Luis Barragán's Casa Gilardi: A Modernist Masterpiece Rooted in Color

June 13, 2023 in Design & Décor by Julian Everett

In the heart of Mexico City, amidst a vibrant cityscape, stands a modernist gem from the 1970s that continues to captivate architects and design enthusiasts alike - Casa Gilardi. Designed by Luis Barragán, a leading figure in modernist architecture and the only Mexican to win the Pritzker Prize, the house is a testament to Barragán's innovative approach to space, light, and most notably, color.

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Las Pozas: Surreal Gardens in the Heart of Mexico

June 24, 2023 in Travel & Destinations by Charlotte Sinclair

Nestled in the subtropical rainforest on the slopes of the Sierra Madre Mountains in Mexico lies a hidden gem – Las Pozas, a surrealistic garden of over 32 hectares, crafted by the hands of an eccentric British poet and surrealist patron, Edward James. Perched 610 meters above sea level, Las Pozas offers a surprising juxtaposition of nature and surrealism in the midst of a rocky forest.

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Valentina Navarrete Shines in Elle Mexico's June "Debut"

July 13, 2023 in Models & Actresses Photos by Charlotte Sinclair

Model Valentina Navarrete dazzles in the June issue of Elle Mexico, starring in a high-fashion editorial named "Debut." The striking images captured by photographer Eddy Espinoza showcase Navarrete's exquisite beauty and versatility as a model.

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Alessandra Ambrosio graces the cover of Mexican Vogue

July 26, 2023 in Models & Actresses Photos by Julian Everett

Alessandra Ambrosio, the queen of our hearts and renowned supermodel, is the cover star for the latest issue of Mexican Vogue. This cover story comes with a surprising reveal – Ambrosio sporting a chic fringe hairstyle that adds a refreshing twist to her look. The Brazilian beauty has always been known for her versatile fashion sense, but this new hairstyle makes her look even more stunning, proving that she can effortlessly pull off just about any style.

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Christian Louboutin and Sara Sampaio Grace the Cover of Harper’s Bazaar Mexico

Aug. 2, 2023 in Models & Actresses Photos by Charlotte Sinclair

Harper’s Bazaar Mexico has elevated its style quotient with the latest edition featuring none other than Christian Louboutin and supermodel Sara Sampaio on its cover. The renowned shoe designer and the Portuguese beauty come together to create a visually stunning narrative that celebrates style, elegance, and luxury.

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Nena von Schlebrügge: A Remarkable Life That Gave Us Uma Thurman

Sept. 4, 2023 in Models & Actresses Photos by Charlotte Sinclair

Nena von Schlebrügge is not just known as the mother of acclaimed actress Uma Thurman, but also as a former fashion model and an aristocratic figure with an extraordinary family history. Her father, Baron Friedrich Karl Johann von Schlebrügge, was a colonel during World War I and later became a dissident during the Nazi regime. His marriage to Swedish national Birgit Holmquist was a lifesaver that allowed him to leave Germany and move to Mexico, where Nena was born.

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Michelin Recognizes Mexican Restaurants for the First Time: A Belated Tribute to Great Cuisine?

May 17, 2024 in Travel & Destinations by Julian Everett

While we were sleeping, Michelin made history by awarding stars to restaurants in Mexico for the first time. This belated recognition of Mexico’s rich and varied cuisine challenges the mistaken belief that it is limited to tacos and burritos. However, the absence of three-star restaurants across Mexico suggests a lingering French bias among the inspectors. With only two restaurants receiving two stars and 16 earning one, the result seems laughable for such a large and gastronomically diverse country.

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