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How to combine pants in leather or faux leather

Do you have in the closet leather or faux leather pants that you don’t know how to match? It all depends on the model of the pants: adherents like leggings, cigarette or with pleats. Today I propose you those with pleats, in the next weeks I will show you my combos with the other models. What to wear with high-waisted trousers The thing that struck …

Simple and refined clothing

Are you looking for a type of refined clothing, but that is also simple? Simplicity doesn’t have to be insignificant, you can be dressed simply, but with refinement. As I always say, the focus must be on combo, these are what make a refined outfit that otherwise would go unnoticed. Which jacket to choose We create our outfit with a pair of trousers and a …

The jacket with padded shoulders: is power dressing back?

After Coco Chanel, with the creation of the homonymous jacket and Yves Saint Laurent that makes women wear the typically male tuxedo, is the American essayist John Y. Molloy who in his 1975 book, Dress for Success talks about power dressing. In a highly sexist society, women would have to dress like men in order to be successful. Thus the fashion of jackets with padded shoulders …

The silk blouse to wear in Autumn

With the change of seasons, also our clothing must adapt. We are now used to very hot summers until late September and, often even the first weeks of October have almost summer temperatures. Wearing silk blouses seems no longer suitable for September, but more suited to the Autumn season. (See also the link) The blouse (wide shirt with belt at the waist) in silk is …

The vest: the glamorous item to have in the closet

Today, friends, I want to talk to you about a particular item: the vest. The vest is one of the pieces that each of us should have in the closet, when I speak of vest I’m not just referring to the waistcoat that men wore under the jacket, but to all possible variations both in size and fabrics. Don’t think of the vest as an …

What to wear with jeans: the top with scarves

Dear friends, the outfit that I propose today is a look a bit unusual for me. In fact, as you may have guessed from the proposed looks, I don’t particularly like too large clothing. I’m not very tall and I’m not thin, when I wear something “shapeless” I seem even more fleshy, so I prefer things more adherent. (Do you remember the white one?) This time …

The dress with ruffles: my passion

I have always had a great passion for dresses with ruffles, in a vaguely gypsy style. I told you about it when I showed you the dress that had started sewing my mother and then finished my friend Luigina, do you remember (A dress I love)? If then the dress is long then it becomes love at first sight. This is what happened with the …

The sarong skirt not only at the beach

We are used to thinking about the sarong like a swimsuit cover when we are at the beach. The Belgian designer Dries Van Noten, whose creations I’m in love with, proposed a long skirt in sarong style to wear in town. When I saw it at Dolci Trame shop in Siena, I immediately fell in love with it, the emotion of distant destinations and transparent …

Summer is full of colors

We are at the height of Summer, which is also the explosion of the colors of nature. To celebrate the August holidays I chose a colorful dress that for me reflects the Summer with all its colors. The yellow of ripe wheat, the blue of the sky in the nights of falling stars, the red of ripe peaches, the green water of the limpid sea …

The long dress is my summer must-have

My Style Not Only Twenty

For some years I have discovered the long dress and, I guarantee you, now I cannot do without it. Despite being a lover of little black dresses and tight-fitting dresses, I’m appreciating the practicality and versatility of the long dress. Practical because it can be worn from morning to night: during the day it is casual and the evening is super feminine and versatile because …

How to be fashionable

Il mio stile Not Only Twenty

Being fashionable for me means feeling good with what I wear, the harmony we create when we build outfits is the mirror of who we are. And because our outfits are a part of us, I don’t like throwing away my clothes just because “old”. It’s nice to change clothes when we want, but it’s also nice to wear pieces that have been in our …

Choice of shirt for a glamorous look

Stile Not Only Twenty

Can a simple shirt be enough to give a glamorous note to a pair of jeans? Yes, certainly if the choice of shirt is prudent. Without raising doubts about the beauty and simplicity of the white cotton shirt worn with blue jeans, the choice of shirt to make the outfit important is essential. Choose a precious fabric like silk and a beautiful and evocative print …