Author: Lisa Kladouris

WORD UP: SOFIA COPPOLA

“It’s about misunderstandings between people and places, being disconnected and looking for moments of connection. There are so many moments in life when people don’t say what they mean, when they are just missing each other, waiting to run into each other in a hallway.” Sofia Coppola

ASK FALLON: Solving unreal problems for unreal people

Fallon Carrington Colby is an Heiress, Hotel Manager and Interior Designer. She lives in Denver Colorado with her long suffering husband Jeff and their two dogs Misty and Jensen. Dear Fallon My husband and I recently celebrated a significant wedding anniversary. I surprised him with an extravagant ski trip to Switzerland which we leave for in two months and he bought me another Cartier necklace. Now I don’t want to sound ungrateful however I’m so over Cartier and would really prefer something from Bvlgari, what should I do? Fallon replies: Like my mother I’m more of a Van Cleef and Arpels girl but each to their own. I remember a story my father’s Chauffeur once told me about how the ski resorts in Europe are absolutely full of the best and most discreet jewellery thieves in the world. Apparently they all pose as bartenders so, hypothetically speaking, if one were to order a “White Negroni” at the bar, any bar, and slip the bartender their room key, one might come back to their hotel room …

STRANGER THREADS

Like most of the world I’m currently bingeing on Stranger Things 2, the Duffer Brothers sequel to last year’s introductory season where they continue to pay homage to 1980’s Sci-Fi Horror, pop culture and cinematic gems like Goonies, Close Encounters of the Third Kind, Stand By Me and E.T. The Stranger Things obsession hasn’t been lost on the fashion industry… read more

IN BETWEEN DAYS

The first thing Elle saw when she woke that morning was her favourite turquoise vase, the sunlight bouncing off the top as it streamed through her bedroom window. “Forgot to close the blinds before I went to bed last night” she thought to herself. She closed her eyes and imagined she was back in her hotel room in Los Angeles where she spent her last holiday, watching Good Morning America on TV as she ate breakfast in bed, glancing occasionally… read more