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 …

Embracing those guilt-free moments by reading on the balcony

Everyday in Seychelles is one remarkable beach after another

Everyday in Seychelles is one remarkable beach after another. Following a couple of astonishing days in Anse La Mouche, Port Launay and a gorgeous sunset dinner at Del Place, the next day, we packed up our bags and moved further south of Mahé to Baie Lazare for some quality R&R in Valmer Resort and Spa. After …

Private beach experience in Anse La Mouche

The value of taking time out: Slowdown in astonishing Seychelles

We’ve all been there! Getting swept up in the whirlwind of everyday hustles, work deliveries that were due “yesterday”, and feeling overwhelmed with the never-ending to-do lists. We often forget about the value of taking time out and having a break. As a modern elegant Lady, it is as much about looking after our mental …

Pairing tulle skirt with a silk blouse and Castana wedges for a dressier look

I just love styling this tulle skirt in multiple ways

I did the unthinkable… I bought a skirt from Amazon!! And I just love styling this tulle skirt in multiple ways. It is soft and the beautiful pleats flow so elegantly on you. Ohmygoodness!! I can’t believe I did that! Lol… I always find shopping on Amazon is a bit of hit and miss, more …

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 …

We settled into our table and made ourselves comfortable

A beautiful experience at Lucky Cat, by Gordon Ramsay

This is a story about how we celebrated Valentine’s Day, after 10 year’s of marriage. It was a beautiful experience at Lucky Cat, by Gordon Ramsay in London, Mayfair. And this is how it all started… On the morning of Valentine’s Day, I got woken up by the sound of our door bell. I put …

Black dress with pretty embroidery on the back

How to effortlessly wear summer dresses in winter

Do you have a wardrobe full of summer dresses that you are dying to wear yet these cold winter days just doesn’t seem to go away? I’ve collected a lot of summer dresses over the years and there’s just never enough warm summer days in London to wear them all! So I decided that summer …

Selecting my perfume of the day

Luxury Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas Under £200: For Her

Are you struggling to find the right luxury Valentine’s Day gift without breaking the bank? Here is a list luxury gift ideas under £200 that is guaranteed to elevate her as the receiver and you as the gifter. I know I know, it’s just Valentine’s Day. To gift or not to gift? This day is …

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, …