A look at Milan Design Week 2019

When Katie invited me to contribute to Pirouette and explained that my first assignment would be to go to Milan Design Week I jumped at the chance. As an interior designer based in Paris the opportunity to explore the goings-on in Milan and share my feelings about it with you…

Travel: Scimparello goes to NYC & LA, work or play?

Petra Barkhof children's fashion stylist & editor today releases her second edition of Scimparello Magazine. Going back in time to a very very hot August in NYC what a pleasure to share the Big Apple experience with Petra and gang. We worked a lot, moaned about the heat a…

Travel Journal: Efvva attend Playtime Tokyo for the first time

Polish label Efvva recently travelled to Japan to take part in Playtime Tokyo for the first time. The purpose of the trip was business but obviously the culture and style was not to be missed. The Japanese economy is enjoying a steady and long period of growth, however this…

Travel Journal: Bolinas by Photographer Monika Elena

So far Summer 2018 has been a hot one it seems for a lot of us, however for Photographer Monika Elena her stay in Bolinas also has provided spirituality and artistry. She shares with Pirouette her experience of this magical, bohemian town in California. 

Can I take a bit of you with me to Nepal?

It's both scary and exciting to think that I'll soon leave my little family for three weeks, to travel to the Himalaya mountains to help a medical team bring health care to people in remote rural Nepal. 

Paris City Guide for Families: URBANITO

Planning a trip to Paris this Summer en famille ? if it's a yes then the URBANITO Paris Family City Guide would be a very useful travelling companion. This well conceived guide is aimed at making France's capital city a fun, cultured and stress free experience with the kids. It…

Easter Festival of Flower Torches, São Bras de Alportel, Portugal

Spending Easter break in Portugal left a technicolour imprint on our memories. Sun seeking was the primary purpose of our visit, but it was the Festival of Flower Torches at São Bras de Alportel and it's vibrant injection of Portuguese colour that rejuvenated the soul.

Pirouette in Rio

From the sleek boutiques of Ipanema to the colourful flea markets - then back to the heights of Santa Teresa...