Barcelona Guide: Interviews

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[...]

Style, Humor, Wisdom and a Documentary Iris Apfel in Barcelona

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Iris Apfel was the star of 080 Barcelona fashion week and I feel it as bold and strong as I typed it If you know about this fashion and interior true style icon distinguished by her big glasses you will really enjoy IRIS the new documentary filmed by the recently passed away Albert Maysles. ...and if you did't have the chance to meet her, go get the d[...]

The new blonde Frida Kahlo

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I first met Amaia de Lecea when I lived in New York, she was visiting from Barcelona with the design team from Massimo Dutti (Inditex,) besides fashion we found lots of common passions, among them- her husband, my high school platonic love. But she was blonde and I was not! My friend Amaia is not only beautiful inside out but is one of the Top window di[...]

Top rating for the NEW Marina Port Vell Barcelona.

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While there is no consensus what the maximum number of stars is to denote a masterpiece, let´s agree that ¨Marina Port Vell is one of those 7 star projects comparable to the luxurious Marina in Montenegro,¨ says Uri Nachoom, Vice-President of the Salamanca Group, a merchant group bank and operational risk group based in London. I have never been in Monten[...]

Barcelona's ¨Thoughts Translated¨ by Goldie Nanwani

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Goldie Nanwani is an inspiring talented friend and poet writer, with Indian origins, born in Madrid and brought up in between London and Barcelona. What I call a brilliant Cosmopolitan friend! Our kids go to the same school, so through a common friend I got a signed copy of her latest book ¨Thoughts Translated¨ which I devoured in four pleasurable hour[...]

Boho Chic Barcelona: Interview of Diane Serra

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I recently spotted women in Barcelona that master the Boho Chic Barcelona look (one of them being the grande Carmen Grandes!). The trick is to wear classy clothes with one Indie item only and the result can be absolutely stunning. So I went on a journey discovering Indie accessories, a journey that took me around the globe and all the way to San Diego to fin[...]

Interview: Be Melina

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Meet Melina and you'll want to Be Melina, wearing everything she wears and buying everything she sells. She's one to follow, a definite Barcelona trend setter. We meet in her office on Calle Mandri, where she stocks, photographs and creates to-die-for accessories and clothes. But this is not where the magic happens: Melina is a hyper-creative, constantly tos[...]

Interview: Carmen Grandes

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She's a fashion social networker, a single mum and a serial shopper... meet the larger-than-life Carmen Grandes! Born and bred in Barcelona, Carmen has always revolved around advertising and fashion, and kindly accepted to talk about it all with me. We meet in a café and then in her beautiful Gracia apartment. The interview and photos are done fast, just[...]

Interview: Esther Levy

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As you enter Esther Levy's apartment, it is as if you´re entering a New York designer apartment, only it is here, right in the heart of Sarria, Barcelona. She greets me in front of this gigantic painting in the entrance and with a fabulous smile leads me through the luminous living room where my eyes have just enough time to rest on different colourful and c[...]