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Turkey delights at the spice bazaar

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Today was our last few hours with our tour guide, Zekiye, taking in the views from the Bosphorus bridge and the highest hill on the Asian side of Istanbul, marvelling at the opulence of the Berleybeyi Palace and then cruising … Continue reading

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At Istanbul’s Grand Bazaar

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With 3% of Turkey falling within Europe, I thought it fitting to blog about fashion-related aspects of my trip. And what I have noticed is that this nation is amazingly good at just about anything textile related, from creating quality, … Continue reading

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Here come the brides in Pronovias gowns for 2014

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A woman can never look more beautiful and radiant than she does on her wedding day and if she’s wearing a designer gown from Pronovias, I’d say she’s nailed being labelled a memorable vision 100%. I discovered the Pronovias brand … Continue reading

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Montenapoleone vs The Champs Élysées

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Before I kick off my ninth trip to the fashion capital for Milan Fashion Week, I have to document my last moments in Paris. What would a tour though this romantic city be without a whirlwind shopping spree along the … Continue reading

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Next stop: Paris!

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I must apologize… It’s been a while since I last blogged but I was so busy writing and editing the Fall issue of the Montenapoleone shopping guide, and between that and my demanding day job as an online copywriter, spare … Continue reading

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Longchamp – Champions in Bag Creation

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Born in the city of the Eiffel Tower and the Champs Elysees, the Longchamp brand has become well known for its lightweight and minimalist Le Pliage bags which since it’s launch in 1993 have become a travelling lady’s dream. Le Pliage … Continue reading

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Shopping Vocabulary – Learn the Lingo

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If only I had taken the trouble to learn some Spanish before I landed in Marid. Shopping and mingling with the locals would have been so much more pleasurable. It never ceases to surprise me just how unnecessary it is to the … Continue reading

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Wedding Gowns from Pronovias

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I know that it’s wrong… and maybe bad luck too… but I had to do it. I needed a reason to walk through the doors of the Pronovias store in Madrid’s city centre, Sol, and sieze the opportunity to browse through … Continue reading

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