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Bonjour, Hello, Howzit!

I am Sam, more commonly referred to as Jack and Tom’s mom. I originally hail from the Vuvuzela-loving city of Johannesburg, I’ve lived in London and Hong Kong, I called Paris home for three years, moved back to Hong Kong for two, then the Big Apple, NYC (hope you’re keeping up!) and now I call Tokyo home – erm, did I mention I love to travel? I’m a Creative Director, having worked for magazines such as ELLE, heat and FHM, and I’ve been a weekly fashion columnist for Grazia. I also art direct and design creative projects for numerous clients and every now and then I manage to post on this personal style, fashion and lifestyle blog, LaBelleCrush.com. Moving a lot and having two small kids has changed my perspective on this modern day fast paced concept of “doing everything” … (yes, I know we’re able to change a diaper while checking our emails making sure that the boss got the report all while keeping an eye on CNN in the background, oh and did I mention the toddler hanging onto your leg playing horsey?) BUT, we’re made …