Moxy Frankfurt East Experience

Just a few weeks ago, the founder of our magazine, Jessica Neumann, launched herself in an adventure with the young Moxy hotel network and went to Frankfurt to discover the new chain hotel Moxy Frankfurt East, a truly unique experience. ‘Moreover, she states this account: “Having the privilege of going to Frankfurt for the inauguration of the new Moxy Frankfurt East hotel was incredibly fun, our group was in perfect harmony with the place. We flew from Milan to Frankfurt and from the airport we went straight to meet the brand new hotel, where they welcomed us with a great welcome drink during check-in. The Moxy Frankfurt East experience begins right in the lobby, bright and eclectic with a 24-hour bar, a library dedicated exclusively to guests and also a gym. The hotel also has 220 contemporary rooms with functional and organized design with simple but studied details. The atmosphere…

Paris Fashion Week With Hotel Oscar

Last month the Culture & Trend team spent a few days in Paris during French fashion week. This time we stayed at the Oscar hotel, which is just a few steps from the famous Champs-Élysées. The hotel has a Haussmann-style space, the rooms are equipped as houses and even have a stove for cooking! Our mornings began with a delicious breakfast, and after we went on our appointments, the convenience of being in the center of the city helped us a lot to get everything done.” Oscar is 650 meters from the Grand Palais and ten minutes walk from the Arc de Triomphe. Place de la Concorde and the Eiffel Tower are one mile away, as well as hundreds of bars and restaurants in the surrounding area. It was incredible days and we want to return soon, and of course stay again at the Oscar hotel.

The Celebrities Halloween 2017

Halloween is a very celebrated date especially in the United States. People of all ages are dressed in a varied and original way to celebrate this day on the streets to sound like “treat or tricks?”. And this year was no different, several events took place in New York, and celebrities, above all, were very creative in customizing their costumes. Heidi Klum is one of the celebrities most anticipated on this date for the party she organizes every year on October 31, always apparent with unusual and ultra creative imagery. Below you can check out a bit about what happened in the big apple:

L’Ile Douce In Milan

Last month, a recent boutique in Milan, L’Ile Douce, was inaugurated. Pastry that brings French inspiration with modern sweets like cakes, macarons, croissants, biscuits and more, all created by young chef Fabrizio Barbato. The chef’s proposal is to create sweet sweets with low sugar content in order to be good and balanced.” Douce also has a luxurious tea room with a tea expert for a moment of peace and relaxation. But it’s not just about the desserts we’re talking about here, but the pastry also offers some savory delicacies such as bagels and quiche, and even a light lunch. During the weekend Ile Douce offers a delicious brunch to enjoy! However, there are many options in the magic French specialty lab. Anyone who is in Milan or who is passing by should visit the pastry store :

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…

Healthy menu at Squirrel London

During the madness of fashion week it is difficult to find time to sit and eat calmly, so we always choose places that can serve something quick and preferably healthy. We had the privilege of lunching at the Squirrel Restaurant, which offers a great variety of super healthy salads, sandwiches and drinks. The concept of the restaurant is Grab & Go, and was opened in the summer of 2016 in South Kensington, the privileged area of ​​London.” We went there to have a quick but tasty lunch and it was exactly what we found, a salad dish rich in delicious ingredients and to accompany it, a juice with vegetables. Every day, food is prepared in local cuisine to meet a menu that has been carefully organized by a nutritionist. Squirrel is open from 7am is also the perfect place to enjoy breakfast, with a morning menu that includes breakfast with…

Giada – SS18

Another exciting parade took place during the MFW, and this is the Italian brand Giada, who for the next summer sought inspiration in the blueprints of Susan Weil and José Betancourt. Landscaping and botanical images and portraits emerge from offset photographic images and become the icon of the collection, building a precious imaginary world.” The color palette is made with various shades, especially gray and white, protagonists of this collection. The silhouettes are developed vertically and are constructed in fluid lines that give a very special line to skirts and trousers. The classic maxi shirt turns into a cotton and silk coat, a blouse or even a dress, and it’s not just the piece that undergoes metamorphosis, especially accessories and jewels. To find out more about Jade’s world, check out the photos below:

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!

Aquilano.Rimondi SS18

The Milan fashion week has began, and one of the first shows we had the pleasure to see was the brand Aquilano Rimondi, which for the spring / summer 2018 brought the graphic sense of the essential geometries along with a very practical elegance. All these well-combined elements are suitable for a woman who wants to be sporty without having to give up on elegance. In fact, the simple mix of primary colors and brand logo give life to energy-generating garments.” Essential cuts, asymmetrical and plisse shapes are able to create harmoniously ultra-natural femininity. The white shirt, iconic piece and brand DNA are reinterpreted and redesigned in large volumes. The knit and vinyl are some of the precious and natural fabrics that worked with an Italian tailoring, which made it possible to produce high quality fabric!

A Chinese experience with Chai Wu

Culture & Trend flew to London for LFW (London Fashion Week). It was three intense days but with a lot of surprises, including the Chai Wu restaurant, located in an extremely privileged location: the 5th floor of the famous Harrods store. Chai Wu offers sophisticated and innovative Chinese cuisine.” The sea bass served with a golden leaf and lobster dumpling surmounted with Beluga caviar are some of the excellent dishes you can try there. Our team was able to appreciate a very varied banquet that ranged from spring-rolls to seafood noodles, all of top-class and rich in flavors. Improving the Chai Wu experience is the interior of the restaurant, based on the five elements of Chinese philosophy: water, metal, wood, earth and fire, creating an elegant and intimate design for every occasion. The restaurant is a true shrine full of flavors to deepen the Chinese universe. We hope to return…