Beautiful gift wrapping by Dior

My guide to affordable luxury gift ideas for her

Christmas is less than a month away, you guys!! Are you all set with gift shopping or kind of struggling with what to buy for all the significant people in your life? With the current energy crisis and cost of living on the rise, we may need to be more considered and budget-conscious this year …

Finding joy through contentment

How to stop the toxic comparison and start thriving

The topic of ‘comparison’ is controversial. It can be a blessing or a curse. But fundamentally, we need to learn how to stop the toxic comparison and use it to drive our growth strategy and start thriving. Do you have that bittersweet feeling when you scroll through social media and see people who “seem” to …

View from the top. Enroute to Melbourne from London. View of Doha city

Why I’ve been missing in action but now I’m back

As a blogger, particularly if you have ‘made it’, you feel compelled to explain why you’ve been missing in action and what you got up to. And so this post is about why I’ve been missing in action and ta-daaa I’m back! Just kidding. I am definitely nowhere near making it in the blogosphere. But …

How to speak more eloquently

How to speak more eloquently and sound more elegant

Wow! What a momentous Platinum Jubilee weekend we’ve just had! I thoroughly enjoyed watching all the events on TV. The Brits really know how to put on a show! I was glued to the TV and Royal watching. I paid particular attention to how they conducted themselves, the way they look and the way they …

Class-up and elevate your life in 3 simple steps

Class-up and elevate your life is not about trying to mix in with the riches or being a snob. It is about elevating the quality of your life and choosing to live elegantly and luxuriously. It is not about how many expensive material things you have but it is owning quality items that truly bring …

Soft blush flowers for flower arrangement

Daily habits to cultivate elegance and class

The most important step in your Ladylike journey is developing daily habits to cultivate elegance and class. Habits are tasks we do subconsciously without needing to negotiate with ourselves to complete them. When the time comes, you just do them on autopilot. Such as brushing your teeth, putting on moisturiser, or even the routes you …

Setting new intentions for 2022

Setting new “word” and intentions for 2022

A new year. A new chapter. And plenty of new opportunities! Don’t you just love the idea of having a new canvass to paint, write and design the next chapter of our lives? What stories are we writing in 2022? My favourite thing to do in January is setting my new “word” and intentions for …

A simple strategy to fight distractions

Distractions, distractions, distractions! We are surrounded by them. In this digital age, it is too easy to be distracted by our surroundings. Everything and anything can be a distraction if we let it. If it’s not Netflix, then there’s YouTube. Does anyone still watch TV anymore? If it’s not Instagram, then there’s Facebook, Pinterest, Twitter, …

The most essential qualities of a modern classy Lady

Being born a woman does not automatically make you a Lady. But what exactly does being a “lady” mean? When I think of a lady, I think of the words elegance, poise and grace. These beautiful words describe a lady’s demeanour, aura, and beauty that radiates from her internal qualities. In Chinese, we call this …

2021, the of 'Transform'. My Elegant Lady Transformation

The ultimate year to the Elegant Lady Transformation

My beautiful elegant Ladies! Welcome back to my blog. I hope you’ve had as great a start to 2021 as you possibly can.  I tend to do a lot of thinking in January so I can set some goals in February.  If you’ve been following me for a while, you will know that I am …