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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 …

Long dress

zara dress

I love long dresses, they are very feminine and make the silhouette taller. This chemisier dress by Zara has the top tight and the skirt large. It makes beautiful shapes with the wind. And today Milan is windy enough to make my dress fly.                               I wear long dress Zara boots …

Bomber and cropped jeans

One of the simplest way to wear a bomber jacket is with a pair of jeans. For spring it’s good to dare with something new, like cropped jeans. Today I wear a pink neoprene  handmade bomber. I enjoyed to match it with pink bag, earrings and sunglasses. To make the outfit less cloying a striped top. Ready to take a walk in Corso Como, one of the …

The smell of rain

merci jacket

  A quick stop at the bookstore for updates on fashion and then outside to breathe the scent of rain. I love to wander through the city after the rain, the smell in the air after a rainstorm delights me and the city is empty. The feeling is that of a great empathy with nature and joy to be lucky enough to enjoy this. I wear shirt Blumarine jeans Levi’s jacket Merci bag Moschino boots Tod’s earrings Dolce&Gabbana photo Alice Turchini

Happy Birthday to me

What place could be better than San Francisco to celebrate your birthday? I can’t think of a better place. I’m so happy to be here today, I have decided that I must shine from morning till night. The top by Dries Van Noten with its shimmering embroidery is perfect for my birthday outfit. Mixing elegance with practicality I wore a long, pleated skirt with sneakers. …

A floral top to make total black joyful

A floral top to make total black joyful

   The serious, though very elegant, total black can be minimized by a floral print shirt. Definitely more suited to spring now arrived. The top I’m wearing is black silk with printed pink and blue flowers. To make the outfit even lighter I wore gold earrings with pink insert, as well as the bag.                                            I wear pants Aspesi top Shirtaporter coat Dolce&Gabbana bag Lanvin boots Tods earrings Marni photo Alice Turchini

Last night dinner out

Last night dinner out with friends for Easter greetings. My outfit for the occasion was a simple combination: pants with a shirt. The choice of details is very important if you want to avoid being banal. The shirt with colorful flowers gives a fresh touch to the outfit, the red vest and the violet velvet boots give a strong impact at the outfit. What do …

Early spring in blue

paula cademartori bag

In these days it has made its entry a timid sun, prelude in the upcoming spring. The desire to put back heavy coats and everything remembers us the winter, is impelling. To give the welcome to these first days of sun I have chosen the blue color for my outfit. I wear culottes with a short silk top and over a large, light short coat in brown …

Luigina, the best and unstoppable 80-year-old tailor

Luigina, the best and unstoppable 80-year-old tailor

  This is an inspiring story of someone who still works in their very senior years, a post dedicated to Luigina. Do you remember the couture workshop’s atmosphere of which I’ve talked about in the post About Not? About me Well, Luigina was one of the girls who worked in my aunt tailor’s shop, and a dear friend of my mom and aunt. After some …

A stop at the Galleria before the cocktail hour

A stop at the Galleria before the cocktail hour

  The rain has finally stopped, it’s now a pleasure to stroll through the city. A visit to the Galleria is a must, so I make a stop before the happy hour. I’m not late for the date with my friends, I can enjoy my time at the Galleria. To know something about the Galleria see my previous post: A morning at the Galleria I wear …

My look the first day at Milano Fashion Week

For my first day at 2016 Milano Fashion Week I couldn’t not to wear one of my favorite brand: the belgian Dries Van Noten. The spring collection in voile layered with ruffles is so romantic…in a modern way. For this occasion I chose a black vest with ruffles in voile blu, I felt like a princess! My Jil Sander clutch matched  well the vest, black …

Pink again

  This winter pink is my passion, you know my pink coat, see the post https://notonlytwenty.com/2015/11/crazy-about-the-pink-coat/, that I ware as it was a dress. Today I wear it over a shirt in a little bit different nuances of pink and with the stunning  flower necklace by Dries Van Noten, of which color? Pink, of course. Black pants and, another passion of mine, sandals. The impressive …