Elegance is more than a lifestyle and a way to please onlookers. It’s a way of life. While elegance is classy and refined, it extends to a specific attitude, life standard, and appreciation for quality, authenticity, and dignity, which truly makes elegance beautiful. It is the surest way to upgrade your life. So, if you are looking for a transformation through elegance, here are a few investments to consider for an elegant lifestyle.
Shanghai is easily recognized by its iconic skyline that curves around the Huangpu River. The surrounding area, the Bund, is lined with attractions, from jazz clubs and theaters to quaint cafes and fine dining, including M on the Bund.
In looking for my next read, there are books that have a permanent spot on my shelf. If there is anything avid readers must have, one should be a printed collection and two, a printed collection with classics.
There were many things I needed to get accustomed to after my initial culture shock and lifestyle 180. During my time abroad, there were many things I recognized as home comforts that turned out to luxuries in Shanghai.
I got to thinking about things that I enjoy that feel fancy, but are practical and affordable. Luxury does not have to leave a hole in your wallet. Everyone could use a little luxury. It doesn’t have to come at a huge cost, but it does come with thought and consideration.
Treat yourself with loving-kindness. Be gentle with yourself. Give yourself time to get there and in the meantime, pat yourself on the back for where you are now, what you have accomplished, and get excited for what’s to come.
“Life is short, make it sweet.” Crème brulee is one of my favorite desserts. I say this about a lot of desserts, but really, I could eat crème brulee everyday. It truly is a dessert that brings a touch of elegance and delight to any part of the day. While rich and smooth in taste, … Read More The Classic Crème Brulee
“Every space should feel like an oasis.” There are sources of inspiration all around us. We live on such a marvelous planet with vibrant creation and not to mention the rapid innovations with technological advances. It should be easy to get inspired, but sometimes we find ourselves… stuck. There are no sources of inspiration to … Read More 5 Tips to Prime Your Space for Inspiration
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