‘JUSTINA BOW’ mini multi-color- textured-vegan clutch bag

Fashion, Lifestyle, Uncategorized

This week edit of the perfect clutch bag features handcrafted up-cycled  ‘JUSTINA BOW’  mini multi-color- textured-all vegan clutch bag.

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The brand’s ‘JUSTINA BOW’ arm candy became an instant success since it’s launched and most Insta – popular,  is now arguably the most popular up-cycled clutch, whilst supporting fair fashion practices and honouring the handmade craftsmanship of our artisans.

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Designer Lucia Jombikova  bags use a blend of up-cycled materials such as magazines candy wrappers and wrapping papers. The handles are made out faux leather so there is no real leather used in the bag, therefore it is vegan as well as eco-friendly.

 THE BERRY BERRY uses 100% recycled and 100% vegan by using hundreds of hundreds of magazines, candy wrappers and wrapping papers to create the handcraft capsule collection. In addition. applying a positive mission to ensure Fair Wage to  producers in Slovakia and Romania.  The brand uses innovative process to inspire and encourage others to reduce, reuse, recycle and up-cycle in a creative way and teach them how to live a healthy and eco friendly lifestyle.

SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY  All of the Berry Berry handbags, clutch bags and purses have been up-cycled whilst supporting fair fashion practices and honouring the handmade craftsmanship of our artisans.  Supporting ‘Project Purse’ Organisation: With every 5 bags sold we donate 1 bag with food, sanitary products and cosmetics to homeless women, Refugee women or women in need.  The Berry Berry are giving back and we are supporting Project Purse, an NGO, who donates bags to women in need and refugee women. For every 5 bags we donate 1 bag with essentials and food to women in need.

For more information follow  THE BERRY BERRY  @berryberryuk

Gloss & Go Blow Dry | DryBy Salon

Beauty Lunch Breaks

Best for hair blow dry 

Having a good blow-dry can transform your entire look and for this reason, blow-dry bars are heaven sent – speedy, functional and expertly executed.

DryBy outside

What I love about DryBy, they offer a speedy makeover with a capsule collection of five blow-dry styles that will take you across the globe – from a classic London look, to beach-ready Rio waves and back to the sleek and chic Upper East Side.  I chose the ROME. 

DryBy Before

Channeling my inner Sophia Loren and my passion for big hair and volume.   I thought it was best suited for a Monday – setting a strong tone for the week ahead right?

The gloss-and-go transformation at DryBy make lacklustre hair look fresh again due to the products used Original & Mineral ( O &M ),  an indie Australian botanical brand I am now crazy about.  The O&M products to “maintain your mane” made easy in even the most hottest summer months of the year while living in a city like London where humidity runs quite high.   Oils of Evening Primrose and Macadamia seed combine in a mild moisturizing everyday formula that cleanses the hair and scalp. Antioxidants and amino acids in Banksia Flower protect, helping freshly washed hair stay healthy.

Hair Back DryBy

O&M hair productsThe result? Hair immediately looks refreshed, healthy and shiny.  Plus, it’s located on Mortimer Street right next to spin studio mid day hair emergencies.

DryBy After

The 35-minute blow-dry is accompanied by a coffee or sparkling wine so you can disconnect while gloss-and-go transformation make lacklustre hair look fresh out the door quickly.

DryBy Blow-dry, £35, Dryby.co.uk

#WORKWEARSTYLE

Scarf  | The Furla Savana scarf (Furla)

Shirt | Italian cashmere short-sleeve T-shirt (J Crew)

Sunglasses | Miu Miu

Glow For It | FaceGym

Beauty Lunch Breaks

Best for instant facial glow  

It’s Wednesday and I just landed in London for business. Often I feel that I am re-living the American film,  Up In The Air a frequent flyer and secretly always counting my air miles.

The FG studio

With a few hours to spare before my catch-up meeting with one of my favourite client, I thought a little “glow” this afternoon would add nicely to my polished appearance.

