Make a wish!!

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The winter queen!

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The shoemaker of dreams!

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Charleston weekend part II

June 9, 2017

Monday I shared pictures of what I was wearing this weekend in Charleston and today I would like to share with you what I wore on my second day at the coast. On Sunday we visited Folly Beach (which is technically not Charleston anymore but it’s where the locals go) and spend the day at the seaside. It is strange for me seeing the Atlantic Ocean from the opposite coastline since I am used to seeing it from the European side. The colours of Folly Beach reminds me a lot of the northern Spanish coast because of the long beaches and the dark water, which created in me a mixed experience of feelings…

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Charleston weekend part I

June 6, 2017

This weekend I visited Charleston, South Carolina and I completely loved it! Charleston has a picturesque historic French Quarter, complete with cobblestone streets and horse-drawn carriages. It is an art and food lovers dream! We thoroughly enjoyed this romantic weekend by the sea.

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Denim look

May 31, 2017

As spring turns to summer, I have started to wear my summer dresses. Dresses are great for this time of the year, they require no mix & match thinking in the morning and the are fresh and cool! Two summers ago this outfit was my Saturday staple, I used to wear it every week to go grocery shopping in the morning and then later go to the beach and more often finishing my day with drinks at the beach bar. The best part is that this outfit could adapt for any of these occasions.

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Weeds in our closet

May 29, 2017

The fashion industry, like any other, is in constant evolution. For the outsiders, the evolution might be just in the colours or the silhouettes. But there is an evolution that might not be that obvious and it is technical and fascinating. This evolution, and sometimes revolution, comes from the textiles development. Until the 20th century, all the fabrics that were available in the market came from natural fibres that humans have been using for centuries, such as cotton, linen or wool. In 1934 Wallace Hume Carothers y J. Hill developed the Nylon, it took a further 4 years before the DuPont Corporation (a chemical company) was able to commercialise the product. After this development, the fashion industry went through a revolution in which new synthetic materials were added into the equation. Almost one century later this synthetic fibres have invaded our wardrobes, like weeds invade your garden. Leaving behind a wake of mass produced, not biodegradable materials.

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What are we doing to paradise?

May 25, 2017

How would you feel, if I tell you that there is a beautiful island in the Pacific Ocean that still remains fully virgin. This island is more than 5.000km away from any populated land and its beauty is so, that in 1988 was added to Unesco’s list of World Heritage Site. The ecosystem is so rich, there are 10 plants and 4 land birds that are local to the island, the sand is white and the sea water is turquoise.

  • Henderson Island in 1988

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Pink and ethical!

May 23, 2017

Starting this blog has helped me to realised two things. First, and quite surprising, it is how present pink is in my life! I knew I liked pink, but not that much… Second, and more important, this blog is encouraging me to research and read a lot about sustainability, not just in fashion, but in every aspect of our life. And today’s look has a lot to do with these two facts.

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Refreshed Provence look

May 18, 2017

In today’s post, I am mixing two trends that are super hot this summer. Gingham and patches patterns! The gingham is everywhere and for this season designers have reinvented this pattern by mixing pieces made out of different colours or playing with the scale to different sizes. All these options including it classic version are perfect for the season. How about patches??? They are so 90’s and cool! You can add them to any garment, jeans, jackets, shirts, backpack. It simply looks amazing.

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My favorite thrift stores

May 16, 2017

Throughout the years I have lived in different locations and I am a frequent traveller, so I have been finding great spots where you can purchase beautiful vintage and second-hand pieces. Here is a list of my favourite thrift stores!

  • Seconda Mano

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