No Ordinary High Tea

  Cakes, chocolates, scones, jam and cream (that came in a tube). These are just some of the delights I consumed at our Fashion High Tea at the luxurious Egyptian themed Raffles Dubai hotel. Why is it called a “Fashion High Tea”? Well,  some of the delicacies resemble fashion items. A red shoe made from…

No Ordinary Hotel

  This Bloggerati Getaway is sponsored by Dubai Tourism The Palace Downtown Dubai is no ordinary hotel. From the entrance gates to the pool, it’s exotic and beautiful and resembles a Middle Eastern palace. I’ve stayed at many 5 star hotels over the years with work and conferences, many have a generic ‘hotel’ feel where…

No Ordinary Mall

Today I spent the better part of the day at The Dubai Mall. Now I’m a pretty experienced shopper, and have been to malls and shopping centres all over the world.  I’ve seen some big ones, and some with one attraction. But I have to say I’ve never seen a mall quite like The Dubai…

Travels in Chicago

No style advice today. Instead I’m going to share with you some photos from my travels in Chicago (where I’m currently on holiday). On our first day the weather wasn’t so great, so we took a walk up to the Chicago Cultural Centre and Public Library. Amazing building with lots of mosaic designed by Louis…

Packing for a Week in the USA

Packing for a trip to the USA I’m in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA for an AICI International Board planning meeting this week, plus I’m training some US based trainers in the Absolute Colour System – so if you want to learn how to do colour analysis with my system the International Image Academy is the place…

Hello…. Where Am I?

  Many of you regular readers may wonder where I’ve disappeared to this past week. So I thought I’d do a quick post to tell you a little of my past 10 days where I’ve been attending the AICI (association of image consultants international) conference in Phoenix Arizona (USA).   After the conference we went…