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With FaceGym flag ship studio on Kings Road, I jumped in an uber and booked their new The Party Face (55 mins) online in 3 easy steps.  The treatment promises to tighten and brighten with 24karat gold and silver workout. I chose the gold. The benefit? Gold boosts collagen for the ultimate pre-party radiance. Although I wasn’t planning to attend a party afterwards, I definitely needed an ultimate pre-party radiance to boost this afternoon.

The Party Face (55 mins) included a combination of FaceGym’s unique electrical muscle stimulation (EMS) device that emits mild, yet forceful electrical waves to stimulate muscles and restore skin’s elasticity with the famous 24 karat gold mask from Mimi Luzon for an immediate lift and radiance.

My skin looked flushed, dewy and healthy and my cheekbones more prominent.  It’s ideal way of de-puff and brighten your skin after even a short flight from Zurich.

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FaceGym founder, Inge Theron, “Our new FaceGym revolutionises the beauty scene. Pairing natural products and techniques with state of the art technology, we are able to offer customers non-invasive treatments that help sculpt, lift and tone.”

FaceGym has always been my go-to brand when in London as it offers a healthier alternative in maintaining innovative techniques to stretch and strengthen our 40-odd facial muscles.  A personal trainer (basically a masseuse for your face) uses various knuckling movements and whipping strokes to stimulate blood circulation and collagen production to give the illusion of having had a face lift without the needles.

The Face Gym is available at Selfridges and also at its flagship on the King’s Road.

#WORKWEARSTYLE

Blouse | Silk floral print silk blouse (Valentino)

Shoes | leather sing sandals (Marni)

15-minute LED treatment | The Light Salon

Beauty Lunch Breaks

Best for facial lift and glow on the go

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While on a business trip to London this week I visited The Light Salon located at Harvey Nichols Beauty Room. It was in the neighbourhood where I was scheduled for my meeting pitching my marketing presentation (that I was already excited and anxious about) and thought I needed an extra “glowing confidence” from Knightsbridge’s best kept secret – skin rejuvenation bar.  And so, I ventured out before my marketing meeting at noon.

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My session was a quiet moment of bliss – calm, relaxing and reinvigorating. Sitting comfortably in the white designer lounge chair, the Express LED Rejuvenation (Yellow light) begins. While closing my eyes (protective eye mask applied), I couldn’t help but start to enjoy my lunch break.

I was instantly able to disconnect, while soothingly warm near-infra-red light (the opposite of damaging UV) was silently working away to boost, hydrate, brighten, plump and glow while stimulating collagen and accelerating healing.  The results?  With just one treatment were impressive: my skin immediately looked decidedly more even and radiant.

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Temperature-wise, I never felt too hot while the light was being applied—the brightness is far more noticeable than any heat. In terms of immediate results, co-workers who didn’t know I’d had a facial said my skin looked “fresh” when I returned to work (always a good sign).

After The Light Salon

With no downtime and immediate results, light therapy is fast becoming a popular alternative to traditional facials.  The Light Salon delivers supercharged ExpressLED facials that give you naturally radiant skin, it’s the non-invasive route to a younger looking skin giving you an instant glow that will last for two to three day.

Co-Founder, Laura Ferguson, “As somebody who’s suffered from problem skin in the past, I know how it can feel – like there’s no end in sight. So, when I discovered LED treatments in my thirties, it was like the curtain had been lifted, and my skin showed dramatic improvements. For me, it’s so important that we make this technology accessible to everyone, because everybody deserves to be their best self.”

The menu also includes add-ons such as Microdermabrasion Buffs, smooths, decongests (15mins) or the Express LED Acne Treatment (Blue light) anti-bacterial, deep cleansing, corrective (25mins).  It’s the ultimate boost to your skin’s natural radiance, and just the thing for targeting problem areas that naturally boosts the skin’s collagen production, correcting and healing.

Due to popular demand, The Light Salon treatments are now also available at Cowshed Selfridges, either while having a manicure and pedicure or simply on their own.

The Light Salon at Harvey Nichols and Cowshed Selfridges, from £35 a treatment.

www.thelight-salon.com

 

#WORKWEARSTYLE

Earrings | Pinko

Dress | Pinko

Nail Colour | Crush On You (The Ned, Cheeky Nail Bar)