November 30, 2013

Guest Post: What do your jeans say about you?

Jeans are a fashion staple in every woman's wardrobe, and every style has a distinct personality. Whether you're a bootcut babe or a skinny jean diva, just what do your denims say about you?

Guest Post: Danielle Cofezer on womenswear fashion

The latest trends in womenswear include not only clothes but also accessories such as purses, sandals, lingerie, watches, etc. A survey depicts that a large part of the expenditure made by women and girls is on accessories only. For this reason fashion houses work hard to produce the most attractive accessories at affordable prices. Popular names in the fashion industry include Dolce & Gabbana, Burberry, Miuccia Prada, Victoria's Secret, etc.

November 29, 2013

The Wardrobe: Minty dress & Violet knits

Winter has arrived sharply and unconditionally. The city is covered with snow and the air tingles my cheeks, but I'm still holding on to my Autumn memories of warmth and beauty, of pumpkin spice and apple pies. On a day like that we took a walk in the park enjoying the sun, the colors and the absolute serenity.

Wearing color lifted my mood even higher. It's a trick that always works. Brights make my eyes sparkle with joy! Mixing the elegant dress with (almost) combat boots and slouchy hand-knitted accessories gave it a new carefree vibe. Looking at it with new eyes I felt as if I was wearing it for the first time.

Never hesitate to remix your wardrobe, play with your outfits. Often combinations that might seem absurd create unexpected and fun results once you dare to put the pieces together!

Personal style outfit featuring handmade mint full-skirt dress, hand-knitted violet scarf and hat, combat boots, polka dot tights, vintage white crop jacket and green leather purse. Make up by sleek vintage romance palette and antique blush

November 28, 2013

Win Santa's Stack of Joy from Joy

Win a Winter Bundle called Santa's stack of joy by JOY

Christmas is around the corner and everyone deserves a little (or not so little) gift. That is why the unique fashion & lifestyle brand JOY is giving away the most adorable winter bundles ever! Santa's Stack of Joy includes numerous prizes among which an Olivia Burton Watch, Artsmarty Horse necklace & flower earrings, handy World Map Flask and the cutest Owl Wall Clock! However my favorite part have to be the books, not one but three of them: "Drink me: How to Choose, Taste and Enjoy Wine," "Banksy: Wall and Peace" and "Fifty Bicycles that Changed the World!" 

All you have to do for a chance to win is sign up! Just follow the link:

Guest Post: Add more glam to your personality by flaunting your shiny tresses

Who in this world does not wish to have long, smooth and shiny curls? In reality everyone desires to have shiny, long and strong tresses that could add charisma to their bold personality. Indeed, curls are the beauty crown for every individual as it not only exhibits your bold personality but augment your confidence too. Indeed, long, shiny and smooth curls are one of the greatest assets a woman can ever have. Beautiful curls make a woman very sexy and attractive and they can make her feel good about herself. Women spend a large part of investment on personal appearance.

November 27, 2013

Wednesday Wishes Vol.7 | Snow day essentials

The first snowflakes began falling yesterday and quietly covered the world. This morning I woke up extra early to see the city sleeping under a blanket. As beautiful as it is the snow is too cold and wet for my taste. I need to keep myself warm and cozy to be able to appreciate the joys of winter. There are a few essentials I always keep in my closet for crisp snowy days like this. 

Wishlist for a snow day featuring agnelle short quilted gloves, harrods raccoon trooper hat, Inès & Maréchal  Fox fur snood, Thermos vintage travel mug and Living Kitzbühel Wellies
1. Agnelle short quilted gloves to stylishly protects my hands from the weather.

November 26, 2013

Interview: Mariann Ami about Vision of Femininity & Luxury Handmade Lingerie

Hi Mariann, tell us something about yourself

I'm Mariann, I'm 19 from the UK and I work as a fashion model but now I also have my own e-boutique specializing in designer, luxury lingerie. I work with sophisticated designers to bring you luxury lingerie you'll love!

November 25, 2013

Inspirational Quote: Be Nice

Happy Monday!

There's a month left till Christmas! It is the most wonderful time of the year when the air is filled with magic and happiness. It is the time to forget all the troubles and forget all the nagging worries. It is the time to smile and just be nice. Be nice to yourself because you're lovely and also be nice to other people because they deserve it, even the grumpiest ones! Be nice because if we all are the world will change for the better!

Be nice. Think happy thoughts.Champion silver linings.
Have a great week!



