They say if life gives you lemons, make some lemonade. Well, life gave us flour, food colorant, eggs, milk, baking powder, butter, and mascarpone. So we baked a cake. Now, I am far from your typical baking goals – and so is my friend Kenza. We’re clumsy, inexperienced and we don’t know what we’re doing half … More summer sweetness || the rainbow cake.
You don’t have to be an avid follower to realise I haven’t been consistent over the past few months. And I don’t have many of those so… Hey ho, what can you do? I explained in my previous article the reasons why I haven’t written anything on blackorchyd. Long story short, uni and work got … More travel essentials || from Ldn to Tls.
I am not going to lie, I have tried more than once to write and post something. People around me are constantly asking me how’s the blog doing – and to be honest, right now it’s not. This is not an inspirational article nor a ranting one, even though it might sound like it. This … More inspiration.
Three things you should know about me before you go any further. I’m what you could call a monochrome lover. Like most fashion blogger out there I swear by black and white items nothing in between. Sometimes, I’ll go for a different shade of grey but that’s it. I am not agaisnt colour, I just … More couture couture couture / Paris 2016 : the delicates
Today I’m back with two of my most anticipated (and unexpected) shows: Christian Dior & Valentino. For two distinct reasons, both houses have surprised me. Nevertheless, they have also both delivered beautiful shows. Dior // Seven nameless designers worked hand-in-hand to create Christian Dior’s couture collection. After Simons’s departure last October, the French house’s future … More couture couture couture / Paris 2016: the unexpected
Haute Couture 2016. It’s a rule – almost a tradition. Every year, the City of Lights – Paris – hosts Haute Couture shows. One-of-a-kind designs walk the runway, mesmerising all and intriguing most as well as proving yet again that fashion is an art. My fascination for Couture pieces goes way back. I have always … More couture couture couture / Paris 2016 : l’incontournable
These pictures were taken months ago. When it comes to fashion, you can’t be *4 months* late. Everything is about now and now only. But no, I won’t talk about Paris Fashion Week just yet. Then, I got to thinking about how Chanel could never be outdated. Ever. That’s when I hated myself for thinking … More tbt: Mademoiselle Privé
First words, first sentence, first article, first pictures. Yes, I have written before, now and then, here and there. But this is 100% me, my creation. It already feels different. Yup, this is definitely happening right now. January 24th and it’s not even cold outside. A day out with my friend Albie and a camera were … More The Shoreditch experience.