Author: Gracie Opulanza

Audi Polo – HRH The Duke of Cambridge and Prince Harry

I was invited to my first ever Polo Match.  It was the 15th anniversary of the Audi Polo Challenge. Which attracted some of the world’s top polo players, as well as VIPs including movie talent Emma Stone, Luke Evans and Gemma Arterton. Along side those guests there was the, HRH The Duke of Cambridge and Prince Harry joined forces on the field for day two of the Audi Polo Challenge 2017 charity tournament. Ambassador for @AudiUK #audipolo #weshowyouhow # lukeevans wearing and trending @Dior @gracieopulanza pic.twitter.com/Lq3ZZBlUTS — Men Style Fashion (@menstylefashion) May 7, 2017  In today’s polo match the...

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Hiro Miyoshi Hair & Beauty Mayfair – The Customer Is Always Right

Way back in January I had the pleasure in meeting Hiro Miyoshi at his Mayfiar Salon. This time I was going to experience the man first hand, in the world of luxury hair. The next seven days I was going to drive one of the most expensive SUV’s in the world called a Bentley Bentayga. Along side that, I was been hosted by several luxury hotels, restaurants and manors across the country. So it was imperative that the hair colour and style matched the scenes. Yes my adventure was being filmed too. Who Is The Lady In The Bentayga? Who is...

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MC Collignon – The Conscious Collection SS17

MC Collignon – The Conscious Collection feels like graceful strolling on the French boulevard. It is a colouful collection, exuberant yet understated, for all summer occasions. There are different styles that perfectly match together and mix well with the other items from the collection. The collection I wore today contains flowing tops, deux pieces and placed floral prints. The quality of the fabric is luxurious silky, combined with classic crepes, interspersed with lurex twists. The fit emphasizes the feminine and the strong personality of the woman. Empowering Women We share a clear vision, Empowering Women. To awake a feeling...

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Jaguar F-PACE Model S – Luxury Family On 22 Inch Wheels

I grew up in rural Australia on a farm. I remember my parents buying their very first SUV in the nineties. Back in those days these type of cars were in their infancy. The technology was very basic and the power of the engine was nothing to what I am driving today. The Jaguar F-PACE is what I call one sexy and powerful looking SUV. I am always looking for cars that are statement pieces. I work in the world of fashion and in this pretentious environment, first impressions counts. Cars for me are as much a lifestyle statement as...

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Tulip Season Holland – 7 Million Flower Bulbs Bloom In Spring

The best time to travel to Holland is in mid April to see the tulips at their best. This is a unique trip and a must do. I would recommend doing it on a bike. As you can get better access to the fields and explore the smells nature as to offer here. Tulip season runs from the end of March until mid May, but the flowers are usually at their best halfway through April. More than 7 million flower bulbs bloom in spring at the Keukenhof in Lisse. One of the most frequently asked questions is “what is...

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Samsonite’s Suitcases – The Serious Traveller

In April 2017 Samsonite launches its most up to date Curv® collection combining the best materials with a contemporary design: Lite-Box. State -of-the-art technology combined with a great deal of attention to detail give the suitcase its key look: a large volume boxy case in a dynamic vertical design with prominent outside corner protections. he interior is a winner too: fully-lined with soft touch premium fabric, the 2 divider pads and in height-adjustable cross ribbons (top and bottom) ensure a perfect organisation that can be accommodated to the needed volume of your luggage. The award-winning Cosmolite is Samsonite’s best-selling product line in Europe. It is made from revolutionary Curv®...

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Metallic Skiwear – Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics

I was invited by Korea Tourism Organisation (KTO London) to fly to PyeongChang, South Korea. The purpose of this journey was to promote the ‘PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Games’ and to get an insight into South Korean culture. This pre-visit to the Gangwondo Province which includes PyeongChang, Gangneung and Jeongseon was a trip I was looking forward to and this was my first visit to South Korea. Whilst skiing and also interviewing some of the top athletes in Snowboarding. It occurred to me, that I like to pioneer fashion trends. I have been trying this almost all my life. For me these athletes that are performing...

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Seoul South Korea Fashion – apM Place & Jogyesa Temple

I was invited by Korea Tourism Organisation (KTO London) to fly to Pyeongchang, South Korea. The purpose of this journey was to promote the ‘Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic Games’ and to get an insight into South Korean culture. This pre-visit to the Gangwondo Province which includes PyeongChang, Gangneung and Jeongseon was a trip I was looking forward to and this was my first visit to South Korea. I am very familiar how Asia can design fashion but the region is so under the radar when it comes to creative fashion. They are a breed of their own regarding accessories and everything bling. Asian people are bold,...

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British Fashion Awards 2017 – Driven By Audi

  The BFTA was formed in the mid 1980’s, initially to standardise the rules of Field Target throughout Great Britain. Northern Island was not included as the firearms regulations were different from the mainland. For 2017, Audi drove several film stars to the Bafta’s and this is what they wore. If you want to know my thoughts on Audi. Then you can read my reviews here. Newcomer Anya Taylor-Joy looked like a modern day Disney princess in this pale blue tired Gucci gown with a tiger on the front. Naomie looked like a princess in a frilly feminine Gucci...

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Sir John Hurt – Nick Hurt Interview 2015

At Pretty Green 2015 catwalk I had the privilege of meeting Sir John Vincent Hurt, along side  his wife and his son Nick Hurt. The more high profile people I meet the more humble they are. I just got sent this interview yesterday and thought it was time to launch it. There is nothing more endearing than to witness the love between a father and a son. Sir John Hurt over six decades was recognized with a special Bafta for outstanding British contribution to cinema in 2012, and a knighthood in 2015. Since pioneering my brand MenStyleFashion, this is...

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Freeze Frame Fashion – Tips On Growing A Clothing Brand

Who is Natasha Meli?  What ‘s her philosophy about the art of fashion? Here is a an exclusive interview on how hard is it to build a swimwear fashion brand in 2017. Freeze Frame Fashion for 2017 is growing strong as ever. Walk into a Dior Store and look at a beautifully designed and made high end dress, it takes my breath away…gorgeous design in divine fabrics is an art in it’s self. How did you get started? Drawing dresses from a very young age of 5. My mother told me later I only drew girls in clothing. So...

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Martini Is Not To Be Shaken Nor Stirred

We  are all very familiar with the famous “Shaken, not stirred” line thanks to James Bond. Whilst staying and reviewing the Dukes Hotel London. I was introduced to an Italian gentlemen called Alessandro Palazzi. He has legally been behind a bar since 1974. His passion for the martini alone is why I was inspired to write about my experience. As I learn more about the world of luxury and what hidden gems are out there. I can’t help ponder how talented people are. Alessandro Palazzi,  passion was infectious. His enthusiasm for the love of being a barman for so long...

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