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A glance at Roop

This adorable accessory brand was created in 2019 by Natasha Fernandes Anjo, who makes everything herself by hand. She was inspired by furoshiki – a traditional Japanese wrapping cloth used to carry things. The bags can be worn for any occasion, whether you’re going on a picnic, going out with friends or even to a […]

A glance at Rixo

English brand Rixo was created by Henrietta Rix and Orlagh McCloskey in 2015. The brand focuses on playful, bold prints with a retro, bohemian feel, inspired by the designers’ love of vintage clothing. A see-now-buy-now attitude is less and less appealing and a brand that is shifting this focus is Rixo.

Fondation Carmignac and the Imaginary Sea

I decided to devote an entire post to this Foundation, as it’s simply not enough to have just one paragraph about it in my post on Porquerolles. It was one of the most immersive exhibitions I have ever been to. There is an incredible sense of serenity when you visit Fondation Carmignac, you are really […]

A day in Porquerolles

Idyllic comes to mind when I think of Porquerolles. I visited this tiny island by way of  a ten minute water taxi from Hyères. It’s possibly one of my favourite places I’ve visited in the south of France – much more low-key and relaxed than other places in the south. Porquerolles island was bought by […]