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Friday, June 30, 2017

When life gives you lemons

This outfit shoot didn't exactly go as planned, but there was a lesson to be learned from it. I had wanted to shoot on the beach in a special place that was sadly closed on that afternoon. As a result I was quite grumpy, being full of sand and without the outfit pictures. I almost didn't take them elsewhere, however my boyfriend made me realize how silly it all was. 

On a tropical island the best background, except of the sea, are the palm trees. In my grumpiness I looked around for the less populated palm tree area and shoot my pictures, which ended up lovely. Just shows that you should never let something silly bring you down or flood you with negativity. Needless to say, the next day I was even able to shoot in that special place. 

The unpredictable will always happen, even if you plan everything to the smallest detail. It's up to you how you react and how you let it affect you. Basically, when life gives you lemons make lemonade or drink tequila, ahaha, whatever floats your boat. 

Do you get cranky when things don't go as planned?

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Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Dominican Republic Summer Lookbook Vlog

Hello beautiful people! How are you today?

I'm happy to share my Dominican Republic Vlog in which I share some of the charming and captivating sceneries they have there and also some OOTDs. Hope you'll love the short video as much as I loved my time in the Dominican Republic. 

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Monday, June 26, 2017

You give me Wings to Fly

For the past week I've been on vacation in Paradise aka the Dominican Republic, enjoying the sun and disconnecting a bit. Before leaving I scheduled the posts for the past week and left my laptop at home. The internet over there was horrible, but I did manage to post a few pictures and stories on my Instagram, which you can check out here. It was quite relaxing to leave my laptop behind, but I did shoot a ton of outfit pictures which you'll be seeing on the blog for the next weeks. 

Now, I've wanted to find a charming wings street art for years and when I finally found this one on vacation, I was over the moon excited. Luckily, without knowing about the wall, I had packed the perfect outfit for it, that features my new skirt from my Asos Haul. This skirt is a dream, so fun and easy to wear. You'll notice with all of my vacation outfits, that they are very feminine yet simple and comfortable. 

Also tomorrow is my birthday, I'll be 26. I have some mixed feelings about that, but we'll talk more about it tomorrow. 

Where are you going on vacation this summer?

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Sunday, June 25, 2017

High street Birthday Wishlist

My love for high street fashion has no boundaries, which is why it was difficult to limit myself to just a few pieces for this wishlist. These are all pieces I love and want to add to my wardrobe. Unlike all of the luxury ones, these have a high chance of ending up in a haul. 

Do you have your eyes on any of these?

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Saturday, June 24, 2017

Travel Inspo: Norway

Norway is another country that I would love to visit. It's hard to pinpoint exactly one city, because I would love to explore Oslo, Bergen, but also Tromso and Lofoten, so many other places. I'm just going to share some gorgeous and inspiring pictures from Pinterest. 

Have you visited Norway?

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Friday, June 23, 2017

Bohemian Mermaid

I've been wanting to color my hair from a young age, but was never "allowed" because my natural hair color was so light that it might get damaged. My only solutions have been washout colors. I've colored my hair pink a few times over the years, but never have I dabbled in other colors. Since my favorite color is petrol blue, I wanted to finally experiment with it on my hair. Luckily L'oreal came out with the Colorista Washouts and my dream was fulfilled. The color is quite bold, so I opted for an ombre effect. I did everything at home one night just hoping for the best and it came out lovely.

As you've noticed my new hair matches my ballerinas and bag. From the moment I saw myself with this color, I felt like a mermaid and knew it would look amazing with this Zara dress. The dress has ruffles and bell sleeves, which makes it a bohemian dream. It's giving me Zimmermann and Philosophy vibes, which only makes me love it more. 

Would you color your hair blue/green?

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Thursday, June 22, 2017

Beauty Birthday Wishlist

In today's beauty post I want to share a few skincare and beauty items I've been craving after. There aren't many, but they are so good. Do you have any skincare or beauty items on your wishlist?

