February 2017

Exploring romance

Vintage valentines


A rickshaw full of red roses delivered to a beautiful young woman living in Nanking, China, nearly 70 years ago was the catalyst for…

Hats off to style


British milliner Karen Henriksen draws inspiration from vintage styles but combines that retro appeal with a savvy take on what people today are looking…



When Linda Filley is creating her one-of-a-kind shoes, practicality is of no concern. After all, the fanciful creations will never be worn. “You’re not…

A hymn to him


When you think of photographer Mario Testino, you may think of his now-haunting 1997 portraits of Princess Diana for Vanity Fair, which turned out…

My road through Mandalay


Story and photography by Gina Gouveia Scene: Thanksgiving morning. My sister’s residence in Golden Valley, Yangon Myanmar. Ten days have passed since my arrival…