Elena Bowes

New York-London design & culture writer of a certain vintage looking for meaning and wholeness in life

Blog Tag:
long breaks

April 13th, 2016 | Unique Finds

A Life In Buttons

The over-sized gold button has hung above this quirky, cosy shop on a tree-lined street on Manhattan’s Upper East Side for 52 years, proof that it is possible to make…

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March 21st, 2016 | Wanderings

Aspen Sans Skis

Why are you going? You don’t ski. You’ve never met the people you’ll be staying with. And you’re flying thousand of miles for the pleasure. Are you nuts, my therapist…

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February 1st, 2016 | Unique Finds

Viva la Vintage

Hailed as a ‘vintage clothing legend’, Irishman Oliver Harkness loves nothing more than the hunt, being on the road, whether that road leads to an auction in Ireland, a flea…

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