Category Archives: INSPIRATIONS

Truffaut et Jeanne Moreau

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hahahahaahah- AQUARIUS !!!

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Chris Rea- Josephine

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Icarusette

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Pool lounging

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Libre

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Libertine

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Interview- Tiffany Theler owner of La Reserva Rotana, Majorca, Spain

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I was recently invited to my friend’s beautiful hotel in Majorca and had to share with you the incredible style and comfort of this place. Also – would love to introduce you to Tiffany Theler, the glamorous owner who with her family have been running the estate since the 1970′s.

Who came upon the idea to find this beautiful spot and develop it?
The estate was bought by my parents in the 70´s and then turned into a hotel when the kids went off to boarding school in the early 90´s.


Tell us a little bit about yourself. Where did you study and what are your origins?
I was born in Switzerland but grew up here in Rotana, Mallorca. I did my first years of school in the local village and was later I was sent to boarding school in Switzerland, where I meet you. After that came a university in Madrid which lead me to work in photography and fashion for a couple of years until I ended back here to run the estate.



Your home is here, there is a beautiful hotel spa and golf course and also there are properties that are up for sale?

Yes, the property has several plots of about 19.000m2 that we have built beautiful Villas on, of approximately 500m2. We have a construction company as well and have done every bit with love and making sure the Mallorquin tradition is kept. These Villas are serviced from the Hotel and its owners can take advantage of all the installations, such as a private Golf course, tenis, a gym etc…

Who was responsible for the decoration of the properties?


The decoration has been done entirely by my mother, who together with my father have over the years accumulated lots of antique furniture.

I know you are very fashionable- you seem to pull looks together without too much effort. What is style for you?
My style depends very much on my moods and my location. Style for me is looking great without having to make too much of an effort and without looking like you’re uncomfortable in your own skin. A pair of ripped jeans and a T-shirt sometimes looks way better than something pompous and stiff.

Favourite designers, brands?
Alexander McQueen, Oscar de la Renta
This 2014 Valentino Pret a Porter collection is lovely but as I am a country girl I wear a lot of easy street collections and Zara things.
My everyday outfits tend to be jeans and dresses, specially when I am in Mallorca. For big events I love stealing my mothers vintage pieces. Luckily we have the same size.

You divide your time between Ibiza, Majorca and ST Moritz- tell me more about how you manage this?

Well Mallorca for me is work, in Ibiza we have always had our summer house and St.Moritz is a bit the center where all the family meets at Christmas. I love skiing more than anything and spend a lot of time there.
It doesn’t need much management as all these locations fit into the different seasons automatically.

Perfect outfit for Majorca?
If I am at work at the hotel I wear jeans, a shirt and sandals. A leisure outfit is usually a short dress again with flat sandals. For the winter its all about boots and cashmere.

Perfect outfit for Ibiza?
Ibiza on the other hand requires a bit more show, depending on the event it can be psychedelic catsuit or a white hippy dress

Perfect outfit for St Moritz?
I have gotten a bit tired of the overdressed crowds in St.Moritz so i like to wear something easy but cool. Leather trousers and a cool blazer.


Favourite restaurant in Majorca?

I would have to say that my favourite restaurant is my own, Sa Rotana.

Favourite city in the world?

I love London, but there are still so many cities I have not explored that I cant say I have a favourite.

Who inspires you?

My father inspired me all my life, and now I miss him terribly.

Iconic woman?
I love Frida Kahlo, strong, independent with a filterless mouth


For more information on La Reserva Rotana Hotel and Golf resort please click here: http://www.reservarotana.com/es/home/

Which designer will snap him up for this next campaign?

