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Where to buy the Scottish skirt

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Many friends asked me where they could buy the Scottish skirt I had presented in the post “How to wear tartan“, as I wrote in the article it is a vintage skirt that cannot be found. To keep happy all the people who liked the look, I did a little research on the web and I found some very nice Scottish skirts that I want …

Spring/Summer 2018: what we like and what we don’t

Once the winter sales are over, the stores will show us the new spring / summer collections, but let’s see what the designers’ proposals are and what convinces us and what it doesn’t. Alice+Olivia present their idea for spring all with flowers: dresses, jackets and trousers all bloomed, definitely yes. For Ann Demeulemeester the usual black and white and layers in super light, beautiful fabrics …

Winter sales: what to buy to wear in spring

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Winter sales start, but what should we buy? First of all, the choice goes on the evergreen garments, ie those that never go out of fashion: a blazer, a coat or the classic black trousers. If, after choosing the piece that lasts a lifetime, you still want to have fun, I advise you to direct the choice on clothing that can also be worn in …

Preview of spring / summer 2018 accessories

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Curious to know what will be the new accessories for next season? The accessories for spring/summer 2018 will have a common denominator: to exaggerate. Earrings and necklaces should be extra large and often also worn more than one and they are the most disparate in style. Earrings in lightweight silk and glitter for Armani, like a picture in a frame for Balenciaga, Belle Epoque style for …

The leather jacket: the piece to buy

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The leather jacket is a must-have that we need in our wardrobes. It is practically possible to combine it with everything: from the elegant garment to the sporty one. It fits well with wide, tight, long and cropped trousers, with jeans or more precious fabrics. I adore it also worn on dresses for a gritty outfit, both with wide and fluttering skirts and with pencil skirts. …

And of what lingerie are you?

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Are you a lingerie lover or do you wear what you find first in the drawer? Do you match the bra to the panties or don’t you worry about the combinations? If for clothing it is easier to find dresses that many women like for underwear women have their own rules, some also dictated by physical constitution. To each her intimate Generally women with small …

10 looks to buy for Christmas

Christmas parties are fast approaching, are you ready with your looks? Do you already know what you will wear or are you late with purchases? Here are some ideas of clothing that fit well with every occasion. If you spend your holidays in the country, Goldie long flowered dress will be perfect or Dixie velvet dress for a slightly more elegant occasion. Etro super-fitting black pants on Saks …

Christmas gifts: lots of ideas

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Dear friends we are now close to Christmas and, if you still don’t have clear ideas on what to give to relatives and friends, try to take a look at the gift ideas that I propose. Because it is very nice to make the right gift, which fits the tastes and passions of those who receive it, but often we are running out of ideas …

Five accessories for Christmas

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Do you want to buy accessories that are perfect for Christmas parties, but that are always trendy for spring? Here is my list! Christmas cannot be separated from tartan fabric and to be really special, an accessory in tartan is the icing on the cake. Polly Plume  flats with big bow on the instep are beautiful, witty and comfortable. Perfect to be worn for Christmas parties if you are …

Must-have Autumn/Winter 2017: vinyl

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It’s not just a pretty aggressive and sensual woman that is represented by vinyl clothing, a real  must-have of winter 2017, but it is also a determined and ironic woman. Raincoats, jackets, dresses, trousers, skirts: everything is possible with vinyl. What to choose? I have to confess that when I was offered a vinyl raincoat with a tight belt a bit ‘70s style I was pretty …

The charm of sunglasses

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Today I want to talk about an accessory we all, not just women, love: sunglasses. Although the name indicates a peculiarity, that of protecting the sight from the sun’s rays, sunglasses often do not perform this function, but are a true distinctive feature of the person. Try to think of John Lennon without his round goggles or those used by Marlon Brando in the movie The …

Five cult shoes for Winter 2017

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Here are the five shoe models suitable for every kind of clothing, all trendy and very comfortable. The shoes in the photos are just the proposals to show you the style, but there are footwear of the same kind at much cheaper prices. Boots above the knee This year we cannot miss the boots above the knee, even if you are not passionate about the …