English Oak the new fragrance by Jo Malone London

A new fragrance was born in Jo Malone London’s home, English Oak, a line created through exploration of forests and English wood. The main source of inspiration was the forests, mainly the Sherwood Forest in Nottinghamshire that expresses magic and mystery, as well as of course the oak, symbol of power and nobility. Speaking of oaks, this tree is unique, majestic and mysterious, adding depth to the fragrance, giving a feeling of intensity. To extract these rich and noble wood properties was made an exclusive process for Jo Malone London through high temperature smoke, creating a sweet, enveloping base. The collection originally started with a unique scent, English Oak & Hazelnut, but during different experiments, another irresistible scent, called English Oak and Redcurrant, was created, softer than the original that is spicy and woody.” One of the curiosity of this line is that the perfumes can be mixed with other…

Stella Jean – SS18

Stella Jean always has exciting shows, and for the spring / summer of 2018 the show wasn’t different. La Paz and Bolivia are the places where the designer has sought inspiration for her new lively collection! Following her heritage, Stella Jean has been dragged from the legendary story that these women of this place write each day. Indigenous women with hair wrapped in long braids, discriminated for decades mainly because of their clothes, are known to proudly impose their independence. The whole collection wears strong garments, like the character of the idealized woman by Stella, a strong Latin woman who struggles for her goals.” The garments represent exactly the concept of empowerment of women, with colorful and traditional clothes that is characterized by a spectacular encounter of pride and power!

Our stay in London with Cheval Residences

Those who accompany the Culture & Trend team saw a few of our days in London during the London Fashion Week and also saw that we were in a wonderful apartment in the historic neighborhood of South Kensington. These are the luxury suites of the Cheval Residences group, which offer “Home Away From Home” style apartments located in various areas of London, including some of the most chic; Cheval Gloucester Park, Cheval Thorney Court, Cheval Knightsbridge, Cheval Calico House, Cheval Harrington Court, Cheval Hyde Park Gate, Cheval Phoenix House e Cheval Three Quays.  Each of the eight residences has its own style, but all them shares the same lifestyle. The Cheval Harrington Court is a contemporary and elegant space in the heart of lively South Kensington, two minutes from South Kensington Tube Station, which facilitated our lives since the subway was our means of transport during the days there.” The…

Travel Diary: Forte dei Marmi w/ Kiabi

The Culture & Trend team loves to explore new places, and this time we met Forte dei Marmi, a luxury destination on the Italian coast. We spent two days in town with Kiabi. To take this trip with us, check out our Travel Diary: We went to Forte Dei Marmi with the Kiabi family and other friends, a hilarious female team! During our stay we had various activities, but the coolest one was exploring Forte dei Marmi and Versilia by bicycle, literally entering the mood of “Estate Italiana”. We stayed at Hotel Mondial in Versilia, which welcomed us with a delicious lunch. Among other things, our “Welcome” was filled with Kiabi’s surprises, which led us to explore the city and relax on the beach of the historic “La Bussola” beach establishment, which has been operating in Versilia since 1995, we spent a relaxing afternoon Between the sea and the pool (and…