November 24, 2013

A Guide to Homemade Christmas: Ginger Bites

Homemade cookies: Christmas Ginger bites
There is a month ahead till Christmas Eve. We still have autumn weather here but next week the first snowflakes should fall. I’m not fond of white sports, nor cold and wet winter days but the white snow cover to me is mandatory to feel the Christmas spirit. As a driver I really do not miss snowfall but the child and dreamer in me is waiting for the white fairy. It is magical getting up in the early morning and looking out of the window to see the world sleeping under a white blanket.

To invite the Christmas mood I decided to make ginger bites this morning. The aroma of ginger, cloves and cinnamon is cozy and homy. It is not equal at all to just opening the box of readymade cookies. It took me about two hours to cook and decorate the bites with white icing and the season magic is here.

Make a cup of coffee and enjoy the moment with your loved ones.

Homemade cookies: Christmas Ginger bites

November 21, 2013

The Wardrobe: Tartan & Fur

Personal Style outfit featuring tartan Marks and Spencer skirt, Chiffon H&M skirt, fur Atmosphere vest, handmade leather purse, leather autumn flats, vintage jewelry and H&M sunglasses
I have forgotten how much I love tartan only to rediscover it this season. Reaching at a back corner of my closet I found this skirt I've had for the longest time. The combination of red, green and blue always puts me in a festive, holiday mood and makes me dream of sparkly lights and mulled wine. Paired with my furry vest which is the warmest and coziest piece of clothing in my wardrobe and my favorite pair of Autumn flats it makes the perfect outfit for a pleasant walk along the shopping street on a gorgeous sunny day. I don't want these days to be over! Isn't Autumn the most beautiful season of all?

Personal Style outfit featuring tartan Marks and Spencer skirt, Chiffon H&M skirt, fur Atmosphere vest, handmade leather purse, leather autumn flats, vintage jewelry and H&M sunglasses

November 20, 2013

Wednesday Wishes Vol.6 | Camel Classics

The first recorded use of camel as a color name in English was in 1916. Ever since its understated, classic elegance adds instant sophistication to an outfit. The soft shade reminiscent of the hair of camel can speak louder than words. It can serve as a base to complement other colors or make a statement on its own. The classics in camel such as a pencil skirt or a clean coat are not only appropriate for every situation, they never go out of style, making perfect investment pieces.

Wishlist featuring Carven Wool Camel Coat, Joseph Turtleneck Cashmere Camel Jumper, Jaeger Flannel Camel Trousers, Emilio Pucci Camel leather pencil skirt and Rag & Bone Camel Wide Brimmed Fedora
1. The Coat. Carven Camel Wool Coat

November 18, 2013

Inspirational Quote: Be as Happy as Possible

Happy Monday!

Caught up in the vortex of obstacles and ambitions we often forget what really is important, we forget to appreciate the beauty around us, to cherish every moment, we forget to love ourselves and be happy.

Life is a one time offer. Use it well

November 17, 2013

Homemade: Autumn Detailing

The weather was really great last weekend. The last sun rays are somewhat nostalgic, kissing the fallen leaves and making the park fairy. It was a special moment for me saying farewell to the warm, sunny days and preparing to say hello to the chilly winter.

I'd like to share with you some details of my outfit which I consider to be very tuned to the autumn mood. The soft green wool fabric makes the Banana Republic jacket a real treasure. The narrow belt with a ribbon back makes the piece more girly and I really love it. 

November 15, 2013

Marks & Spencer's Christmas Commercial sets the holiday mood

Rosie Huntington Whitley in  Marks & Spencer's Christmas Commercial

Are you in the holiday mood already? Can you feel the party season creeping in with all of its lights and sparkles? If you asked me a week ago I'd say "NO", but seeing Marks & Spencer's Christmas TV commercial made me think of beautiful snowflakes, quietly dressing the world in white, of fairy lights magically sparkling in the twilight, of the warm scent of cinnamon and the hope of a better tomorrow. Christmas is my favorite time of the year and it is almost here!

November 14, 2013

New in The Wardrobe: Comfy Black Boots

Ugg inspired flat fluffy boots in black
Once the Autumn weather began creeping in, tingling my cheeks and tousle my hair and the warm sweater and colorful tights took over my wardrobe I identified a gap in my closet. From all the pairs of shoes that I own (one too many I admit) there was not even one comfortable pair in black. For over a month my mission was to find the perfect addition, comfortable and fun, warm and easy to wear. Not an easy task since I am very petite and wear mostly heels.

