November 6, 2013

Living in knits

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London weather has been on the milder side this fall and it has been possible to postpone being all wrapped up, we all know those days are just around the corner though.
With no need of a wintery coat I’ve been practically living in this cashmere knit that I use with anything, like these super soft flared legged jeans by MiH for instance. Most people would perhaps initially pair them with heels, but I got mine cropped to wear with flats, feels much newer in a way I think, and you avoid looking and feeling too costumey.

MiH Jeans, cashmere knit by Joseph, ballerinas by Lanvin, bag by Tod’s and rings by Marte Frisnes and De Beers.

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November 4, 2013

Nicolas Ghesquière + Louis Vuitton

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The former Balenciaga designer, Nicolas Ghesquière, is now finally confirmed as Louis Vuitton’s new creative director after Marc Jacobs recently stepped down after a 16-year long career at the LV mansion. Ghesquiere will present his debut collection in March, and after missing his work the past year, I know where I’ll be looking more closely come next fashion week.

Sur Le Sable

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Leave it to Vogue Paris editorials to inspire with trends and pieces you never realised you actually wanted, wide legged avant garde belted trousers likes these for instance, not to mention yet new “Birkenstock-inspired-versions”, well, we can blame Phoebe Philo for the latter.

October 30, 2013

Runnable

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Dungarees and Air Max? Nope, I’m not preggy again (!!!), neither on my way to the gym, certainly not fit for the cocktail party, but suits me perfect when on the run. My little girl will hopefully (or perhaps not!) be walking in not too long and I’ll probably be very glad I’ve stocked up with comfy, runnable footwear when those days come along.
From a sartorial point of view I like the freshness, or confusion is more like it, a pair of sneakers adds to most outfits, especially when they come in happy colours like these or cool prints.

Dungarees by Current/Elliott (also here and here), v-neck tee by Acne, coat by Stella McCartney, Nike Air Max, bag by Tod’s, and Ray Ban’s.

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October 28, 2013

Yves Saint Laurent


If you are craving a new biopic based on a fashion legend, then you’ll probably find this little beautiful sneak peek of the movie ‘Yves Saint Laurent’ just as teasing as me. The movie, directed by Jalil Lespert, has the backing of Pierre Berge, Yves partner in both life and business, and will release in theatres in January 2014.

T-bars

 Valentino T-bar pumps

T-bars are popping up everywhere this season, and though I personally never been crazy about t-bar straps I could most definitely make an exception with these specimen by Valentino, yours for £550.

October 27, 2013

Greys

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Shades of greys are dominating my wardrobe right now, something I never intentionally planned, but a fact (!) after a recent wardrobe cleanup. Unlike most other colours grey shades can be layered so well together without putting much thought into it, and that carefreeness fits perfectly with how I usually get dressed.

Wool trousers from Cos bought several seasons ago (similar styles here and here), wool sweater by Stella McCartney, coat by Ganni (also here and here), shoes by Chanel, Sella bag by Tod’s and Tag Heuer watch.

October 24, 2013

Céline

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Celine Resort 2014

Images of Celine’s Resort 2014 collection are now official after being kept very well under lock for months. I personally have mixed feeling for Celine’s Spring collection,  but needless to say this is right up my alley by judging only from photos. No screamy colours nor prints in sight, Phoebe Philo, I want to wear every single piece and look, perfectness!

October 23, 2013

Flap Bag

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Ok, I’m not the greatest fan of “in-your-face-logos”, neither have I ever been in love with “The Boy”. However, sometimes the unexpected do happen, and when I tried on this little hybrid youngster i soft pink (imagine!), I was tempted not to put him back on the shelf. Lord!

October 21, 2013

Pinstripe me

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I’ve always had a soft spot for pinstripes and thanks to Stella McCartney and Vanessa Bruno there are plenty of pinstripes to chose from in stores this season, by the respective designers and on the high street. Though I personally never go for the copied-designer-pieces myself, I’m open to “inspired” trend pieces of good quality. These wool trousers by Mango  for instance, are personal budget favourites of mine right now, and I think I might wear them to pieces (hope not!) this winter.

“Old” biker by Joseph (similar here), Wool trousers by Mango, linen t-shirt by Acne, boots by Jimmy Choo, old belt by Acne, bag by Tod’s, bracelets by Monica Vinader, Cooee and Hermes.

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Nail Couture

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Chic’est little beauty box you’ll find right now is this limited edition nail polish collection by Balmain, which includes a Mat Top Coat to go along the perfect basic shades we all need in our closet, a red, black and nude colour. Yours for £40 and you’ll find it here.

Acne Paper 15

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One of the magazines always glittering up my coffee table is Acne Paper. The 15′th issue that was released last week is a tribute to some of the greatest actresses of our time and includes portraits, interviews, illustrations and tributes to the likes of Greta Garbo, Isabella Rosselini, Liv Ullman, Robin Wright, Jessica Lange, Vanessa Redgrave, Meryl Streep, and the list goes on.

October 18, 2013

On my mind …

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… The perfect oversized grey turtle knit (this one by Haider Ackerman), Maria Black’s jewellery and black mules, (these by Alexander Wang)!

October 17, 2013

Hello 90′s

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The weeks are passing by in record speed these days, I’m feeling terrible late and behind with everything, and my dear blog and outfit posts have suffered big time. I guess, unless you’re constantly been tailed by a photographer who serve you shots on a plate I find it hard to keep the frequency up, sorry for that you lovely ones!

Anyway, as the minimalist I am I’m a true fan on the 90′s, and though the wave of teen spirit surely s dominating this season (Angela, you were my hero!), I would never turn my back to a clean double breasted blazer silhouette. Funnily enough I bumped into a “Celine-twin” this day back in Paris, pretty much dressed in the same way, and I didn’t know whether to cry or laugh, naturally I chose the latter, self distance gets you longer!

Wool trousers by Studio Nicholson (here and here), Zara top, blazer by Hofmann Copenhagen, shoes by Celine, bag by Chanel and sunnies by Tom Ford.

October 16, 2013

Virgule Punk

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Yesterday I joined Roger Vivier for the celebration of their brand new London boutique at Selfridges. To celebrate the launch of the new boutique Creative Director Bruno Frisoni has created a limited edition version of the classic Virgule “comma heel’, a punk’ish tartan printed beauty, exclusively at Selfridges, yummy!