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COMFORT EATING, COMFORT BUYING. TWO CLICKS AND IT’S OVER. YOU WEAR IT ONCE.

  Winter fell, we had no autumn this year in Madrid. In two days, I went from going to my market in a T shirt, ...

Writing my novel Wildchilds

In July 2013 I started writing this blog. My sister Sylvia Melian had insisted so much that I think I did it to get her off ...

MEET DARA ALLEN: MY COVER GIRL

I wrote Wildchilds. It took me four years. I had very clear ideas of what I wanted my cover to be: French auteur 1950’s ...

Sybilla’s place of beauty

To celebrate her awaited return, my beloved designer Sybilla just opened her first shop in Spain, in Mallorca, to be ...

Sybilla AW 2016. From Paris with grace and style.

From the Paris showroom and exclusively for fashionsphinx.com here is the beautiful AW 2016 collection. I have been ...

R13 winter 2016 : The meaning of sumptuous quality.

Always on the lookout for the perfect jean I come back again and again to the R13 brand. Made from luxurious Italian and ...

Accidentism, Alternative Modernism and Swedish Modern by Josef Frank

A rainforest of lush, strong, vibrant colors, creeping twisted vines and branches from which hang huge strange fruits; ...

The electric muses who changed our world

"They feared not death, but to die of boredom."   I have always been fascinated by muses and their relationship to the ...

Mola Sasa makes fair trade luxury bags.

I love fashion but I am aware and careful of how and why I consume it. Avoiding fast fashion and focusing on independent designers rather than brands that belong to anonymous conglomerates is one way. The other way is by endorsing the designs of companies that believe in fair trade and ...

Architectural Pottery and Californian planters

Living in California has made me revisit gardening, landscaping and interior design. The severe drought of the last 5 years ...