Greek tradition offers unlimited inspiration to designers and
I can always use a loading dose of it every time a heatwave arrives in town.
From left: Greek Tsarouhi pendant by Katerina Ioannidis against mom’s needlecraft. Cotton pouches by Zeus + Dione (from your beach bag straight to a night out). The new Tepareo collection of excellent quality cotton pareos.
Semi-permanent framboise nail color and impecable manicure by Nyxi-Nyxi Nails Academy.
It was the hottest day of June and it was dedicated to bathing suits.
The summery show of Marianna G Swimwear collection on Wednesday was escorted by the finest Athenian sushi of Matsuhisa restaurant at Astir Palace Hotel, while all revenues went to Orama Elpidas Association. The beautiful swimsuits and beachwear were presented together with the most gorgeous collectible pieces of Ilias Lalaounis jewelry and Kalogirou shoes. I absolutely loved the hair by Nicolas Viliotis and make up by Manos Vynichakis. Congratulations to Michael Pandos for the styling and the art direction.
The collections of Stefania Frangista, the talented pretty girl behind Pink Sands, are getting better and better every season.
As she consistently declares, her bathing suits and beachwear are produced in Greece, while her fabrics are brought from Spain and are of great quality. To her lovely swimsuits and summer dresses, Stefania has added easy-breezy long skirts, caftans, some lovely pareo-scarfs and golden platted jewels by Mara Kartali, of those you want to own.
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Last ten days were about:
A soft light blue-grey silk dress by V Society (damn I love this color).
Black high heel suede sandals by Sante that popped through my door the other day.
“Charnieres” gold and diamond drop earrings and cuffs by the ever so talented Yannis Sergakis. In love with them is an understatement.
My whole house smells of rose. Rose Soaps and Rose scented wax soapdish by Santa Maria di Novella, one of the most ancient pharmaceutical workshops in Florence that produces enchanting soaps and perfumes since the 16th century. Exclusively at El.Marnieri gallery.
Mariah’s final recording “Utakata no Hibi” (1983), one of those albums to be on my Top 5 list for life.
Handmade easter eggs as usual, and a small getaway to catch up on lost sleep.