Posts by: Vicky Lee

When it comes to skincare, there is hardly a people more adventurous than the Koreans. In their search for miracle ingredients that keep their skin flawless and bright well into old age, the Koreans leave absolutely no stone unturned. The only caveat is that these ingredients should preferably be of a natural origin,...

A few months ago, I was appointed a board member of the Walkabout Foundation. I am so honoured to be a part of the organisation and be able to support those who are in need of medical equipment and have been housebound, alone and distressed all their life. The foundation gives wheelchairs to such people in very...

Not many people know this, but the perennial Konjac plant is a staple in the Korean diet. Affectionately nicknamed devil’s tongue because of the long-shaped tuber that emerges from its flower, konjac is cultivated in the warmest, subtropical regions of Asia, including Korea. It is hard to miss: not only the flower is...

Cartier is a luxury brand that is synonymous with alluring and timelessly chic jewellery that dazzles women the world over as much for the outstanding beauty of its designs as for the exquisite craftsmanship that brought them to life. This summer, the French luxury Maison is casting its dazzling spell on the British...

I believe I am not the only woman who ever wished she could roll out of bed and out the door in her pyjamas. This summer I’ve finally got my wish: first glimpsed on last year’s runaways, the elevated pyjama trend is now taking the fashion world by storm, with the likes of Gigi Hadid, Kim Kardashian and Rihanna seen...

Summer is a very stressful time for the skin: from sun damage to dehydration and even oiliness, the hot temperatures mixed with the sun’s ultraviolet radiation can wreak a lot of havoc on your face! The quickest ways to fix these summer woes is a sheet mask treatment. This pampering ritual banishes dry and rough spots,...

A hot day spent carelessly frolicking at the beach is one of life’s littlest pleasure. However, the salty water of the ocean and the white sand of the beach tend to stubbornly stick to the skin for hours after you’ve returned to your hotel, dulling your complexion and roughing up your skin’s texture. This is why double...

Green tea is, without the shadow of a doubt, the ultimate summer drink. Sipping this green liquid in my back garden on the hottest days of the year is a refreshing treat that cools me down and keeps my skin safe from environmental harm, particularly sun damage. As Korean women understand all too well, the sun is a...

Last month, I headed to the London Design Museum for the preview party preceding the opening of the Cartier in Motion exhibition. Curated by the architect Lord Norman Foster and the museum’s director, Dejan Sudjic, the exhibition tells the story of Cartier watchmaking and its evolution through the years, focusing in...

Harper’s Bazaar is, perhaps, the most sophisticated of all fashion magazines and an unmissable resource for modern women interested in the best that life has to offer. Since its very first edition, its amazing team of writers, photographers, artists and designers have consistently delivered new interesting...