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Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Asos Haul & Try On

The shopaholic in me got the best of me, so I purchased some new summer bits from Asos, which I'm sharing with you in this video. I love Asos, so can't wait to wear and style these new pieces.

Who else is addicted to Asos? Anyone? Just me? Oh well, hope you enjoy this video. Check it out here and don't forget to subscribe.

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Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Garnier Hydra Bomb Review

The Garnier Hydra Bomb is a super hydrating and energizing mask that has been incredibly hyped, which made me very curios to try it out. Before a ten hour flight, I decided this was exactly what my skin needed. 

As we all know, the filtered airplane air is dehydrating and not the best for your skin quite frankly. This is why I always like to apply a moisturizing mask the night before. This way my skin can survive the fight, be it two hours or ten hours. Since this masks claims to be incredibly hydrating, I put it to the test. If you're curious how well it performed, keep scrolling.

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Monday, June 19, 2017

Milanese Romance

This skirt has been a regular on my blog from the beginning. I don't know if you can believe this, but it's been in my wardrobe for eight years. Believe it or not, it's from H&M and it's still in great condition. I remember running around Berlin, like a crazy woman, looking for it in my size. It captured my heart from the first time my eyes landed on it and I still love it the same today. About twice to three times a year, I donate great amounts of clothing and this skirt managed to remain in my closet.

My favorite way of styling it is with a white top. This time I opted for a lace off the shoulder crop, which sets a romantic vibe to the look. You've noticed by now, my spring summer style is very feminine and romantic. 

How would you define your spring summer style?

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Sunday, June 18, 2017

Luxury Birthday Wishlist

Birthday wishlists are incredibly fun to put together, so of course I had to share some also this year. I'm starting off with a luxury one. Do you have your eyes on any of these pieces?

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Saturday, June 17, 2017

Travel Inspo: Santorini

Santorini is a blogger's favorite destination. Every single corner of it makes the perfect backdrop for a shoot, be it a fashion or product shoot. The sea is divine and the food delicious. It's a piece of Paradise on earth. Obviously, not only bloggers love this little heaven, but everyone. The volcanic island is especially perfect for couples, since it has a romantic vibe. I've visited a lot of locations in Greece, but Santorini is still on my travel bucket list. 

Have you visited Santorini? Did you like it?

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Friday, June 16, 2017

Romantic Vibes on the Duomo

The Gothic architecture of the Milanese Duomo makes it fascinating and a perfect shooting location. This has to be one of my favorite shootings from this year, and the pictures came out fabulously. Truthfully, it was super hot already at nine AM and people were already gathering to go up, but luckily I did manage to get some alone pictures. 

The outfit is feminine and romantic. The off shoulder ruffled crop is a new favorite in my closet, already plan on styling it with a few different looks. Honestly I rarely receive compliments from strangers, but on this day I was stoped by a few people who complimented me. I even received a marriage proposal, which was hilarious. Obviously, this outfit is a winner. It's always nice when others appreciate the effort you put in your look. 

By the way, I didn't climb all the way up the Duomo in heels, I had a shoe change for the pictures. It got me a few stares and giggles, but it was totally worth it. 

Have you been up on the Duomo? Did you love it as much as me?

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Thursday, June 15, 2017

Eyebrow Grooming Tips

Eyebrows are more important than you might think, they frame your face balancing your features. You can opt for different ways of grooming and filling them in, going from a strong brow to a soft feathery one. It took me a while to really start taking care of my brows and understanding their role. If you're curious to hear about my grooming tips, scroll down.

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Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Zara Haul & Try On

Zara is one of my favorite shops. They have trendy pieces, but also staples at great prices. Some people would argue about the quality, but if you're careful and read the label, you'll find the clothing pieces that are qualitative. They have a lot of cotton, wool, sometimes silk, you just have to be careful what you're purchasing. 

Do you also love Zara?

