RUSHED? STRESSED? BURNED OUT? How 10 Buddhist mindfulness principles can help us cope with the downside of our Western lifestyle While our modern day society has made us richer than ever before, many of us seem to feel all the poorer for it. We enjoy more and more free time – steadily moving to a […]
Sept/Oct 2018 Issue
A lot can happen in a decade. Ten years ago, I was blissfully living my life firmly entrenched in the DINK category (dual incomes, no kids), with not much of a care in the world if I recall. I now have a three-year-old daughter, which brings an altogether different sort of bliss; and becoming a mother […]
Evoking imagery of a Parisian breakfast, homewares brand Côte Noire have released the scent French Morning Tea to their candle range. Presented in a deep black glass, completed with a branded gold crest, the candle brings top notes of black tea, middle notes of cedar and cut grass and base notes of soft amber and […]
Combining Roman design with bold ‘80s aesthetic comes Bulgari’s Wild Pop jewellery collection. Mixing bright colours with oversized rare gemstones, the fashion house has made a dramatic statement with this range. Add an eclectic pop of colour to your outfit with one the these retro-inspired pieces.
Playing cards are a standard in most households, however, most aren’t quite as opulent as these beauties from L’Object. Using 24K gold leaf and Limoges porcelain, this is the ultimate statement deck with which to up the ante in your next game of poker.
Making the trip down to Queen Street to get your luxe fix is no longer needed. Glam Italian fashion house Gucci has given New Zealanders access to their online store, meaning you can now get your latest statement handbag or shoes without even leaving the house. What we’re coveting? This beautiful Medium Shoulder Bag with […]
Let your jewellery do the talking with Karen Walker’s Love Letter collection. An ode to individuality, the new collection, available as earrings or necklaces, features all 26 letters of the alphabet, each with Walker’s signature arrow detailing in rose gold, yellow gold or sterling silver. Mix and match the pieces and make a fresh statement, […]
An answer to any beauty fanatics prayers, luxe Italian brand Giorgio Armani are bringing their much lauded fragrance and beauty line to New Zealand for the first time. The new counter, opening at Smith & Caughey’s in Auckland, will bring us their extensive range of makeup, in a space featuring open architecture and curved lines […]
In the breathtaking valleys of Bhutan, you’ll find the intimate Six Senses lodges. With five properties dotted across the Kingdom, each one offers a unique and luxurious stay. Experience the country in-depth with the 14-night journey package, where your personal guide will accompany you in your stay across each of Six Senses Bhutan’s lodges, which […]
Though we might need to be reminded again and again that technology has a power-off button, in our ever-connected world, temi might just be the personal assistant you never knew you needed. Using voice-recognition technology, this ultimate robot companion has the ability to make calls, play music, take photos, all while following you as you […]
Inspired by the sacred atmosphere of Kandy, Sri Lanka, Boucheron has created a unique fragrance, dedicated to the aroma of sandalwood. A spicywoody-floral scent, featuring notes of bergamot, jasmine and cedar and patchouli, this unisex fragrance is both subtle and sophisticated.
It has been over 30 years since La Prairie released their masterpiece line of skincare products, The Skin Caviar Collection and the luxury brand has been continuously researching and developing the range ever since. With these new advancements in science comes the Caviar Premier, the redeveloped luxe cream that brings together natural Caviar extract with […]
The edgy and effortless style of Zoë Kravitz meets the luxury of YSL with the new campaign for the fragrance, Black Opium. The juxtapositions continue into the scent with the contrasting notes of earthy coffee mixed with sweet vanilla and jasmine. The perfect balance for your next signature scent.
In cinemas October 11 is the first film to encompass the remarkable story of one of the true icons of our time, as she fights to maintain her brand’s integrity, her principles – and her legacy. Dame Vivienne Westwood is Punk Rock’s Grande Dame. One-time agent provocateur, the doyenne of British fashion, an eco-conscious Boudicca […]
The music scene is set release some great new music in the coming months. Here is what we are looking forward to from artists both at home and abroad. JESS GLYNNE ALWAYS IN BETWEEN You may have heard her upbeat track, ‘I’ll Be There’ on the radio or her feature on Rudimental’s ‘These Days’ and […]
A mystery thriller, a dark comedy from Netflix and an international reality show coming to New Zealand; September and October are looking to heat up our screens both big and small. A SIMPLE FAVOUR Based on the novel of the same name, A Simple Favour sees mummy blogger, Stephanie (Anna Kendrick) search for answers after […]
From celebrating and empowering women to a high fashion exhibition in Tauranga and a wearable art extravaganza, we’ve got your next two months in your calendar booked out. JOURNEY TO EXCELLENCE On 16 February 2018, we took a major step forward by launching the M2woman Journey to Excellence Live Forums, an immersive event where a […]