Cactus Encounter

This photo shoot took place at my house and it’s really a mix of things I love : pink, colourful paintings, my collection of cactus (which with orchids, are the only plants that I’m only able to look after !), and a beautiful “dioresque” skirt. Xxx S.D.

skirt : H&M (shop here ) | black shirt : Cos | necklace : Topshop | shoes : Zara


Sweat Free

In the 1985 Ron Howard movie 'Cocoon" a group of elderly adults discovers that a nearby swimming pool has the power to imbue them with new strength, embracing energy and more youthful sense of well being. While the cause of their new lease on life turns out to be from an other planet, it does not take alien technology to reap the benefits of your neighbourhood pool.
Even without the aid of mysterious otherworldly cocoons, regular swimming can offer everyone a wide range of health benefits. To my surprise it took me very little to convince Sophie that a proper dive in a pool would decrease anxiety, enhance her muscle toning and flexibility and it is sweat-free. She could not wait to try it herself... (AD)

wool dress by Diane Von Furstenberg 


Egg Tantrum

I like to be slightly incomfortable in my clothes, I enjoy the feel of fitted garments. You can't walk the same way wearing a pencil skirt and heels than jeans and sneakers : the steps are much more shorter and the body is not holding the same way ... And that's exactly the idea ... To feel a bit restricted gives an "allure", and to feel at ease and natural in restricting clothes is the epitome of
Karl Lagerfeld is probably one of the best example with his very high collar white shirt, which give him a royal head posture !!
But nowadays the trend is more to be comfortable in your own clothes, to be cool ... Obviously the clothes we wear have to be in adequation with our lifestyle . Xxx S.D.

jumper : Monoprix (current) | flared skirt : H&M (shop here ) | shoes : Louboutin | necklace : Zara