The perfect girly weekend: London

Mini-series: Rute Vendeirinho takes you to her favourite girly destinations for a weekend, including insider tips and where to go for a girly weekend photo session! First stop London. Are you desperate for that perfect weekend away with your girlfriends? If so, prepare yourself, forget about the household, the mummy duties… and embrace some girly […]

An expat wife goes back to work

What happens when the (desperate) expat wife goes back to work? On and off throughout her expat (wife) years – and all of a sudden there are quite a few of them and she of course has no idea how that happened – the desperate expat wife has looked longingly into offices, missing the office […]

Silk and its substitutes: Luxurious practicality or practically luxurious?

2014 is the year us ladies can actually come up for air. Literally. Tight-tighter-tightest has now left for the outlets and glorious, elegant, body-skimming silk is back by popular demand. Regardless of what price level you shop at, racks everywhere are filled with fluid silhouettes, but very rarely made of actual silk. Manufacturers are promoting […]

Turkish Rhapsody

She looks tiny as she enters the huge café where we have decided to meet for a chat, but as soon as she sits down at the blue table, which happens to match her neat jacket, she takes up more space. A strong and gentle presence in her hazel eyes and frequent, careful smiles. And […]

The S-therapy

Desperate expat wife or not, we can all be hit by the gloom of everyday life, and a few tricks to get us out of it might come in handy. Nothing fancy or extraordinary, we’re talking about simple – possibly banal, but at times highly efficient – everyday forms of therapy. CLEW introduces the S-therapy: […]

Women & wine

Women and wine is a good match, but it still has a lot of potential. LuciliVines – the association for women and wine in Luxembourg – is the perfect matchmaker, bringing women and wine together at many levels. LuciliVines was started almost two years ago, with wine maker Anouk Bastian as passionate president. The association […]

Women who inspire women

CLEW asks women worth noticing in Luxembourg to choose a woman in public life who is an inspiration to them – in their work and in their life. Anouk Bastian chooses Ger Maas

DIY: Coconut body scrub

Relax with a shower or bath – using a homemade body scrub to freshen up your dry and pale winter skin. It takes you only about five minutes to make this – and you can even make a nice gift out of half of the batch!

Women who inspire women

CLEW asks women worth noticing in Luxembourg to choose a woman in public life who is an inspiration to them – in their work, in their life. Anna Loporcaro chooses Andrée Putman

The Hat

“Wearing a hat is like having a baby or a puppy; everyone stops to coo and talk about it.” -Louise Green Probably both the most loved and the most despised fashion accessory is the hat. Unlike belts or bags, simply the word “hat” conjures up Advanced Level Style, yet simultaneously instils such angst that few […]