New York

Manus X Machina Who does it better Man or Machine?

In New York City, The Metropolitan Musem of Art’s newest and most popular exhibition: ‘Manus x Machina’ addresses the founding of haute couture in the 19th century, when the sewing machine was invented, and the emergence of a distinction between the Manus (the hand) and Machina (the machine),with a focus on how this all came to be at the onset…

New York Postcards – Downtown Manhattan

It is so strange that there is a different light to every city. New York works with greys and dark greens and is the perfect background for someone who loves wearing black. I had my colourful wardrobe with me but had brought a leather jacket that was perfect to dress my looks down.  My friends had had the same idea so…

New York Postcards – Midtown Manhattan

The first days of my stay in New York I had made it my mission to be the most common tourist. I had my camera, no map, but being in Midtown is very difficult to get lost anyway, and starting going through my list of New York cliches. I went into the Starbucks at the Trump Tower, took my frappuccino…

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Veuve Clicquot Polo Classic

The hard life of a champagne ambassador requires watching a polo match that you had to google before knowing how many players are there in the field, and what the rules are. For me this was a first, and now I get all the excitement of horse sports and events. You get to dress up, have a luxurious picnic on…

The Elysee

If Mad Men were a Hotel it would be the Hotel Elysee in New York where I stayed for the first part of my New York trip. Located in Midtown Manhattan’s business district, just between 5th Avenue and Madison Avenue. A ‘dangerous’ close distance from all the shops but also a perfect location from which I could walk to Times…