsoukas, the nearly 4-minute long video, packs some serious star power.…

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Put Your Hair Up

Forget that old expression “Let your hair down!” The warm sunshine of Spring has arrived and it’s time to put your hair UP! That’s when the real fun begins! Here are some sexy hair styles that will hopefully inspire you to twist, braid, twirl, bundle, and attach! Hello bobby pins, farewell hair scarf! Photos courtesy…