Barcelona Guide: Trends

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[...]

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 [...]

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[...]

The last supper at Villa Mayfair in Terrorland

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Cristina’s invitation arrived home on the same day I walked passed her mansion Villa Mayfair and wondered …Wouldn’t it be great to celebrate Halloween in this creepy mansion by my house? And there it was, an exclusive invitation waiting for me in my mail box Cristina Rodriguez and The Creation House invite you to: The Last Supper 31st of October,[...]

Learn how to swim like a mermaid at Sirenas Mediterranean Academy

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Mermaids & Tritons are being trained by a certified mermaid  an hour away from Barcelona, in Tarragona. Here Tarragona's amphitheater and the Mediterranean sea. Image by Mila Michel Tarragona is a city, unknown to most, with interesting Romanic ruins, patrimony of UNESCO and 150.000 habitants who enjoy the Golden Coast, Costa Dorada. Yet, only [...]

Personalized gifts for weddings, anniversaries, conversation pieces…

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I've got balls for you!   Priceless and ideal gifts for weddings, anniversaries, conversation pieces… One of a kind art pieces that invite friends to participate and light up their wishes. A fabulous and original individual or group present made by m&e  Available at esther@bcnfashionista.com Please title mail ¨m&e LightBall¨ Star[...]

Barcelona Gifts for every occasion by M&E

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Esther Levy has always had an eye for transforming regular objects into works of art (guess graduating from Parsons has a lot to do with it) ..., So, during her free time, as an extra ¨BWHF¨ ( ¨Business While Having Fun¨) with her family (her daughter, sister and brother in law) they tune in and make personalized gifts for weddings, anniversaries... y[...]

Nathan Sawaya takes LEGO to new heights

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Did you find the LEGO cloud in this image? It took me weeks to go and see Nathan Sawaya's LEGO exhibition shown in the mindblowing 360 degree rooftop of Las Arenas shopping mall in Barcelona. Why?  perhaps because, in the past decade, I have seen too many images of his 3D sculptures exhibited in New York, Paris, London, Singapur ... but I must admit t[...]

Segway the in way to visit Barcelona

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You´ll see them all around! It's fun, intuitive and even addictive. Once you realize how easy it is, just by leaning forward you ride faster and slower by leaning backwards, it's a comfortable way to stroll along and visit at least four of the most emblematic neighborhoods in Barcelona, in an hour time...more can make your feel aunts tickling your soles. [...]