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And back to 1987….Joyce Sims- Come into my life

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Je kiffe trop – Rust & Bone film

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Helmut Newton

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Lou Lou de la Falaise by Helmut Newton

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Ingrid Bergman

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“Success is getting what you want, happiness is wanting what you get”
“Getting old is like climbing a mountain- you get a little out if breath but the view is much better”
“Happiness is good health and bad memory”
“I won’t do this movie because I don’t believe the love story,” she told Selznick. “The heroine is an intellectual woman, and an intellectual woman simply can’t fall in love so deeply.”
“I said, “I don’t think I can give you that kind of emotion.” And he [Hitchcock] sat there and said, “Ingrid, fake it!” Well, that was the best advice I’ve had in my whole life, because in all the years to come there were many directors who gave me what I thought were quite impossible instructions and many difficult things to do, and just when I was on the verge of starting to argue with them, I heard his voice coming to me through the air saying, “Ingrid, fake it!” It saved a lot of unpleasant situations and waste of time.”
“I was the shyest human ever invented, but I had a lion inside me that wouldn’t shut up!”

Althea and Donne- Uptown Top Ranking

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Art-Tom Wesselman

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Le song- The Smiths- There is a light that never goes out

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Dolores by Norman Parkinson, 1965

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Jacques le Moyne de Morgues , 1580

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Sigmar Polke, 1965

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Kirke

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RIP H R Giger- tribute to a fellow Aquarian born on the same day as me – may you rest in peace

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Cry little sister from The Lost Boys movie

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;-) Tourner dans le vide- Indila

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NTM- La Fievre

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Circa 1988 …. A cause des garcons!

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That obscure object of desire by Luis Bunuel- Carol Bouquet

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Salvador Dali’s Dream of Venus

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Soul Food- Liszt- Piano Sonata in B Minor

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Ewa Aulin and Genevieve Giles by Pierluigi, Rome, circa 1969

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B-Movie, Nowhere girl

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Old school trip hop- Mo Wax – Prunes – Cantona Style

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Romance is not dead

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Grand feathers sculpture by Kate McCgwire at Le Galerie Particuliere @ Grand Palais Art Fair, Paris

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We all have our star….

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Surround me with your love Remix by 3-11

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Madrid nights- Fabo- Where I stand

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Barbizon, petit village de peintres et la foret de Fontainbleau, France

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I wanted to go for a saturday run in the forest of Fontainbleau located 50 km from Paris and discovered the most charming French village Barbizon. This quiet village of north -central France became famous because of the pre-impressionist painters that made it their home, notably Theodore Rousseau and Jean Francois Millet. The art movement in 1850 that was focused on realism in art was named after this incredible little village and now we have the world famous- Barbizon school of painters. Of course no excursion would be complete without the very important gastronomic factor. I ate so well at the “Le Gaulois sur le Grill” that I am still fantasizing about the meal. The meal was very simple and we know that it is the most difficult to make simple things taste good. Half a roasted chicken with morel mushroom sauce and a fondant au chocolat that can not compare to any I have tried so far. Pure bliss – a day for not only visual hedonism. Of course the running gear was Nike shoes, Gap sweatshirt and leggings, Moncler jacket and Persol sunglasses.










Menelik & No Se – Quelle aventure

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Almamegretta- Ore , Minuti, Secondi

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Cupid shot an arrow during my bday

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I loooooooove ice cream….photo by William Garrett

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Ironic sensuality- Grazie mille per questo complimento GQ Italia- mi fa pensare a Monica Vitti e Lauren Bacal

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Portrait by Sonia Sieff , necklace by Boucheron

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Requiescat in pace

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Chris Von Wangenheim – 1970′s

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It’s really a SIEFF affair- Me by Sonia Sieff

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Daughter like father- Iconic photos by JeanLoup Sieff

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Sonia Sieff shot by her father in 1985.





YSL and Jane Birkin below

Serge Gainsbourg and Catherine Deneuve



That was fun….

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Bryan Ferry- Slave to Love

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Art of Noise- Moments in Love

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Mum’s collage of me , my sister and our cats

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Je danse leeeeee miaaaaa – aha aha

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Reveillon 2014 – Pascal Obispo + Florent Pagny

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Men at work- Down Under

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Les Inconnus- Le Doutage

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Vivaldi- Winter. Masterpiece

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By Osho

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Understand before you judge

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Fake is good

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Nuit de noces

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1960′s Pierre Balmain haute couture gown

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Devoted to you only

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Say my naaaaaaaame Remixxxxxxxx – weekend tune!