November 13, 2013

Wednesday Wishes Vol.5 | Randomly Browsing

There's over a month until Christmas, but the holiday discounts and gift guides are already all around, shiny and tempting. I may or may not have explored Asos' entire list of gift ideas over a cup of tea last night... and I may or may not have saved a several wish lists worth of items in my online shopping bag. Some of them fall under certain themes and some of them don't. Today I'm feeling pretty random so why don't we start with the later.

1.Wish List Sticky Tabs. They'll be so useful when I'm trying to hint what I want for Christmas ... to Santa Claus of course! Way faster than writing a letter! :)

November 12, 2013

The Wardrobe: Blue Velvet

Personal style outfit featuring blue velvet dress from Fashion Union, Peal necklace and bracelet from H&M, felt floppy hat from H&M, Brown riding boots from Nickels
Velvet is a beautiful fabric with a rich history. It's softness reminds me of ghostly shadows, quietly moving in the twilight, whispering forgotten stories of the past. This blue velvet dress courtesy of Fashion Union embodies all of that and more. Elegantly embraced by softness, moving stealthily while the darkness was falling around me I felt like a part of The Coven (American Horror Story anyone?). 

Personal style outfit featuring blue velvet dress from Fashion Union, Peal necklace and bracelet from H&M, felt floppy hat from H&M, Brown riding boots from Nickels

November 8, 2013

The Wardrobe: Stay in touch with your inner child vol.2

Personal style outfit wearing H&M tulle skirt and bunny blouse, Love Label sequins denim jacket, owl brooch, new look lace trainers, Le specks Revolver sunglasses
L. M. Montgomery once said "I am glad I live in a world where there are Octobers." Well I am glad too! I am glad to live in a world where there are sunny Autumn days and calm Sunday mornings, where the leaves change color and the grapes turn to gold. I am glad I live in a world where there are fairy tales to read and wonders to discover. I am glad to live in a world where magic surrounds us. You just have to smile and look around you with the wide, curious eyes of a child to see it!

November 7, 2013

How to pair a diamond tennis bracelet

Diamond tennis bracelets are a classic that (just like a string of pearls) is appropriate for any outfit and occasion. The trend set by … so many years ago is still alive today. Loved by women of all ages the luxurious accessory adds just enough sparkle to a look. It stands on its own but can also be complemented by other jewelry pieces, as long as they don’t overpower it.

How to pair a diamond tennis bracelet.

November 6, 2013

Wednesday Wishes Vol.4 | Tweed of England

Tweed is one of my favorite fabrics to wear. It exudes elegant sophisticating that I associate with the British country side, with castles and aristocrats, with endless green fields covered by the morning fog. The fabric looks gorgeous in all forms and to prove that I've created a wish list revolving solely around it beautiful texture.

Nomad Coat and Skirt, Veronique Branquinho Pants, Stella Jean Dress, Weekend MaxMara Bag, Viyella Harris Hat, Tweed
1. The Coat. The Nomad "Callanish Harris" Tweed Coat looks very elegant with its beautiful clean cuts and the woollen fabric will keep me warm even on the coldest days.

November 5, 2013

Guest post: Top Job Interview Tips

dream job interview tips

Job interviews can be quite daunting, especially if you haven’t had many in the past, or are changing jobs after a long time in one role. The job market has been tough in recent years, and although the situation is slowly improving, there are still many more candidates that there are vacancies. Once you have got your foot in the door and got to interview stage, you need to be the candidate that stands out for all the right reasons and makes the best first impression on the interviewer.

November 4, 2013

Inspirational Quote: Learn to Prioritize

Happy Monday!

In today's fast-paced we have dozens of tasks hanging over our heads at any given time. It is easy to get caught up into the maelstrom and forget what our highest priorities are. Minor quotidian goals are reached at the expense what really is important. It is often easier to go with the flow, to agree with what everyone else is doing, to try to be nice to everybody. 

Saying "no" is much harder. But I have to learn, and you have to learn too! Declining all that is going to stray you from your path is more important than you realize!

You have to decide what your highest priorities are and have the courage - pleasantly, smilignly, nonapologetically - to say no to other things. And the way to do that is by having a bigger yes burning inside. Stephen Covey
Have a successful week!



November 1, 2013

The Wardrobe: Stay in touch with your inner child vol. 1

November is here! Enjoy every moment of this beautiful month and always keep in touch with your inner child! Play with the golden leaves and dance in the rain! Know that fairy-tales are real, you just need to make them happen!

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