“You’ll learn, as you get older, that rules are made to be broken. Be bold enough to live life on your terms, and never, ever apologize for it. Go against the grain, refuse to conform, take the road less traveled instead of the well-beaten path. Laugh in the face of adversity, and leap before you look. Dance as though everybody is watching. March to the beat of your own drums, and stubbornly refuse to fit in.”

Welcome to the jungle! I am delighted to share a variety of interests with all of you, touching on the different elements that compose a lifestyle. Contents range from beauty tips and product reviews to yummy recipes for special occasions, inspirational posts, celebrity looks and fun ideas to always express the best sides of you or simply the mood you are in.

I currently live in Milan, Italy but was raised in New York and am half Italian and half French (if you managed to wrap your head around that, here comes the last bit) and have some Somali origins from my grandmother’s side so my influences vary hugely given this multicultural melting pot that is my life. Somewhere in the middle of that I managed to grab a Bachelors in international economics , get accredited as a journalist and am about to graduate from a Master of Science in marketing management.

My hope is that some of the ideas you encounter here may help you add a little magic to your lives once in a while, embrace different sides of yourselves, dream a little harder, learn something new or just have a good laugh after a challenging day. This is a place for every kind of animal, whether you are fierce or more gracious, sweet or hot & spicy, simple or a diva…whatever you are there will no doubt be something to your liking in the jungle!

Please do not hesitate to include your comments and feedback, I very much enjoy learning about different perspectives and getting to know your take on the world!


– J