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Boccaccio’70- Le tentazioni del dottor Antonio by Federico Fellini (1962) restored by Dolce&Gabbana @ Rome Film Festival

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During the Rome Film Festival I was invited by Dolce & Gabbana to the screening of the Federico Fellini film they restored to perfection. Boccacio ’70 is an Italian anthology of four episodes each shot by a different director from an idea by Cesare Zavattini. The theme that unites all four films is the different aspects of morality and love in modern times in the style of the Italian Renaissance author Boccaccio. I had the pleasure of seeing The temptation of Doctor Antonio shot by Fellini. It was magical watching Anita Ekberg in vivid colours on the big screen – and don’t forget ….bevete piu late! Have a look at these two short extract of the film here

Regarding my outfit – I was inspired by the film Malena and the quintessential Dolce & Gabbana woman. Think Sicily, think Monica, think churches, think veils, think Semana Santa, think celebration of femininity….but a bit more daring. Let’s say ….that woman but X-rayed! Needless to say that it is a total Dolce & Gabbana look including the 50′s style sous- vetements. After the screening I was whisked off to the Dolce&Gabbana and Vanity Fair dinner at Villa Medici. Thank you for a wonderful evening!

Scheherazade by Rimsky-Korsakov performed by Moscow Symphony

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Lunar

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Alphonse Mucha’s atelier

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Peekaboo

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Scratch Massive- Paris – directed by Zoe Cassavetes

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See no evil

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Adam , try the apples

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Piano

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Thierry Mugler

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Photo by Ruven Afanador

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Abel Ferrara- Angel of Vengance

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Delon+Vitti = Antonioni, Eclipse

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The Secretary by Steven Shainberg

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Simonetta Gianfelici by Gianpaolo Barbieri

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J’aime regarder les filles de Frederic Louf

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Etienne Daho- Tombe pour la France

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When autumn leaves start to fall…summer nostalgia…Coldcut- Autumn Leaves

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Edith Bouvier Beale

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Escapade a short film by Pierre Frey- watch it- it’s perfect

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La Maison Pierre Frey presents a short film directed by Martial Schmeltz.

A Parisian couple escaped from their daily routine by providing a wild night in baroque and sensual decors dressed by Pierre Frey. On the other side of the curtain, appearances are deceptive….

On the occasion of the renovation of the famous Hotel Costes by Jacques Garcia whose rooms are now fully upholstered with fabrics by Pierre Frey and Braquenié, la Maison Pierre Frey presents with Martial Schmeltz a short film that invites you to discover from the inside many of these high places* from the Parisian night life dressed in his creations. It gives pride to the decors, real actors of the film, whose presence sometimes haunting, sometimes romantic or exotic raises paradoxical feelings in this genuine couple looking for passionate adventure.

One of my favourtie films- L’appartement with Vincent Cassel adn Monica Bellucci

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90′s…

On Top

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Lights are flashing…again

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Pretty Lights again

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Last night and today, feeling- Mindthings- Contact

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Shortly you will see my sister’s movie…stay tuned……ccccc

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Lee Miller

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Mama Oliver- Eastwest

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Remix- Jean Louis Murat by Mighty Bop

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A la recherche du temps perdu- Jean Louis Murat- Fort Alamo

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Je suis dans l’espace
Un temple de glace
Je n’aime plus rien du tout
Malgré les menaces
Comme tout me lasse
Je m’en fous

Salt water wash away our worries- Glen Morrison&Deadmau5- Contact

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Ibiza 90′s- 4 ever- Chase the sun….

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Thanks for lovely portrait

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Illusion is the first of all pleasures- Voltaire

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From here…it’s all about music…Remix by Freetime Sunset- Get lucky by Daft Punk

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Beach song 4 sure- Blend &MH20 Diamond Beach

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