Trend on the spot: Grey Suit

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Hello!

Just a quick post to share a couple of ways to grey suits styles and ways to wear.

Let me know about other posts you’d like to se in the future! 🙂

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Cheers!

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Dear All,

As you may remember from my previous post, I recently started an internship (hence the lack of posting – which I’m really sorry about and will try my best to change).

I really enjoy what I am currently doing but as it always happens, as much as you love what you are doing, somedays are just NO-days. You’re tired, something went wrong etc.

I have many little SOS things to do in case the day fails (which I could write about, let me knwo if that is something you would like to read about) and one of them is really listening to music and to the one kind that gives me some energy and strength thansk to its beat or lyrics.

Here are some of the songs that I have been listening essentially last month and that were exactly what I needed for some extra energy.

1. Uptown Funk – Bruno Mars

2. Locked Out Of Heaven – Bruno Mars 

3. Inner Ninja – Classified 

4. Tough Love – Christina Aguilera

5. What Makes a Good Man – The Heavy

6. Shape the World – Tim McNorris

7. Back in the Days – Splendid

What do you think?

I hope you are all doing well and that this playlist will inspire you 😉

Cheers,

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Total Black Look

Mr. Total Black Look.

Indeed.

I’ve flown out from Paris to Porto for these holidays and could not pack many things in my luggage. Plus, as I am a complete disaster when it comes to packing (although reading tons of tips about that) now it appears that I am struggling a lot for putting together some cute outfits. Sigh.

And oh well, when nothing else works, go for a total black look.

Inspo found on Pinterest. Hope you enjoy!

5fb42138b5905d202e3d9a2cfa0fa766What I particularly love about this outfit is the whole texture game. I love the chunky and oversized cardigan. Brings so much to the outfit.

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Well here – do I need to a say a thing? YES. DA HAT. Love it.

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This one, well. It could be me on a sassy-ish day 😉 Love the chunky scarf, the suit and the shoes – need to get my hands on  good pair like this ASAP.

Hope you enjoyed!

Cheers,

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L’Art du Basic – PARIS

 

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Priorité au français car aujourd’hui on parle NATIONAL, les enfants.
Si vous me suivez sur Instagram, vous avez déjà dû apercevoir ma petite vidéo de balade jazzy dans Paris. Ce weekend dans un élan de spontanéité j’ai pris mon petit sac et mon appareil photo et j’ai fais un petit tour de quartier à la découverte de nouveaux magasins, concepts, cafés, décorations et j’en passe.

Surprise du jour bonjour, je tombe sur l’Art du Basic, que je ne connaissais pas et LA – sous le charme. Total.

Je pense qu’il est inutile de revenir sur ma folie du minimalisme, le voyage à Copenhague qui a changé ma vie…On le sait tous maintenant. En tout cas, j’ai bien évidemment flashé sur ce magasin pour son look très clean, ses coupes nettes sans être trop classiques, des excellents tissus, et ce je ne sais pas quoi qui rend toute la collection mystérieuse avec une touche tomboy (tout moi donc 😉 ). Vraiment vraiment sympa! Bravo pour cette collection!

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French brand featured on the blog today.
If you follow me on instagram, you may have seen a short video that I filmed while wandering around Paris last Sunday. I had an amazing – very spontaneous day, where I grabbed my bag and camera and started walking around and taking some snaps here and there, discovering new stores, concepts, coffee shops, decoration and so on.

One of my biggest surprise was stubling upon l’Art du Basic, that I did not know before and OH MAN – that was a lovely discovery.

I really think it’s useless to go back to my love for a good minimal look or to how much my trip to Copenhagen changed my life (well, almost!). In any case I absolutely loved that brand. It has wonderful clean cuts without beeing too classic, fine fabric, and that little something that adds some mystery to the collection with a hint of tomboy vibe (100% me 😉 ). Very very nice concept. Congratulations!

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Hoje decidi falar-vos de uma marca francesa.
Se já me seguem no instagram, devem ter visto o pequeno vídeo que publiquei este Domingo em que estava a passear pelas ruas de Paris. Passei um dia muito giro e espontâneo, foi só pegar na carteira e na maquina e tirar fotos a todas as coisinhas giras que via como novas lojas, conceitos, cafés, decorações natalícias entre outros.

Uma das coisas que se destacou nessa tarde foi a descoberta da loja L’art du Basic que não conhecia de maneira alguma.

Penso que não é preciso voltarmos a falar da minha Paixão pelo estio minimalista e a que ponto a minha viajem a Copenhaga mudou a minha vida (ou quase!). Em todo o caso, adorei esta marca. Tem uns cortes que são de outro mundo, super simples sem serem demasiado clássicos, tecido espectacular, e um toque de algo especial que torna a colecção toda bastante misteriosa e um pouco tomboy (ou seja, 100% eu, certo? 😉 ). Um excelente trabalho. Parabéns!

 My personal faves:

I’m a huge lover of these deep V necks. So glamourous.  The off white dress has kind of the same vibe going, but in a more sutle way, easier for the daily basis and to brighten up the rainy days #whiteinwinter

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Regarding these last two, what can I say beside that I love how tomboyish these styles look. However the cuts keep the feminine aspect very present which make everything very lovely.

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tomboy swag

 

I never use the word swag. But look at that last pause. That is minimal/tomboy swag! Love it.

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Suits for All

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I don’t usually post picture of myself neither OOTDs (maybe I’ll start that soon – let me know if that would be of any interest for you).
But my staples are a good pair of jeans, nice flats/sneakers and some kind of blazer (polished, oversized, boyish – according to mood 😉 ).

However I love a good suit. Wether it’s mismatched or regular – for any occasion, really! I love wearing them and I love seeing other people wearing them (men and women) because come on, the gents look damn hot in those and we just look gorg and sophisticated.

I have been wearing them a lot and also pinning like crazy anything suit related. That’s why I decided to write this post. I decided to share with you 3 ways that I would wear a suit and the versions that could suit (see what I did there?) men for a sexy yet classy look for different occasions. I am no fashion expert, that is only the way I would personally style this beautiful ensemble.

#1 The Polished Look

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When I’m referring to this polished look, I’m referring to all business-y occasions and some formal parties. I would say this look calls for a tie, a single color, and a good cut. We are looking for the very sharp look here.
Then according to the context, you can play around with the materials of the suit and accessories.

#2 The Daily Look

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I would wear something like this for a special occasion but not too formal, a fancy brunch for example, a date. It is also appropriate as a work outfit in many industries among other occasions. For this look I would play with colors, maybe mismatch the blazer and pants, and maybe switch the button down shirt for a blouse or a nice sweater. For men I would definitely skip the tie, and for the ladies I would pair this with some more casual yet fancy flats, like oxfords or loafers.

#3 The Casual Look

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Well, for this everyday look it is basically about playing the effortless card. Go for a baggy blazer, sneakers, your call – as long as it shows off your personality it’s all good.

I hope you liked this post and that it was interesting. Let me know if you’d like more of these.

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Gracias Mango

I have been holding this post for too long now. Can we PLEASE talk about the new GORGEOUS Mango collection?
I just can’t.

If you haven’t checked it out already, here it goes:

I have been wanting to write about it since I first saw the fall items in the stores but it was just too soon. I was still rocking summer – fall had to be a future topic. Ha!

Now it’s September, back to school/work time. We can focus on those amazing pants, blazers, sweaters. And I must say, with their clean lines and colors, they are contributing so badly to my minimalistic fever!

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These amazing suit pants are on top of my wishlist right now:

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Plus, look how cool the party after the show looked. Is anyone going there for the next one and want to bring me alone?

Cheers!

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