Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Holidays Style Guide

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas, everywhere around…

Are you ready for the Holidays? Did you buy all the gifts and set up your look for the special night? If not I could help you with the second one ;)
For me Christmas is a very special day. It’s something about it that always warms up my heart. And trust me that’s not the gifts under the tree. It’s the whole spirit in the air… the lights, the decoration, the holiday’s songs. It’s all about joy, happiness and a good time with your family and loved one. I usually start my Christmas preparation right after Thanksgiving and love every single part of it :) 
My Christmas looks are always classy, stylish and elegant.  As a tradition everything is in the details - my preferred materials will be velvet or lace… and my color choices (as predictable that could be) are inspired by the christmas tree -  of course red or green… 

For your inspiration I will share with you 3 of my picks for the Holy night implying all my favorite elements.

First look: It's the ultimate french classy style - red dress; barrett; leopard shoes and clutch for a little edge (I always love the combination of red and leopard) and a black soft-feel scarf to bring together the whole look...

 Dress by Maje; Shoes - Nine West, Bag - J.Crew and the scarf by Zara

Second look: It's a tender velvet and a lace fairytale. Dark green, velvet midi dress with lace on top of a flirty lace turtleneck top and a suede stiletto shoes and bag. Red lipstick for a contrast ;) 

Velvet dress by Zara, lace top - Free people; shoes by Vince Camuto and beg by Moda Luxe.

The Third look it's a little more playful a long-sleeved flared dress with a retro-style lace and my favorite pockets; black tights and a block heel suede booties.

The dress is by Maje; Boots - Wild Diva and the bag is by Moda Lux.

Monday, December 4, 2017

On The Streets of New York City


       Hey guys today I’m sharing with you that little project that we did together with my friend and amazing dancer - gorgeous Amanda. She helped me to present in the best way that romantic, french inspired look.  
I saw a similar look with an oversized sweater on top of a lacy slip dress on a Givenchy window about a month ago and I got so in love with it. That’s why I was so pleasantly surprised  when the other day while I was browsing in Zara for something simple, cheap and cute I saw this sweater dress with the lace in the bottom. It reminded me of that window look so much. 
I decided to combine it with a bit of grungy shoes to go with the oversized sweater and a romantic french beret to correspond with the dreamy black lace. I think that the bag is the element that fully blend everything in the look with its modern, urban take of the emblematic Parisian mesh bag and interior pouch in black velvet. This Sonia Rykel bag has been my favorite lately. My necklace is actually a black rope choker that I decided to unfold and play around with it. 

Sunday, November 12, 2017

Weekend at Catskills

Of course we will picк the coldest record-breaking weekend of the season for a rоаd trip to the Catskills… But the freezing weather didn't really take away any of the pleasure of that magical trip… We’ve been planing to escape from the hustle and bustle of the city for awhile. We've been looking for something close enough but with charming scenery and most important that touch to the nature that we've been missing in the city… I honestly think that we made the best choice by picking the Catskills. 

Where to stay 

We stayed at The Kaaterskill Inn, a quiet, rustic  little hotel with a sweeping views of the Catskill Mountains and over 32 acres of breathtaking scenery… and what an incredible treasure it was… so romantic and magical with a fireplace in the room and a spa bathroom… alpaca, lamas and goats grazing in front of our window… with gorgeous view of the lake and the boat house from the room. Definitely recommend it. 

Where to eat 

Cucina is the restaurant that we absolutely fell in love with in the near by Woodstock. This little gem is situated in a restored and rambling farmhouse and serves a delicious, contemporary Italian dishes; good drinks and a yummy desserts. 

Where to go

We weren't  able to hike in the breathtaking mountains, because of the weather conditions but we had a great time exploring The home and studio of the painter Thomas Cole; Olana - The home, studio and designed landscape of the painter Frederic Edwin Church and Opus 40 - the six-acre bluestone maze that the artist Harvey Fite build for 37 years alone by using only hand tools - very impressive. 

What to wear 

Going to Catskills in the deep of fall you should definitely prepare warm and cozy clothes. My picк was a soft and comfy sweaters with a crop jeans or an easy jogger pants… big teddy coat and my new favorite pecan suede Chelsea booties by J.Crew. My idea was comfort and warmth and that explained the result. 

I'm wearing one of my new favorite teddy coat by Top Shop (similar here; here and here); Madewell round bag (similar here; here and here); Joggers by Zara; suede Chelsea booties by J.Crew; Fedora hat by Callanan and a sunnies by Miu Miu

Photography by amazing Steven Jaramillo

My sweater is by Free People my jeans are Zara (similar here and here)

The sweater I'm wearing is by Free People on the bottom I'm wearing an old flare denim overall that I cropped myself ;) similar here

Steven is wearing Canada Goose jacket 

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Romantic Kotor

Hey guys hello from Montenegro and welcome to one of the world’s most beautiful bays - Kotor, a city of traders and famous sailors, with many stories to tell.
The Old City of Kotor, Montenegro is a well preserved urbanization typical of the middle Ages, and its medieval architecture and numerous monuments of cultural heritage have made it a UNESCO listed “World Natural and Historical Heritage Site”.
Hemmed in by staunch walls snaking improbably up the surrounding slopes, the town is a medieval maze of museums, churches, cafes, squares and Venetian palaces. It’s a dramatic and delightful place where the past coexists with the present. As always I tried to represent the vibes of the place in my style…. And what a vibe this magnificent place has… Its cobblestones ring with the sound of children racing to school in centuries-old buildings, lines of laundry flutter from wrought-iron balconies, and hundreds of cats. 
Our time there past so fast but definitely memorable. Spend between casual walks in the old town, romantic diners and a relaxing boat rides in the Adriatic sea…. Such an amazing place….

My cute little dress is by Free People... bag by Cult Gaia; shoes I.N.C. International Concepts and sunglasses by Miu Miu   

Photography by Steven Jaramillo

Sunglasses by Ray Ban and swimsuit by La Blanca

Visiting the church on the artificial island of Our Lady of the Rocks, built in 1632. The T'shirt and the  denim shorts are by J.Crew; bag - Sonia Rykiel, custom made sandals and sunnies by Ray Ban

 Legend says the island (the only artificial island in the Adriatic) was built on top of a rock where two sailors found a picture of the Virgin Mary in 1452. From that point forward, local sailors would lay another rock following their return from a successful voyage and once a year, on July 22nd, this tradition is commemorated in an event called Fašinada where locals row out and lay some more rocks to keep the tradition alive.

See you again Montenegro!