Tag: Lisbon

The Life Juice + COS

THE bathing suit I need right now!

I first ran into COS in Paris and found it to be a minimalist heaven, perfect for maximalist me! I need to have have very linear pieces to go with fanciful accessories and a jewellery overload that I sometimes wear, and COS nearly always has the perfect piece, at a great price. Their swimwear collection doesn’t surprise, clean, flattering lines with no frills. Pun intended. This swimsuit is elegant, in a fabulous colour, skinny straps that minimize my Olympic shoulders, and you can twist and turn the straps to your hearts delight!   And then I found this asymmetrical one,…

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3 Perfect Spring Looks.

First day of Spring season, and even though here in Lisbon it’s been great and sunny for a while, and feeling warm and beachy, I’ve been also prepping for allergy season! Yes, it hits me quite heavily so to speak, but this year I’m prepared. So for warm days and cold nights, these are my absolute favorites right now! Check your wardrobe for similar pieces and create your own look.   Class by Isabelcosta Weekend vibes by Isabelcosta DAY to NIGHT by Isabelcosta Get in a Spring thing, xxx Isabel

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Karl Lagerfeld + The Life Juice

Why don’t you…

BUY I’m crazy about vintage and have been since a teenager, and love to wear my pieces often and mixed up with my other stuff. Here are a pair of sneakers that deserve to be back in my closet…Reebok Club C Vintage that will go with everything and make it modern again. READ   With the death of Karl Lagerfeld why not catch up on the career of this incredibly talented superman? I’m so privileged to have been to several of his mesmerizingly fast ( the speed at which the models exited was head turning!) shows, to have gawked at…

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The Best Black Fashion Friday Deals!

STIVALI STOCK SHOP With brands from Chloe, Valentino, Moncler, Bottega Veneta to Gianvito Rossi, Balenciaga and Nicholas Kirkwood, and many more, do have any reason not to head over there tomorrow? Top tip: invest in the best pieces you can afford, i.e. ONE great black blazer you will wear night and day for years and feel fantastic is an investment! NUDE FASHION STORE In a industrial chic warehouse, for the first time ever, Nude Fashion Store will hold an epic sale. J Brand, M Missoni, Red Valentino, By Malene Birger, Manoush, Bikini Society, Odd Molly, Moschino, Osklen, American Vintage, Philosophy,…

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Weekend with The Life Juice

Happy Weekend!

Finally we’re feeling a little more wintry, as the rain and the cold settle in. Here is a little of what I found interesting this week for you to check out or do this weekend! FOOD Yes, perhaps I am obsessed with pumpkins but they are in season and this recipe from Leela*Cyd, Pumpkin, Sage Cannelloni ticks all the boxes. DECOR This loft is a combination of industrial chic, rough edges and some surprising touches which makes it a whole lot of fun. It’s from a site that I love to look at once in a while called Desire to…

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Paula Moldes, the serene ruler.

She is cool, calm and collected, absolutely nothing seems to flap her. Even when there is a flood in the warehouse, and lovely Valentino gowns could be damaged, this Lady keeps it all under control. Her (genuine) smile is always in place, and this makes her special. Paula Moldes, the Store Director at STIVALI ( for those of you who live under a rock, a fantastically curated multi-brand store in Lisbon) shares her past and her present with me.  How did you start out in fashion? By mere chance, as I actually have a degree in Physical Education, so I should…

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