Lovely Looks: Balmain unleashes…

@TheJourneyToLovely X @Balmain for @ParisFashionWeek The Balmain RTW Fall/Winter 2019-20 show was beyond stunning. It was held at the Espace Champerret and as I exited my Uber, I was met with a host of paparazzi snapping away. I stopped, kind of intrigued that I was being photographed (felt more like Cannes than Paris). But quickly reminded myself that during Fashion Week, it’s glitz and glamour galore in the City of Lights. The show was scheduled to begin at 10:30 am and I was on time. I took a moment to scope out the venue and noticed some familiar faces, from A-listers to magazine editors and it-girls, all awaiting the impending spectacle. Before the final security check, I was standing right behind Vogue International Editor, Suzy Menkes, when it hit me, “you’re really here”. And so it began, attending my first Balmain fashion show. I sat down and the huge space … Continue Reading

Lovely Spaces: Fashion Night Couture 2019

🌹Fashion Night Couture: A Celebration of the Arts in Paris 🇫🇷 As the Editor of the ‘Journey To Lovely’ platforms, it was truly a privilege to attend such a phenomenal event in honor of the legendary artist, Pablo Picasso. Revered as the Father of cubism, Picasso heralded the celebration of beauty in all its forms, … Continue Reading

Lovely Icons: ‘Becoming’ by Michelle Obama

The Becoming Experience: On a tragic day when Paris suffered the devastation one of its premiere historical landmarks, the Notre Dame cathedral, it’s as if by grace, the city gained another Grande Dame. A living, soulful and monumental “Première Dame”, Mrs. Michelle Obama. Our Forever First Lady seemed to have arrived at the right moment, … Continue Reading

Lovely Icons: Meet the beautiful Ariel

Paris Fashion Week is the most exciting fashion event during which you can meet some of the most fabulous and interesting people. In my capacity as an interviewer at the Fashion Week Studio show, I had the pleasure of exchanging with some fascinating figures and insiders of the industry. But one who particularly stood out, … Continue Reading

Lovely Spaces: Karl’s Wintery Farewell (Chanel FW19/20 Collection) morning

The last collection created by Karl Lagerfled was presented to the public on March 5th. The emotion-filled, star-studded and highly anticipated show was an incredible hommage to the Kaiser of style himself, who sadly passed away in February of this year. Set in the majestic Grand Palais, a favorite of Mr Lagerfeld, the incredible show … Continue Reading

Lovely Icons: Lee Bouvier Radziwill

The Swan Song: A final farewell to a Grande Dame. Today, February 16th, I learned of Mrs. Caroline Lee Bouvier Radziwill’s passing. Coming down from my little Valentine’s Day cloud, I was in total shock and truly saddened by the news. See, “Lee”- as she is affectionately called in the elite fashion and interior decor … Continue Reading

Art of Lovely: How to Mary Kondo your life

I decided to watch the new Netflix series, “Tidying with Marie Kondo” and was impressed with the real-life, practical changes the Japanese organization expert, brought into people’s lives. I really was touched by her “Spark Joy” approach and how her method helps to release material clutter which causes a transformative impact to one’s life. In … Continue Reading

Art of Lovely: Happy New Year!

Happy New Year! It’s finally 2019 and I wish you all plenty of happiness, health and lots of love! As the new year begins, I sincerely want to thank each one of you for your support this past year. It has been phenomenal and life changing! We’ve truly had an amazing year, touching on inspiring … Continue Reading

MOKXCLAUDRINE- The premiere of a Ladylike Collection!

Hello Lovelies! I am so thrilled to finally present the new MOK X CLAUDRINE capsule collection ! Thank you all for being apart of this ‘Journey To Lovely’ and for cheering me on as I pursued this creative goal. So behold, the story of a ladylike Fashion Line: The MOK X CLAUDRINE Capsule Collection is … Continue Reading

Art of Lovely: Holiday Hygge, embrace the cozy lifestyle!

Happy December Lovelies! We are now officially at the start of the holidays and the festivities are on the way. But before we get into the hustle bustle of the season, why not slide into it gently and unwind with some help from the Danish tradition of Hygge. What is that you may ask! Well … Continue Reading