Elena Bowes

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

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November 7th, 2014 | Places

Mayfair Bejewels and Bedazzles

Mayfair just keeps getting more marvellous. I stopped in for a cappuccino at the brand new Maison Assouline on Piccadilly, a shop as luxurious and comforting as freshly pressed linen…

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August 9th, 2014 | Places

The other Mykonos

When I told my hairdresser I was going to Mykonos he winked at me. “Ah, you like to party?” I don’t like to party.  I hate noise, crowds, drunken weirdos…

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July 23rd, 2014 | Places

Cote d’Azur a la Isy

I just spent a glorious few days in Cap Ferrat with my friend Isy who knows all the best places to buy everything from black olives to  old-fashioned, pretty cotton…

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May 28th, 2014 | Places

My Mykonos

Read my in-depth report on buzzy, beautiful Mykonos in Indagare– where to stay, eat, shop and see. May, 2014

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May 23rd, 2014 | Places

Summer-time Birthday Presents

For some reason I like Gemini’s (being one myself, I guess we are pretty terrific) so I need to get going on the birthday present front. South Kensington never fails…

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