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Postcards from Rome

Postcards from Rome

My second look from my short but sweet Roman holiday was an almost all black ensemble put together using pieces that have beautiful stories behind. I found the straw hat in a small vintage shop on Portobello Road owned by a kind-eyed man in his early 70’s, whom I bonded with over a mutual hate(…)

White winter magic

White winter magic

Blame it on me never buying into the whole wearing-red-for-christmas business or see it as a way to compensate for the lack of snow – truth is I find all white outfits truly magical, especially around winter holidays. Yes, you’ll probably pass on take away coffee or food and cringe every time someone is within(…)

Black Friday shenanigans

Black Friday shenanigans

I woke up this morning with 47 Black Friday email notifications blipping on my phone. As I was scrolling through them I realized the narrative was pretty much the same. Buy this. Buy now. 50% off. Don’t miss out. My philosophy towards Black Friday has been the same for as long as I can remember.(…)

Street style heroes

Street style heroes

Every few years, from the sea of trends that emerge season after season there will be one or two that will take the street style scene by storm and metamorphose into wardrobe staples. Remember when the backless loafer was considered a little peculiar, not to say plain ugly? Vaguely. Now you see it everywhere and(…)

What does it take for an outfit to become an uniform?

What does it take for an outfit to become an uniform?

Every once in awhile I put together an outfit that will later receive¬†the proud and rather understated title of ‘uniform’. It usually begins in a moment of panic when I have only a few minutes to put together a look. Funny enough, it’s never the carefully planned outfits that get to be worn again and(…)