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Tuesday, June 13, 2017

La Roche-Posay Effaclar Cleansing Gel Review

I'm back with a review, this time on the La Roche-Possay Effaclar cleansing gel. After consulting a dermatologist, I was recommended the Ducray Keracnyl gel, which I purchased and used for a while. It was a favorite, that sadly stoped being carried by my pharmacy. However, the pharmacist explained that the La Roche-Posay cleansing gel has almost the same ingredients and performs similar. If you're curious how it performed scroll below for the review.

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Monday, June 12, 2017

White on White

Piazza Gae Aulenti is a charming square, named after the late Italian architect. The piazza feels almost disconnected to the rest of Milan, surrounded by the modern glass Uni Credit Tower. Both the skyscraper and piazza were designed by architect Cesar Pelli and are a sight worth seeing when visiting Milan. 

Today's outfit? A white ensemble featuring lace shorts and an open back shirt. White on white always looks chic and flattering. For comfort reasons, I styled the outfit with white Converse sneakers and added a coffee colored waterfall coat. 

Adding a coat, though light, felt kind of hot and unnecessary. However, it floated nicely in the wind, which made it perfect for pictures. I posted a bunch of Insta stories while wearing it. Have you seen them? If not, follow me here

Would you wear an outfit you love even though it might not feel comfortable?

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Sunday, June 11, 2017

Sunday Style Inspo


One of my favorite trends of the past few years has been the off shoulder style. I find it feminine and sexy, yet elegant and chic. Everyone looks amazing in it and literally every blouse/dress is prettier in my eyes if it has an off shoulder style. Naturally, today's Sunday Style Inspo is all about the off shoulder style. I'm sharing my latest Pinterest inspiration. If you don't follow me already, check out my Pinterest here. See you tomorrow with a new outfit post babes! 

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Saturday, June 10, 2017

Travel Inspo: San Diego

How are you babes enjoying #JoyfulJune so far? Posting daily is quite challenging, but also fun and it gets me out of my comfort zone. It pushes me to be more creative and organized, this is why I keep taking this dare on every June.

San Diego is a gorgeous city, so peaceful and warm. The coast side is charming, captivating you with every step. It also happens to be one of the cities I would like to live in. Have you visited ?

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Friday, June 9, 2017

Pink Ruffles & Open Back

When I first saw this blouse it seemed too puffy and ruffly, hence I didn't purchase it. While shopping the following day, I thought about trying it on to see how it would fit, still not sure if it was meant to be. Once I couldn't find it anymore, I realized just how perfect it was. After running like a crazy lady from store to store, I finally found it and tried it on. It was a match made in heaven. Moral of the story? When you find something that catches your attention, always give it a go and evaluate how it looks on you. 

The ruffly sleeves make it incredibly photogenic, creating those Insta perfect pictures. I mean who knew?! The blouse is statement enough on it's own, so for the first outing, I paired it with navy high rise shorts and petrol blue ballerinas. It's girly yet effortless chic. 

Are you loving the statement sleeves trend?

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Thursday, June 8, 2017

Kiehl's Daily Reviving Concentrate

The Kiehl's Daily Reviving Concentrate isn't as hyped up and know as the Midnight Recovery Concentrate I reviewed Tuesday, however it's still a Kiehl's signature serum. My skin is normal to oily with a dry tendency in winter. 

Similar to the Kiehl's Midnight Recovery Concentrate, I started using this product in winter and have been using it daily since. I've decided to test out the serum for a long period of time in order to see if it really makes a difference. Keep scrolling for the whole review.

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Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Huge Sephora Haul

Hello Loves!

At the beginning of the year, I shared my wish to take better care of my skin. In order to do so, I wanted to try some new skincare and make-up products which resulted in a huge haul. Let me know if you tried any of these and how the worked for you. 

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Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Kiehl's Midnight Recovery Concentrate

The Kiehl's Midnight Recovery Concentrate is a cult favorite among fashion bloggers, but is it really worth the hype and price? During today's #JoyfulJune post, I want to write my thoughts on the product after using it for half year. On Thursday I will share my thoughts on the Daily Reviving Concentrate, so stay tuned for that. 

