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Stella Jean: ethnic and feminine dress

stella jean dress

Ethnic and feminine in Stella Jean garments   The magic of Stella Jean clothes is to use African prints and European forms. So the colors and patterns play a fundamental role: solar and of high-impact, while the shapes are sinuous for fitting clothing, but also for the full skirts that emphasize the slender waist. As you can see the colors and fitting clothing are two …

Black flowers on my dress

White with black flowers: it’s my dress! As you know I like black and white. I find it classy and elegant. Do you remember my post on black and white? This time I fell in love with this white dress with big black flowers. Its a fitting dress in embossed silk. It’s so soft and pleasant to the touch that when you wear it you feel …

My dress is a flower garden

dolce gabbana flower dress - photo shooting in Siena - Not Only Twenty Fashion blog

My flower garden dress I love the summer,  light and colors. I really like the colors and the colorful prints even in clothing. I find them joyful and full of positive energy, sunny. It is for this reason that I chose this flower dress by Dolce & Gabbana that looks like a flower garden. My passion for colours does not end with the clothes, but …

Waiting for the Palio

On 2 July there will be the Palio   Saturday 2 July in Siena there will be the Palio in honour of the Madonna of Provenzano. Do you remember the last year post on the Palio? The city is full of people and you can already feel the excitement and tension in the air. All dare predictions on the victorious contrada, dare that often are …

Shopping in Siena

Best shopping in Siena     I continue with the list of my favorite shops in Siena. Today the choice is on one of the historical shops of Siena, Cortecci. Cortecci offers the best of Italian and international brands from 1935. Valentino, Dolce&Gabbana, Brunello Cucinelli, Fendi, Etro, Gucci just to mention a few of the Italian brands, in addition to Balenciaga, Stella McCartney, Givenchy. It is impossible …

Do you like my robe?

for restless sleepers robe

How to look Chic but Comfy …with a robe of course!   As you can imagine I could hardly refrain from choosing a robe and pajama-type pants for this spring. As I wrote in the post “The charm of pajamas”, this outfit is chic in an effortless way and it could be a great alternative to the cocktail dress. I chose to mix and match two …

A top like a tattoo

  I like tattoos. For spring/summer 2016 several designers have presented sweaters , socks , fuseaux and gloves as if they were body tattoos. I chose the stretch tulle top by Dries Van Noten to wear under the silk jacket.  If it seems too transparent , you can wear it over a  flesh-colored tank top  instead of on a bra. I like also to wear …

A shopping day

a shopping day

  Although the spring has now forwarded it seems that the sun is reluctant to peep. We just have to spend a day shopping. It’s a long time I was planning to propose a list of stores to visit in Siena. This is a good time to start. The store that I propose today is Dolci Trame and it’s one of my favorite stores. Here you can …

The timeless LBD

gucci dress

  So much has been said and written about the little black dress (LBD), the perfect dress for any occasion. Whatever the occasion, from sophisticated wear at the office,  to a cocktail dress, to dress for a hot date, the LBD is able to solve very well every dilemma about what to wear. It is evident that accessories play an important role so that the …

My new denim

my new denim

    As already written in a previously post (see below), this year denim must be particular, with a unique touch. As well as my shirt of Marquez Almeida. The asymmetrical length, the pleats and the hemstitch make it an impressive garment that you can wear from morning till night. During the day combined with jeans and in the evening with straight black pants. The shirt …

A dress I love

handmade dress

I always loved the dresses with ruffles that sent back to a Spanish style. So, one day, my mother (which as you know had a tailor workshop) and I  started to look for a suitable material until we found this wonderful pink silk with black dots. She had already started working on this dress when, unfortunately, has been hit by a TIA (transient ischemic attack) …

Happy in my kimono

  Today I’m very happy with my choice! My wonderful kimono by Dries Van Noten is the cult piece according to Federica Orazi and Elisabetta Teri, buyers and owners of the shop Dolci Trame in Siena. As Virginia Ricci wrote on her article Orient Express in Fashion Buzz. A weekly appointment with season trends and must-have. The advices to Io donna is given by the …