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The Perfect Weekend in Krakow!

Monday, October 26, 2020

The Perfect Weekend in Krakow!

vintage photograph from Krakow

The LUELUE Gallery.


If you are travelling from Warsaw to Krakow, the best, quickest and most comfortable way is to take the EIP (Express IntreCity Premium) from Dworzec Warszawa Centralna ( Warsaw Central railway station). The journey takes 2h 21 minutes. The first-class tickets are between £20-£50 each way depending on how far in advance you book. Seats are very comfortable, lots of leg space, and you can fit medium size luggage on the overhead racks. There is also a separate space for large suitcases near the main door, so don’t panic. Small meal and beverage such as water, tea or coffee are included in the price of the ticket. One thing to note is that you MUST have an allocated seat while travelling by EIP or any other train during the Pandemic. You can purchase tickets via the website, and it’s a very straightforward process.

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Ubiory dzieciece od XVII do XIX wieku. Wilanow dla Mlodych Talentow.

Children’s clothing from the 17th to the 19th century – Wilanow for Young Talents.

Monday, June 24, 2019

Children’s clothing from the 17th to the 19th century – Wilanow for Young Talents. The exhibition runs until the 31st of October and you definitely don’t want to miss it!

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Little and Large antique dolls and dresses exhibition

Little and Large antique dolls and dresses exhibition

Friday, May 17, 2019

Little and Large antique dolls and dresses is an exhibition which opens today at The Fashion Museum in Bath. It’s one of my favourite museums in the UK and the first one that I visit when travelling to the enchanting county of Somerset.

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The Perfect Weekend in Sydney

Monday, October 24, 2016

The Perfect Weekend in Sydney - Where to eat, drink and shop if you love vintage, luxury but only have a couple of days to spare. I’ve recently returned from a trip to Australia and even though most of my time was spent taking in spectacular sunsets from the picturesque beaches of Perth on the country’s west coast, I did get the ...

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Wheels & Dollbaby

Wheels and Dollbaby

Monday, October 10, 2016

Wheels and Dollbaby Edith Head, the great costumier of Hollywood films, once said that “clothes are the way you present yourself to the world; they affect the way the world feels and thinks about you; subconsciously they affect the way you feel and think about yourself.” A sharp observation which resonates strongly with me, as I firmly believe that a woman says ...

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17th century fashion

Wilanow for Young Talents – Fashion at the Court of King Jan III Sobieski exhibition

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Wilanow for Young Talents - Fashion at the Court of King Jan III Sobieski exhibition! I feel incredibly privileged to have been invited to the opening of this new exhibition at Warsaw’s beautiful Wilanow Palace and for me to say this, you can be sure that it truly was something spectacular. Not just to have been given the opportunity to see talented ...

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Moi photographed by Gregory Michael King AKA Mr de Merteuil at L'Hotel in the de Merteuil room :) It's Beyond My Control

L’Hotel – The best luxury boutique hotel in Paris.

Monday, February 22, 2016

Oscar Wilde, perhaps my favourite author, famously once said, “Anyone who lives within their means suffers from a lack of imagination.” Taking his own words to heart, poverty stricken and in Paris, dear Oscar, nearing the end of his days, moved into a hotel above his means and stayed there until his death in November 1900. That hotel stands to this day, ...

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Helena Modjeska-Icon of Style.Reconstructions of XIX century costumes

Helena Modjeska-Icon of Style. Reconstructions of XIX century costumes

Friday, June 21, 2013

Once a year, on the day of my birth, I like to indulge my senses, in a way, an act of regenerating, of reminding myself of who and what I am. On one of these occasions, I was taken to Versailles by Mr de Merteuil, waking on the morning in a hotel that used to be the royal stables and spending ...

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victorian funeral cape

Shopping for vintage in London.

Monday, November 5, 2012

Shopping for vintage in London. I’ve often preached to my friends about choosing quality clothes over quantity and investing in key pieces that will serve them for years and won’t go out of style for a long, long time. I’m a big admirer of Parisian women who always seem so effortlessly chic and I follow their philosophy of investing in a classic ...

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