Diamonds & Pearls

Diamonds & Pearls

In the Zen movement, ensō, meaning ‘circle’, is a hand-drawn symbol in one or two continuous brushstrokes to express a moment when the mind is free to let the hands create. The ensō stands for enlightenment, strength and elegance, and drawing it is a strict discipline in the art of Japanese ink painting and calligraphy. 

By La FemmeJewellery

Florentine Queen

Florentine Queen

By La FemmeJewellery

A Watch for All Time

A Watch for All Time

Bovet’s Amadeo convertible case system is unique in the world of haute horlogerie, allowing a wristwatch to transform into several types of ‘wearable time’. 

By La FemmeJewellery

Tatjana Patitz The original supermodel is back

Tatjana Patitz The original supermodel is back

Tatjana Patitz on turning 50 and how the fashion industry has changed since her 1990s heyday

By La FemmeLifestyle

Coastal Plains

Coastal Plains

Channel The Darling Buds of May and the English rural seaside with the flowing, romantic ruffles that charmed their way across the Resort ’17 collections...

By La FemmeFashion

Waka, Waka Hey Hey

Waka, Waka Hey Hey

The Oberoi Dubai’s newest offering mixes Peruvian, Mexican, Chinese and Japanese cuisines – sound confusing? It’s delicious!

By La FemmeLifestyle

My Travel: Alaa ElHag 

My Travel: Alaa ElHag 

A UAE resident, Alaa ElHag, has lived in the country for the most of her life. After high school, her family decided to move back to Sudan, where her parents are originally from. The 32-year-old completed her university studies there and in 2010, made the big move back to the UAE. Today, Alaa and her husband own AloyaGo, a travel planning company for business trips and personal leisure that suits all budgets and helps travellers tread the road less travelled.

By La FemmeLifestyle

The art of living well: June

The art of living well: June

The Conrad Bora Bora is the brand’s first property in French Polynesia, and just opened in April, making it the perfect time to visit – the hotel is still fresh and shiny, but with all the opening kinks worked out. The resort has the island’s only two-storey, overwater villas  and a host of brilliant amenities such as seven spa treatment rooms and a plenty of outdoor activities.

By La FemmeLifestyle

Attention to details

Attention to details

Resort 17’s bags are classically feminine and full of delicate embroidered detail, bows and soft colour. Shoes are asymmetrical, unique and fierce

By La FemmeFashion

Karl who?

Karl who?

Karl Lagerfeld is to fashion what Michael Jackson and Prince combined were to pop music – if the German fashion designer were a musician, he’d be called a prodigy: the man simultaneously handles the creative direction for Chanel, Fendi and his own brand – when others sleep, he works. Sarah Williams goes in-depth into the character whose silhouette (and quirks) are world famous

By La FemmeFashion