COMO Shambhala, a private estate located amidst the serenity of Bali’s stunning landscape near Ubud, is a sustainable and holistic retreat that takes rest and relaxation to a whole new meaning. Each of the five luxurious residenses are dramatically inset into the Balinese jungle, in jade green clearings and above the River Ayung. Honestly, I have a feeling a stay at Como is an absolute must for my wellbeing. How about you?
For several months now, we’ve been receiving emails requesting a friendship bracelet DIY. Well, friends, ask and you shall receive! Today, we’ll give you a step by step tutorial on the classic chevron pattern. If you used to whip up friendship bracelets like a champ in grade school and have since forgotten how, consider this a refresher course. And if you can make these with your eyes closed and arms tied . . . umm, can we still be friends?
- embroidery thread
- a safety pin or tape
- a pair of scissors
Kolmanskop, a town in the Namib desert in southern Namibia, was once a rich diamond mining village. Within a 40 year span the town lived, flourished and then died. Richer diamond deposits were discovered further south, operations were moved, nature took its course and the desert sands reclaimed their space. Thank you, Álvaro Sánchez-Montañés, for capturing these hauntingly beautiful images!
Inspired by Tippi Hedren and Eva Marie Saint, starlets known for their roles in iconic Alfred Hitchcock films, Erdem Moralioglu dubbed his Resort 2012 collection Slightly Hitchcockian. I’m crushing on the watercolor floral prints, delicate lace, high contrast colors, and ladylike silhouettes . . . Classically Erdemian.