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 Tips: How to crush your goals

Team Lovely, we’ve had an intense start of 2020 to say the least and we’re only heading into March. But that in itself is alarming given the fact that it feels like the year just began! That’s why it’s the perfect time to take action and crush those goals! Weeks turn into months then dwindle … Continue Reading

Art of Lovely: Opéra Etiquette

Hello Lovelies, Living in Paris, the Opéra is an intrinsic part of French art and culture. My first visit of the Paris Opera, aka the “Palais Garnier”, was during a guided tour, almost a decade ago. The intricate details, the history behind its construction, the hidden messages in the architecture, the majestic interiors and mesmerizing … Continue Reading

New Year Wishes: 2020 clarity

Happy New Year Team Lovely! We collectively made it to a historical milestone! It’s a new year and also a new decade which means it’s all about new beginnings🦋! Wishing you all a great start to 2020 and hope that you are inspired to dream even bigger and better! 2020 is symbolic of perfect vision, … Continue Reading

Art of Lovely: Holiday Gifts Ideas

The Holidays are upon us and although the bearing of gifts is indeed the most beautiful part of the season, it can also be the most challenging. Indeed, this timeless tradition can get tricky and many of us end up stressing over what to buy our loved ones up until the very last minute. If … Continue Reading

Lovely Primping: Top Beauty Tips from Hollywood legends!

Old Hollywood can still teach us a lot when it comes to beauty and glamour. Whether slithering across movie screens or gracing gigantic billboards, these iconic sirens have captivated audiences for years and still do! The Golden age of Hollywood was a pantheon of beauty goddesses from Marilyn Monroe to Elizabeth Taylor, not forgetting Dorothy … Continue Reading

Lovely Spaces: Bienvenuto in Milano!

My first time in Milano was after the Cannes festival and I only stayed a few days because I missed my train back to Paris. It was completely unexpected and ended up being an absolute blessing in disguise! Milan offers a sublime mix of historical art, world-renowned architecture, modern high-rise skyscrapers, all mingled together with … Continue Reading

Lovely Advocacy: UNICEF’s call to help every child

UNICEF’s goal is to promote and champion the cause of children across the globe. The international organization has recently published an eye opening article on ‘the state of the world’s children in 2019’. The article is a detailed piece which raises awareness on the latest findings on concerning issues that children face today, particularly malnutrition, … Continue Reading

Lovely Spaces: the most beautiful bridges in Paris!

Paris, ‘La Belle’, as this most romantic capital is called, is definitely a staple for photogenic content- and Instagrammers worldwide would agree! Indeed, known as the city of Love, Paris is truly an architectural gem. With the great river Seine separating it’s left bank from the right, there are 37 bridges overlapping its streams. And … Continue Reading

Lovely Icons: Meet the beautiful Dolly Marshall!

For this segment of our career highlight series, we will be interviewing the phenomenal wedding planner, Ms. Dolly Marshall. Dolly is also a published writer, beautician by trade, stylist and all around fabulous womenpreneur! Her online profile shows a vibrant and stylish fashionista who brings beauty and creativity wherever she goes. Dolly‘s love for the … Continue Reading

Lovely Looks: Best coats for the season!

Fancy coat season is upon us! It’s time to round up our top trendy and fab outerwear as the temperatures drop and winter’s a calling. Don’t fret, if you need some ideas for looks as you update your wardrobes, I’ve got you covered! Below I’ve listed 5 elegant coats to inspire you on your Journey … Continue Reading