Tuesday, July 28th, 2015
I was looking for some new flats to buy when I come across this Australian accessories brand, Billini and immediately fell in love with their style and affordable prices. Here are a couple of my favorites from their collection.
Monday, July 27th, 2015
These jeans from ASOS will look great with blouses and tshirts.
This sweater is eye-catching yet minimalistic. And has a perfect name.
Classic black flats with a subtle heel from Sam Edelman will keep your feet happy.
This Zara shirt will look really good with white jeans.
This Rebecca Minkoff necklace adds a sophisticated look to your outfits.
Which staple do you like best?
Thursday, July 23rd, 2015
If I were to design my dream home, I would take a lot of inspiration from this Stockholm Apartment by Oscar Properties. High ceilings, spacious living room and kitchen, sophisticated and clean lines make it looks so relaxing and modern.
Tuesday, July 21st, 2015
Currently on my wanted list: Aldo Ridia Black Metal Barely There Heeled Sandals. When you ask yourself the dreaded question “Do I really need another shoes?”. Answer: “Yes! Yes! It’s under $100, looks expensive and you can wear it anywhere!”. Sold!
Friday, July 17th, 2015
Buy this chic little denim dress from ASOS!
Eat this deliciously simple salad! Recipe here.
Read Why Female Lawyers are still shamed for caring about clothes. I sympathize with the author about the way she feels pressured to conform to the work uniform. I don’t see how someone’s clothes at a corporate environment needs to be strictly regulated as long as it looks polished and professional. A little style doesn’t hurt anyone.
Watch 1864. A Danish drama from BBC Four about three childhood friends during the Second Schleswig War fought between the Kingdom of Denmark and the German Confederation.
And finally, work your butt off this weekend! 16 squats that you can do without equipment. Have a great weekend! xoxoxoxoxoxo
Thursday, July 16th, 2015
Perfumes can be quite expensive but you can get really nice and fresh smelling perfumes for under $50.00. Here are six of my favorites! 1) Dude No.1 All Natural Cologne 2) Prada Candy Kiss 3) Caswell Massey Lavender Eau de Toilette 4) Clean Eau de Parfum Spray 5) LUCY B Eau de parfum Pink Frangipani 6) Hawaiian Gold parfum
Monday, July 13th, 2015
I recently bought this Bec & Bridge striped dress and even though it’s a little pricey ($200.00), I feel like it is worth the investment. Instead of buying two polyester dresses for $50.00 a piece that will look old in a few months, you can buy this dress and wear it everywhere because stripes are never out of style.
Friday, July 3rd, 2015
1) A conversation with Camille Paglia. One of my favorite things she said was “Western culture is in decline. There’s absolutely no doubt about it, in my view, looking at the history of Egypt, of Babylon, of Byzantium, and so on. And so what’s happening is everyone’s so busy-busy-busy with themselves, with this narcissistic sense of who they are in terms of sexual orientation or gender, and this intense gender consciousness, woman consciousness at the same time…” Read the whole interview here.
2) A conversation with a self-made billionaire, Brunello Cucinelli. One of the many quotes from him that I love was “Those who come to me and say, “You know, I work 15 hours a day,” I say, “I am not interested.” I am interested in the quality of working hours, not the quantity. The brain of the human being. Do you think that during the first five hours of the day you are the same as you are in the last five hours? No way. You’re tired, and if you’re tired, you stop listening, and the decisions you make are risky.” Read it here.
4) I’m obsessed with magic, witches and spells or any sort of supernatural stories so it was such a delight to discover this new BBC show “Jonathan Strange and Mr.Norrell”. Imagine watching a visually stunning story without extreme violence or sex? Yes, apparently it can be done on TV.
5) 40 ways to relax in five minutes or less. Whewwww.
Happy 4th of July and have a great weekend!
Thursday, July 2nd, 2015
This white lace dress I just bought from Princess Polly is so pretty and romantic! I can’t wait to wear it to summer parties!
Wednesday, July 1st, 2015
Happy July first! Here are 6 body scrubs that I want to try this summer! 1) Aina Skincare 2) VS beach sexy scrub 3) Sea in a Scrub 4) Costes Shower Gel 5) Zelens Mineral Shower 6) Frank Coconut Body Scrub (I bought it and love it!)
(Source: Maxim August 2015)
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