Barcelona Guide: Style

The Golden Costa Brava Alàbriga Hotel Home Suites

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The Alàbriga Hotel Home Suites opened right on time for us to begin the Summer 2017 celebrity style. Close from home, Barcelona, yet closer to heaven or at least to the sun  (like its Phoenician origin and ¨difficult to remember name¨ –Alàbriga) Alàbriga is also the name of the building that was located in the 60s in the same idyllic cliff in S’agaró, w[...]

David Bowie is ... the king of reinvention

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“David Bowie Is” Art, is Design, Is Music, is Theater ... and is in Barcelona. ¨David Bowie is¨ explores the creative processes of David Bowie as a musical innovator and cultural icon, tracing his shifting style and sustained reinvention across five decades. The V&A curated exhibition shows original costumes, handwritten lyrics, fashion, photog[...]

Joaquin Cortes the Universal Gypsy shines in his Esencia

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Joaquin Cortes got under everyone’s skin last night at his premiere in Barcelona, the chosen city to begin his tour ¨Esencia¨ (Essence) The ¨Universal Gypsy¨ surely knows how to design a show, from beginning to end- passion, skin, sweat and lots of clapping in between. He demands most of the applauses …¨Come on, I’m not a machine¨ he claimed and recla[...]

Angel Sanchez and his angels in Barcelona Bridal Week

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Bridal week 2018, in Barcelona had a few surprises awaiting for me. Besides the  Pronovias show, like every year, a magical family event, I felt privileged to host Angel Sanchez, the star of this years Bridal shows. Angel and  I became friends during my years as a Correspondent for Marie Claire in New York, as a matter of fact I introduced hime to his life p[...]

Steampunk Apocalyptic Future Jewels by Elena Estaun

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I am a big fan of Elena Estaun. I first met Elena at a Halloween Party, she stood out  from the crowd of freaky fashionistas with her sexy transgressive  look: fingerless mesh gloves, aviator glasses, a top hat, ballerina mesh skirt, rough boots and a fabulous T bone necklace.  Try mixing  steampunk, MadMax  British neo- Victorian,  American ¨Wild West and p[...]

Up to date on the Latest Developments: Radical is Normal

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Today the difference between what is normal and what is radical is virtually nothing. We are prepared to expect almost anything from science and technology, and from social behavior. Because of this, we’re going to have to be much more daring in our thinking. This will mean we need to be constantly up to date on the latest developments in the world. Here [...]

Breakfast at Bulgari

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I had breakfast in Madrid and felt like I was having breakfast at Tiffany's, except New York wasn't the background nor Tiffany the label behind this legendary  jewelry line. It was an espresso visit to The Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, exhibiting  Bulgari and Rome,  a luxurious experience  that looks at how the art and architecture of ancient and mode[...]

Mix and Match deluxe

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The mix and match deluxe trend goes beyond fashion. It looks like financiers want to get fashionable and fashionistas want to get financed, so blending the two lately works wonders! Here are 3 plans that will make you go mix and match deluxe The London chain of hotels Soho House spotted the trend a dozen years ago  and to reassure an overflow of beauti[...]

Sha Wellness Clinic - Harmony Health & Beauty

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Treat yourself like I celebrity. Learn the Art of Living at Sha Wellness Clinic, located in between Valencia and Alicante, in a charming town called Albir.  It used to be enough to feel 15 minutes of fame, but now that we tasted it (for a few decades already) we all want more! We want to experience wellness treatments too, we want a slice of that hea[...]

The most elegant voice Stefano Palatchi

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Yes, the Latino Grammy Awarded Spanish bass Stefano Palatchi , known for his attractive timbre and his much applauded expressive faculties, is announced to give a jazz concert with the Big Band Original Jazz Orquestra Taller de Musics  @ Sala Barts, in Barcelona on the 20th of April, 2017. A lot of you already know him, from the gym, from the Lycée Franca[...]