In order to offer the best review I wanted to test it out for a long period of time through different seasons. I started using it in winter when my skin was quite dry and sometimes flaky. In spring my skin transitioned to a more normal phase ending in June, when my skin begins to get combination oily. Now, that you have a quick background of my skin, scroll down for the review.

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Monday, June 5, 2017

Stripes on Stripes at the San Lorenzo Columns

I've been living in Milan for almost a year and never visited the San Lorenzo columns, though without realizing, I've been within a few meters more than once. That needed to change and today we're enjoying this charming ancient location. The Roman columns are quite a sight, one that transport you back in time and as you can see, they make for the perfect backdrop.

My outfit combines stripes on stripes. Mixing patterns is fun and makes a statement, however it can be scary or challenging to know where to start. The safer option would be styling stripes with well, stripes. In my case I incorporated vertical lines on both the top and bottom part. Fun fact, they create the illusion of slenderness. The bell sleeves offer a feminine touch, while the sneakers add comfort.

What's your favorite print mix?

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Sunday, June 4, 2017

Travel Inspo: Madrid

Throughout Joyful June I will be sharing some travel inspo from some of the beautiful locations I've been fortunate to visit. I've had the luck to travel from a young age and experienced some wonderful sceneries, which led to a photo library full of pictures capturing these charming cities. 

We'll start with the Madrid, which I've visited at the end of April. Like I've mentioned before, Madrid really surprised me. It made me fall in love with its delightful architecture and delicious food. 

Hopefully you'll enjoy this series!

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Saturday, June 3, 2017

Summer Style Inspo

Hello my Loves!

On this hot day I wanted to share some summer outfit inspo with you guys. As always, I go to Pinterest for my inspo. You should check out my account here. For me summer looks need to be light in fabric and fun. 

I'm curious : what's your summer must have? 

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Friday, June 2, 2017

Striped Romper, Fishnet Tights & Fashion Shaming

Shaming and judging people is never ok. Sometimes words aren't even needed, you look at them with disgust thinking God knows what. Maybe you think they won't notice or that you have a pokerface so they couldn't possibly see through. Sometimes you're on the street with friends, so you giggle and point or talk about someone's choices to each other. Well, that person can probably see through or hear you. Would you like it if that happened to you?

Realistically speaking, you'll never wear an outfit that everyone loves and that's ok. With time I've learned to appreciate looks for what they are, even if they don't reflect my own style. We are all different! Fashion is meant to be fun! So, instead of fashion shaming someone, try to appreciate the effort they put in, try to value the outfit for what it is and respect everyone's preferences. 

I wore this little number and as you can probably guess it got me a lot of looks and whispers. Did I care? No, because it's a fun outfit. This striped romper has off shoulder details and a cape/train, so I'm basically a superhero. ahaha Ok, maybe not, but it puts a smile on my face. The fishnet tights and boots give an edgy vibe, which I love. 

Do you know what's the best thing to do when people are trying to fashion shame you? Honey, hold your head up higher and strut right by them. You do you! 

Curious, I even asked my boyfriend if he was ashamed, since some people were starring. Of course he wasn't and he didn't care. If your boyfriend is embarrassed or fashion shames you, you should have a serious talk. Your significant other should always support you! 

Don't let strangers take away your happiness!

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Thursday, June 1, 2017

Joyful June

Hello my loves!

I am extremely happy to announce that for the fourth year in a row I'm blogging everyday in June. The reason why it's always June is quite simple and narcissistic, because my birthday is in June. Thus I'm making this little experiment and challenge every year of posting each day at least until my birthday, if not, even till the end of the month. 


This year I decided to name it "Joyful June" because I'm all about spreading happiness and positivity, so for the next 30 days I'll keep reminding you to be grateful and optimistic. I hope you enjoy this month and "Joyful June". 

If you have any post request leave them below and make sure to come back tomorrow!

Let Joyful June beginn!   How many more times can I say "Joyful June" ?! ahahah.

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