It's a dream which many of us strive to achieve; that fine line between an effortless, 'just rolled out of bed' reality while appearing perfectly elegant, stylishly and expensively dressed. In this busy world, few of us can dedicate hours each morning to ensuring that our clothes, makeup, and hair are all flawless and perfectly elegant, and so I have compiled my top tips on how to look more 'put together' in your day-to-day look on a minimal budget, and with minimal effort.
People underestimate how tricky it is to capture a perfect self-portrait. And by self-portrait, I'm not talking about selfies. I'm talking about art. It's hard to photograph yourself when you are unable to see what you're doing, how your pose looks, whether you've captured your best angle, whether you've captured the mood of the photograph. That's why I'm always really excited to find a wonderful self-portrait photographer, and Instagram is always the main site that I use for researching new photographers to inspire me. Here are my top eight self-portrait photographers of the moment, whose work I have discovered through Instagram.
One of the hardest things about moving to Paris is doing to while on a gluten-free diet. This is, after all, the land of baguettes, croissants, and pain au chocolat. I've scoured the city in search of the best establishments catering to celiacs and those who, whether for health reasons or personal preference, follow a diet sans gluten.
As an art-lover who moved from London to Paris, one of the biggest adjustments I've had to make is how frequently I visit art galleries and museums. Unlike London, beacon of free culture, many of Paris' iconic galleries; such as the Louvre, Musée D'Orsay, and Jeu de Paume, sans gratis. Except for the first Sunday of the month, when most galleries open their doors to visitors, for free!